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Availability of transcriptions found by Father Curley for any particular Essex County cemetery (not for individual surnames, just if the cemetery has transcriptions available) Augustine J. Curley O.S.B
Christ Episcopal Church, 
Belleville, NJ 1730-1931, date of copying unknown.
Augustine J. Curley O.S.B
First Presbyterian Church Burying Ground
Newark, NJ - List of burials 
Joan Bretz
Old Burying Ground
Orange, NJ - which is located at the First Presbyterian Church in Orange at the corner of Scotland Road and Northfield Ave/Main Street in Orange.  Gravestone Records
David Condit


Old Burying Ground
Newark, NJ - List of burials 
Joan Bretz
Old Burying Ground
Newark, NJ - List of Burials online 
Joanne Todd Rabun 
St Peter's R. C. Church
Belleville, NJ 1848-1971, copied 1976, with additions 1977 and 1980 (inscriptions from the older half of the cemetery)
Augustine J. Curley O.S.B
Second River Dutch Reformed Church
Belleville, NJ 1746-1964, copied 1976 
Augustine J. Curley O.S.B
Wesley Methodist Church
Belleville, NJ 1808-1876, 
published in GMNJ 25:4 (October 1950) pp. 73-75 
Augustine J. Curley O.S.B


New Jersey 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870 Maureen KNAPP De Bolle


Newark City Directory - 1835-1836  Joan Sammis Hurd
Newark City Directory - 1835-1836  Tom Yacarino
Newark City Directory - 1837/38 through 1860/61,1889/90, 1899/1900, 1900/01,1904, 1906, 1910,1911 
Due to the large range of directories, please limit each request to one surname and a five year period.
Eric Brintzinghoffer
(Does not own them, only has access to them). 
1948 Essex County Phone Directory
Requests must include location, since directory is arranged by town.


15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry (site down)
Information Courtesy of Joe Beegle's website The 15th NJVI was in existence ONLY from 1862-1865. Joe has no Revolutionary War or Colonial Militia information. 


Biographical Geneolgical and Descriptive History of New Jersey edited by William Brown.  Published by New Jersey Historical Publishing Company 1900 Julia Pfaff Patrick
Calendar of NJ Wills 1670-1760 Joan Bretz
Colonial NJ Source Records 1600s-1800s Joan Bretz
History of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Including the Early History of Union County 
by Hatfield (1868) 
Joan Bretz
History of Essex and Hudson Counties On - Line
History of Hillside, NJ and Vicinity 
by Woodruff 1934
Joan Bretz
History of Newark, NJ
1878 - Atkinson
Joan Bretz
Italians to America (passenger lists for 1880 to 1893)  (Please only one request at a time with as much information as possible)! Arlene Mergner
Marriage Records (Lookups) USGenWeb Archives
The Municipalities of Essex County, 1666-1924
edited by Joseph F. Folsom, 4 volumes, New York, Lewis Historical Publishing Co. 

Julia Pfaff Patrick

by Cunningham 1988
Joan Bretz
New Jersey Genealogies (FTM # 182) Joan Bretz
Nutley Yesterday/Today
by Anne A. Troy published about 1961. Mentions quite a number of the families that were in Nutley in the 1700's and 1800's. Particularly the old Dutch families such as the Stagers, Speers, and Van Ripers are mentioned frequently. 
Doris Stanford


Patents and Deeds and Other Early Records of New Jersey 1664-1703 by Nelson Joan Bretz
Records of the Town of Newark (NJ) 1666-1836 
by the New Jersey Historical Society 
These are records of Newark Town Meetings-there are NO vital statistics available.
Joan Bretz
Revolutionary War Pension Records (FTM #145) Joan Bretz


Abstracts of Partitions and Division of Estates Filed at Essex County Courthouse 1793-1881
by Brown, Virginia Allenman, Newark, NJ, c1980 
Carol Foss Swinehart
Calendar of New Jersey Wills 1670-1760
Date of will, name, city, county, occupation, children's names, description of real property, executors, witnesses; probate date, liber and page; inventory of personal estate (sometimes)
Doris Lane

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