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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*1748, formed from [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County
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*1748, formed from [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County  
*1763, boundary clarified with [[Salem_County,_New_Jersey|Salem]] County
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*1763, boundary clarified with [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County  
*1822, [[Cape_May_County,_New_Jersey|Cape May]] County boundary clarified and water boundary defined
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*1822, [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] County boundary clarified and water boundary defined  
*1844, part of Maurice River twp. to [[Cape_May_County,_New_Jersey|Cape May]] County's Upper twp. and returned in 1845
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*1844, part of Maurice River twp. to [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] County's Upper twp. and returned in 1845  
*1846, water boundary further clarified
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*1846, water boundary further clarified  
*1867, Pittsgrove twp. from [[Salem_County,_New_Jersey|Salem]] County and returned in 1868
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*1867, Pittsgrove twp. from [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]] County and returned in 1868  
*1878, part of Maurice twp. to [[Cape_May_County,_New_Jersey|Cape May]] County's Upper twp.
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*1878, part of Maurice twp. to [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] County's Upper twp.  
*1891, part of Maurice River twp. to [[Cape_May_County,_New_Jersey|Cape May]] County's Dennis twp.
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*1891, part of Maurice River twp. to [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] County's Dennis twp.  
*1892, part of Landis twp. to [[Gloucester_County,_New_Jersey|Gloucester]] County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.
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*1892, part of Landis twp. to [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Atlantic County, New Jersey|Atlantic]] | [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] | [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] | [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]]
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[[Atlantic County, New Jersey|Atlantic]] | [[Cape May County, New Jersey|Cape May]] | [[Gloucester County, New Jersey|Gloucester]] | [[Salem County, New Jersey|Salem]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 03:27, 26 August 2010

Template:New Jersey-stubUnited States  > New Jersey > Cumberland County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1748, formed from Salem County
  • 1763, boundary clarified with Salem County
  • 1822, Cape May County boundary clarified and water boundary defined
  • 1844, part of Maurice River twp. to Cape May County's Upper twp. and returned in 1845
  • 1846, water boundary further clarified
  • 1867, Pittsgrove twp. from Salem County and returned in 1868
  • 1878, part of Maurice twp. to Cape May County's Upper twp.
  • 1891, part of Maurice River twp. to Cape May County's Dennis twp.
  • 1892, part of Landis twp. to Gloucester County's Franklin twp. and returned in 1897.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Atlantic | Cape May | Gloucester | Salem

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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