New Jersey, United States Genealogy
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Guide to New Jersey genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
New Jersey Information
New Jersey is a state in the northeast portion of the United States. It is divided into 21 counties. New Jersey was the 3rd State to join the Union on December 18, 1787. It came from the Crown Colony of New Jersey. The State capital is Trenton, New Jersey. 
Getting Started with New Jersey Research
Links to articles on getting started with New Jersey research.
New Jersey Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.
New Jersey Clickable Map
Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Jersey Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Jersey. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
New Jersey Migration Routes
Ellis Island · Atlantic Coast Ports · Delaware Indian Path or King's Highway · Delaware River · Passaic River · Raritan River · Great Shamokin Path · King's Highway or Delaware Indian Path · Lincoln Highway · Delaware and Raritan Canal · Morris Canal
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- 2001-2014 - Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014 at FamilySearch — index
- Early NJ records exist as part of both New Sweden and New Netherland
- New Jersey County Creation Dates and Parent Counties
- Cyndi's List - New Jersey genealogy sites on the internet
- New Jersey Genealogy Trails - collection of transcribed data for the state of New Jersey
- Access Genealogy – Genealogy guide for New Jersey
- Ancestorhunt.com - resources for New Jersey genealogy research
- Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for New Jersey
- New Jersey Research Outline – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
- Every Name Indexes for Old County Histories
- Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.