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 NEW JERSEY MARRIAGES, 1684-1895

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New Jersey Marriages, 1684-1895

Records of marriages in selected New Jersey counties between 1684 and 1895.

Description

Bordering New York and Pennsylvania, New Jersey is said to be one of the most densely populated states in the country. This database update adds marriage records for Salem County, in addition to records for Warren County, Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Sussex, Hunterdon, and Somerset counties. Taken from microfilm copies of original county documents, each record provides spouses' names, marriage date, and county of residence.

Extended Description

Atlantic County:

Atlantic County lies in southeastern New Jersey. It was formed in 1837 from Gloucester County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1830 through 1850.

Original data: Atlantic County, New Jersey Marriages, 1830-50. County court records located in Mays Landing, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #0441451 and 0852605.

Bergen County:

Bergen County records span from 1749 to 1850. Bergen is located in northeastern New Jersey and became a county in 1683; it was taken from East Jersey Province.

Original data: Bergen County, New Jersey Marriages, 1749-1850. County court records located at Hackensack, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #1317500.

Cape May County:

Cape May County was created in 1692 from West Jersey Province. The records from the county in this database span from 1679 to 1850.

Original data: Cape May County, New Jersey Marriages, 1679-1850. County court records located at Cape May, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #0441460 and 0852775.

Cumberland County:

Cumberland County was formed in 1748 from Salem County. The records from the county in this database span the years 1733 through 1850.

Original data: Cumberland County, New Jersey Marriages, 1733-1850. County court records located at Bridgeton, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #1289240-1289242.

Gloucester County:

Gloucester County records cover 1684 to 1850. The county is located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia and was formed in 1686 from nearby Burlington County.

Original data: Gloucester County, New Jersey Marriages, 1684-1850. County court records located at Woodbury, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #0441462, 0850324, and 0853720.

Hunterdon County:

Hunterdon County records span from 1790 to 1895. Formed in 1714 from Burlington County, Hunterdon County borders Pennsylvania in western New Jersey. Some areas of northern Bucks County, Pennsylvania were part of Hunterdon County prior to 1775.

Original data: Hunterdon County, New Jersey Marriages, 1790-1895. County court records located at Flemington, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #0818212. Records for 1790-94 were extracted at the state library at Trenton, New Jersey.

Salem County was formed in 1694 and organized from West Jersey Province. The records in this database cover the years 1683 through 1850.

Original data: Salem County, New Jersey Marriages, 1683 - 1850. County court records located at Beaumont, New Jersey. Family History Library # 0848572 & 1763328. From the Ninth Edition of the Handy Book for Genealogists, page 269. According to them, Salem County Clerk even has marriage records from 1675 which is eight years prior to 1683; however, the earliest that I was able to actually find were 1683. The county was set up and even kept records, but did not become an official county until 1694.

Somerset County:

Somerset County was formed in 1688 from Middlesex County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1778 through 1875.

Original data: Somerset County, New Jersey Marriages, 1778-1875. County court records located at Somerville, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #1023875. Records from 1778-94 were extracted at the state library in Trenton.

Sussex County:

Sussex County records span from 1788 to 1850. Sussex is located at the northernmost tip of New Jersey, bordering Orange County, New York. It was formed in 1753 from Morris County.

Original data: Sussex County, New Jersey Marriages, 1788-1850. County court records located in Newton, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #1294801-1294803. Records for 1788-94 were extracted at the state library in Trenton, New Jersey.

Warren County:

Warren County was formed in 1824 from Sussex County. The records from the county in this database cover the years 1823 through 1850.

Original data: Warren County, New Jersey Marriages, 1823-50. County court records located at Belvidere, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm #1294806-1294808.

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