Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Passaic New Jersey)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{New Jersey-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[New Jersey|New Jersey]] > Passaic County''  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Jersey|New Jersey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Passaic County'''
 +
 
 +
{{New Jersey-stub}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Courthouse]<br>401 Grand St #130; <br>Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone 973.225.3632&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1947, <br>court records from 1900 and land records; <br>County Surrogate has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Passaic County, New Jersey page 465, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
+
[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Courthouse]<br>401 Grand St #130; <br>Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone 973.225.3632&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1947, <br>court records from 1900 and land records; <br>County Surrogate has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Passaic County, New Jersey page 465, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 9: Line 11:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*1837, created from [[Bergen County, New Jersey|Bergen]] and [[Essex County, New Jersey|Essex]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
+
*1837, created from [[Bergen County, New Jersey|Bergen]] and [[Essex County, New Jersey|Essex]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 38: Line 40:
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/cty_cem_other.htm Cemeteries Outside of Passaic County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/cty_cem_other.htm Cemeteries Outside of Passaic County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/acquackanonk_lots.htm Acquackanonk] - Old First Reformed Cemetery Plot Owners, 1850 - 1864  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/acquackanonk_lots.htm Acquackanonk] - Old First Reformed Cemetery Plot Owners, 1850 - 1864  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/manning_ave_cemetery.htm Butler] - Manning Avenue Cemetery - (Adobe PDF) - Manning Ave. Cemetery Map
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/manning_ave_cemetery.htm Butler] - Manning Avenue Cemetery - (Adobe PDF) - Manning Ave. Cemetery Map  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/canfield_doremus_cem.htm Cedar Grove] - Cedar Grove Cemetery (CANFIELD-DOREMUS)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/canfield_doremus_cem.htm Cedar Grove] - Cedar Grove Cemetery (CANFIELD-DOREMUS)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/jewish_cem.htm Clifton] - Centerville Cemetery, (Jewish)  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/jewish_cem.htm Clifton] - Centerville Cemetery, (Jewish)  
Line 68: Line 70:
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:
+
Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:  
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/belleville_reformed.htm Revolutionary Soldiers buried in the rear of Belleville Reformed Church], Belleville, New Jersey
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/cem/belleville_reformed.htm Revolutionary Soldiers buried in the rear of Belleville Reformed Church], Belleville, New Jersey  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/soldiers_mon.htm Passaic County Soldiers and Saiilors Monument]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/soldiers_mon.htm Passaic County Soldiers and Saiilors Monument]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/soldiers_dir.htm Passaic County Soldiers for the Union]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/soldiers_dir.htm Passaic County Soldiers for the Union]  
*Jerseymen for the Union, Passaic City Volunteers: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_a_h.htm A-H], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_i_r.htm I-R], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_s_z.htm S-Z]
+
*Jerseymen for the Union, Passaic City Volunteers: [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_a_h.htm A-H], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_i_r.htm I-R], [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/jerseymen_s_z.htm S-Z]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/barbour_mill_vets.htm Paterson: WW1 Veterans of the Barbour Flax Spinning Co. 1918]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/barbour_mill_vets.htm Paterson: WW1 Veterans of the Barbour Flax Spinning Co. 1918]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/totowa_vet_mem.htm Totowa Borough Veterans Memorial]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/totowa_vet_mem.htm Totowa Borough Veterans Memorial]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/wayne_vet_mem.htm Wayne Township Veterans Memorial]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/mil/wayne_vet_mem.htm Wayne Township Veterans Memorial]
  
Line 90: Line 92:
 
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:  
  
:Clerk of the Superior Court<br>
+
:Clerk of the Superior Court<br>  
:Records Information Center<br>
+
:Records Information Center<br>  
:P.O. Box 967<br>
+
:P.O. Box 967<br>  
:Trenton, NJ 08625-0967<br>
+
:Trenton, NJ 08625-0967<br>  
:Telephone: 609-292-4978<br>
+
:Telephone: 609-292-4978<br>  
:Fax: 609-777-0094<br>
+
:Fax: 609-777-0094<br>  
 
:Internet: http://www.answers.com/topic/new-jersey-superior-court
 
:Internet: http://www.answers.com/topic/new-jersey-superior-court
  
Line 126: Line 128:
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
 
  
 
===== Bible Records  =====
 
===== Bible Records  =====
Line 149: Line 149:
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/post_speer_bible_rec.htm POST / SPEAR Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/post_speer_bible_rec.htm POST / SPEAR Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/pulis_bible_rec.htm PULIS Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/pulis_bible_rec.htm PULIS Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/romaine_bible_rec.htm ROMAINE Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/romaine_bible_rec.htm ROMAINE Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/rose_bible_rec.htm ROSE Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/rose_bible_rec.htm ROSE Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/slingerland_bible_rec.htm SLINGERLAND Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/slingerland_bible_rec.htm SLINGERLAND Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/smith_hophni_bible_rec.htm SMITH (Hophni) Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/smith_hophni_bible_rec.htm SMITH (Hophni) Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/smith_john_bible_rec.htm SMITH (John) Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/smith_john_bible_rec.htm SMITH (John) Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/speer_hindle_bible_rec.htm SPEAR / HINDLE Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/speer_hindle_bible_rec.htm SPEAR / HINDLE Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/stanley_bible_rec.htm STANLEY Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/stanley_bible_rec.htm STANLEY Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/storm_bible_rec.htm STORM Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/storm_bible_rec.htm STORM Family Bible Records]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/van_blarcom_bible_rec.htm VAN BLARCOM Family Bible Records]
+
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/van_blarcom_bible_rec.htm VAN BLARCOM Family Bible Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/zabriskie_bible_rec.htm ZABRISKIE Family Bible Records]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/bib/zabriskie_bible_rec.htm ZABRISKIE Family Bible Records]
  
Line 183: Line 183:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
+
<references />  
  
 
{{New Jersey|New Jersey}}  
 
{{New Jersey|New Jersey}}  
  
 
[[Category:Passaic_County,_New_Jersey]]
 
[[Category:Passaic_County,_New_Jersey]]

Revision as of 00:51, 16 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png New Jersey Gotoarrow.png Passaic County

Contents

County Courthouse

Passaic County Courthouse
401 Grand St #130;
Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone 973.225.3632 

County Clerk has divorce records from 1947,
court records from 1900 and land records;
County Surrogate has probate records[1]

History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

  • 1907, part back to Essex County.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Bergen | Essex | Morris | Sussex | New York counties: Orange | Rockland

Resources

Cemeteries

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Church

Directories

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Newspapers

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
Telephone: 609-292-4978
Fax: 609-777-0094
Internet: http://www.answers.com/topic/new-jersey-superior-court

Schools and Associations

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Taxation

Vital Records

Bible Records

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Passaic County, New Jersey page 465, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.