GCHS has published a quarterly Bulletin since September 1947. Issues are mailed or e-mailed to members. Each issue features an interesting article of historical or genealogical interest as well as an ongoing listing of Library and Museum donations.

Below is a list of every issue and the articles featured in each:

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Vol. 15, No. 2, December 1975

Abraham Clark (NJ signer of the Declaration of Independence); The Children’s Room(located in GCHS Museum) ...

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Vol. 15, No. 1, September 1975

The Chevaux-de-Frise in the Delaware River (barriers in river during the Revolution); New Jersey’s Signers of the Declaration of Independence ...

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Vol. 14, No. 8, June 1975

The Black and African Influence on New Jersey Place Names by James F. McCloy; The Elizabeth Haddon Desk (located in GCHS Museum) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 7, March 1975

Historic Roads in the Mullica Hill Area by Harry Marvin; McCollister Parentage Corrected (correction of Benjamin Franklin McCollisterpublished in our Bulletin of December 1974); The Year Without a Summer(1816) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 6, December 1974

The Village Boot and Shoemaker by Harry F. Green (boot and shoemaking trade in old Gloucester Co.); From the Journal of Benjamin F. McCollister; Shoemaker’s Tools ...

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Vol. 14, No. 5, September 1974

Brigadier General Charles G. Harker by Paul Minotty (born in Swedesboro, served in Civil War); More About Janvier(addenda toJanvier (New Denmark)published in GCHS June 1974Bulletin) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 4, June 1974

Janvier (New Denmark)by William R. Farr (Janvier section of Franklin Twp.) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 3, March 1974

The Strange Odyssey of Lincoln’s Clothes by Donald C. Spavin, reprinted by special permission of TWA Ambassador Magazine(the clothes President Lincoln wore on the night of his assassination); Ford’s Theatre Chair (from the Ford Theatre in Washington DC  in which Lincoln was assassinated) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 2, December 1973

Library Dedication(dedication of the library building at 17 Hunter St.); Henry Wood of Lancashire, England by William B. Brown, III (founder of Woodbury); The Wood Chest(brought from England in 1783 by Wood family, now in GCHS Museum) ...

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Vol. 14, No. 1, September 1973

Betsy Ross – Indomitable Lady ...

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Vol. 13, No. 8, June 1973

Where Was Fort Nassau?;Lustreware (origins of earthenware lustreware) ...

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Vol. 13, No. 7, March 1973

Early Shad Fishing on the Delaware by Harry F. Green; Franklin Davenport Chair(in GCHS Museum) ...

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Vol. 13, No. 6, December 1972

George Fox’s Visit to New Jersey 1671-1672 by William R. Farr ...

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Vol. 13, No. 5, September 1972

The Reminiscences of Henry Clay Garrison (written in 1905 about his memories of life and his career in law enforcement in Swedesboro and Woolwich Twp. 1835-1905); Is Your Great-Grandfather’s Name Here (list of Civil War veterans who formed Gen. Howell GAR Post in 1879) ...

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Vol. 13, No. 4, June 1972

John Cooper,  Patriot by Isabella C. McGeorge, as read before GCHS, January 8, 1907; Holly Springs Water Co., Swedesboro, NJ ...

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Vol. 13, No. 3, March 1972

Society to Chamber the Written Historical Heritage of Gloucester County (description of proposed GCHS library building); Old Gloucester County (oldest county records) ...

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Vol. 13, No. 2, December 1971

Old Gloucester County Ferries by Alfred M. Heston ...

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Vol. 12, No. 8, June 1971

This Was An Infantry Company(3rd Regiment, Co. A, NJV); G.G. Green Memorabilia Presented To Society(items pertaining to Col. G.G. Green of Woodbury and his patent medicine empire); Dedication of Commemorative Painting andBurning of the “Augusta”(Revolutionary War battleship in the Battle of Red Bank); The Voice of the Readers(origins of the placename “Richwood);...

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Vol. 12, No. 7, March 1971

Richwood Formerly Helltownby William R. Farr; Old Gloucester County(early history and description of Deptford Twp.); Malaga, How It Got Its Name ...

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Vol. 12, No. 6, December 1970

Fislerville Glass Works(Clayton, NJ); Old Gloucester County (Gloucester Co. Prison for Insolvent Debtors) ...

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Vol. 12, No. 5, September 1970

Gloucester County Historical Society 1903- (history of GCHS); The Moravian Church at Oldman’s Creek ...

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Vol. 12, No. 4, June 1970

New Brooklyn; Old Gloucester County (Camden city, 1834) ...

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Vol. 12, No. 3, March 1970

Past Byways – Present Highways; New Museum Rooms Opened; Old Gloucester County (several old place names) ...

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Vol. 12, No. 2, December 1969

The Little Red School House (Mickleton); Old Gloucester County (Malaga Mills) ...

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Vol. 12, No. 1, September 1969

Forest Grove ...

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Vol. 11, No. 8, June 1969

A Brief History of Gibbstown, New Jersey; Giant Earthquake Rocks West Jersey(1727, 1737 and 1817); Aura Cemetery (continued from previous issue) ...

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Vol. 11, No. 7, March 1969

Congressmen (prior to 1900, Loudenslager, Ferrell, Hazelton, Nathan T. Stratton, Charles C. Stratton, Cooper, Matlack, Davenport, Sloan); Aura Cemetery (continued from previous issue); Descriptions of Some Towns of Old Gloucester County (Absecum, Absecum Creek, Absecum Bay, Absecum Beach) ...

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Vol. 11, No. 6, December 1968

An Honored Citizen(John Pierson 1805-1906); Severe Droughts (list of droughts in South Jersey 1621-1720); Aura Cemetery (continued from previous issue) ...

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Vol. 11, No. 5, September 1968

An Old Gloucester County Class Picture Thorofare School Picture – 1902 or 1903 (West Deptford Twp. with names); The Hicksite School (continued from previous issue, Friends Society School, Woodbury, NJ established circa 1840) by J.A. Ernest and Mabel O. Zimmerman, copyright 1968; Family Record(Fisler family taken from Bible, 1859); Aura Cemetery ...

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Vol. 11, No. 4, June 1968

The Hicksite Schoolby J.A. Ernest and Mabel O. Zimmerman, copyright 1968 (Friends Society School, Woodbury, NJ, established circa 1840);Bible Record Hurff-Ashcraft; The “Mortgage Button” Mystery; ...

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Vol. 11, No. 3, March 1968

“Forgotten” Fort Billings;Bible Record Correction (for Tomes, Stiles, Estlack, Hinglish and Brooks from September 1967Bulletin);Tomlin Civil War Letter (from Richard B. Tomlin to his mother, Hannah (McIlvaine) Tomlin on the eve of the battle of Fredericksburg, 1862) ...

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Vol. 11, No. 2, December 1967

The Congressional Medal of Honor (history of); Marriage Records of Gloucester County(1796-1876); Christmas Bells (short article about Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and his poem “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day”) ...

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Vol. 11, No. 1, September 1967

The Old Ford Hotel(Swedesboro); Real Estate Documents Available for Research(various Gloucester Co. land documents);Stratton Family ...

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Vol. 10, No. 8, June 1967

Historic Gloucester Pointby Harry F. Green; For Valor (Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Louis Henry Carpenter); Mullica Hill Episcopal Cemetery(from the notebook of C.C. Baker, 1938, courtesy of Vineland Historical Society); Woodbury’s Swine Troubles (loose pigs in 1804);Yankee Doodle Dandy(origins of) ...

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Vol. 10, No. 7, March 1967

The Tatum Oak(West Deptford Twp.); Michelangelo Comes to Clarksboro(exact reproduction of “Pieta” in Eglington Cemetery Chapel, Clarksboro); The “Isabella” Flask (Isabella Glass Works, New Brooklyn); Benjamin Low Bible Records ;Cemetery Records for Hardingville Siloam Methodist Church (from the notebook of C.C. Baker, 1938) ...

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Vol. 10, No. 6, December 1966

History of the Woodbury Friends Meeting; C. Ridgway Bible Records ...

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Vol. 10, No. 5, September 1966

Stiegel Type Bottle(photo, front and back with one paragraph); Shane’s Castle(built by Sebastian Woos, mid-1700’s);Albertson(paragraph on the confusion of Derick Albertson of Long Island with the Gloucester Co. Albertson family); The Carpenter House (Mantua Twp.);Historical Data of Early Schools (short article on New England, Philadelphia and New Jersey schools) ...

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Vol. 10, No. 4, June 1966

The Constitution Company(printers, Woodbury, established 1834); New Jersey’s Half Acre(located in Maryland, 1906); Van Note-Hardy Family Bible Record; Lock Bible Record; Grand Sprute Plantationby J.A.E. and Mable O. Zimmermann (VanLeer-Black-Shorn homestead on Raccoon Creek) ...

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Vol. 10, No. 3, March 1966

The Mortonson Lob Cabinby J.A. Ernest and Mabel O. Zimmermann(also known as Schorn Cabin, Swedesboro on the Raccoon Creek); Duncan Campbell (letter which includes information from Bible record); Charcoaling(early history of charcoaling in Gloucester Co.) ...

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Vol. 9, No. 8, June 1965

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Vol. 10, No. 2, December 1965

The First Churches in the Delaware Valley; Wessole Bible Record; Of Inventions (miscellaneous list of inventions such as calico, cannons, etc.) ...

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Vol. 10, No. 1, September 1965

January 9, 1793(first flight in America by Jean Pierre Blanchard, Deptford Twp.);England Family Record; Law in Gloucester County;Deed of 1728 Recorded in Woodbury, 1805 (Hannsh Dole, widow of Great Egg Harbor to Daniel Ireland, yeoman, of same); Paper-Mill (first paper mill in America, Germantown section of Philadelphia, 1690); Bible Record of John and Mary Knight ...

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Vol. 9, No. 7, March 1965

Mantua Grove Schoolby Frank O. Stetser, 1942; Pre-Lenape Culture in Gloucester Countyby J.A.E. and M.O. Zimmerman;Unrecorded Deed 1779 (David Henry of Greenwich and Marmaduke Cooper of Newton Twp. with chain of title); Title to Land in Washington Twp., then in Camden Co. (1797-1844);New Jersey Officers in Red Bank Campaign ...

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Vol. 9, No. 6, December 1964

The Great Seal of Gloucester County by R. Edward Klaisz; Another Prehistoric Skeleton (dinosaur bones unearthed in Sewell, Gloucester Co.); Jonas Cattell (short article on his Revolutionary War record); Old Remedies (found in the Diary of Rebecca Turner, Bees Corner, Gloucester Co., NJ);In God We Trust (100th anniversary of coin motto);Remains of our Primeval...

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Vol. 9, No. 5, September 1964

RCA and the Clement Oak (article about the tree over 3 centuries old and the property on which it stands); The Battle of Fort Mifflin;England Bible Record ...

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Vol. 9, No. 4, June 1964

The Flag (early flags of the US);Barker Family Bible; The Country Doctor (history of physicians in early Gloucester Co.); Chronology of Israel Helm, Sr. (Israel Akeson); Berkeley, Sandtown, Now Mount Royal ...

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Vol. 9, No. 3, March 1964

New Jersey Tercentenary 1664-1964; Children’s Toys (early toys); Repairs to Raccoon Church 1721; County Government 1664-1964; Eric Mullica, Swedish Pioneer, 1663/4 ...

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Vol. 9, No. 2, December 1963

The Colonial Court House 1787-1887 by J. A. Ernest and Mabel O. Zimmerman (old Gloucester Co. courthouse in Woodbury); The Fox Hunting Club (of Gloucester Co.); An Old Industry (tanneries); A Legend of Old Gloucester County (story of an Indian woman who saved Captain DeVries and crew who explored the Delaware River); Elizabeth Griscom (Betsy Ross); Read this...

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Vol. 9, No. 1, September 1963

The Court Houses of Old Gloucester County by J.A. Ernest and Mabel O. Zimmerman; A Letter About the “Blues” (written by H.R. Campbell to B.F. Carter, Esq. in 1873 concerning the War of 1812 and the Gloucester Fox Hunting Club); Light Horse Harry Lee In Woodbury; Creesville – Green Tree (lost town in present-day Washington Twp., Gloucester Co.) ...

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Vol. 8, No. 8, June 1963

John Gill Whitall, First President (of GCHS); First English Bible of Gloria Dei Church, Swedesboro, NJ 1739 (names of owners and writers); Shad Fishing 1876 (in the Delaware River);John Estaugh (early settler of Haddonfield, husband of Elizabeth Haddon); St. Thomas Church, Glassboro (short article on first church in Glassboro); Wenonah(early history); Dr. Mary...

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