Passaic County, New Jersey

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| building address = Passaic County Courthouse<br>401 Grand St #130<br>  
 
| building address = Passaic County Courthouse<br>401 Grand St #130<br>  
 
Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone: (973) 225-3632<br>[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Website]}}  
 
Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone: (973) 225-3632<br>[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Website]}}  
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=== 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;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;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  ===
 
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*1907, part back to [[Essex County, New Jersey|Essex]] County.
 
*1907, part back to [[Essex County, New Jersey|Essex]] County.
  
=== Record Loss ===
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== Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources  ==
 
== Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/dir/pass_city_dir_hold.htm Passaic County Directory Holdings]&nbsp;( for assistance with any item in this list contact them though their email: [mailto:info@lambertcastle.org info@lambertcastle.org]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/dir/pass_city_dir_hold.htm Passaic County Directory Holdings]&nbsp;( for assistance with any item in this list contact them though their email: [mailto:info@lambertcastle.org info@lambertcastle.org]
  
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*[http://newjersey.hometownlocator.com/maps/countymap,cfips,031,c,passaic.cfm Outline of Passaic County over Google Map]&nbsp; -- Home Town Locator
 
*[http://newjersey.hometownlocator.com/maps/countymap,cfips,031,c,passaic.cfm Outline of Passaic County over Google Map]&nbsp; -- Home Town Locator
  
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*[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]
  
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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  
 
[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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===== Courthouse =====
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[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Courthouse]<br>401 Grand St #130<br>Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone: (973) 225-3632<br><br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1947, court records from 1900 and land records. 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>
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[http://www.passaiccountynj.org/ Passaic County Courthouse]<br>401 Grand St #130<br>Paterson, NJ 07505<br>Phone: (973) 225-3632<br><br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1947, court records from 1900 and land records. 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>  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Passaic New Jersey Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Passaic New Jersey Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Paterson New Jersey Family History Center]]
 
*[[Paterson New Jersey Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.lambertcastle.org/ The Passaic County Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.lambertcastle.org/ The Passaic County Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/ The Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njpchsgc/ The Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club]
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== Passaic County, New Jersey Web Sites  ==
 
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== Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogy References  ==
 
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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
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Location in the state of New Jersey
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Facts
Founded February 7, 1837
County Seat Paterson
Courthouse
Address Passaic County Courthouse
401 Grand St #130

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

Contents

Passaic County, New Jersey Historical Facts

Parent County

Boundary Changes

  • 1907, part back to Essex County.

Record Loss

Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources

Bible

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Cemeteries

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political. or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

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

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]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Courtesy of the Passaic County Historical Society Genealogy Club:

Taxation

Vital Records

Passaic County, New Jersey Web Sites

Passaic County, New Jersey Places

Neighboring Counties


Passaic County, New Jersey Genealogy References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].