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*1675, original part of East Jersey  
 
*1675, original part of East Jersey  
*1 March 1683, created as a county from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*1 March 1683, created as a county from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*26 May 1688, part taken for [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*26 May 1688, part taken for [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*1710, some boundary changes  
 
*1710, some boundary changes  
 
*1714, part of [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County taken back  
 
*1714, part of [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County taken back  
 
*1790, some boundary changes with [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County  
 
*1790, some boundary changes with [[Somerset County, New Jersey|Somerset]] County  
 
*1822, water boundary established  
 
*1822, water boundary established  
*22 February 1838, West Windsor and part of East Windsor twps. to [[Mercer County, New Jersey|Mercer]] County.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*22 February 1838, West Windsor and part of East Windsor twps. to [[Mercer County, New Jersey|Mercer]] County.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*1844, part of Monroe twp. to [[Monmouth County, New Jersey|Monmouth]] County  
 
*1844, part of Monroe twp. to [[Monmouth County, New Jersey|Monmouth]] County  
 
*1844, part of Monroe twp. to [[Monmouth County, New Jersey|Monmouth]] County and returned in 1845  
 
*1844, part of Monroe twp. to [[Monmouth County, New Jersey|Monmouth]] County and returned in 1845  
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Revision as of 20:24, 9 October 2010

Template:New Jersey-stubUnited States  > New Jersey > Middlesex County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1675, original part of East Jersey
  • 1 March 1683, created as a county from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • 26 May 1688, part taken for Somerset County.[1]
  • 1710, some boundary changes
  • 1714, part of Somerset County taken back
  • 1790, some boundary changes with Somerset County
  • 1822, water boundary established
  • 22 February 1838, West Windsor and part of East Windsor twps. to Mercer County.[1]
  • 1844, part of Monroe twp. to Monmouth County
  • 1844, part of Monroe twp. to Monmouth County and returned in 1845
  • 1847, piece of Monroe twp. to Monmouth County
  • 1850, part of Franklin twp. of Somerset County to North Brunswick twp.; water boundary clarified
  • 1855, some changes to boundary with Somerset County and again in 1858
  • 1860, part of Woodbridge twp. to Rahway, Union County
  • 1871, boundary with Plainfield, Union County changed
  • 1878, boundary at Kingston, Somerset County clarified
  • 1892, water boundary further clarified
  • 1939, land to Matawan, Monmouth County.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Mercer | Monmouth | Somerset | Union | Richmond (Staten Island) county, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • New Brunswick

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content