16021678, Aug 26
an English royalist soldier, of the Bruton branch of the Berkeley family. From 1648 he was closely associated with James, Duke of York, and rose to prominence, fortune, and fame. He and Sir George Carteret were the founders of the Province of New Jersey, a British colony in North America that would eventually become the U.S. state of New Jersey.
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06/24/1664-Charter for New Jersey issued to George Carteret and John Berkeley
03/18/1673-Lord John Berkeley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers 
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