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CEMETERIES

1.CEMETERIES OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
compiled by Charles E. Sheppard between 1893-1916, transcribed and indexed by Louise Plankenhorn.
A fine record of early cemetery inscriptions in Cumberland County with some Salem and Gloucester County included  compiled almost a century ago, long before vandalism and acid rain.
CD; 494pp.; index; 1999, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here

CENSUS

2.  RESIDENTS OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY 1850 by G. and F. Gibson.
This volume is a "must" for anyone searching families in the 19th Century, Glou. Co. It contains over 15,000 names, plus occupations, ages, country of birth, etc.
Soft cover; 335pp.; index; 1971, repr. 2000. Order here.

3.  SALEM COUNTY, NEW JERSEY CENSUS 1860 by Florence H. Gibson.
This large volume contains over 19,500 Salem County names, plus their ages, sex, occupation and birthplace years in the making, this work is an excellent source of South Jersey statistics.
Soft cover; 659pp.; index; 1991; G.C.H.S. Order here.

CHURCH AND BIBLE RECORDS

109.  BIBLE RECORDS AND PLACE NAMES OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ by Mrs. Walter Simpson.
This excellent work contains records taken from over 100 family Bibles, plus copies of individual marriage certificates and twelve pages of place names, and their present geographic locations.
Soft cover; 78pp.; index; 1964, repr. 1999; G.C.H.S. Order here.

4.  HISTORY AND RECORDS OF SAINT PETER'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH AT BERKLEY AND CLARKSBORO
by Hazel B. Simpson and Paul Minotty.
This history contains records from 1765 to 1973 transcribed from the original sources, including baptisms, marriages and burials.
Soft cover; 186pp; index; 1974; G.C.H.S. Order here.

126.  RECORDS FROM FAMILY BIBLES IN THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY transcribed and indexed by Louise Plankenhorn 
Never before published transcriptions of Bible records taken from our vertical files with an every name index. 
Soft cover; 271 pp.; index; 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

5.  RECORDS OF FRIESBURG EMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, FRIESBURG, SALEM COUNTY NJ - 1749-1851
Translated from the German by the Rev. Herman G. L. Drews for the Federal Historical Records Project, W.P A., in 1937, this work contains thousands of baptisms, burials and marriages.
Soft cover; 334pp.; index; 1984; G.C.H.S. Order here.

6.  RECORDS OF LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH AND BIBLE RECORDS
by Lida Cokefair Gedney.
This old Mercer County church was incorporated in 1787 in "Maidenhead". These records date from 1808 to 1850, and include seventeen Bible records.
Hard cover; 80pp.; index; 1941; NJ Society of Colonial Dames of America. Order here.

7.  THE RECORDS OF THE MORAVIAN CHURCH AT OLDMAN'S CREEK by Paul Minotty.
This is a treasury of names from the early church records, 1742 to 1810, as well as a good history of the congregation's beginnings. Includes baptisms, marriages, burials.
Soft cover; 134pp.; index; 1968, repr. 1998; G.C.H.S. Order here.

8.  THE RECORDS OF THE SWEDISH LUTHERAN CHURCHES AT RACCOON AND PENNS NECK 1713-1786
Translated and compiled by the Federal Writers Project, W.P A, this classic reprint records almost every early 18th Century Swedish family in the South Jersey area. It includes baptisms, marriages deaths and associations with this historic congregation.
CD; 387pp; index; 1938. Order here.

9.  THE RECORDS OF TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH (OLD SWEDES) SWEDESBORO, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY 1785-1975
by Paul Minotty.
Eight years in the preparation, this book is the long-awaited sequel to the classic The Records of the Swedish Lutheran Churches at Raccoon and Penns Neck 1713-1786, which was published in 1938. 190 years of church statistics, marriages, baptisms, and burials are included.
Soft cover; 485pp; index; 1979, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

10.  SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1750-1900, Vol. 1
by Jeanne M. Hammell.
This first volume of a planned series details vital statistics from seventeen churches in Gloucester County, a vital resource never before printed.
Soft cover; 385pp; index; 1990, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

11.  SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1750-1900, Vol. 2
by Jeanne M. Hammell.
This second volume contains the vital statistics of twelve churches in Gloucester County, never before published. The oldest records in this volume are from St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Mullica Hill, NJ, beginning in 1815.
Soft cover; 418pp; index; 1992, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

12.  SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS. MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1750-1900, Vol. 3
by Jeanne M. Hammell.
Burlington, Camden, Cumberland and Salem County churches are featured in this third volume, including over 14,000 names.
Soft cover; 425pp.; index; 2005, repr. 2001; G C.H.S. Order here.

13.  SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS. MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1750-1900, Vol. 4
by Jeanne M. Hammell.
Mrs. Hammell's productivity continues to grow with this volume, which includes church statistics from five South Jersey counties.
Soft cover; 255pp.; index; 1999, repr. 2004; G C.H.S. Order here.

14.  SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS. MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1857-1930, Vol. 5
by Ruthe Baker
This volume includes church statistics from five Atlantic County churches.
Soft cover; 199pp.; index; 2001; G C.H.S. Order here.

15. SOUTH JERSEY CHURCH RECORDS, BAPTISMS. MARRIAGES, DEATHS 1850-1900, Vol. 6
by Ruthe Baker
This volume includes church records from three City of Camden Churches.
Soft cover; 185 pp; index 2003; First Printing 2003. Order here.

128. DEERFIELD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, MINUTES, BAPTISMS, AND MARRIAGES 1746-1904 DEERFIELD, CUMBERLAND COUNTY NJ
Transcribed by Louise Plankenhorn
This compilation contains the entire record of the church with an every name index.
Soft cover; 369 pp.; GCHS, 2005; Order here.

FAMILIES

27. THE DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE AVIS SR. OF WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ
by Barbara Price.
This genealogy traces the descendants of George Avis of Oldmans Creek through eight generations. Includes addendum, tombstone photographs, index and endnotes.
CD; 1056 pp.; GCHS; 2012. Order here.

35. THE DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE AVIS SR. OF WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NJ
by Barbara Price.
This genealogy traces the descendants of George Avis of Oldmans Creek through eight generations. Includes addendum, tombstone photographs, index and endnotes.
soft cover; 1056 pp.; GCHS; 2012. Order here.

15.  THE BATTEN FAMILY - DESCENDANTS OF FRANCIS BATTEN AND ANN CHEESMAN
by Retha Batten.
Many years of research went in to this excellent study of this Southern New Jersey family. Thousands of names cover ten detailed generations, and photographs add much to the concise text.
Soft cover; 396pp.; index; illus.; 1993, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

16.  HISTORY OF THE BECKETT, HORNER, ISZARD AND DANIELS FAMILIES OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
by George M. Beckett, M.D. Edited by Millie Snellbaker Newell.
Half a century of research has gone into this extensive genealogy on four families, plus their allied lines. To keep the cost down, the original three books have been bound into one large volume, with three separate indexes.
Soft cover; 947pp; indexes; 1996, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

17.  PIERRE BILLIOU FAMILY
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
An account of the Pierre Billiou family on Staten Island with an addenda on the Simonson family of the same area.
Soft cover; 16pp; 1960; G.C.H.S. Order here.

18.  BRITTON GENEALOGY
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
A good study of the Britton-Britaine-Britten family from the early generations in Somersetshire, England, to those in Staten Island, New York.
Soft cover; 34pp.; 1964, repr. 1970; G.C.H.S. Order here.

19.  AFTER 12 GENERATIONS A BROOKS FAMILY SKEIN IS ENDING
by Lillian Brooks Black.
This pamphlet traces one line of male descent from Henry Brooks (1592-1683) through the twelfth generation of the 20th C., most of whom lived in Salem Co., NJ.
Soft cover; 38pp. Order here.

20.  GENEALOGICAL CHART OF THE BUDD FAMILY OF NEW JERSEY
by S H. Scheib.
This elongated chart shows hundreds of descendants of the Rev. Thomas Budd of Somersetshire, England, who settled in New Jersey in the 17th Century.
Chart is 36" x 72"; 1906, redrawn 1966; repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

22.  THE CATTELL FAMILY IN AMERICA
by Donald Heys Rogers.
This volume contains most of the main branches of the Cattell families in America. Over 30 years of research have gone into this work and it includes over 2,000 indexed additional surnames related to the Cattell lines.
Soft cover; Revised edition 1999, repr. 2000; 674 pp.; index; G.C.H.S. Order here.

23.  THE CHEESMAN FAMILY - THREE CENTURIES IN SOUTHERN NJ
by Albert Stirling Adams.
This genealogy traces the Cheesmans of Monmouth Co., NJ to the areas of Southern New Jersey, where many still reside today. Numerous drawings by the author enhance this work.
PDF on CD; 284pp.; index; photographs; 1985; G.C.H.S. Order here.

24.  THE CHEESMAN FAMILY - MORE CHEESMAN FAMILIES IN AMERICA, Vol. 2
by Albert Stirling Adams.
This expanded Volume 2 includes many additional names of Cheesmans from New Jersey and other states, plus additions and corrections to Vol. 1.
Soft cover; 335pp.; index; 1987; G.C.H.S. Order here.

25.  GENEALOGY OF THE CHEW FAMILY
by Robert L. Chew.
This excellent history and catalog of the Chew family covers almost 400 years in America, and gives detailed genealogical data on over 2,000 members of the Chew family.
PDF on CD; 488pp; index;  1982, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

26.  THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM CRANMER OF ELIZABETHTOWN, NJ
by Jean Shropshire Harris and Murray Thomas Harris.
This volume is the result of many years of research and trips around the U.S., including Salt Lake City. This extensive work follows the descendants of William and Elizabeth (Carwithy) Cranmer of Southold, Long Island and Elizabethtown, NJ. Many descendants spell their names "Cramer".
PDF on CD; 810pp.; index; 1997, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

28.  THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 1 - WILLIAM, HANNAH AND ROBERT
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This is the first of three volumes to be published on the prolific descendants of William Dare (ca 1653-1720). The Dare Family Association and historian Edward E. Grosscup have collected over 21,000 names for these volumes - a mammoth undertaking for a remarkable genealogy.
Soft cover; 381pp.; index; 1994, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

99. THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 1 - WILLIAM, HANNAH AND ROBERT
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This is the first of three volumes to be published on the prolific descendants of William Dare (ca 1653-1720). The Dare Family Association and historian Edward E. Grosscup have collected over 21,000 names for these volumes - a mammoth undertaking for a remarkable genealogy.
Hard cover; 381pp.; index; 1994, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

29.  THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 2 - THE CHILDREN OF BENONI AND HANNAH ABBOTT DARE
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This second volume concerns Benoni's children: Elizabeth, Reuben, Eleanor, Elkanah, John, William and Rachel, and their descendants. Included are dozens of allied families in this excellent genealogy.
Soft cover; 340pp.; index; 1994, repr. 1997; G.C.H.S. Order here.

100. THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 2 - THE CHILDREN OF BENONI AND HANNAH ABBOTT DARE
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This second volume concerns Benoni's children: Elizabeth, Reuben, Eleanor, Elkanah, John, William and Rachel, and their descendants. Included are dozens of allied families in this excellent genealogy.
Hard cover; 340pp.; index; 1994, repr. 1997; G.C.H.S. Order here.

30.  THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 3 - THE CHILDREN OF BENONI AND HANNAH ABBOTT DARE
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This third and largest volume of the Dare trio covers many of William Dare's descendants still living in the South Jersey and Delaware Valley area today. This concludes a memorable work on a noteworthy family.
Soft cover; 751pp.; index; 1995, repr. 1999; G.C.H.S. Order here.

36.  THE DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM DARE, Vol. 3 - THE CHILDREN OF BENONI AND HANNAH ABBOTT DARE
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This third and largest volume of the Dare trio covers many of William Dare's descendants still living in the South Jersey and Delaware Valley area today. This concludes a memorable work on a noteworthy family.
PDF on CD; 751pp.; index; 1995, repr. 1999; G.C.H.S. Order here.

31. THE EASTLACK FAMILY by John William Eastlack. Soft cover; 139pp; index; 1982; G.C.H.S. Order here.

32.  THE ELWELL FAMILY
by Elmer Garheld Van Name.
This genealogy is built around Thomas Elwell (1654-1706) and his descendants in the 17th and 18th Centuries in Southern New Jersey.
Soft cover: 42pp.; index; 1963; repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

33.  FLANINGAM FAMILY HISTORY
by Ora L Flaningam.
This excellent genealogy contains all of the known descendants of Patrick Flaningham (168?-1713). In addition to the family history, there are photographs, maps, illustrations, charts and an 11,000 name index Over 120 allied families are included, making this a monumental work.
Soft cover; 740pp.; illus; index; 1991; G.C.H.S. Order here.

34. PETER GAUNT 1610-1680 AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS by David L. Gauntt. Some 6,000 descendants of Peter Gauntt (Gant, Gaunt) are found in this fine text. Maps, illustrations, autographs and copies of documents further enhance this large volume. 583 pp.; index; 1989; PDF version on CD 2010; G.C.H.S. Order here.

140.  THE HARRISON FAMILY OF BURLINGTON COUNTY, NEW JERSEY by Judith M. Olsen.
This volume covers the John Harrison family beginning in 1572.;
Spiral bound; 212 pp.; index; 2008; GCHS  Order here.

37.  THE HOUSMAN (HUYSMAN)-SIMONSON FAMILY OF STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
This is a narrative of these two families with records from the late 1600's to the early 1800's.
Soft cover; 10pp.; 1955, repr. 1981; G.C.H.S. Order here.

141. THOMAS KNIGHT OF PENNSYLVANIA AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS by William Beckett Brown, III. This volume includes the Jonathan Knight line of Gloucester County. 78 pp.; Index; 1973; Order here.

38.  THE LEEK FAMILY OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY
compiled by Helen Leek Mack.
This genealogy traces the South Jersey descendants of Philip Leek, who came from England in 1640, through the line of grandson Steven Leek and his wife, Recompense.
Soft cover; 202pp; index; 1975; revised 1988; G.C.H.S. Order here.

39.  LIPPINCOTT - FIVE GENERATIONS OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD AND ABIGAIL LIPPINCOTT
by Judith M. Olsen.
Twenty-five years of research have gone into this Lippincott study, a model genealogy. It includes related families of Allen, Andrews, Atkinson, Budd, Coles, Corlies, Cowperthwaite, Curtis, Gaskill, Elkinton, Roberts, Shinn, Shattuck, Stokes and Woolley.
Soft cover; 471pp.; index; 1982; G.C.H.S. Order here.

40.  LIPPINCOTT - THE SIXTH GENERATION OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD AND ABIGAIL LIPPINCOTT
by Judith Olsen, indexed by Dorothy Andrew.
Mrs. Olsen has produced another classic genealogy, the sequel to her volume on the "First Five Generations." Additions and corrections to that first volume are included.
PDF on CD; 639pp.; index; 1999, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

131.  THE SEVENTH GENERATION OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD AND ABIGAIL LIPPINCOTT THROUGH THEIR SONS JOHN AND REMEMBRANCE
by Judith Olsen.
This is the long-awaited third volume in the prolific Lippincott genealogy. 
PDF on CD or soft cover; 368 pp.; 2006; GCHS. Order here.

135. THE SEVENTH GENERATION OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD AND ABIGAIL LIPPINCOTT THROUGH THEIR SON RESTORE. by Judith Olsen. The genealogy continues with the descendants of their third son, Restore. PDF on CD; 823 pp.; 2012; GCHS. Order here.

142. THE SEVENTH GENERATION OF THE DESCENDANTS OF RICHARD AND ABIGAIL LIPPINCOTT THROUGH THEIR SON RESTORE. by Judith Olsen. The genealogy continues with the descendants of their third son, Restore. 823 pp.; 2012; GCHS Order here.

41.  DESCENDANTS OF THE REVEREND LARRS KARLSSON LOCK (1604-1688) "PASTOR IN THE VALLEY"
by Edith M. Davis Locke.
This genealogy traces some of the descendants of this early Swedish clergyman, many of whom lived in the South Jersey-Delaware Valley area. Other family names include; Cox, Dahlbo, Hendrickson, Hoffman, Jones, Keen and Vanaman.
Soft cover; 250pp.; index; 1986; G.C.H.S. Order here.

42.  THE MATHIS FAMILY OF LITTLE EGG HARBOR
by Murray and Jean Harris.
This genealogy traces some of the descendants of John Mathis, who settled in the Bass River area of Little Egg Harbor Twp. in old Burlington Co., which is present-day Ocean Co.
Soft cover; 247pp.; index; 1987, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

43.  GENEALOGY OF THE MATTSON FAMILY
by George F. Walmsley, Sr.
Some three hundred years ago, Swedish settlers named Mattson settled in the South Jersey area. This is the story of their descendants, including allied lines.
Soft cover; 185pp.; index; 1983, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

46. THE NORCROSS FAMILY OF NEW JERSEY by Alonzo Norcross, Marguerite Norcross Hoke and Virginia Norcross. Alonzo Norcross spent most of his life collecting and recording data on many Norcross family lines. His efforts, combined with information from other varied sources, were combined to form this excellent genealogy. Soft cover; 637 pp.; index; 1997; repr. 2011; GCHS. Order here.

132.  THE BENJAMIN MOORE FAMILY OF BURLINGTON COUNTY NEW JERSEY by Edmund Evans Moore with Herbert Wills Moore, III, Jack C. Moore II and Millicent Moore.
This updated version of the original Moore genealogy compiled by Edmund Evans Moore contains additional information, lines and DNA studies on the male Moore line. 
Soft cover; 277 pp.; index;  2008;  GCHS. Order here.

45.  ANTHONY NELSON
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
A study of Anthony Nealson-Nelson-Nielson, the son of Neals Matsson (1654-1693) and of Anthony's progeny in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Soft cover; 57pp.; index; 1962, repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

46.  THE NORCROSS FAMILY OF NEW JERSEY
by Alonzo Norcross, Marguerite Norcross Hoke and Virginia Norcross Toner.
Alonzo Norcross spent most of his life collecting and recording data on many Norcross family lines. His efforts, combined with information from other varied sources, were combined to form this excellent genealogy.
Soft cover; 637pp.; index; 1997, repr. 2010; G.C.H.S. Order here.

47.  THE PANCOAST FAMILY IN AMERICA
by Bennett S. Pancoast.
Almost fifty years of research have gone into this classic genealogy of the first seven generations of Pancoasts in America.
490pp.; index; 1981; G.C.H.S. Order here.

48.  THE PANCOAST FAMILY IN AMERICA - Vol. 2
by Bennett S. Pancoast. Edited by  Barbara Price.
Included in this second volume are the Pancoast families of the eighth, ninth and tenth generations as compiled by Bennett Pancoast in the 1970's. An appendix gives many additional lines as submitted by seventeen contributors, providing much to this prodigious work.
572pp.; index; 1994, repr. 1999; G.C.H.S. Order here.

49. THE PANCOAST FAMILY IN AMERICA - Vol. 1 & 2 by Bennett S. Pancoast. Both of the above described volumes are included in separate PDF files on this CD. Order here.

50.  GENEALOGY OF JOSEPH PAULL 1657-1717
by Elmer Garheld Van Name.
The interesting story of Joseph Paull, who emigrated to Pennsylvania in 1685, and his descendants in that state and in NJ.
Soft cover; 18pp.; index; 1969; G.C.H.S Order here.

51.  THE PAULLIN FAMILY
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
This detailed account traces the Paullins in N.Y., Pa. and Southern New Jersey from the 1660's.
Soft cover; 31pp.; 1958, repr. 1977; G.C.H.S. Order here.

52.   ROBERTS FAMILY TREE
In 1852, Rachel H. Roberts of Moorestown, NJ created a large genealogical chart for her family.  It was entitled "A Genealogical Tree of the Roberts Family commencing with John and Sarah Roberts who came from Burton, England, in 1677 with Daniel Wills and many other Friends in the Ship Kent.  They settled on the North Branch of the Pennsauken Creek, Burlington County, New Jersey."  The Society is pleased to announce the 2001 reprint of this genealogical gem.  33"x43" Order here.

53.  THE DESCENDANTS OF DAVID SHEPPARD, JR.
by Robert D. Dare.
David Sheppard's ancestors, along with those of James, John and Thomas Sheppard (Vol. 1), are believed to have served in Oliver Cromwell's army during the English civil war and Protectorate.
CD; 619pp.; index; 1999, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

54.  JAMES, JOHN AND THOMAS SHEPPARD, Vol. 1
by Robert Dallas Dare.
This is the first of several volumes to be published on the Sheppard family. Much of this material has been taken from the prodigious work of Charles Ewing Sheppard (1846-1939), one of South Jersey's foremost historians and genealogists. David Sheppard's descendants will be covered in a future volume.
Soft cover; 611pp; index; 1997, repr. 1998; G.C.H.S. Order here.

55.  THE SHROPSHIRE FAMILY OF CUMBERLAND COUNTY
by Murray Thomas Harris and Jean Shropshire Harris.
Descendants of Thomas Shropshire and his wife, Rebecca (Jones) Shropshire, who were married before 1767. The text includes over 2,000 names.
PDF on CD; 163pp.; index; 1988; G.C.H.S.Order here.

56.  THE SIMONSON FAMILIES OF STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
This is a supplement to Mr. Van Name's work on the Housman (Huysman) - Simonson Family of Staten Island, N.Y. It traces five generations of the early Simonsons.
Soft cover; 20pp.; 1950, repr. 1981; G.C.H.S. Order here.

57.  THE JOSEPH SMITH FAMILY OF GLOUCESTER AND SALEM COUNTIES, N.J. - THE JAMES DYE FAMILY OF GLOUCESTER COUNTY, N.J.
by Elmer Garfield Van Name.
A genealogical gem concerning these two families in Glou. and Salem Cos., including an index of 430 names of persons other than the main families.
Soft cover; 34pp; 1964, repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

59.  THE WOOD FAMILY OF LANCASHIRE, ENGLAND AND GLOUCESTER COUNTY NEW JERSEY
by Gladys Coupe and F. Lewis Orrell, Jr.
Two separate sections make up this fine genealogy. The first concerns the Wood family in England, prior to 1683; the second, the Woods in Gloucester Co., NJ, plus other Wood families throughout South Jersey.
Soft cover; 177pp.; index; 1985; G.C.H.S. Order here.

112.  GENEALOGICAL DATA - THE SALEM TENTH IN WEST N.J.
by H. Stanley Craig.
Arranged alphabetically according to surnames, this pamphlet cites information on pre-1800 Salem Co. families.
Soft cover; 100pp; 1926, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

115.  PETITIONS FOR GUARDIANS FROM THE MINUTES OF THE SALEM COUNTY, N.J. ORPHAN'S COURT
by H. Stanley Craig
This volume covers the years 1802 through the January Term of 1900. It includes the ward, parent and date of petition.
Soft cover; 134pp; index; (ca) 1932, repr. 1987; G.C.H.S. Order here.

116.  SALEM COUNTY GENEALOGICAL DATA - Vol. 1
by H. Stanley Craig
The largest of Craig's books, this volume contains a wealth of information on persons living in Salem County prior to 1800.
Soft cover; 374pp.; index; (ca) 1930, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

117.  SALEM COUNTY GENEALOGICAL DATA - Vol. 2
by H. Stanley Craig.
Included here is data from court records, lists of service men from various wars and materials on individual surnames.
Soft cover; 263pp; index; (ca) 1932, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

118.  STEWART'S GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL MISCELLANY No. 1
by Frank Stewart.
This publication includes 18th C. marriage records, the history of the Gloucester County Abolition Society. and many names from the account books of Woodbury storekeeper, Samuel Mickle.
Soft cover; 44pp; index; 1918, repr. 1969; G.C.H.S. Order here.

119.  STEWART'S GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL MISCELLANY No. 2
by Frank Stewart.
Includes Burlington Co. birth records from 1753 to 1773, Bible records, Revolutionary War incidents, tales of Richard Somers, genealogies, etc.
Soft cover; 108pp; index; 1918, repr. 1971; G.C.H.S. Order here.

 HISTORY

87. COMBINATION ATLAS MAP OF SALEM & GLOUCESTER COUNTIES NEW JERSEY by Everts & Stewart. Copy of the original with property owners' names, place names, businesses, churches and cemeteries for each town in both counties. PDF on CD; 123pp.; 1876, reprinted by GCHS 1970, 2001. Order here.

60.  ANN C. WHITALL THE HEROINE OF RED BANK
by Isabella and Wallace McGeorge.
In addition to the account of the victorious defense of Ft. Mercer, The Battle of Gloucester and "Lost Towns and Hamlets in Old Gloucester County" are included in this pamphlet.
Soft cover; 22pp; 1904, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

61.  THE BATTLE OF RED BANK, October 22, 1777
by Frank H. Stewart.
New Jersey's largest Revolutionary battle south of Trenton is described fully in this detailed account. It was originally written for the 150th anniversary of the battle in 1927, and has since become a standard reference work on this victorious engagement.
Soft cover; 29pp.; illus.; 1927, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

64.  THE COLORFUL CLEVENGERS
by Thomas Haunton.
This handsome catalog in color depicts the recent exhibition of South Jersey glass from the collection of the author. Included are photographs and a history of the Clevenger family.
Soft cover: 19pp; illus; 1993; G.C.H.S. Order here.

65.  THE DIARIES OF SAMUEL MICKLE, WOODBURY, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY, 1792-1829 2 Vols.,
transcribed by Ruthe Baker.
For thirty-seven years, this Quaker surveyor-farmer-merchant kept daily records of local, state and national happenings. He recorded Governors' visits, as well as hangings; the War of 1812 and recollections of the Revolution; cholera, typhus and yellow fever epidemics; marriages and deaths, over 5,000 names; weather, court cases, agriculture, medicine, religion, etc. Here is an unparalleled record of life in New Jersey for almost four decades. A treasure for historians and genealogists alike, as well as a "must" for every library.
Soft cover; 834pp.; index; 1991; reprint 2003; G.C.H.S. Order here.

66.  THE DIARY OF JOB WHITALL, GLOUCESTER COUNTY, NEW JERSEY 1775-1779

by Florence DeHuff Friel.
This Revolutionary War diary of a Gloucester County farmer is a unique account of every-day life in the midst of opposing armies. The largest battle of the war, south of Trenton, was the Battle of Red Bank, fought on Whitall family land. Hundreds of names make this a good resource for genealogists.
PDF on CD; 200pp.; index; 1992; G.C.H.S. Order here.

68.  EXCURSION ON THE DELAWARE - A HISTORY OF STEAMBOATS AND THEIR MEN IN THE DELAWARE VALLEY
by John W. Black, edited by Ruthe Baker.
Using little-known sources and unusual contacts through his career research as a newspaperman, John Black has created a fascinating look at the steamships on the Delaware River, and the lives they touched.
Soft cover; 280pp; index; illus; 1993, repr. 1999; G.C.H.S. Order here.

72.  GLOUCESTER COUNTY'S MOST FAMOUS CITIZEN - GENERAL FRANKLIN DAVENPORT 1755-1832
by Frank Stewart.
A biographical sketch of General Franklin Davenport, a man of many "firsts" in the political and social life of early Glou. Co.
Soft cover; 7pp.; 1921, repr. 1973; G.C.H.S. Order here.

73.  GOD'S VINE IN THIS WILDERNESS - RELIGION IN SOUTH JERSEY TO 1800
by Craig Koedel.
This volume describes the religious experiences of the early Anglicans, Baptists, Catholics, Friends, Lutherans, Moravians and Presbyterians in South Jersey.
Soft cover; 242pp; index; 1980; G.C.H.S. Order here.

74.  HISTORIC WOODBURY
by the Woodbury Tercentenary Committee.
One of the best booklets published during New Jersey's Tercentenary Year, it includes an 1828 folded map.
Soft cover; 32pp.; illus.; 1964. Order here.

76.  HISTORY OF THE COUNTIES OF GLOUCESTER, SALEM AND CUMBERLAND, NEW JERSEY
by Thomas Cushing, M.D. and Charles E. Sheppard, Esq.
For over a century this volume has been one of the best sources for historical and genealogical information about these three South Jersey counties. Detailed histories of each community, as well as some 400 biographical sketches, make this volume one of the best of its kind.
Soft cover; 728pp.; biographical index; 1883, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

78.  HISTORY OF THE MEN OF CO. F WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF THE MARCHES AND BATTLES OF THE 12TH N.J. VOLUNTEERS
by William P. Haines.
In addition to an eye-witness history of South Jersey's Twelfth Regiment during the Civil War, this rare volume includes 134 life sketches of the men who served in Co F.
Soft cover; 339pp.; index; 1897, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

75. IMAGES OF AMERICA: INDEPENDENCE HALL AND THE LIBERTY BELL by Robert W. Sands, Jr. and Alexander B. Bartlett. This is a meticulously researched and documented photographic history of both historic sites. Beautiful photographs and very informative captions. Soft cover; 127pp.; 2012; Arcadia Publishing. Order here.

137.  IMAGES OF AMERICA:  WOODBURY
by Robert W. Sands, Jr. and Barbara L. Turner with GCHS  
This is a great compilation of photographs (some never before published) of Woodbury from the late 1800's through the mid-1900's.  See businesses, transportation, community services, schools, churches, neighborhoods and recreation the way they were.
Soft cover; 128pp.; 2006; Arcadia Publishing Co.  Order here.

77.  AN INDEX TO THE CUSHING AND SHEPPARD HISTORY OF GLOUCESTER, SALEM AND CUMBERLAND COUNTIES, NJ.
compiled by Donald A. Sinclair.
This excellent index, containing over 26,000 names, is the perfect companion-piece to the above history, a "must" for the serious genealogist and historian.
Soft cover; 272pp.; 1975, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

79.  INDEX OF LAND DOCUMENTS IN THE POSSESSION OF THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
by James F. and Georgene L. Steelman.
This excellent resource was compiled from hundreds of old documents presented to the Society over its ninety-year history. The bulk of this work pertains to almost six hundred unrecorded deeds. These deeds were never recorded in court houses, and so provide a wealth of rare information for the historian and genealogist.
Soft cover; 57pp.; index; 1993, repr. 1998; G.C.H.S. Order here.

114.  JERSEY DIGGINS
This bottle booklet gives embossed names, descriptions and prices (as of 1969) for 260 New Jersey bottles.  An excellent resource on New Jersey glass! 
Soft cover; photographs; 35 pp.; 1969; reprinted by The Old Barn, Newfield, NJ; Order here.

81.  JOHN CAWMAN EASTLACK DIARY - GLOUCESTER COUNTY IN THE EIGHTEEN FIFTIES
by Mrs. Walter Simpson.
This 1854 to 1887 diary depicts the day-to-day happenings in the life of John Eastlack, his family and friends. Also included are accounts of his business, and deaths and marriages of area residents.
Soft cover; 103pp; illus.; index; 1952; G.C.H.S. Order here.

82.  JOURNEY TO DEPTFORD
by Alan Drattell and Jeanne O'Neill.
This work describes America's first-manned space flight, the epic journey of Jean Pierre Blanchard in 1793 from Philadelphia to Deptford Township, NJ. This was the first successful journey by air on the American continent.
Soft cover; 56pp.; 1974; Deptford Township Council, Deptford, NJ. Order here.

83.  LETTERS AND PAPERS OF RICHARD SOMERS
by Frank Stewart.
This work includes fascinating excerpts of Somers' life from his midshipman days on the U.S. schooner, "Nautilus", and lists personnel from U.S. ships.
Soft cover; 36pp.; 1942; G.C.H.S. Order here.

84.  A LOOK AT OLD PAULSBORO
by the Paulsboro Tercentenary Committee
A look at the industry and progress of this old community, which was founded in the late 17th Century by the Paul family from Scotland.
Soft cover; 24pp.; illus.; 1964, repr. 1976; Paulsboro Tercentenary Comm. Order here.

85.  MAP OF HISTORIC SITES IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
by the Gloucester County Bicentennial Committee.
This large detailed map shows 89 historic sites in Gloucester County and gives a descriptive paragraph on each. Folds to a nice 6" x 9" size.
Soft cover; 1976; Gloucester County Bicentennial Committee. Order here.

86.  MARK NEWBY, THE FIRST BANKER IN NEW JERSEY AND HIS PATRICK HALFPENCE
by Frank Stewart.
Besides information on Mark Newby, his coins, his family and other settlers of Newton Township, this pamphlet has articles on local American history.
Soft cover; 46pp; 1947, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

88.  ORGANIZATION AND MINUTES OF THE GLOUCESTER COUNTY COURT 1686-1687
by Frank Stewart.
Interesting excerpts from loose papers and records of our earliest court. Included is the Gloucester County Ear Mark Book and various court proceedings naming many early settlers.
Soft cover; 46pp.; illus.; 1930, repr. 1982; G.C.H.S. Order here.

90.  PITMAN GROVE, N.J. 1870-1900 THROUGH A TIFFANY WINDOW
by Charles A. Parker.
A delightful look back at one of the country's most successful camp meetings during its first three decades.
Soft cover; 120 pp; illus; 1984, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

91.  REMINISCENCES OF OLD GLOUCESTER OR INCIDENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE COUNTIES OF GLOUCESTER, ATLANTIC AND CAMDEN, NEW JERSEY
by Isaac Mickle.
This first history of Old Gloucester County records the customs of local Indians and early white settlers, histories of townships, Rev. War, etc.
Soft cover; 170pp; illus.; index; 1845, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

92.  REMINISCENCES OF SHARPTOWN NEW JERSEY
by Frank H. Stewart.
A fine account of this historic Salem County, NJ area, from the era of John Fenwick to the late 19th Century. This work includes a list of cemetery inscriptions from the Old Pilesgrove Meeting House.
Soft cover; 32pp; 1931, repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

93.  THE RIVER WAR - THE FIGHT FOR THE DELAWARE 1777
by Mark Edward Lender.
This is the story of the river campaign fought "ashore and afloat" to control the Delaware - Philadelphia's lifeline. A good look at the British offensive and the American defense of a vital waterway.
Soft cover; 40pp.; illus.; 1979; NJ Historical Commission. Order here.

94.  SALEM A CENTURY AGO
by Frank Stewart.
This pamphlet contains extracts of news items, marriages and deaths between 1830 and 1834 from Salem County newspapers.
Soft cover; 45pp.; 1934, repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

95.  SALEM MORE THAN A CENTURY AGO
by Frank Stewart.
This pamphlet contains extracts of news items, marriages and deaths between 1819 and 1822 from Salem County newspapers.
Soft cover; 45pp.; 1935, repr. 1976; G.C.H.S. Order here.

96.  SKETCHES OF SALEM, N. J. AND VICINITY IN THE YEARS 1823-1826
by Frank Stewart.
This pamphlet continues extracts of news items, marriages and deaths between 1823 and 1826 from Salem County newspapers.
Soft cover; 27pp.; 1933, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

97.  THE STORY OF THE YOUNG SURVEYORS
by W. H. Snowden.
This is the story of George Washington, as a young man, in the 1740's.
Soft cover; 16pp; illus.; 1902, repr. 1975; G.C.H.S. Order here.

98.  TEMPO AND THE GLASS FOLK OF SOUTH JERSEY
by Roy C. Horner.
This charming book is full of illustrations and never before published photographs of the glass factories, the products and the men who created them.
Soft cover; 165pp.; illus.; index; 1985; G.C.H.S. Order here.

136.  VIGNETTES OF HISTORIC WOODBURY
by Edith Hoelle 
This history of Woodbury was compiled from newspaper articles written by Mrs. Hoelle during the Woodbury Tercentenary Celebration In 1964.  The original photographs have been enhanced and a Foreword by the author and an index of names and subjects have been added. 
Soft cover; 65 pp.; 1965, repr. 2006; GCHS. Order here.


MARRIAGES

101.  ATLANTIC COUNTY (NJ) MARRIAGES
by H. Stanley Craig.
These marriages have been extracted from the County Clerk's books in Mays Landing, 1837 through 1886. Prior to 1837, Atlantic Co. was part of Gloucester Co.
Soft cover; 85pp.; index; ca. 1935, repr. 2003; G.C.H.S. Order here.

BURLINGTON COUNTY (NJ) MARRIAGES by H. Stanley Craig, circa 1932. This title is now being printed by Colonial Roots Publishing. Order here.

106.  GLOUCESTER COUNTY MARRIAGES
by H. Stanley Craig.
This volume contains early marriage records of over 20,000 South Jersey residents from the late 1600's through 1880, taken from many sources.
Soft cover; 309pp.; index; 1930, repr. 2002; G.C.H.S. Order here.

107.  SALEM COUNTY (NJ) MARRIAGE RECORDS
by H. Stanley Craig.
This volume contains thousands of marriage records extracted from church records and the County Clerk's office, 1600's to 1880.
Soft cover; 295pp.; index; 1928, repr. 2003; G.C.H S. Order here.

108.  SOUTH JERSEY MARRIAGES
by H. Stanley Craig.
These marriages pertain to South Jersey residents of the 18th and 19th Centuries who are not listed in any of Craig's other marriage books. Many are taken from Philadelphia church records.
Soft cover; 163pp.; index; ca. 1935, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

WILLS

120. GENEALOGICAL DATA FROM CUMBERLAND COUNTY WILLS by H. Stanley Craig. Taken from Cumberland wills between 1748 and 1861, this information is arranged alphabetically according to surnames. Soft cover; 157 pp.; (ca) 1931; repr. 2003; GCHS. Order here.

121.  GLOUCESTER COUNTY WILLS 1818-1836
by Doris Cole Rogers.
This volume takes up extracts of Gloucester County wills where the New Jersev Archives stops. The extracts are detailed and actually cover the land area of Atlantic and Camden Counties as well as Gloucester.
Soft cover; 306pp.; index; 1988, repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. Order here.

122.  GLOUCESTER COUNTY WILLS 1836-1844, Vol. 2
by Doris Cole Rogers.
This volume continues extracts of Gloucester County Wills. The years 1836 and 1837 include present-day Atlantic County, and the years 1836 to 1844 include present-day Camden County, both of which were originally part of Gloucester County.
Soft cover; 224pp; index; repr. 2001; G.C.H.S. OUT OF PRINT

123.  SALEM COUNTY WILLS 1804-1830
by H. Stanley Craig.
Extracts from Salem County wills proved between 1804 and 1830 are included here.
Soft cover; 214pp.; index; (ca) 1935, repr. 2000; G.C.H.S. Order here.

124.  SALEM COUNTY WILLS 1831-1860
by H. Stanley Craig.
Abstracts of many Salem County wills for this 30-year period prove various relationships for searchers of South Jersey families.
Soft cover; 203pp.; index; (ca) 1930, repr. 1982; G.C.H.S. Order here.

Online Order Form

Books may be purchased online, in person at the Gloucester County Historical Society library,
or by mail with  check or money order for total book cost plus shipping & handling to:

Gloucester County Historical Society
17 Hunter Street
Woodbury, New Jersey
08096-4605

856-845-4771