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County Birth and Burial Records


The collections included in this page represent a sample of potential local records documenting births of children of slaves and veterans' burials. Additional records may be available at county offices.

Consult the Department of Health page linked below for post-1848 birth and death records filed at the state level.

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


See also: Department of Health - Bureau of Vital Statistics (Birth, Marriage and Death Records)


Series:
Bergen County
Clerk's Office
Record of Burials of Indigent Soldiers, 1885-1907
Control #:
CBECL001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Burials are almost exclusively of Civil War soldiers.

Series:
Bergen County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1804-1846
Control #:
CBECL004
Format:
0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Burlington County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1804-1826
Control #:
CBUCL001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (15 items)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Essex County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1804-1843
Control #:
CESCL002
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.); 0.33 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Hunterdon County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1804-1835
Control #:
CHNCL004
Format:
1.75 c.f. (4 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alpha. by slave owner's name
Notes:
Guide includes various name indexes including by given name of child, surname of child, given name of mother, etc.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Middlesex County
Clerk's Office
Record of Slave Births, 1804-1844
Control #:
CMICL010
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Salem County
Clerk's Office
Slave Manumissions and Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1800-1841
Control #:
CSACL007
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Somerset County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1805-1830
Control #:
CSOCL003
Format:
0.05 c.f. (5 items); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Somerset County
Clerk's Office
Birth/Death Record and Burial/Transit Permit Stubs, 1872-1879
Control #:
CSOCL004
Format:
0.05 c.f. (3 folders); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Death record stubs are for Raritan Township; birth record stubs are for Somerville and Bridgewater Township.

Series:
Sussex County
Clerk's Office
Birth Certificates of Children of Slaves, 1801-1835
Control #:
CSUCL003
Format:
0.15 c.f. (15 items); 0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by slave owner
Notes:
Original records cover 1806-1821; film covers 1801-1835.

Series:
Union County
Clerk's Office
County Physician's Death Certificates and Precepts, 1874-1884
Control #:
CUNCL005
Format:
0.75 c.f. (2 boxes); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological


~ The collections listed on this page represent 3.05 c.f. of paper records and 6.33 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


This page last updated 05/17/2006