American County Histories: New Jersey

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Searchable full-text collection of volumes of New Jersey county histories, including: History of Atlantic City and County… (1889); History of Bergen and Passaic Counties… (1882); History of Burlington and Mercer Counties… (1883); History of Camden County (1886); History of Cape May County… (1897); History of Essex and Hudson Counties… (1884); History of the Counties of Gloucester, Salem, and Cumberland… (1883); History of Hunterdon and Somerset Counties… (1881); History of Monmouth County… (1885); History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties… (1890); History of Morris County… (1882); History of Sussex and Warren Counties… (James P. Snell, 1881); History of Union and Middlesex Counties… (1882). Many include biographical and genealogical information. Searches can be limited by county. Tables of contents of each volume can be accessed by selected "Browse the Archives."


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Dates covered

Original volumes were published in the late nineteenth century, but most cover the history of New Jersey—and then the relevant county—from the 1600s onward.

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