Ocean County, New Jersey Genealogy

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

County Courthouse

History

  • Named for the Atlantic Ocean.

Parent County

  • 15 February 1850, created from Monmouth County with some more added in 1851. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • 1857, boundary with Burlington County clarified.
  • 1869, part of Plumsted twp. to Monmouth County.
  • 1891, received Little Egg Harbor twp. from Burlington County.
  • 1906, coastal boundary defined.
  • 1928, part of Howell twp. from Monmouth County.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Atlantic | Burlington | Monmouth

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 1 page 20 - Torry Cemetery, at Lakehurst

Church

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].