Welcome to Genealogy Trails!

Hudson County
New Jersey
Genealogy and History

Finding Ancestors wherever their trails led

 

Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
Our goal at Genealogy Trails is to transcribe and post genealogical source data so that family researchers can track their ancestors through time, throughout the country.

This New Jersey Genealogy Trails website is available for adoption. If you are interested in hosting this county website, or any other site for us, view our
Volunteer Information page andemail Nancy.
(A desire to transcribe data and basic webpage-making skills are required)

divider

Help this site grow by submitting YOUR families' data. Contact Nancy to submit your ancestors' data for inclusion on this website.

Join our mailing lists for researchers looking to connect and share information. You never know who you might meet and what family data they may share with you -- it could start a whole new branch of the family!
We also use the mailing lists to announce our website updates.

Remember to look around
at the other states and consider donating your source information -- every little bit helps someone.

divider

We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for you.
All data we come across will be added to this site. We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site.
divider

 



map

The county seat is Jersey City.


Surrounding Counties:

Bergen County, New Jersey - north
New York County, New York - east
Essex County, New Jersey - west
Union County, New Jersey - west
Richmond County, New York - south


Our
New Jersey State Site
Visit our NJ state site



Hudson County lies several hundred feet from the western shore of Ellis and Liberty Islands, and has always been a gateway for many immigrants to the United States. Both Ellis Island and Liberty Island lie entirely within Hudson County's waters, which extend to the New York state line at the middle of the Hudson River. Liberty Island is wholly part of New York. Ellis Island is jointly administered by the states of New Jersey and New York. Nine-tenths of its land is technically part of Hudson County, with the remainder being part of New York.

Hudson County is also recognized as one of the Northeast's major transportation and industrial hubs

Cities
Bayonne (city)
East Newark (borough)
Guttenberg (town)
Harrison (town)
Hoboken (city)
Jersey City (city)
Kearny (town)
Secaucus (town)
Union City (city)
West New York (town).

Townships
North Bergen
Weehawken

 

Online Data

Newspaper Data

Wills

Marriages

Obituaries

Census Data

Poor House 

Biographies

Historical Pictures

The Christian Home for Orphan Children

Births

Military Data

Cemeteries

Deaths

History

 

 Site Updates

  • October 2014: The Christian Home for Orphan Children, Jersey City, New Jersey - Written and Contributed by John Sharp
  • May 2014: Military: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Rhonda Hill
  • August 2013: Obit: CHARLES BELL CONVERSE - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
  • May 2013: Bios: AMOS E. WALTHER - Transcribed By Joanne Scobee Morgan; DE WITT Charles E, Duluth - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
  • Nov 2012: Obits - Peter Bogart, Robert Bumsted
  • Oct 2012: Bio - MURPHY, Franklin - Transcribed by Richard Ramos
  • Sep 2011: WERNEKEN, Frank Stevens Bio - Contributed by Christine Walters
  • May 2011: Death Notice:  Mrs. Rose Bridges - Contributed by Dale Donlon
  • Nov 2010: CUINET bio
  • June 2010: KEARNEY and DUPONT bio; Picture of Hoboken Public School
  • Apr 2010: BRADLEY obit; Misc. news item for HALL



Visit our National Site



Copyright © Genealogy Trails
All data on this website is Copyright by Genealogy Trails with full rights reserved for original submitters.

Join our Mailing Lists to be notified when this website and our other Northeastern State websites are updated.



Welcome Visitor #

Since 12 November 2006