Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Jersey” in chapter 1.1 of Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2:

...David Henry Thoreau was born to a small farmer and artisan who kept a shop and painted signs. The French-looking surname came by way of the Channel Islands, for the author's grandfather was born in Jersey , and, in spite of his British origin, had served as a sailor in a Continental privateer. Thoreau passed his life in the village of his birth, and now his name is indissolubly associated with it. ...

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Jersey 156 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Arkansas, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Georgia, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Maryland, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Nevada, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Oregon, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
Jersey (Tennessee, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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