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Federal Census Records for Essex County:
Clues in Census Records, 1850 - 1920

1790, 1800, 1810, 1820 1830 1840 1840 Pensioners 1850
1850 Special 1860 1860 Special 1870 1870 Special
1880 1880 Special 1880 Soundex 1890 1890 Vets & Widows
1900 1900 Soundex 1910 1920 1920 Soundex

 
 
 

1790, 1800, 1810, 1820 Census

None

 

1830 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library
Texas Fort Worth Public Library
Texas Grapevine Library, Tarrant County

 

1840 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library
Texas Fort Worth Public Library
Texas Grapevine Library, Tarrant County

 

1840 Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services

The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township

 

1850 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library
Texas Fort Worth Public Library
Texas Grapevine Library, Tarrant County

 

1850 Special Census (Agriculture, Social Statistics, Industry and Mortality)

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
New Jersey NJ State Archives 

 

1850 Slave Schedule

Texas Fort Worth Public Library

 

1860 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library
Texas Fort Worth Public Library (Partial)
Texas Grapevine Library, Tarrant County

 

1860 Special Census (Agriculture, Social Statistics, Industry and Mortality)

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
New Jersey NJ State Archives 

 

1870 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library
Texas Fort Worth Public Library
Texas Grapevine Library, Tarrant County

 

1870 Special Census (Agriculture, Industry and Mortality)

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
New Jersey NJ State Archives 

 

1880 Census

On Line The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library

 

1880 Special Census (Agriculture, Industry and Mortality)

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
New Jersey NJ State Archives 

 

1880 Census Soundex Index

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library

 

1890 Census

The Fate of the 1890 Census

 

1890 Census Veterans & Widows Index

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey The Newark Public Library

 

1900 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library

 

1900 Census Soundex Index

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River

 

1910 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Texas State Genealogy Collection, Austin
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library

 

1920 Census

California California State Library - Sutro, San Francisco
Florida Orlando Public Library
Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Westfield Public Library (some films, call before going to see which ones they have)
Texas Clayton Library, Houston
Texas Dallas Public Library

 

1920 Census Soundex Index

Indiana Fred J. Reynolds Historical Genealogy Dept., Allen County Public Library
National LDS FHC
National National Archives and Records Administration
New Jersey NJ State Archives 
New Jersey Microfilm Holdings, Archibald S. Alexander Library, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Jersey The Joint Free Public Library of Morristown and Morris Township
New Jersey The Newark Public Library
New Jersey Bishop Building, Ocean County Library, Toms River

 

NJ State Archives 
225 West State Street-Level 2 
Department of State Building 
P.O. Box 307 
Trenton, NJ 08625-0307
609-292-6260
Search Unit 
NJ State Dept of Health  
CN370 
Trenton, NJ 
08625-0370
Superior Court of NJ  
Records Management Center 
171 Jersey Street 
CN 967 
Trenton, NJ 08625
     
National Archives and Records Administration 
7th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW 
Washington, DC 20408 

NARA Archival Information Locator

Rutgers, Archibald S. Alexander Library 
Special Collections/University Archives 
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 
169 College Ave. 
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163
Morristown Free Public Library 
1 Miller Road                                          Morristown, NJ 07960 
973-538-6161 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
The Newark Public Library   
5 Washington Street 
Newark, NJ 07101 
973-733-7784
Latter Day Saints 
Family History Centers 
 
 
 
Orlando Public Library
Genealogy Department

101 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32801
407-835-7323
Monday-Thursday 900 a.m.-900 p.m.
Friday-Saturday 900 a.m.-600 p.m
Sunday 100-600 p.m.