Difference between revisions of "Cape May County, New Jersey Genealogy"

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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 [http://www.cmclibrary.org/Default.asp Cape May County Library]
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 Cape County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society
  
Greater Cape May Historical Society
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[http://www.cmclibrary.org/Default.asp  Cape May County Library]
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[http://www.capemayhistory.org/  Greater Cape May Historical Society]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 14:27, 12 October 2008

United States  > New Jersey > Cape May County

County Courthouse

 Cape May County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Boundary Changes

1685, court set up; 1692, county given boundaries in West Jersey; 1694, boundaries changed to transfer Great Egg Harbor area to Gloucester County; 1710, boundary changed; 1822, boundary with Cumberland County clarified; 1844, part of Cumberland County added; 1845, 1844 part of Cumberland County returned; 1846, coastal boundary established; 1878, part of Maurice River twp., Cumberland Co., added to Upper twp., Cape May County; 1891, part of Maurice River twp., Cumberland Co., added to Dennis twp., Cape May Co.; 1906, coastal boundary established.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

 Cape County Historical Museum and Genealogical Society

 Cape May County Library

 Greater Cape May Historical Society

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

References