forget to thank your volunteer for their time and trouble.
IF you have a resource on Atlantic or Gloucester County New Jersey,
and you are willing to offer a FREE look-up service by email,
please contact me at the webmaster link below along with your
name, email address, and books/documents/databases where you
are offering to look up information.
List of resources available for look-ups: (UPDATED November
>>> Janice Brown will research the United
States Census from 1840-1930 for ONE complete name (first and
last). The individual/family must be believed to be residing
in Atlantic County New Jersey. You MUST put "ATLANTIC
COUNTY" in the Subject line, and include as much as
you know about the person who is to be researched, in order to
receive the best benefit.
>>> Irene Smith has offered to do lookups
from the following sources (verified November 2006)
Index of Wills, Inventories, Etc. in the office of the Secretary
of the State, prior to 1901
-- State of New Jersey Index of Wills, Inventories, Etc. prior
to 1901, 3 volumes, 21 counties.
-- Calendar of NJ Wills (abstracts 1670-1785, 1791-1809, 1814-1817)
-- Archives of the State of New Jersey, newspaper extracts (1751-1755,
1766-1767, 1772-1773, 1778-1780)
-- New Jersey Patents and Deeds 1664-1703
-- Genealogies of New Jersey Families (two volumes, compiled
from Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey)
-- New Jersey Marriage Records by William Nelson 1665-1800
-- New Jersey in 1793 (militia census)
-- South Jersey Church Records by Jeanine Hammell (volume 1 only)
-- Early Church Records of Burlington County, by Charlotte Meldrum,
3 volumes (quaker records)
-- Marriage records by H.Stanley Craig (counties, Atlantic, Burlington,
Camden, Cape May, Gloucester, also South Jersey Marriages)
-- Records of the Reformed Dutch Churches of Hackensack and Schraalenburgh,
-- New Jersey Biographical and Genealogical Notes by William
-- Salem Wills (abstracts 1804-1860)
-- American Marriage Records Before 1699 by William M Clemens
-- Census lookups, statewide
following is a list of publications available FREE, through HeritageQuest.
Simply contact your local library to see if they have a subscription
(many libraries do). If yes, you can access this at the library.
Simply search for "Atlantic County" under the PLACE
search. The following (and more) will show up. Some county and
local libraries allow you to access this from your home--ask
your local librarian about this.
Atlantic City directory for the year 1874 containing the names
of the inhabitants, places of business, hotels, cottages, city
officers, &c.; Camden, N.J.: Robert F.S. Belisle, 1874, 82
-- Sketches of old Port Republic by Harriet S. Sander; United
States: unknown, 1964?, 47 pgs.
-- May's Landing by William H. Hopping; Hammonton, N.J.: Mirror
Job and Book Printing, 1885, 39 pgs.
-- Historical discourse delivered Sunday morning, October 28,
Atlantic City, N.J.: The Church?, 1906, 21 pgs. by William Aikman
-- Historical discourse delivered in the Presbyterian Church
May's Landing, N.J., April 2d, 1899 on the occasion of
its fifty-eighth anniversary, by Joel
S. Gilfillan; Philadelphia: Allen, Lane & Scott, 1899, 43
-- History of the Methodist Episcopal Society at Bargaintown,
now Zion M. E. Church, in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County,
New Jersey, formerly Blackman's Meeting House from 1814 to 1909;
Ocean City, N.J.: Ledger Print, 1909, 33 pgs. by William Lake
-- A history of the Somers Mansion by Herbert N. Moffett; Somers
Point, N.J.: Atlantic County Historical Society, 1942, 26 pgs.
-- Atlantic County, New Jersey marriage records; Merchantville,
N.J.: H.S. Craig, 19--?, 93 pgs.
-- The affair at Egg Harbor New Jersey, October 15, 1778, by
William S. Stryker; Trenton, N.J.: Naar, Day & Naar, 1894,
-- History of Atlantic City by A.L. English; Philadelphia, Pa.:
Dickson & Gilling, 1884, 229 pgs.
-- Absegami : annals of Eyren Haven and Atlantic City, 1609 to
1904 : being an account of the settlement of Eyren Haven or Egg
Harbor ... by Alfred M. Heston; Camden, N.J.: A.M. Heston, 1904,
-- The Daily Union history of Atlantic City and County, New Jersey
: containing sketches of the past and present of Atlantic City
and county, with maps and illustrations specially prepared; Atlantic
City, N.J.: Daily Union, 1900, 520 pgs. by John F. Hall
-- Atlantic County tombstone inscriptions; United States: unknown,
19--, 57 pgs.
-- Eric Mullica and his descendants : a Swedish pioneer in New
Jersey together with a description of the Mullica River region
in Burlington and Atlantic counties, N.J., and an account of
the early generations of the family in the vicinity of Mullica
Hill and Swedeboro, Gloucester County, N.J. by Charles J. Werner;
New Gretna, N.J.: C.J. Werner, 1930, 117 pgs.
-- South Jersey : a history, 1664-1924; New York: Lewis Historical
Publishing Company, 1924, 1889 pgs.
-- Genealogical and memorial history of the state of New Jersey
: a book of the achievements of her people in the making of a
commonwealth and the founding of a nation; New York: Lewis Historical
Publishing Co., 1910, 1962 pgs