Explore your North American heritage by searching through thousands of vital records from New Jersey. This collection has been put together in partnership with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. The records span from 1600 until 1990 and below you will find a full list of the counties represented in this collection.
The collection includes a variety of record types from baptisms and burials to minute books and probate records. With every result, you will find a typed transcript alongside an image of the original record. We recommend reviewing the original records to understand more about the context of the record. You can use the arrows on either side of the image to browse through the volume to read more entries and understand more about its purpose.
The detail in each transcript may vary, but most will include the following facts:
Baptism, Marriage, or Burial date
Institution – usually refers to the creator of the records
Record year range
The New Jersey Vital Records collection has been digitised and transcribed by Findmypast in partnership with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania (HSP). The collection brings together a variety of record types from HSP’s archive. You will find the following records:
Town Records, Tax Records, Will or Probate
The following New Jersey counties are represented in this collection:
Cape May County
Salem and Cumberland Counties
Salem County and Gloucester County