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Abeel, James (1733-1825), Deputy Quartermaster General 1761-1819 110
Abeel, John Nelson (1769-1812), Dutch reformed minister ca. 1785-1806 959
Ackerman, James I. (b. 1772), Blacksmith and innkeeper 1802-1820 655
Albertson Family (Warren County, NJ) 1815-1866 691
Allen/Alling-Campfield Family (Newark, NJ) 1720-1898 482
Alling, David (1773-1855), Chair maker 1801-1857 309
Alling Brothers & Company, Newark, NJ 1853-1878 435
Alphabetical Series ca. 1664-1920 1
American Insurance Company, Newark, NJ 1846-1893 434
Baldwin, Noah (ca. 1782-1832) Family 1807-1891 976
Baldwin-Brown-Coe Family (Newark, NJ) 1776-1893 291
Baldwin-Reeve Family (Millburn Township, NJ) 1787-1957 915
Bamberger, Louis (1855-1944), Autograph Collection 1683-1929 11
Bartz, Viola Overlack 1823-1972 1313
Bayard, Lewis Pintard (1791-1840), Episcopal minister 1812-1816 986
Beach Family 1787-1962 1219
Bedminster Township, New Jersey Voting register 1797-1803 895
Bell, Andrew (1757-1843), Collector of Perth Amboy and Land surveyor 1745-1866 45
Bellangee Family (Little Egg Harbor, NJ) 1770-1881 837
Berdan, John, Jr. (fl. 1823-1856), Surveyor and cartographer 1823-1856 1184
Berry Family Papers 1813-1913 1627
Black, Joseph, Manuscript Collection 1794-1833 125
Bloomfield, Joseph (1753-1823), Revolutionary War soldier and Governor of New Jersey 1774-1809 377
Bloomfield Bible Society, Bloomfield, NJ 1817-1825 943
Bogart-Marselis Family (Albany, NY) 1725-1817 1077
Boggs Family 1737-1942 27
Bordentown Friends Preparative Meeting, Bordentown, NJ 1832-1860 76
Boudinot, Elisha (1749-1819), Family 1775-1953 633
Boyce, Thomas Jefferson (d. 1853), Sailor 1829-1852 55
Bradley, Joseph P. (1813-1892), U.S. Supreme Court Justice 1813-1936 26
Brinckerhoff, Euphemia Maria (1796-1882), Student 1810 868
Brown, Allen H. (1820-1907), Presbyterian missionary 1838-1907 805
Brown, Lewis, Indenture 1836 1594
Brown, Nathaniel (fl. 1803-1834), Cooper and teamster 1803-1834 841
Brown, William B. (fl. 1850-1878), Congregational minister 1850-1878 880
Bruen, Caleb W. (1768-1846), Cabinetmaker and distiller 1804-1829 79
Burnet, John Robertson, Genealogy Collection 1752-1901 61
Burr, Aaron (1756-1836), Lawyer and U. S. Vice President 1755-1833 34
Camp Family (Camptown, NJ) 1752-1837 81
Campfield, Jabez (1779-1822), Military surgeon 1779-1822 233
Canfield-Dickerson Family (Morris County, NJ) 1738-1928 249
Chamberlain, Jacob (1835-1908), Theology student 1856-1919 1228
Chandlee, George (1753-1823) 1771-1815 1250
Chester Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poors 1799-1826 85
Church at Danville, Danville, NJ 1831-1867 269
Ciphering Books Collection 1805-1826 65
Cobb-Howell Family (Hanover Twp, NJ) 1758-1885 591
Coe, Sayers (1772-1851), Farmer 1793-1911 89
Colhoun Family (Rutherford, NJ) 1805-1978 1224
Colt, John (1786-1883), Manufacturer 1851 636
Columbia Academy Records 1813-1838 1586
Condict, Lewis (1773-1862), Physician and statesman 1833-1837 67
Condict, Ruth W. (1798-1815) 1815 324
Condit, Phebe Williams (1810-1873) ca. 1841 663
Condit-Dodd Family 1757-1925 454
Congar, Samuel Hayes (1796-1872), Coach painter 1818-1853 875
Congar Family (Newark, NJ) 1787-1876 12
Cooper, Jonah (fl. 1793-1832), Farmer and merchant 1793-1832 451
Cortelyou Family (Ten Mile Run, NJ) 1732-1940 594
Crampton, William D. (fl. 1807-1828), Farmer 1807-1828 739
Crane, David D. (1763-1838), Public official 1786-1836 52
Crane, Silas (fl. 1805-1825), Tax collector 1779-1825 565
Crane-Pierson Family 1707-1942 422
Daughters of the American Revolution. Nova Caesarea Chapter Manuscript Collection 1731-1861 1018
Dayton, Jonathan (1760-1824), U. S. Congressman 1789-1821 379
Deeds 1749-1876 1523
DeGray Family (Bergen County, NJ) 1795-1908 1167
Denton, Richard S. (1790-1864), Merchant and postmaster 1807-1863 314
Denton, Stephen (fl. 1820-1834), Laborer 1828-1834 769
Denville, New Jersey Organizations 1845-1888 96
De Zeng Family (Geneva, NY) 1729-1925 800
Dickerson, Edward Nicoll (1824-1889), Engineer and lawyer 1824-1889 97
Dickerson, Mahlon (1770-1853) and Philemon Dickerson (1788-1862) 1774-1922 13
Dickerson Mine, Randolph Township, NJ 1813-1842 101
Dipper, John (1778-1836), Freed slave and Baptist minister 1816-1835 1127
Dodd, Amzi (1793-1838), Lawyer 1785-1840 252
Dodd, Zebina (1762-1843) and J. C. Crowell (fl. 1813-1820), Grocers 1813-1820 865
Doremus, Ralph (1797-1886), Merchant and farmer 1830-1855 99
Dormitzer, Walter, Autograph Collection 1777-1961 32
Downer Family 1824-1886 1252
Drew, John (fl. 1813-1840), Farmer 1813-1840 904
Dutch Reformed Church, Stone House Plains, NJ 1747-1901 447
East Jersey Manuscript Collection 1667-1873 2
East Newark Land Company 1835-1848 139
East Windsor Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor 1803-1839 1034
Eastburn, Walter N., Manuscript Collection 1743-1956 294
Edsall Family (English Neighborhood, NJ) 1792-1882 944
Elmer, William (fl. 1791-1889), Physician 1791-1889 648
Ely, Edwin A. (1836-1927), Autograph Collection ca. 1663-1890 14
Episcopal Society of New Jersey for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge and Piety 1811-1835 893
Essex Brigade of Militia 1807-1822 246
Essex County Anti-Slavery Society, Newark, NJ 1839-1842 187
Essex County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders, Committee on Buildings 1852-1916 834
Essex County, New Jersey Coroner’s Office 1854-1855 829
Estate of Aaron Melick (1725-1809) 1809-1823 898
Estate of Daniel Tichenor (1748-1831) 1831-1832 181
Estate of James W. Burnett (1789-1822) 1823-1838 1025
Estate of John Rutherfurd (1760-1840) 1854-1859 308
Ewing, Maskell, Jr. (1758-1825), Recorder of the City of Trenton 1799-1805 790
Ewing Family (Trenton, NJ) 1792-1885 283
Fairfield, New Jersey Distiller 1818-1819 100
FewSmith, Joseph Jr. (fl. 1837-1895), Presbyterian minister 1837-1895 765
FewSmith Family 1844-1861 818
Fine, Jacob (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker 1831-1857 102
First Presbyterian Church, Hanover, NJ 1791-1844 347
First Presbyterian Church, Orange, NJ 1830-1831 1015
First Presbyterian Church, Woodbridge, NJ 1853-1875 1119
First Reform Presbyterian German and English Church, Knowlton Township, NJ 1766-1804 717
First United Methodist Church, Newark, NJ 1839-1960 812
Fish, Henry Clay (fl. 1841-1873), Baptist minister 1841-1873 255
Foreign Missionary Society, Newark, NJ 1812-1826 732
Fourth Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ 1831-1848 733
Frelinghuysen Family (Newark, NJ) 1799-1924 380
Gibbons, William (1794-1852), Steamboat and stagecoach operator 1812-1856 1397
Gibbons Family (Savannah, GA and Madison, NJ) 1811-1856 1302
Gibbs Family 1691-1834 775
Gildersleeve Family 1741-1895 607
Goble & Thomas, Newark, NJ 1816-1828 106
Grace Church, Orange, NJ 1854-1981 1169
Grassmann, Edward J. (1887-1973), Manuscript Collection 1731-1935 1085
Great King Hole Mine, Randolph Township, NJ 1838-1849 740
Green, Calvin (1765-1847), Farmer 1790-1846 221
Green, James Sproat (1792-1862) 1853 964
Green, Samuel (fl. 1839-1851), Shoemaker 1839-1851 639
Halsted, N. Norris (1816-1884) and Nancy Marsh Halsted (1817-1891) 1817-1891 248
Harmonic Society of Newark, Newark, NJ 1830 886
Hart, Anne (fl. 1804-1811) / Rev. John Stanford (1754-1834) 1804-1811 290
Hartshorne Family (Newark, NJ) 1845-1956 1312
Hatfield/Hetfield Family (Elizabethtown, NJ) 1709-1821 903
Hayes, Samuel (1728-1811), Surveyor and cooper 1696-1825 965
Hayes, Samuel (1776-1839), Physician 1804-1839 111
Hazlett, John W. (fl. 1846-1865), Laborer 1846-1865 638
Hewitt, John (1777-1857), Cabinetmaker 1800-1814 84
Hewlings Family (Burlington, NJ) 1805-1847 1311
Hibernia Tract, Morris County, NJ 1771-1888 1196
High Street Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ 1841-194 8
Highland Avenue Congregational Church, Orange, NJ 1855-1982 1190
Holmes Family (Middletown, NJ) 1680-1905 282
Hornblower Family 1760-1900 10
Horton, Phinehas (fl. 1809-1835), Merchant 1802-1852 112
House of Prayer Episcopal Church, Newark, NJ 1849-1976 1073
Howell, Benjamin Jr. (1786-1852), Lawyer 1817-1852 559
Hunt, Sanford B. (1825-1884), Physician and Newark Daily Advertiser editor 1835-1891 21
Hunt, William Southworth (1879-1940), Autograph Collection 1736-1944 22
Ivins Family (Burlington and Monmouth Counties, NJ) 1787-1897 978
Jackson, John P. (1805-1861), Lawyer, legislator, Vice President of the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company 1821-1887 47
Jackson Glass Works, Waterford Township, NJ 1832-1833 1178
Jersey Church, Turkey Foot, PA 1775-1867 1220
Johnson Family 1823-1879 1166
Jones, Franklin (d. 1865), Civil War soldier 1843-1868 373
Jouet Family 1711-1905 1019
Kanouse, Peter (1784-1864), Presbyterian minister 1835 900
Kearny, John (fl. 1797-1801), Customs collector 1797-1801 72
Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer 1814-1844 57
Kearny, Philip (1814-1862), Civil War general 1847-1863 15
Kingsland Family (Bergen and Hudson Counties, NJ) 1829-1891 907
Kinney Family (Newark, NJ) 1783-1900 785
Knapp, Josiah P. (1785-1862) 1759-1876 590
Knowles, Jesse (fl. 1805-1925) and John F. Knowles (fl. 1830-1873), Merchants 1805-1873 598
Kunze and Hayes, Newark, NJ 1803-1806 117
Lafayette Guards, New York State Artillery 1824 650
Leddel Family (Mendham, NJ) 1785-1878 119
Leonard, James (fl. 1825-1833), Hatter 1825-1833 121
Leonard, Oliver B. (1839-1918) Manuscript Collection 1804-1859 927
Lindsley, Joseph (1777-1849), Blacksmith 1812-1850 293
Little Family 1723-1911 1207
Livingston, Robert R. (1746-1813), Chancellor of New York 1658-1888 1194
Livingston, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor 1829-1851 1024
Lloyd, Aaron (1817-1905), Dutch reformed minister 1840-1858 1045
Lloyd, John C. (1796-1881), Tailor and Justice of the peace 1824-1861 122
Lloyd Family (Belleville, NJ) 1824-1930 682
Lyon, Henry G. (fl. 1800-1838), Cabinetmaker 1800-1838 313
Lyon-Bedford Family 1781-1844 850
M. F. Dickerson and Company, Succasunna, NJ 1816-1817 98
McCain, John (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the peace 1838-1847 276
McClelland, Alexander (1809-1864), Theologian 1843 124
McDowell, John (1780-1863), Presbyterian minister 1816 899
McDowell Family 1792-1966 866
Macwhorter, Alexander (1734-1807), Presbyterian minister 1795-1807 128
Manning Family (Woodbridge Township, NJ) 1713-1864 1009
Margarum, James J. (d. 1813) 1804-1810 916
Martha Furnace Employee’s Journal 1808-1815 452
Mechanics’ Fire Insurance Company, Newark, NJ 1825-1841 360
Methodist-Episcopal Church Sunday School, Paterson, NJ 1844-1845 524
Middleton, Enoch (fl. 1830-1850), Mason and farmer 1830-1850 527
Middleton, Enoch (fl. 1831-1856), Shoemaker 1831-1856 935
Middleton, George (1800-1888), U.S. Congressman and Notary public 1739-1986 1032
Miller, Samuel (1769-1859), Presbyterian minister and educator 1847 879
Mintz, Hymen B. (1909-1986), Manuscript Collection 1802-1911 1287
Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection 1664-1956 25
Monmouth County Justice of the Peace Docket 1827-1831 948
Montgomery-Burnet Family (Monmouth County, NJ) 1700-1857 574
Morris, John Jr. (fl. 1807-1816), Laborer 1807-1816 721
Morris County Brigade, New Jersey Militia 1812 947
Munn Family (Essex County, NJ) 1774-1910 416
Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister 1776-1846 384
Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister 1838-1856 388
Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, Newark, NJ 1845 585
Nelson, William (1847-1914), Lawyer, historian, and corresponding secretary of The New Jersey Historical Society 1693-1914 43
Nelson, William (1847-1914), Manuscript Collection 1690-1875 23
Nesbitt, Thomas (1760-1819), Merchant 1787-1826 130
New Jersey Constitutional Convention of 1844 1844 245
New Jersey Legislature 1751-1808 46
New Jersey Manuscript Collection 1669-1840 7
New Jersey State Anti-Slavery Society 1839-1845 134
New Jersey Turnpike Company 1806-1912 970
New Providence, New Jersey Township Committee 1812-1843 132
New York and New Jersey Boundary Dispute Manuscript Collection 1663-1865 237
Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ 1792-1978 1303
Newark Clay Club, Newark, NJ 1844 922
Newark Daily Advertiser, Newark, NJ 1846-1849 137
Newark Female Charitable Society, Newark, NJ 1803-1949 9
Newark Fire Engine Company No. 1, Newark, NJ 1799-1801 971
Newark, New Jersey Census 1826 264
Newark, New Jersey Voting registers 1812-1854 265
Newark Town Jail, Newark, NJ 1830-1831, 1852 929
Newark Turnpike Company, Newark, NJ 1805-1809 358
Nichols Family (Newark, NJ) 1765-1904 1012
Nicholson, Ann (fl. 1819), Quaker 1819 982
North River Meadow Company, Shrewsbury Twp., NJ 1820-1832 148
Oakes Family Papers 1837-1865 1622
Ogden, David Bayard (1775-1849), Lawyer n.d. (ca. early 1800s) 897
Ogden, Joseph G. (1780-1817), Shoemaker 1806-1813 1174
Ogden Family (Newark and Elizabeth, NJ) 1767-1822 386
Ogden-Ford Family (Cumberland County, NJ) 1789-1887 292
Ogden Mine Railroad Company, Nolans Point, NJ 1856-1890 24
Ogilvie, Ann (1759-1813) 1807-1813 1000
Osgood and Company, Little Falls, NJ 1814-1817 302
Parker Family (Perth Amboy, NJ) 1676-1946 18
Parkhurst, Caleb (1744-1817), Merchant 1784-1817 149
Parkhurst, Henry L. (1767-1852), Farmer 1795-1850 150
Paterson, William (1745-1806), Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Senator, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice 1776-1833 42
Paterson, William (1817-1899), Student and author 1833-1897 718
Paterson, New Jersey Voting register ca. 1840 1075
Pearson, John R. (1766-1848), Grocer 1822-1851 470
Pell, Charles H. (1853-1906), Lawyer 1853-1906 1041
Pennington, William (1796-1862), Lawyer, Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Congressman 1795-1915 331
Pennington-Satterthwaite Family 1797-1967 675
Pennington Family Papers 1829-1937 1542
Perth Amboy Wharf, Perth Amboy, NJ 1821-1830 455
Philadelphia Baptist Association, Philadelphia, PA 1755-1828 259
Pierson, Caleb (1738-1801) and Elijah Pierson (1780-1862) 1769-1876 533
Pierson, William (1796-1882), Physician 1828-1840 726
Pierson, William (1796-1882), Sheriff of Essex County 1850-1859 242
Presbyteries of Morris County and Newark, NJ and New York, NY 1775-1835 839
Price, Jeremiah (fl. 1835-1853), Deputy sheriff of Essex County 1835-1853 158
Price, Matthias (1814-1902), Executor of the estate of Daniel Price (1799-1892) 1826-1938 624
Quimby, James M. (d. 1874) / James Dawes (1795-1844) / Hayes Family (Newark, NJ) 1836-1846 746
Ralston, John (d. 1819), Merchant 1782-1815 152
Randolph Township, New Jersey Township Committee 1806-1835 159
Reformed Church of Jesus Christ, Totowa, NJ 1756-1814 644
Roome-Lamscha-Harrison Family 1850-1947 1102
Roxbury, Chester, and Washington Townships, NJ Census books 1820, 1830, 1840 925
Rutgers, Anthony (fl. 1809-1810), Student 1763-1834 346
Rutherfurd, John (1810-1872) 1842-1874 869
Rutherfurd Family 1760-1845 398
Rutherfurd-Ely Family 1777-1947 484
Sabbath School for Coloured People in the Newark Academy, Female Department, Newark, NJ 1819-1822 1003
Saddle River Township, NJ Record book 1787-1838 166
Saint Paul’s Parish, Newark, NJ 1853-1890 811
Savage Family 1758-1938 836
Sayre, Ebenezer (1749-1822), Farmer, and Jane E. Sayre (d. 1857) 1805-ca. 1840 942
Schuyler Family (New Barbados Neck, NJ) 1724-1885 651
Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Scotch Plains, NJ 1747-1809 968
Scott, John M. (d. 1839), War of 1812 officer 1812-1818 1044
Scott, Winfield (1786-1866), Army officer and Presidential candidate 1823-1849 40
Scott Family (Elizabethtown, NJ) 1792-1865 1139
Scrapbook Collection 1832-1995 1494
Scrapbook of Poetry and Prose (Burlington, NJ) 1835 517
“Scraps from the Time Killer or Cherry Hill Lyrics” 1840s 1522
Seabrook, Thomas (1735-1805), Family (Monmouth County) 1789-1815 530
Seventh Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line / Patton’s Additional Regiment 1776-1802 224
Sharp, Barzillai (fl. 1801-1825), Farmer 1801-1825 1240
Sharp, Thomas (d. 1808) and Rebecca Sharp (fl. 1809-1816) 1790-1821 1185
Ship Logs Collection 1732-1839 49
Shoemaker’s Account Book 1825-1826 560
Smith, David (fl. 1830-1861), Merchant 1815-1862 679
Smith, Stuart C., Manuscript Collection 1741-1868 19
Smith Family 1667-1960 824
Smock, George (1754-1836), Farmer 1786-1836 202
Somerset County Bible Society 1817-1915 167
Somerset County, New Jersey Tax accounts 1814-1816 957
Stafford-Ward Family 1811-1957 286
Statesmen Autograph Collection ca. 1680-1993 31
Stephens, John H. (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant 1802-1817 172
Stephens & Caskey, Stephensburg, NJ 1832-1833 195
Stevens Family (Hoboken, NJ) 1663-1959 409
Steward, Samuel (1760-1833), Blacksmith 1809-1823 170
Stockton Family (Princton, NJ) 1795-1942 368
Stone Carting Records, Newark, NJ 1804-1813 219
Stoudinger-Alofsen-Fulton Drawings n. d. (ca. early 1800s) 1508
Swackhamer Family 1827-1954 1048
Swaim Family 1771-1903 1189
Sydenham/Sidman Family (Newark and Bloomfield, NJ) 1759-1909 485
Terrill Family (Rahway, NJ) 1809-1892 1513
Thomson, John R. (1800-1862), U.S. Senator 1800-1862 367
Tomkins, Elias (1791-1866), and Ambrose Tomkins (1802-1851) 1828-1898 350
Tomkins Family (Morristown, NJ) 1795-1868 678
Trenton Teacher Letter 1851 1583
Trinity Cathedral in Newark, Newark, NJ 1743-1973 882
Tuttle, Silas (fl. 1826-1867), Merchant 1826-1867 1243
Universalist Churches, Newark, NJ 1855-1875 889
Upper Freehold Township Residents 1816-1885 762
Vail, Alfred (1807-1859), Inventor 1826-1918 50
Van Blarcom, John (fl. 1772-1822), Farmer 1772-1822 999
Vanderbeek, Cornelius (fl. 1833-1847), Justice of the peace 1833-1839 184
Vanderhoof, Cornelius (b. 1780), War of 1812 soldier 1812 496
Vanderpool, Eugene (1844-1903), President of the Newark Gas Light Company 1817-1929 29
Van Horne Family (Communipaw, NJ) 1707-1827 1006
Van Ness, Henry R. (1768-1833), Farmer 1787-1902 663
Vrana, Theodore (b. 1906), Historian 1797-1958 1305
Vroom, Peter D. (1792-1873), Governor of New Jersey and U.S. Congressman 1783-1890 20
W. P. A. Historical Records Survey, New Jersey 1795-1870 1079
Wagner, Charles K. (fl. 1855-1892), Grocer 1838-1914 1269
Waldron Family (Hunterdon County, NJ) 1764-1892 906
Wallace, William (d. 1843), Merchant 1808-1813 891
Ward, Marcus L. (1812-1884), Governor of New Jersey and U. S. Congressman 1683-1912 28
West Jersey Manuscript Collection 1648-1829 3
Wheeler Family (Newark, NJ) 1714-1892 1007
White, Anthony Walton (1750-1803), Cavalry Officer 1740-1868 674
Whitehead, John (fl. 1837-1840) and William A. Whitehead (1810-1884) 1835-1844 734
Whitehead, William A. (1810-1884), Historian 1680-1885 177
Whitehead, William A. (1810-1884), Scrapbook 1821-1826 941
Wilcox, Jonathan M. (fl. 1815-1836, Mason and cobbler 1815-1836 133
Wilcox Family (New Providence, NJ) 1801-1870 569
William Little & Company, Monmouth County, NJ 1821-1841 1244
Willets, Edmund (b. 1800), Quaker 1820 1222
Wilson, Peter (1746-1826), New Jersey Assemblyman 1778-1855 318
Wolfe, William H. (fl. 1828-1830), Merchant 1828-1830 934
Woodbridge, New Jersey Records 1668-1875 68
Woodruff, Seth (1742-1815), Weaver 1761-1812 190
Woodruff, William (fl. 1771-1803), Gravedigger and merchant 1771-1803 192
Wright, Samuel Gardiner (1781-1845), Farmer 1830-1843 275
Wright, Helen M., Historian 1726-1935 127
Wright, William (1790-1866), U.S. Congressman and Senator, Mayor of Newark 1853-1865 372
Young, Isaac (fl. 1807), Butcher 1807 911

 

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