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Bridgeton, New Jersey

Bridgeton, NJ  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Bridgeton historic map - Bridgeton, NJ, 1886
Bridgeton, NJ, 1886

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Bridgeton is in Cumberland County. The county seat is Bridgeton.

Major ancestry groups reported by Bridgeton residents include:

· Black or African American - 42%
· Mexican - 14%
· German - 7%
· Irish - 7%
· Italian - 7%
· Puerto Rican - 7%
· English - 5%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 2%
· Subsaharan African - 2%
· African - 2%
· Polish - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 1%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Swedish - 1%
· Jamaican - 1%

Former names for Bridgeton include:
· Bridgetown
· Brodge
· Cohansey Bridge

For more detail about place names in the Bridgeton area, consult Encyclopedia of New Jersey, Maxine N. Lurie & Marc Mappen
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