State/Province
New Jersey
Country
United States of America

New Jersey

Summary

Located in northeast region of U.S. First European settlements made by Dutch, Swedes, and English, early 1600s. Admitted to U.S. as state, Dec. 1787. Population in 1830 about 321,000. Population in 1840 about 373,000. First Latter-day Saint missionaries preached in state, 1832. JS visited Saints in state, Dec. 1839–Jan. 1840.

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