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Links and Other Helpful Sites

Warren County Sites:  

My Raub Ancestry

         Raub's site contains links to Warren County CemeteriesBaptisms, Burials, and More;  the   Beers Atlas of Warren County, New Jersey 1874Postcards of Warren County and Surrounding Areas;  John O'Brien's Warren County, New Jersey Quick Reference GuideWarren Journal Items, 1848-1858;  and Warren County Church and Town Histories.

Phillipsburg Area Historical Society

        Various historical information including the Phillipsburg Area Historic Sites Survey.

Warren County Cemeteries by John O'Brien.

        This site lists the cemeteries in Warren County, both active and inactive, and tells where their inscriptions can be found.  The Warren County Library has some of the inscriptions even though it is not mentioned on John's site.

Warren County Cultural and Heritage Commission

        The Cultural and Heritage Commission site provides information on the Oxford Furnace and the Shippen Manor.  It also gives historic views of Warren County and a list of upcoming events.

Warren County, New Jersey Web Site

        To get a history and description of Warren County, click on " Warren County - Past and Present."

Washington Star Obituary Index

        Covers the years: 1891-1915, 1917-1936, 1963-1980.

 

New Jersey Sites:

New Jersey Digital Collections

New Jersey Local Names

        Here you will find a list of local place names in New Jersey and in which town, township, or county you can find those places.

New Jersey Vital Records

        At this site you can get copies of forms and fee schedules to help you obtain birth, marriage, and death records from June 1878 to the present.

New Jersey Division of Archives and Records Management's request form for vital records.

        This is the site from which you would get the form and instructions to use if requesting marriage, birth, and death records from May 1848 to May 1878.  (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to retrieve this form).  For information on obtaining other types of records including wills, divorce records, adoptions, name changes, corporate records, bankruptcies, and cemetery records, go to the Archives FAQ page.

Stryker, William S.  Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War.  Trenton, N.J.:  John L. Murphy, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1876.

        This massive work does what the title says - it gives a record of New Jersey men who served in the Civil War.  It gives the regiment and company each man served in plus his rank, when he joined, when he was discharged, how long he was in, and any remarks.  It also gives a paragraph or two about each regiment.  There is a name index.

Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township

        Here you will find details of this extensive collection and how to access it.  This library has one of the best local history and genealogy collections in the state.

1895 Atlas of New Jersey

        This site provides an alphabetic listing of towns in the state, with maps for the year 1895.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for NJ

     Princeton University has scanned all 16,000 sheets of its historic collection of Sanborn Company fire insurance maps. This link opens up as an Excel file. You then click on the hyperlinks to view the digitized maps.

World War I Casualties: Descriptive Cards & Photographs

     More than 3,400 New Jersey men were killed in action or otherwise died while in U.S. service during World War I, 1917-1918. This database includes 3,427 name entries, linked to an information card or photograph, or often both.

National Sites:

Cyndi's List

        Cyndi's List provides lists of genealogical resources on the Internet.  They are categorized by topic.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family Search Site

        Here you will have access to the Mormons' large collection of genealogical resources.

Ellis Island Online

        Use this site to search for immigration records kept at Ellis Island.

Online Death Records Indexes & Obituaries

      A directory of online death indexes listed by state, including death certificate indexes, obituaries, cemetery burials and probate records.

RootsWeb.com

        This site provides interactive guides and research tools for tracing your family's history.