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Morris County
New Jersey
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ONLINE DATA

Biographies

Census

 County Records

Marriage Records

Marriages

Military

Newspaper Data

Obituaries

MISCELLANEOUS DATA (listed under County Records):
Browse the Chester Township (Moorestown) Minute Book - Town Records starting from 1692

OR jump to these lists:

Constables - 1694-1744
Residents Fined in 1693 for not repairing roads
Cattle Ear Marks
Overseers of the Poor - 1702-1744
Assessors/Collectors - 1717 - 1744

Recent Website Updates:

March 2015: Obit: Joseph G. Nemeth - Submitted by: Kathleen Smith; Obit: Alexander Wurts
June 2014: Bio: Edwin J. Ross, John M. Baldwin - Submitted by Denise Burge
May 2014: 1883 Pensioners List - transcribed by Vicki Bryan
February 2014: Obit: William Hosking - Contributed by Janice Brazil
August 2013: Obit: LINUS ALMON GOULD - Transcribed by Kim Mohler
May 2013: Bio: BLEECKER George M - Transcribed by Rhonda Hill; News-Crime: Men Executed
Nov-Dec 2012: OBITS: Henry I. Brown, David Carmichael, Stephen Halsey, Rebekah Whitehead; MARRIAGES: Baldwin - Ball, Collard - Van Duyne, Copp - Johnson, Dellicker - Stephens, Ford - Tuttle, Lindsley - Bryant, Pierson - Ayres, Price - Force, Sherman - Ludlow, White - Lindsly, Williams - Ford; MARRIAGE RECORDS OF THE FIRST CHURCH OF HANOVER, MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.
July 2012: Obituary - Jean Dalrymple Archer - Submitted by Kathleen Smith
Mar 2012: News: Small Pox at Poor House


Morris county was formed March 15, 1738

Morris County Townships
Boonton Township -- Chatham Township
Chester Township -- Denville Township
East Hanover Township -- Hanover Township
Harding Township -- Jefferson Township
Long Hill Township -- Mendham Township
Mine Hill Township -- Montville Township
Morris Township -- Mount Olive Township
Parsippany-Troy Hills Township
Pequannock Township -- Randolph Township
Rockaway Township -- Roxbury Township
Washington Township



County Seat: Morristown


Municipalities within County

Boonton Town
Brookside
Budd Lake
Butler Borough
Cedar Knolls
Chatham Borough
Chester Borough
Collinsville
Convent Station
Dover Town
Flanders
Florham Park Borough
Gillette
Green Village
Greystone Park
Kinnelon Borough
Lake Hiawatha
Lake Parsippany
Lake Telemark
Ledgewood
Lincoln Park Borough
Long Valley
Madison Borough
Mendham Borough
Meyersville

Millington
Morris Plains BoroughMorristown Town
Mount Arlington Borough
Mount Freedom
Mountain Lakes Borough
Netcong Borough
New Vernon
Parsippany
Pine Brook
Pleasant Valley
Pompton Plains
Ralston
Riverdale Borough
Rockaway Borough
Stirling
Succasunna-Kenvil
Towaco
Troy Hills
Union Hill
Victory Gardens Borough
Washington Valley
Wharton Borough
Whippany
White Meadow Lake


Surrounding Counties:
Sussex
Passaic
Essex
Union
Somerset
Hunterdon
Warren

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