Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogy

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'''Passaic 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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'''Passaic 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
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*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;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>
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*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;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>
  
 
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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:  
  
[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
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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  
  
 
==== Schools and Associations  ====
 
==== Schools and Associations  ====

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Passaic 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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Passaic County, New Jersey
Map
Map of New Jersey highlighting Passaic 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 February 7, 1837
County Seat Paterson
Courthouse
[[Image: |center|200px]]
Address Passaic County Courthouse
401 Grand St #130

Paterson, NJ 07505
Phone: (973) 225-3632
Passaic County Website

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
Phone: (609) 292-4978
Fax: (609) 777-0094

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, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.