New Jersey State Archives and Libraries

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New Jersey State Archives

The New Jersey State Archives is the state’s official repository for all public records of enduring historical value. The greater part of the collection consists of records created by offices, agencies and departments of the State and Colony of New Jersey. In addition, the Archives holds certain county, municipal and federal government records, as well as selected non-governmental records.

New Jersey State Archives
225 West State Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625-0307

Phone: (609) 292-6260


New Jersey State Library

The New Jersey State Library provides an excellent library of genealogy records including: Federal and State Census for New Jersey (1830 to 1920), New Jersey city directories, birth, marriage and death records, biographies and genealogy master index, Ellis Island passenger records, New Jersey county histories and more...

New Jersey State Library
Fourth Floor
185 West State Street
Trenton New Jersey 08625-0520

Phone: (609) 292-6274



Selected LDS Family History Centers

The following family history centers in New Jersey offer the most comprehensive genealogy resources, including census records, death records, family history records, obituaries, marriage records, vital records, court records, and various other public records.:

Princeton New Jersey
610 Alexander Road
West Windsor, New Jersey

(609) 452-0802

Clinton New Jersey
9 Red Schoolhouse Road
Lebanon, New Jersey

(908) 713-0292


Ledgewood New Jersey
156 Mountain Rd
Flanders, New Jersey

(973) 347-2856

Eatontown New Jersey
14 Reynolds Drive
Eatontown, New Jersey

(732) 542-2691

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