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Essex County
New Jersey
Genealogy and History

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wherever their trails led

 

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Essex County is the second most densely populated county in the state



County Seat is Newark

ONLINE DATA

BIOGRAPHIES 

BIRTHS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

 MILITARY

NEWSPAPER DATA

OBITUARIES

 WILLS


Recent Website Updates:

July 2015:
Harrison and Mitchell Marriage Records (Early Marriage Records)
Harrison Burials at Bloomfield and Orange NJ
Obit: Dennis W. Zilinski


June 2015: Marriages: Early Marriage Records, Death Notice: Jacob Kent, Wills: Crane and Scudder Wills From Original Documents in Office of Secretary of State, Trenton, N.J.


February 2015: Bio: Lily Hardy Hammond - transcribed by Kim Mohler
November 2014:Misc News: Mrs. Graham and brother John Coleman Reunited - Transcribed by D. Donlon;Obit: John Christopher Wilmerdine - Transcribed by D. Donlon; Bio: Calvin Rutan- Transcribed by: Shannon Thomas; Misc News: 265 Children Confirmed by Bishop Corrigan
May 2014: Bio: OLIVER, Joseph N - transcribed by Kim Mohler; Military: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Vicki Bryan
April 2014: News-Crimes: "Fiddler" Smith Commits Double Murder; Marriage Notice: WELLSTOOD-BARNARD - Transcribed by Jim Dezotell
August 2013: Obit: WILLIAM HAIGHT CHENEY, JOHN MILTON RAND, CHARLES ALBERT SAVAGE, THOMAS BALL, ELWYN GOODALL HOVEY, EDWARD ADDISON LAWRENCE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
May 2013: Obit: John Hopkins Worcester, Jr., D.D - transcribed by Kim Mohler; Obit: Eleanor (Pfeiffer) Green - transcribed FOFG



Municipalities within County

Belleville (township)
Bloomfield (township)
Caldwell (borough)
Cedar Grove (township)
East Orange (city)
Essex Fells (borough)
Fairfield (township)
Glen Ridge (borough)
Irvington (township)
Livingston (township)
Maplewood (township)

Millburn (township)
Montclair (township)
Newark (city)
North Caldwell (borough)
Nutley (township)
Orange (city)
Roseland (borough)
South Orange (village)
Verona (township)
West Caldwell (township)
West Orange (township)


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Surrounding Counties:

Passaic County - north
Bergen County - east
Hudson County - east
Union County - south
Morris County - west


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