Emerson New Jersey Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Emerson New Jersey Family History Center has over 2000 microfilm on indefinite loan from the Family History Library. 

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 840 Soldier Hill Road, Emerson New Jersey
  • Parking is located behind the building

Phone: 201-262-7357


Open Hours: Tuesday: 9 am - 1 pm; Wednesday: 9 am - 3 pm, 7 - 9 pm; Thursday: 9:30 am - 2 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 1 pm.

Link to Map:Emerson New Jersey Family History Center

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Large collection of microfilm on indefinite loan from New York and New Jersey as well as other states and Puerto Rico.
  • Large collection from Canada, especially New Foundland
  • Large collection of microfilm on indefinite loan from Ireland, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland, as well as films from other European countries.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. Hardware and Equipment
  • Microfilm and Microfiche readers, as well as a microfilm scanner and copier.
  • Microfilm scans are free, copies from microfilm are 0.40 and prints from the computer are 0.10.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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