Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships.
See New Jersey Land and Property for information about New Jersey Proprietary land records.
After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed. Service men in Essex County, New Jersey Genealogy served in various regiments.
There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties.
For more information see the wiki page New Jersey Taxation.
For general information about denominations, view the New Jersey Church Records wiki page.
Local histories are available for New Jersey counties.Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county.Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Essex County, New Jersey Genealogy: Probate records created after 1852 are held by the Essex County, New Jersey Genealogy Probate Court.The records are available for public inspection between a.m. By law, staff cannot conduct a title search, although upon request, the staff will familiarize the public with the indexing method and demonstrate how to use the books." Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites.In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.Step 1: Go to the "Surrogate's docket index 1700-1972" under "New Jersey, Probate Records, 1678-1980" selecting the volume that includes the start of the family name you are looking for.