Manuscript Group 1079, W. P. A. Historical Records Survey, New Jersey, 1936 – 1938 Vital Statistics, 1795 – 1870 | The New Jersey Historical Society

Manuscript Group 1079, W. P. A. Historical Records Survey, New Jersey, 1936 – 1938 Vital Statistics, 1795 – 1870

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Manuscript Group 1079, W. P. A. Historical Records Survey, New Jersey, 1936-1938

Vital statistics, 1795-1870, 0.5 linear feet

Call Number: MG 1079

Summary


Summary:

Works Progress Administration survey forms containing birth, marriage, and death records culled from local nineteenth-century newspapers and from county record offices.  The following information is provided:

  1. Belvidere Court House: marriage records, 1830-1842.
  2. Cape May County: marriage records, 1795-1803; death records, 1857-1863.
  3. Deptford Township, Gloucester County: court dockets, 1792-1808.  Includes those of William Zane, John Sparks, Abraham Innskeep,  and Jeremiah Wood.
  4. Egg Harbor: marriage records, 1850-1854.
  5. Elizabeth: birth records, 1753-1761, from St. John’s Protestant Episcopal Church and the same, 1849-1850, from St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.
  6. Hudson County: death records, 1831-1850.
  7. Mays Landing: marriage records, 1836-1870.
  8. Monmouth County: marriage records, 1834-1844; death records, 1834-1844.
  9. Princeton: marriage records, 1801.
  10. Plainfield: death records, 1850-1851.

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