Our oldest deeds go back as far as , years before the Conveyancing Act of was established. That act first made it necessary for County Clerks to keep record of all transfers of legal title of property.
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These records included not only deeds but also all encumbrances associated with them, such as mortgages and liens. Property records going back to the beginning of can be accessed using our Online Records Search application. Anything prior to can be viewed in our Records Vault, in books or on film. We are continuously working to digitally image and index our entire catalog so that we will be able to allow online access to all of our public records. Anyone who would like to conduct research in our Records Vault may do so during our regular business hours, from am to pm.
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New Jersey State Archives Resources - Genealogy - Research Guides at New Jersey State Library
This is a collection of records of marriages that were recorded in New Jersey. They were previously only available on microfilm at the Archives, and were never before available online or in any other format.
Those records were never before available to the public at all. The names of these folks and their dates of birth can be the first items you contribute to your project.
Accomplishing this simple task may make you feel very good. You will have the confidence to continue your ancestral adventure. Communication must be continued for this next step.
Some relatives, you may find out, are interested in genealogical projects , also. They can assist you with this project.
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Finally, you may be ready to peruse the New Jersey vital records. To fill in blanks at the top of your family tree, you may need to record the data that is revealed to you by the New Jersey vital records. You are now a genealogical giant! There is no reason to fear you will not finish your family tree.
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Birth and death records are accessible to the public, so the New Jersey vital records are available to you. Your computer can guide you to the location where the data from these documents is held. Novices and veterans of genealogy can utilize this great resource. The internet has made this hobby easy to enter as a participant; websites that focus on genealogy are popping up all over.
Have fun memorializing the people of your past for future generations. These and earlier vital records collections can fill pedigree holes. Birth Certificates. Death Records. Marriage licenses. Related Links.