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Essex County New Jersey Genealogy and History

Essex County was formed in 1683 from the Province of East Jersey.

County Seat: Newark

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Search Free Essex County, New Jersey Genealogy and Family History Records Online including census, cemetery, vital, military and other genealogical and historical records that can be used for your family history research.

Essex County, New Jersey genealogy and family history page is a place where you can come in and research your genealogy and family history. We also do our best to provide a history of the area, to provide you with an overview of the time in which your ancestors lived.

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Essex County Genealogy Records

Biographies Cemetery Records CensusRecords
Church Records Cities & Towns County Records
Family Bibles History Topics Military Records
Miscellaneous Data Newspaper Data Obituaries
School Records Vital Records Wills/Probate Records

Genealogy Research in Essex County, New Jersey

Essex County Clerk
465 Martin Luther King Blvd., Room 247
Newark, NJ 07101-0690
Phone: 973-621-4921

The Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: (973) 733-7784

Adjacent counties

Essex County borders the following counties:

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