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Warren County, New Jersey genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, Revolutionary War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

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Warren County, New Jersey
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Map of New Jersey highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of New Jersey
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Location of New Jersey in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 20, 1824
County Seat Belvidere
Courthouse
Address Warren County Courthouse
165 County Rd
519 South

Belvidere, NJ 07823
Phone: (908) 475-6211
Warren County Website


Contents

Warren County, New Jersey Historical Facts

A Moravian settlement was established at Hope by 1769.[1]

Parent County

Created 20 November 1824, from Sussex County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Warren County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources

Bible

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Occupations

Periodicals

Poorhouse, Almshouse

Probate

Obtaining Copies of County Probate Records

Copies of recorded probate records and the estate files can be obtained from the surrogate's offices for a fee. Addresses of surrogate's offices are found in:

  • Eichholz, Alice, Editor. Ancestry's Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources. Revised Edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1992. (Family History Library book 973 D27rb 1992.) Explains state-by-state history, vital records, census, background sources, periodicals, archives, libraries, societies, maps, land, probate, court, tax, cemetery, church, and military records. Includes county boundary map and table which shows when each county was created and the parent counties.

In addition, copies of the original wills, administrations, inventories, and guardianships sent to Trenton since 1901 can be ordered from:

Clerk of the Superior Court
Records Information Center
P.O. Box 967
Trenton, NJ 08625-0967
Phone: (609) 292-4978
Fax: (609) 777-0094

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse

Warren County Courthouse
165 County Rd; 519 South
Belvidere, NJ 07823
Phone: (908) 475-6211

Municipal Clerks have birth and death records. County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1825, divorce and court records. County Surrogate has probate records. [2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Warren County, New Jersey 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

Warren County, New Jersey Neighboring Counties


Warren County, New Jersey Genealogy References

  1. "A Forgotten Moravian Settlement in New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 37 (1913):248-252. For free online access, see WeRelate.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].

 

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