Susan Amelia Barnet

1814-1897 Born in Mendham but raised in Newark. Member of the first class of the New York Women’s Medical College, … More

Margaret Kidney

1814-1917 Lived to 103. Earned her own way after the death of her husband, when she was 35, by making … More

Esther Edwards Burr

1732-1758 Mother of 3rd Vice President Aaron Burr Jr. Esther married Aaron Burr Sr., pastor of First Presbyterian Church in … More

Mary Thompson King

c. 1806 – 19 Mar 1893 Married Jacob King Oct 22, 1829. With her husband, ran an Underground Railroad stop … More

Elizabeth Swain(e) Ogden

1645-1706 In 1666, settlers from CT settled Newark. Elizaeth is said to be the first of the 1666 Newark landing … More

Hannah (Burnet) Kinney

1761-1862 Helped found the Newark Female Charitable Society in 1803 and served as president. “A star in the social world … More

Hannah Mandeville

1811-1902 Born into slavery, one of the first members of the African American Plane St. Church and active in the … More