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Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Vass Family Bible, Hardwick Tp, Warren County, New Jersey

Family bible of a well-known Hardwick Township, Warren County, New Jersey family.

Published and sold by Daniel D. Smith, at "The Franklin Juvenile Book and Stationary Store", No. 190 Greenwich Street, New York; also by the principal booksellers in the United States.

The history of the Vass family can be found on the web and at NJ, Warren County, Hardwick Twp. historical societies, etc.

Originally immigrating to the U.S. in 1764, John Vass [Wass, German] married several times, fathered many children, and settled in and around the Blairstown - Stillwater areas, at White Pond [Lake]. He & his descendents were farmers; assisting in the development of the largest ice factory of it's day, in the area; and in the early development of cement.

Family Records:

Marriages:
John W. Vass & Julia Ann Hill married Jan. 6, 1859

Deaths:
John W. Vass Nov. 24, 1904/1914, age 84

Now what? Check for the family on US Census Records online