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Department of State

New Jersey Historical Commission

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Lt. Governor and Secretary of State

Women in Colonial New Jersey

Grades 9 through 12

Books, Articles and Teachers Guides

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women
Women's Project of New Jersey. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1996.
Rachel Lovell Wells, pp. 38-39.
Esther Edwards Burr, pp. 12-13.
Hannah Ogden Caldwell, pp. 13-14.
Jemima Condict Harrison, pp. 23-24

“Settlers and Founders”
(Home and Hearth, Quaker Women, Home Front and Battle Front, Voting in New Jersey)
pp. 9-24, In New Jersey Women: A History of Their Status, Roles, and Images
Carmela Ascolese Karnoutsos. New Jersey History Series
Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1997


Words That Make New Jersey History
Edited by Howard L. Green. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1995.
Excerpts from the Journal of Esther Edwards Burr (1754-57), pp. 39-4

Deed of Land Purchased by Blandina Kiersted Bayard from Hackensack Indians, 1700

“An Invitation Ode to a Young Lady in New York From Her Friend in the Country”
Annis Boudinot Stockton, New Brunswick, 1753

Runaway Wives, 1760.

Internet Sites

The New Jersey History Partnership Project
Select: “Enter
Select: “The American Revolution
Select: “Women

New Jersey Women's History



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