Hunterdon County New Jersey Genealogy
Hunterdon Co. Hunterdon County, New Jersey
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The Hunterdon County Historical Society [HCHS] has a wealth of information on Hunterdon County.  Visit the Society's site to learn about joining the society.  A list of available publications from the Society can also be found on the Society's site.  [Updated 04/04/09]

Index to the Hunterdon Gazette [Updated 10/23/06]
The Hunterdon Gazette Project is now completed and the HCHS is making available the full index and text for the entire period of publication: 1825-1866.

The results of the project are contained on 4 CDs or one DVD, all available from the HCHS:
    CD #1: 1825-1834
    CD #2: 1835-1844
    CD #3: 1845-1856
    CD #4: 1857-1866

Details of the Hunterdon Gazette Project may be found here.

For those who do not wish to read all the good stuff about the Gazette and want to rush their order for the CD, please click here.  You will need the Acrobat Reader for the order form.

The final online index has over 29,000 entries and includes the years 1825 to 1866


Hunterdon County Genealogy Mailing List

NJHUNTER is a mailing list for discussions of genealogy research in Hunterdon County. The mail address for postings to the list is:
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The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of this list is here.

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    Abstracts from the Hunterdon Republican


The Hunterdon Republican newspaper started publication on Oct. 15, 1856 and ceased on June 11, 1953. The office and print shop were always located in Flemington, New Jersey, USA. Although the newspaper was intended for all of the county, much of the news was centered on the town of Flemington and surrounding area, especially during the 1900s.  Bill Hartman is abstracting text from the Republican and making it available online.

ChurchChurches in Hunterdon County  [Updated 02/10/11]
A list of churches currently active in Hunterdon County with addresses and other information.  A link to Frank Greenagel's Churchscape site with pictures of many Hunterdon County churches is provided where they are available.

Cemeteries Cemeteries in Hunterdon County   [Updated 8/22/08]
This is a on-going work to list all of the cemeteries that are in Hunterdon County. The list also includes references to published sources for the graves that are located in a cemetery. Additions and corrections are welcomed. Please email at the address below.

1834 Gaazateer The 1834 Gazetteer of New Jersey.
A description of places in Hunterdon County as they existed in 1834.

Atlas The 1895 Atlas for New Jersey.
The New Jersey Atlas for each town in 1895, listed alphabetically.

   Extracts from the Hunterdon County Democrat, by Dennis Sutton, one of the principle newspaper of Hunterdon County, New Jersey. The extracts are from 1837-1900 copies of the paper. While these extracts in no way reflect all possible genealogical information available, they do reflected a concerted effort to extract all marriage and death information. Dennis has recently added a search engine which makes finding your ancestors easier. [Updated 4/25/05 with new URL]


Around Hunterdon County

Stories & Histories of Hunterdon County Locations

Stories & Histories of Hunterdon County People

Historical Societies & Libraries in Hunterdon County

Historic Images of Hunterdon County

Books about Hunterdon County
Both Snell's Work on Hunterdon County and Deat's Compilation of Marriage Records are available online

Listing of Links to Hunterdon County information on the Web
  [Updated Aug 7, 2009]

Links to Official Sites

Hunterdon County

County Clerk - Deeds and related documents from 1785 to present

Surrogate - Wills and related documents from 1804 to present

State of New Jersey


   Stay current with happenings in Hunterdon County - Read the online version of the Hunterdon County Democrat

TimeLine   A Timeline of Hunterdon County Events by Marshall Lake.  Get a glimpse of happenings in Hunterdon County over time.

Useful Genealogical Resources

Social Security Death Index
To look up your relatives in an on-line version of the Social Security Death Index, visit the Family Search Organization website. You can search by name, birth date, date of death, or social security number.

Glossary Of Diseases
Did one of your ancestors pass away from what appears to be a strange disease. This site can help you identify that mysterious disease.

A List of Colonial Occupation Titles
Lists and describes various job titles that existed in colonial times.

Dorothy E. Stanley's Genealogy Dictionary
Ever wonder of those genealogy words mean. Here's a good resource to find out.

Duhaime's Law Dictionary
Lloyd Duhaime provides the law in plain language.


USGenWeb Links

NJGenWeb Index Page.  Find out all about the NJGenWeb project and visit the other counties here.

USGenWeb Hunterdon County Archives.  Includes transcripts of bible, court, land, loans, probate, military, and other miscellaneous records posted by various people. You can post your information here to share with other researchers.

Ancestry/Rootsweb Message Board for Hunterdon County  Another location for people to talk about genealogy research in Hunterdon County.

Visit the website of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey.  The society maintains a large collection at the Alexander Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick


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This page last modified on February 28, 2014.
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