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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Jersey Genealogy|New Jersey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Warren County'''  
  
'''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 ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' 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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| founded date = November 20
 
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| seat wl = Belvidere
 
| seat wl = Belvidere
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| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br>165 County Rd<br>519 South  
 
| building address = Warren County Courthouse<br>165 County Rd<br>519 South  
 
Belvidere, NJ 07823<br>Phone: (908) 475-6211<br>[http://www.co.warren.nj.us/ Warren County Website]}}  
 
Belvidere, NJ 07823<br>Phone: (908) 475-6211<br>[http://www.co.warren.nj.us/ Warren County Website]}}  
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== Warren County, New Jersey Historical Facts  ==
 
== Warren County, New Jersey Historical Facts  ==
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A Moravian settlement was established at Hope by 1769.<ref>"A Forgotten Moravian Settlement in New Jersey," ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 37 (1913):248-252. For free online access, see [http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:Historical_Society_of_Pennsylvania._Pennsylvania_Magazine_of_History_and_Biography WeRelate].</ref>  
 
A Moravian settlement was established at Hope by 1769.<ref>"A Forgotten Moravian Settlement in New Jersey," ''The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography,'' Vol. 37 (1913):248-252. For free online access, see [http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Source:Historical_Society_of_Pennsylvania._Pennsylvania_Magazine_of_History_and_Biography WeRelate].</ref>  
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=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
  
Created 20 November 1824, from [[Sussex County, New Jersey|Sussex]] County. <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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Created 20 November 1824, from [[Sussex County, New Jersey Genealogy|Sussex]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=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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For animated maps illustrating New Jersey county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/newjersey/ "Rotating Formation New Jersey County Boundary Maps"] (1683-1928) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
== Warren County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources ==
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=== Record Loss ===
  
==== Bible ====
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For a list of record loss in New Jersey counties see: [http://www.familytree101.com/newjersey/nj-counties.html#courthouse New Jersey Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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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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[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>  
 
[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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[http://www.co.warren.nj.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>165 County Rd; 519 South<br>Belvidere, NJ 07823<br>Phone: (908) 475-6211<br><br>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. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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.co.warren.nj.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>165 County Rd; 519 South<br>Belvidere, NJ 07823<br>Phone: (908) 475-6211<br><br>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. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren 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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== Warren County, New Jersey Web Sites  ==
 
== 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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Warren County, New Jersey ancestry, family history, and genealogy 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
Map
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

Local histories are available for New Jersey counties. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section New Jersey Local Histories.


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

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating New Jersey county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation New Jersey County Boundary Maps" (1683-1928) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in New Jersey counties see: New Jersey Counties with Burned Courthouses

Warren County, New Jersey Genealogical Resources

Bible

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about denominations, view the New Jersey Church Records wiki page.


Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for New Jersey counties. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section New Jersey Local Histories.


Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See New Jersey Land and Property for information about New Jersey Proprietary land records. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.


Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, New Jersey Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Occupations

Periodicals

Poorhouse, Almshouse

Probate

Probate records created after 1852 are held by the Warren County, New Jersey Genealogy Probate Court. From 1797 or the creation of the county, probate records were held by the Court of Common Pleas. Most counties transferred all records to the Probate Court, but in some circumstances, Court of Common Pleas records should be searched for records prior to 1852. Most records are housed at the Warren County, New Jersey Genealogy Courthouse. Some records are on microfilm at the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Family History Library. For more complete information about the location of county probate records see:

See the wiki page New Jersey Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (1867-1908 only).

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]

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Museums
Societies
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Schools

Taxation

New Jersey tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information see the wiki page New Jersey Taxation.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. United States Vital Records has additional research guidance on researching and using vital records. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the New Jersey Vital Records State Department of Health or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred. Original marriage records are usually held at the county Bureau of Vital Statistics.


Warren County, New Jersey Web Sites

Warren County, New Jersey Neighboring Counties

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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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