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'''Cumberland 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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| building address = Cumberland County Courthouse<br>60 W Broad Street<br> Bridgeton, NJ 08302<br> Phone: (856) 451-8000<br>[http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us/content/173/251/1285.aspx Cumberland County Website]}}  
 
| building address = Cumberland County Courthouse<br>60 W Broad Street<br> Bridgeton, NJ 08302<br> Phone: (856) 451-8000<br>[http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us/content/173/251/1285.aspx Cumberland County Website]}}  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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== Cumberland County, New Jersey Historical Facts ==
 
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[http://www.co.cumberland.nj.us/content/173/251/1285.aspx Cumberland County Courthouse]<br>60 W Broad Street<br> Bridgeton, NJ 08302<br> Phone: 856.451.8000&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has land records from 1800’s <br>and immigration records 1840-1989; <br>Co Surrogate has probate records; <br>Dissolution Office has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, New Jersey page 464, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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=== Parent County  ===
 
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== History  ==
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*1748, formed from [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County  
 
*1748, formed from [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County  
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*1892, part of Landis twp. to [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.
 
*1892, part of Landis twp. to [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.
  
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== Cumberland County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources ==
  
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[[Image:Njcumberland.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Njcumberland.jpg]]
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible ====
  
[[Atlantic County, New Jersey|Atlantic]] | [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] | [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] | [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]]
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===== '''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:  
 
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:  
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In addition, copies of the original wills, administrations, inventories, and guardianships sent to Trenton since 1901 can be ordered from:  
 
In addition, copies of the original wills, administrations, inventories, and guardianships sent to Trenton since 1901 can be ordered from:  
  
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[http://www.answers.com/topic/new-jersey-superior-court Clerk of the Superior Court]<br>Records Information Center<br>P.O. Box 967<br>Trenton, NJ 08625-0967<br>Phone: (609) 292-4978<br>Fax: (609) 777-0094<br>  
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The County Clerk has land records from 1800’s and immigration records 1840-1989. County Surrogate has probate records. Dissolution Office has divorce records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, New Jersey page 464, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Vineland New Jersey Family History Center]]
 
*[[Vineland New Jersey Family History Center]]
  
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== Cumberland 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|New+Jersey%2C+Cumberland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|New+Jersey%2C+Cumberland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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[[Atlantic County, New Jersey|Atlantic]] | [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] | [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] | [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]]
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Cumberland 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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Cumberland County, New Jersey
Map
Map of New Jersey highlighting Cumberland County
Location in the state of New Jersey
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Jersey
Location of New Jersey in the U.S.
Facts
Founded  , 1748
County Seat Bridgeton
Courthouse
Cumberland County Courthouse NJ.jpg
Address Cumberland County Courthouse
60 W Broad Street
Bridgeton, NJ 08302
Phone: (856) 451-8000
Cumberland County Website

Contents

Cumberland County, New Jersey Historical Facts

Parent County

  • 1748, formed from Salem County
  • 1763, boundary clarified with Salem County
  • 1822, Cape May County boundary clarified and water boundary defined
  • 1844, part of Maurice River twp. to Cape May County's Upper twp. and returned in 1845
  • 1846, water boundary further clarified
  • 1867, Pittsgrove twp. from Salem County and returned in 1868
  • 1878, part of Maurice twp. to Cape May County's Upper twp.
  • 1891, part of Maurice River twp. to Cape May County's Dennis twp.
  • 1892, part of Landis twp. to Gloucester County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Cumberland County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources

Njcumberland.jpg

Bible

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

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 Records

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

The County Clerk has land records from 1800’s and immigration records 1840-1989. County Surrogate has probate records. Dissolution Office has divorce records. [1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Cumberland 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

Cumberland County, New Jersey Places

Neighboring Counties

Atlantic | Cape May | Gloucester | Salem

Cumberland County, New Jersey Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, New Jersey page 464, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.