The Ocean County Compendium of  History
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Baby M

Mary Beth Whitehead Surrogate Mother Case
    ABC Miniseries (1988)

          A Mother's Story: The Truth About the Baby m Case
               Mary Beth Whitehead
       Baby M
           Sara Elizabeth Whitehead/Melissa Stern

Banks & Trust Companies
1st Union Bank

Bank of America

Beach Haven National & Trust

Capital One Bank

Central Jersey Bank
Chase Bank
Citizens First National Bank of New Jersey
Coast National Bank
Commerce Bank
CoreStates Bank

Delaware & Hudson Bank (1851)
Dover Mutual Savings Bank

Exchange Bank of New Jersey (1850s)

First Fidelity Bank
First Financial Federal Credit Union
First National Bank of Barnegat
First National Bank of New Egypt
First National Bank of Toms River
First National Bank of Tuckerton
First National State Bank
First State Bank

Garden State Bank

Harmony Bank
Hudson City Bank

Investors Savings Bank

Jersey Shore Savings & Loan
JP Morgan Chase

Kearney Federal Savings Bank

Lakewood Bank
Lakewood Trust Company

Manasquan Savings Bank
Mellon Bank
Meramak Bankcard South- MBS
Metlife Bank
Mon-Oc Federal Credit Union
Mutual Aid Savings

National City Bank
National Community Bank
New Jersey National Bank
New York Community Bank
Northern State Bank

Ocean Bank of Lakewood
Ocean County National Bank of Point Pleasant
Ocean County Trust Company
OceanFirst Bank
Orange Savings Bank

PNC Bank
People’s Bank of Lakewood
Point Pleasant National Bank

Roma Bank

Shore Community Bank
SL Bank & Trust
Sovereign Bank
Statewide Bancorp
Summit Bank
Sun National Bank

TD Bank
The Bank
The Provident Bank
Toms River National Bank
Trust Company of Toms River
Tuckerton Mutual Benefit Building & Loan

The Union Bank (1851)

Wachovia Bank
Wells Fargo Bank

Yeshiva Fund Bank

General Bank History
     Morgan N. Buckalew
     Benjamin W. Sangor
     Anthony M. Then
Bank Failures
Bank Robberies

Barnegat Bay
Barnegat Bay Monster
Barnegat Bay Festival
Save Barnegat Bay
Save Our Ocean Day

Barrier Islands

Bars, Taverns & Saloons
Aaron Chamberlain Tavern - Cedar Creek
Abigail Imlay Tavern - Toms River
Airship Tavern
American Tavern - New Egypt
Anchor Inn - Ocean Gate
Anthony Parker Tavern - Forked River
Antlers Bar - Beach Haven
Apollo Turner Tavern - New Egypt
Appleton Tavern - Cedar Creek
Aztec Motel & Bar - Seaside Heights

Bamboo Bar - Seaside Heights
Bayberry Inn - Ship Bottom
Bayville Liquors
Britton Cook Tavern - Island Beach
Bum Rogers - Island Beach
Burnt Tavern – Brick

Caleb Hurley Tavern - New Egypt
Cassville House & Tavern – Jackson
Cedar Bridge Tavern
Chatterbox Bar - Seaside Heights
Citta's Barnegat Inn – Barnegat
Citta's Old Time Tavern - Toms River
Club Plaza Bar
Cooks Bar – Beachwood
Cottrell's Tavern – Jackson
Crabs Claw Inn – Lavallette

David Clark Tavern - Butchers Forge
David Oliphant Tavern – Manahawkin
Deborah Platt – Whiting
Down the Hatch – Barnegat
Dutch Mill Inn - Seaside Heights

Eagleswood Township
Eddies Causeway Inn (John Marvin Inman)
Edward Flynn Tavern - Cedar Creek
Elijah Moses Tavern - Toms River
Elijah Robins - Toms River
Elisha Walton Tavern - Cedar Creek
Elizabeth Platt Tavern - Cedar Creek

Fore 'N' Aft - South Seaside Park
Forked River House (also see Murders - Arson)
Friendly’s Bar – Bayville

George Cook Tavern - Toms River

George Shinn Tavern – Stafford
G.H. Taylor Tavern – Jackson
Gilbert B. Lawrence Tavern - Toms River
Grumpy’s Pub – Beachwood

Hatrak's Bar - Seaside Heights
Hilliard's Pine Tavern – Manchester
Holly Park Inn – Bayville

Ivins Davis Tavern - Toms River

Jacob Wilkins Tavern – Manahawkin
James Allen Tavern - Toms River
Joe Pop’s Shore Bar
Joey Harrison’s Surf Club
John Grant Tavern - Cedar Creek
John Harrison Tavern - Toms River
John Hires Tavern - Jackson
John Lane - Cedar Creek
John Miller Tavern - Toms River
John Platt Tavern - Cedar Creek
John Snowden Tavern - Cedar Creek-Forked River
John W Smith Tavern - Cedar Creek
John Wilde’s Tavern - Toms River
John Williams Tavern - Brick
Joseph C. Williams Tavern - Toms River
Joseph Coward Tavern - Toms River
Joseph Lawrence Tavern - Toms River
Joseph Mount Tavern – Lakewood

Klee’s Bar Seaside Heights
Korman's Bar & Grill/Vailsburg South/Saints & Sinners – Bayville

Laurel House Tavern - New Egypt
Legend Lounge - Toms River
Leisure Lounge – Lakewood
Long Beach Island Establishments
Long Beach Island Bar Listing (1992)

Mac's Bar & Grill – Bayville

Manahawkin Tavern – Manahawkin
Matthew Warwick Tavern - New Egypt
Moses Robbins Tavern - Toms River
Moses Robins - Toms River

Nan & Tony’s Bar Pelican Island

Naylor’s Saloon - Toms River

Ocean Gate House - Ocean Gate (also see Ray's Ocean Gate Inn)
Office Lounge - Toms River
Olson’s Bar - Toms River

Parker Tavern – Manchester
Peter Jacques Tavern - Toms River

Ray's Ocean Gate Inn (also see Ocean Gate House)
Reuben Grant Tavern - Cedar Creek
Reynold's Tavern - Toms River
Riverside Pub - Ocean Gate
Robert Morris Tavern - Toms River
Rustic Acre Bar - Toms River

Samuel Boyd Tavern – Manchester
Samuel Corlis Tavern – Manahawkin
Samuel Morris Tavern - Toms River
Samuel Reynolds Tavern - Toms River
Samuel W. Ivins Tavern - Toms River
Stern Light Tavern – Bayville
Steve’s Bar & GrillToms River
Stump Tavern – Jackson

The Gate Tavern – Tuckerton
The Lighthouse Tavern – Waretown
Thomas Wallin Tavern - New Egypt
Top of the Mast

Unknown Lakewood Tavern

West Point Pleasant Tavern - Point Pleasant
Whalen’s Tavern Manchester
William Forman Tavern - Toms River
William Francis - Jackson
William Imlay Tavern - Toms River
William Paul Tavern - Cedar Creek
William Phares Tavern - New Egypt

Ye Olde Cedar Inn - Toms River (also see James I. Wainwright Murder)


Beauty Pageants
Miss Ocean County
Miss Magic Event
Ms. Ocean County

Various Benefits for Ocean County People



Auto Bridge

Barnegat Bridges

Barnegat Inlet Bridge (not built)
Bay Bridge to Seaside
     Mathis-Tunney Bridge
     Seaside Toll Bridge
Bay Head Bridges
Berkeley Township Bridges
     Potters Creek Bridge Rt. 9
     Cedar Creek Bridge
      Berkeley Bridge
Brick Township Bridges
Brielle Bridge

Eagleswood Township
     Westecunk Creek Bridge
     Seven Bridges
Island Beach to GSP
Island Heights Borough
Jackson Township
     Allen’s Bridge
Lavallette Borough
     West Point Island Bridge
Little Egg Harbor
     Seven Bridges Road
Long Beach Island Causeway

Manasquan Bridge
Mantoloking Bridge

Point Pleasant Borough
Point Pleasant Beach Borough

Toms River Township
     Luker Bridge
     Main Street Bridge
     Main Street Diversion Loop Bridge
     Vince’s Bridge
     Wright’s Bridge
     Toms River Foot Bridge
Union Township
     Waretown Creek Bridge
     Birdsall Bridge
     Warren’s Bridge

Burial Grounds
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               Mystic Cremations & Funerals
               Aaron Cremation Associates Whiting
               Barre Monuments
               Bronze Memorials
               Otis K. Carmichael Stonecutter
               Estabrook Monuments
               William Fahr Stonecutter
               William S. Fryer Stonecutter
               Fulterton Monuments
               Heritage Monument Company
               Thomas H. Lee Stonecutter
               L.M. Osborn Monuments
               Pyramid Monuments
               Reiss & Hulsizer Stonecutters
               I.W. Richtmeyer Monuments
               Joseph Uras Monuments
               Anderson & Campbell
               Bugbee-Riggs Funeral Home
                    Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals
               DeGraff Funeral Home
               D'Elia Funeral Home
               DeRoche Funeral Home
               Harvey Brown Funeral Home
               Hassler Funeral Home
               Jackson Funeral Home
               James L Dorsett Undertaker
               Job Edwards Undertaker
               John C Patterson Undertaker
               Kedz Funeral Home
               Lakewood Funeral Home
               Laytons Home for Funerals
               Manchester Memorial Funeral Home
               Mastapeter Funeral Home
               Maxwell Funeral Home
               Oliverie Funeral Home
               Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home
               Ryans Home for Funerals
               Silverton Memorial
               Stephen Irons Undertaker
               Vanhise & Callagan
               William A Longstreet Undertaker

Burlington County

Business Associations

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce
Long Beach Island Board of Trade
Toms River Chamber of Commerce
Toms River Retail Merchants Association

Businesses & Stores


     S&S Amusement

Antiques (see Antiques)

Appliance Stores

     McKelvey’s Appliances
     Newbury’s Harth & Home
     Ajay Appliance
     Lionel’s Appliance

Asphalt & Concrete

     Pike Industries

Auto & Motorcycle
     Auto Body & Collision Shops
          Schiel’s Auto Body Shop
     Auto Dealerships
     Cavalier Motors
          Toms River Motor Co.
          Martin Buick
          Sanford Rambler
Sunbird Recreational Vehicles
     Auto Recycling Centers
          Cosmos Green Acres
     Tire Stores
          Minerva Tires
          Ocean Tire
          Parkway Firestone

          Tire Craft Tires

     Barnegat Barbershop (Historical Society)                
     Michael's Barbershop Bayville

Beauty Parlors

     Reynold's Beauty Shop Toms River
     Dee’s Beauty Salon
     Bob’s Hair Shack
     Mane Attraction Salon
     Town & Country Salon

Builders & Woodcraft

     Baeli's Construction
     Castle Woodcraft
     G.B. Desin Woodwoking (Glen Banul)
     Iaria Brothers

Business Machines

     AJ Business Machines

Butcher Shops

     Woods Meat Market
     Bayville Quality Meats

Candy Stores

     Candyland Store
     Carroll’s Sweet Shop
     Sweet Shop Toms River

Carpet & Flooring

     A&B Floor Covering
     Carpet Land Beachwood

Certified Public Accountants
The Kubeck Company

Clothing Stores & Boutiques

     Belles Kiddieland
     Leet's Clothing Store
     Luria's Clothing Store
     Mayer's Men & Boys Shop Lakewood
     Ladies Room Boutique
     Lizabeth Brennan Apparel
     Harris's Clothing Store


     Grove Concrete
     Clayton Block

Convenience Stores
     Cumberland Farms

Department Stores

ewing, Knitting & Craft Stores
     Two Guys
     Wiener's Lavallette
     WT Grants

Drug Stores & Pharmacies

     Clancy’s Beachwood
     Halligan’s Drugs Toms River
     Mathis Drug Store Toms River
     Spackman’s Sea Side Pharmacy Beach Haven
     Traco Drugs Store

Electrical Supply

     Robert’s Electrical
     Good Friend Electric


     Beachwood Electronics
     Radio & Electronics Supply
     Radio Shack

Farm Markets

     Moore’s Farm Market
     Joe’s Farm Market


     Lisa’s Florist Pt Pleasant
     Sohnlein Florist
     Bavelaar’s Florist

Food Markets

     Acme Market Toms River
     Beachwood Food Store
     Beachwood Market
     Noble’s Market
     IGA Market

Furniture Stores
     Johnson’s Furniture Mart
     Barden’s Furniture
     Oskar Huber
     Kosich Furniture
     The Wickery

Garden Centers & Landscaping
     General Landscaping
     The Garden Center Lakehurst
     The Garden Center
     Toms River Garden Supply

Gas & Service Stations

     Al’s Arco Toms River
     Applegate’s Sunoco
     B&R Gulf
     Bayville Esso
     Bayville Sinclair
     Brook Forest Exxon South Toms River
     Brooks Chevron Toms River
     Cities Gas

     Clayton’s Texaco
     Cornelius Sunoco
     Getty Gas Stations
          Getty Service Station Toms River
     Grone Bros. Amaco Service Center Toms River
     Hayden’s Service Station Toms River
     J&D Gulf Toms River
     Jerry & Sons Getty Toms River
     Jones’ Sinclair
     Johnny’s Amoco
     Klem’s Shell Station Toms River
     Kruse’s Shell
     Kurnel’s Service Station
     Mayer’s Garage
     Mike’s Garage
     Pine Beach Service Station & Lodge
     Pleasant Plains Esso

     Robert’s Filling Station
     Shell Gas Stations
     Shore Metric Texaco
     Thompson’s Service Station
     Toms River Exxon
     Toscan’s Gulf
     Vasper’s Mobil Toms River
     Worth’s Service Station

General Stores
     Casagrand’s General Store Bayville
     Beame’s General Store
     Berry & Frost
     Grover’s General Store
     Everybody’s General Store
     George Adams Store Brick – United Service Grocers
     Boston Family Store
     Spur & Spar Store
     Pine Beach General Store & Post Office
     Pine Beach Service Station & Lodge

Gift Stores

     Maegreen’s Collectibles & Gifts


     Bayville Glass
     Mirror & Glass Co.

Grocery & Vegetable Stores

     Nobles Grocery

Hardware Stores

     Eagle & Son Lumber
     Glen Rock Lumber
     O’Donnell’s Hardware
     Roe’s Hardware
     Square Deal Hardware Lacey
     Point Pleasant Hardware
     Woodhaven Lumber & Millwork

Hobby Shops

     Gruler’s Sport & Hobby Shop
     Hobby Lobby Bayville

Home Interiors

     Lee’s House Shop

Industrial Parks

     Lacey Industrial Park
     Lakewood Industrial Park


     VanFleet’s Jewelry Store
     Grenander Jewelers
     Lawrence Jewelers
     Greco Jewelers & Clock Shop

Junk Stores
     Junk Store Rt. 9 Waretown


     Jansen’s Laundromat
     Professional Launderers

Liquor Stores
Bayville Liquor
     Buy-Rite Liquor Waretown
     Harry’s Liquor Store
     Sawyer’s Liquors

Lumber, Building Supply & Construction
     Charles Lewis Lumber & Millwork
     CL Davis & Co Stair Builders
     Conrad Brothers Lumber Company LBI
     Eagle & Son Lumber
     Home Lumber Company Manahawkin
     Hitchner’s Brothers Coal & Building Supply (Charles Biernbaum)
     Johnson Lumber
     Roebling Construction Company
     Tuckerton Lumber

     VanNote Lumber
     Woodhaven Lumber & Millwork

Machine Shops

     Berkeley Machine Shop
     Dunn Sheet Metal

& Stonework
     Alonzo Masonry Ocean Gate

Moving Companies

     B&D Movers
     North American Vans

Oil Suppliers
     JW Finley Fuel Oil

Outlet Malls

     Six Flags Outlet Mall Jackson

Paint & Wallpaper

     Moeller’s Paints Bayville
     Galen Paint
     Siperstein’s Paints


     Clancy’s Pharmacy Beachwood

Plazas & Strip Malls

     Brick Plaza


     HI Wright & Sons
     William O’Brien Plumber
     L&H Plumbing & Heating Supply

Psychics & Paranormal Investigators

     D2 Paranormal Investigations

s & Stairs
     Sunset Railing

Recovery Specialists
     Lost and Found Recovery Specialists


     Taylor Rental
     Richard's Rentals

Seafood Markets

     Ahearns Seafood

Security Systems, Supplies & Training
     Ocean Tactical, LLC - Bayville

Sewing, Knitting & Craft Stores

     Stitch ‘N’ Sew Centre

Shoe Stores

     Berkeley Shoe Factory
     Buster Brown Shoes
     Cascione's Shoe Store
     Foot Prints Shoe Store
     Purpuri Shoes

Shopping Centers & Retail Outlets
     Beachwood Plaza
     Berkeley Plaza
     Bradlees & Dover Movie Theater
     Ocean County Mall
     Ocean House Replacement
     Rex-Gene Warehouse
     Stafford Square Mall
     Toms River Shopping Center

Stationary Stores

Storage Facilities
      Airship Storage

     Acme Food Market
     Toms River Super Market
     Towne Super Market

Television & Radio Sales & Repair
     Bartlett & Brown TV
     Bob’s Radio & TV
     Hi Fi & Photo

Title Search Companies
      Edna M. Yerks

Toy Stores
     Zarrillo’s Toy & Variety Shop

Trucking & Shipping
      L&L Trucking

      B&L Upholstery

Video Stores
     A to Z Video
     Blockbuster Video
     Captain Video
     El Dorado Mall Video



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