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Union County - Surrogate's Office


Union County was formed from the southern portion of old Essex County on 19 March 1857. Consult the Essex County page linked below for pre-1857 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: Essex County - Surrogate's Office
Secretary of State - Genealogical and Colonial Records (including state censuses)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Administration Bonds, 1879-1901
Control #:
CUNSU001
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)
Notes:
This series is continued from Administration and Guardian Bonds.

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Assignees, 1884-1910
Control #:
CUNSU002
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Special Bonds, 1896-1931
Control #:
CUNSU003
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Applications for Administration, 1878-1902
Control #:
CUNSU004
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Record of Administrations and Guardianships, 1857-1894
Control #:
CUNSU005
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
Record of Guardianships is continued as a separate series in 1894.

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Administration and Guardian Bonds, 1861-1878
Control #:
CUNSU006
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)
Notes:
This filing is split into two series in 1879

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Record of Guardianships, 1894-1925
Control #:
CUNSU007
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
This series is continued from Record of Administrations and Guardianships.

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Guardian Bonds, 1879-1909
Control #:
CUNSU008
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Notes:
This series is continued from Administration and Guardianship Bonds.

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Orphans Court Records, 1857-1902
Control #:
CUNSU009
Format:
5 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Releases, 1858-1915
Control #:
CUNSU010
Format:
10 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Renunciations, 1871-1903
Control #:
CUNSU011
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Surrogate's Dockets, 1854-1900 and Indexes, 1857-1949
Control #:
CUNSU012
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Orders, 1890
Control #:
CUNSU013
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Unrecorded Estate Papers [Loose], 1857-1900
Control #:
CUNSU014
Format:
104 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Will Books, 1854-1911
Control #:
CUNSU015
Format:
14 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Applications for Probate of Wills, 1878-1901
Control #:
CUNSU016
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Union County
Surrogate's Office
Adoptions, 1885-1918
Control #:
CUNSU017
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)


~ The collections listed on this page represent 158 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:

Union County Surrogate's Office, Courthouse, 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07207, tel. 908-527-4280, website: www.ucnj.org/surrogate


This page last updated 04/23/2013