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Former Coordinators
Sue Loder 1999-2006
Janice Brown 2007-2008
Last Updated
(and all links checked)
June 28, 2010
Current Coordinator
Laverne Tornow

Welcome to Cape May County

How to Volunteer for Cape May County Genealogy Project

There are many ways that you can volunteer not only for Cape May County Genealogy Project, but the NJGenWeb Project as well. There are almost as many ways to help as there are reasons.

To submit information to the Cape May County Genealogy project, contact the County Coordinator for instructions. Please do not submit anything that is under copyright unless, you are the copyright holder or have written permission for it to be displayed by the NJGenWeb on one of our county sites. Permission for copyrighted material must accompany the material at the time of submission or the material will not be displayed.

We welcome original material, cemetery transcriptions, photographs, documents and ephemera that is related to Cape May County's People and its history. If there is a group or organization wishing to help with the placement of material we are happy to work with them in getting the material online. We are always looking for people willing to transcribe documents, index records, photograph cemeteries or other places of interest in Cape May County or any of the other New Jersey Counties. Our goal is to keep as much New Jersey Genealogy and History in a free online atmosphere that the only requirement for access is a computer that has an internet connection.

To adopt a New Jersey County needing a caretaker please visit the NJGenWeb Project's Website by clicking HERE. We do have a few requirements for a County Coordinator, but we also have many volunteer opportunities for just about anyone who wishes to help.

How You Can Help

Volunteer Position


Who to Contact

Cemetery Surveys

Visit a cemetery, photograph and/or record headstones/graves, for this county or any other

NJGenWeb Project
County Coordinator

Document Transcriptions

Transcribe/OCR a book, document or article you possess or find online
must be public domain material or you must have the author/creator's written permission to place it here. Permission must accompany all copyrighted sumissions.

NJGenWeb Project
County Coordinator

Provide obituary extractions

These may be current or archived, for your convenience a form will be coming soon. In the meantime, just e-mail the County Coordinator or Asst Coordinator with your submission.

NJGenWeb Project
County Coordinator

Perform Look-Ups

Provide a contact e-mail on the Look Ups Page and a description of the types of lookups you can do, along with the resources available to you.

NJGenWeb Project
County Coordinator