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Burlington County
New Jersey
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Formed in 1694

County Seat:
Mount Holly

The county seat originally was in Burlington, but as population moved away from the Delaware River, a more central location was needed
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Surrounding Counties:
Mercer County, NJ - north
Monmouth County, NJ - northeast
Ocean County,NJ - east
Atlantic County, NJ - south
Philadelphia County, Penn. - west
Camden County, NJ - west
Bucks County, Penn. - northwest

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County Townships

Bass River Township
 Bordentown Township
Burlington Township
Chesterfield Township
Cinnaminson Township
Delanco Township
Delran Township
Eastampton Township
Edgewater Park Township
Evesham Township
Florence Township
Hainesport Township
Lumberton Township
Mansfield Township
Maple Shade Township

Medford Township
Moorestown Township
Mount Holly Township
Mount Laurel Township
New Hanover Township
North Hanover Township
Pemberton Township
Riverside Township
Shamong Township
Southampton Township
Springfield Township
Tabernacle Township
Washington Township
Westampton Township
Willingboro Township
Woodland Township

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Municipalities within County

Beverly (city)
Bordentown (city)
Burlington (city)
Browns Mills
Country Lake Estates
Marlton CDP
Fieldsboro (borough)
Florence-Roebling
Medford Lakes (borough)
Moorestown-Lenola

Ramblewood
Fort Dix (part)
McGuire Air Force Base (part)
Palmyra (borough)
Pemberton Heights
Presidential Lakes Estates
Pemberton (borough)
Riverton (borough)
Leisuretowne
Wrightstown (borough)


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Recent Website Updates:

December 2014: Obit: Elizabeth (Walder) Burmeister - Contributed by Ken Wright
October 2014: Obit: James Lawrence
May 2014: Military: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Sandra Stutzman

June 2013: Bio: RICHARD H. PAGE - Transcribed by Marilyn Clark
; Obit: ALLINSON, DAVID; BEATTY, JOHN - Transcribed by Kim Mohler.
May: 2013: Bio: WILLIAM J. MILLIGAN - Transcribed by Renae Capitanio;
Early Settlement of the County - Transcribed by: Helen Coughlin; GEORGE W. H. CALVER, M.D, CHRISTIAN DICK, HOWARD FLANDERS, JOHN KALE, WILLIAM F. THACHER - Transcribed by Shelia Baker; CLINTON MENDENHALL, JOHN SCHEIMREIF, PETER HAFNER , WILLIAM H. KENSINGER, M.D, RICHARD H. HANSELL, WALTER ALMER BARROWS, JOHN CUTTS BARTLETT - Transcribed by Sandra Stutzman; Obit: Mrs. Rachel Helme; Obits: Edgar Allen, A. S. Doughty, Mrs. Morris H. Keller, William P. Melcher, Stacy Mills, Thomas Phillips, Rachel M. Powell, Sarah Reed, Reuben H. Schoetz - transcribed by FoFG mz; Marriages: Hunter - McGovern, Kelly - Armitage, Measey - Martin, Roe - Gifford, Satterthwait - Bruere, Spencer - Lang, Troxell - Bailey - transcribed by FoFG mz
; Bios: GEORGE BIRKHEAD, ALBERT HANSELL, HON. ROBERT BARCLAY ENGLE, ALEXANDER M. SMALL, M.D, GEORGE W. SMITH, ALFRED C. HAINES, M.D, WILLETT W. WHITEHEAD, M.D, EUGENIA PEARCE WHITEHEAD, M.D, JOHN BROOMHEAD - Transcribed by Kim Mohler


News-Crime:
Peter Stretch Home Robbed

Feb-Mar 2013
Bios: AMOS GIBBS, ADDISON WILLIAMS TAYLOR, NATHANIEL M. DUDLEY, SAMUEL CALEY, ELSWORTH HOLEMAN, JESSE STEALMAN ADAMS, GEORGE A. ALLINSON, WALTER E. DOBBINS, GEORGE BROCK, CHARLES BISPHAM BALLINGER
, NATHAN LIPPINCOTT, JOHN C. PETTIT - Transcribed by Carol LaRue

Nov-Dec 2012
Bios: William Atkinson Townsend, Charles Harmer, Harry B. Ford, George W. Bryan
, WILLIAM PALMER MELCHER, GEORGE W. ANTHONY, ALFRED PLATT, ELISHA ROBERTS, JOHN G. WHITEHEAD, JOHN BISHOP, EDWARD B. JONES, JOHN T. MORRELL, GEORGE GILBERT, JOSEPH POWELL

Oct 2012: Bio: Horace Greeley Brown - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
Feb 2012: Bio -
BROWN, Charles Swing - Transcribed by Charlotte Slater
Oct 2011: Bio - Allison, Burgess - Transcribed by Therman Kellar
Sep 2011:
STEPHENSON, Frank T. F Bio
Nov 2010: DUNLAP bio


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