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Atlantic County - Surrogate's Office


Atlantic County was formed from Gloucester County on 7 February 1837. Consult the Gloucester County page linked below for pre-1837 records.

Consult the Secretary of State page linked below for original estate records for the 1660s-1900 period.

The State Archives' holdings vary from county to county. Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about our accessioning guidelines.


See also:

Gloucester County - Surrogate's Office

Secretary of State - Genealogical and Colonial Records (including state censuses)


Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Index to Dockets, 1915-1974
Control #:
CATSU001
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By surname first letter, then chrono.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Orphans Court Minutes, 1837-1922
Control #:
CATSU002
Format:
8 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Will Books, 1837-1922
Control #:
CATSU003
Format:
13 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by probate date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Administration and Guardianship, Volume A, 1837-1927
Control #:
CATSU004
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Administration Bonds, 1878-1922
Control #:
CATSU005
Format:
5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Guardians' Inventories, Volume A, 1838-1958
Control #:
CATSU006
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by date proved
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Bounds and Divisions of Estates, Volume A, 1838-1916
Control #:
CATSU007
Format:
0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Record of Inheritance Tax, Volume 1, 1892-1901
Control #:
CATSU008
Format:
0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Sundry Records, 1871-1903
Control #:
CATSU009
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Atlantic County
Surrogate's Office
Estate Indexes, 1837-1920
Control #:
CATSU010
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By surname first letter, then chrono.
Notes:
Includes estates of minors and wards.
Finding Aid:
Click here!


~ The collections listed on this page represent 34 reels of microfilm ~


To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Atlantic County Surrogate's Office, 1201 Bacharach Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401, tel. 609-343-2341 or 609-645-5802, website: www.aclink.org/surrogate


This page last updated 04/22/2013