Places

  • Camden is also known as: Camden County / Camden city.

  • Camden tourist attractions include: Walt Whitman House, Camden Children's Garden, and Adventure Aquarium.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Avon Cobourne (american football player), Rashad Baker (american football player), Dajuan Wagner (basketball player), James E. Pugh (composer and trombonist), Todd McNair (coach), William B. Brahms (author and entrepreneur), and Tom Gregory (writer and theatrical producer).

History

The city of Camden is the county seat of Camden County, New Jersey, and is a direct suburb of Philadelphia. Located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, the city had a total population of 77,344 as of the 2010 United States Census. The 2010 population represents a decline of 2,560 (3. 2%) from the 79,904 residents enumerated during the 2000 Census, with Camden ranking as the 12th-largest municipality in the state in 2010 after having been ranked 10th in 2000. Camden was originally incorporated as a city on February 13, 1828, from portions of the now-defunct Newton Township, while the area was still part of Gloucester County. On March 13, 1844, Camden became part of the newly formed Camden County. Although once a thriving center for manufacturing and industry, Camden is perhaps best known for its struggles with urban dysfunction. Three Camden mayors have been jailed for corruption, the most recent being Milton Milan in 2000. Since 2005 the school system and police department have been operated by the State of New Jersey; the takeover will expire in 2012. In 2008, Camden had the highest crime rate in the U. S. with 2,333 violent crimes per 100,000 people while the national...

The official website for the city of Camden is http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/.

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Camden Obituaries

It was reported on October 4th, 2015 that Patricia Ann Dougherty (Lynch) passed on in Scio, Oregon.  Ms. Dougherty was 69 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Patricia Ann's life.

It was revealed by Canon City Daily Record on July 31st, 2015 that Thomas Edward "Tom" Plasket died in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Plasket was 64 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Thomas Edward "Tom"'s life.

It was noted by Ocala Star Banner on June 3rd, 2015 that Frederick "Skip" Kummer passed away in Florida.  Kummer was 82 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Frederick "Skip"'s life.

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 25th, 2015 that Arthur Walter Jr John perished in Sarasota, Florida.  John was 81 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Arthur Walter Jr's life.

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 23rd, 2015 that Arthur John Jr Walter perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Walter was 81 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Arthur John Jr's life.

It was disclosed by Nevada Appeal on April 24th, 2015 that James Frank Whitmore died in Reno, Nevada.  Whitmore was 83 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Frank's life.

It was written by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on April 17th, 2015 that Roger James Ernest passed away in Port Charlotte, Florida.  Ernest was 72 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Roger James's life.

It was noted by Tampa Tribune on January 14th, 2015 that Donald G Peck died in Spring Hill, Florida.  Peck was 94 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald G's life.

It was written by Orange County Register on January 6th, 2015 that Harry L Kimball died in Orange County, California.  Kimball was 84 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harry L's life.

It was written by Orange County Register on January 6th, 2015 that Harry L Kimball passed away in Orange Co, California.  Kimball was 84 years old and was born in Camden, NJ.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harry L's life.

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Harleigh Cemetery & Crematory
5423 21st Ave Ne
Camden, WA 98185

Camden Cemetery News

Wesley V. Banse Sr., 91, Army officer
91, formerly of Manasquan, N.J., an Army officer who trained New Jersey National Guard soldiers for 28 years ... N.C. Mr. Banse trained the National Guard at the Camden Armory for 18 years and then at the former New Jersey Military Academy in Sea Girt ...
http://www.philly.com/inquirer/obituaries/105847128.html

City of Ruins | The Nation
Camden, New Jersey, with a population of 70,390 ... It is a bleak, rainy afternoon when we visit Harleigh Cemetery. Walt Whitman's tomb, based on a design drawn by William Blake, is here with its heavy stone front and peaked roof with the poet's name in ...
http://www.thenation.com/article/155801/city-ruins?page=full

ANTONIO 'TONY' MENNONE, 80
Antonio "Tony" Mennone, 80, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Born in Vineland to the late ... 714 S. 7th Street, Vineland, NJ 08360; or a charity of one's choice. To send online condolences, visit the funeral ...
http://www.thedailyjournal.com/article/20101028/OBITUARIES/10280326/ANTONIO--TONY--MENNONE--80

Ghost hunters go wherever spirit takes them
Haines said she has sensed spirits since she was a kid in Barrington, Camden County. She detected presences and ... and the group has amassed a large file on hauntings in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland. "We don't find people who have ...
http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/news_details/article/579/2010/october/27/ghost-hunters-go-wherever-spirit-takes-them.html?fav[action]=add&fav[table]=tt_news&fav[uid]=720403

Cemetery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. The term cemetery (from Greek : sleeping place) implies that the land ...
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Cemetery Records Online - Search Cemeteries
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Cemetery Lookup - Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and ...
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xkcd: Cemetery
[[A person is in a cemetery, near a gravestone. Other people stand around staring.]] Person: Frankly, you deserve this. You KNEW I wanted a sans-serif font, ...
http://xkcd.com/736/

Harleigh Cemetery : Camden County Cemetery and Crematorium ...
Historic Harleigh Cemetery and Crematorium, located peacefully next the Cooper River and just minutes from Philadelphia in South Jersey. Final resting place of many ...
http://www.harleighcemetery.org/

Harleigh Cemetery, Camden - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Harleigh Cemetery is a historic cemetery located in both Collingswood and Camden, New Jersey. ... Named Camden County Veterans Cemetery in 2007, the current President ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harleigh_Cemetery,_Camden

Old Camden Cemetery and Quaker Burial Ground, Camden, N.J.
A visit to the Old Camden Cemetery and Quaker Burial Ground that dates to 1801 in Camden City, Camden County, New Jersey.
http://historiccamdencounty.com/ccnews81.shtml

Butler Cemetery
He left home at a young age, and settled 1848 in Camden, New Jersey. ... Currently Butler Cemetery provides a final resting place for approximately 236 Camden City residents. ...
http://www.butlercemetery.org/