Welcome to
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:


November 2017
Misc News: Search for Abigal Foster - Contributed by Heather Holly
Jan. 1891, Dec. 1891 Community News and Local Gossip
Dec. 1891 Springfield Community News
Marriage Notice: Cox-Stiles
Obits: George R. Drew, Mrs. Susan B. Marsh, Henry Kent, Patrick Bulingham, Henry W. Teller





Past Updates



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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