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Genealogical, historical, lineage, veteran, and ethnic societies often collect, transcribe, and publish information that can be helpful to genealogists. For genealogical and historical societies which have records and services to help you with your research, see New Jersey Archives and Libraries, New Jersey Church Records, and New Jersey Periodicals. Many counties also have local historical and genealogical societies.

The League of Historical Societies of New Jersey

P.O. Box 909
Madison, New Jersey 07940

Represents over 200 state and local organizations interested in preserving New Jersey's history. An extensive list of links and resources is available on their website.

The Genealogical Society of New Jersey

PO Box 1476
Trenton, New Jersey 08607-1476

The society collections are held at Rutgers' Special Collections and University Archives.

The New Jersey Historical Society

52 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Telephone: (973) 596-8500
Fax: (973) 596-6957

The Historical Society also has a Museum and a research Library.

The Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey

222 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901

Central Jersey Genealogical Club

Hamilton Public Library
1 Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. Way
Hamilton, New Jersey 08619

Genealogical Society of the West Fields

c/o Westfield Memorial Library
550 East Broad Street
Westfield, New Jersey 07090-2116

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month at 1 p.m.

Gloucester County Historical Society

17 Hunter Street
Woodbury, New Jersey 08096-4605
Telephone: 856-845-4771


US Gen Net New Jersey  "On-line Historical and Genealogical Societies of New Jersey"

Westfield Historical Society  "Historical and Genealogical Society Links"

Census Finder  "New Jersey Genealogy Society Directory"


West New Jersey History Project  This is an online community sharing and preserving historical information about New Jersey.

Colonial Ancestors  "Colonial New Jersey Genealogy"