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New Jersey Vital Records
Among the Mid-Atlantic states, New Jersey has the longest continuing run of statewide registration of births, marriages, and deaths, which began in May 1848. The New Jersey State Archives has these records with indexes through 1923 for births and through 1940 for marriages and deaths. Marriages were also to be kept by the county clerks from 1795.
For birth records through 1923 and marriage and death records through 1940, write:
New Jersey State Archives, Division of Archives and Records Management, 185 West State Street, CN 307, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307

For more recent records, write:
New Jersey State Department of Health, Vital Statistics Registration, CN 370, Trenton, NJ 08625 0370

New Jersey Department of Health - Vital Records


New Jersey Research Sources

McCormick, Richard P. New Jersey from Colony to State, 1609–1789. 1964. Rev. Newark: New Jersey Historical Society, 1981.
Lee, Francis Bazley, comp. and ed. Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey. 4 vols. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1910.
Barker, Bette Marie, Daniel P. Jones, and Karl J. Niederer, comps. Guide to Family History Sources in the New Jersey State Archives. 2nd ed. Trenton: Division of Archives and Records Management, 1990.
Gordon, Thomas F. Gazetteer of the State of New Jersey. 1834. Reprint. Cottonport, La.: Polyanthos, 1977.

New Jersey Historical Society
52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
http://www.jerseyhistory.org/

New Jersey State Archives
225 West State Street
P.O. Box 307
Trenton, NJ 08625-0307
http://www.njarchives.org/links/archives.html

The Genealogical Society of New Jersey
http://www.gsnj.org/

New Jersey Department of Health - Vital Records
http://www.state.nj.us/health/vital/vital.shtml

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