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May 2012: County Coordinator Charlie Toms has decided to step down as the County Coordinator for Middlesex County.  Martha Crosley Graham has chosen to adopt Middlesex County and it has a new URL -  Be sure to stop by Middlesex County and say hello to Martha!  Thanks, Martha, for taking on this additional site.

April 2012: Added a listing of 1940 NJ Census Enumeration Districts and Microfilm Roll Numbers.

March 2012: The State Coordinator has created a new site that she hopes will grow over time - New Jersey Biographies and Ancestry -  .  There isn't much there yet, but we are hoping it will become a special project for New Jersey.  If you would like to contribute, please locate the book on Google Books, your local library access to Heritage Quest, or on  When and if I should leave NJGenWeb, the site will remain part of the NJGenWeb Project and the password will be turned over to the new State Coordinator.

February 2012: In an election for State Coordinator, Denise Wells was re-elected for another two-year term.  Denise re-appointed Brianne Kelly-Bly as an Assistant State Coordinator, and also selected Linda K. Lewis as a second Assistant State Coordinator.  Many thanks to the assistance received over the past few years from Michelle Chubenko!  We have served together in NJGenWeb for several years together now, and all of her contributions and assistance was hugely beneficial to the state!  You're the best, Michelle!

November 2011: Jack Mount has moved the Mercer County site to a new URL.  The county is now located at

February 2011: Linda K. Lewis has been appointed as Assistant State Coordinator.

February 2009: Stephanie Faycik has updated the look for two counties: Ocean and Monmouth counties. Be sure to check them out. She's also working on a SECRET project for New Jersey. Stay tuned! Also in February, Brianne Kelly-Bly has adopted Somerset County, and Martha Crosley Graham has adopted Burlington County.

October 2010: Linda K. Lewis adopted Gloucester County. Visit the new site at

October 2008: County Coordinator Michael Lewis resigned and Somerset County is available for adoption.

September 2008: Denise Wells, State Coordinator for New Jersey and also a county coordinator for two New Jersey counties, has been elected SEMA County Coordianator Representative for the SEMA Region. Included in the SEMA region are the following: Alabama, Delaware, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Also, the following counties need loving caretakers: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May and Salem. Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May and Salem are sporting the design work of our former SC, Janice Brown.

August 2008: Nathan Zipfel has decided to resign from Camden County to take care of other matters at the moment. We wish him the best in all of his endeavors. Camden County is now available for adoption. Bettie Wood has joined NJGenWeb and adopted Gloucester County!

June 2008: Brianne Kelly-Bly has been appointed as Assistant State Coordinator. Michael Alan Lewis has adopted Somerset County. Stephen Lignowski, our town coordinator for Kearney, Hudson County, has left us to attend to family and life matters for now. Hopefully, he will return in the future.

April 2008: Our new State Coordinator is Denise Wells. Michelle Chubenko has been re-appointed as Assistant Coordinator. Middlesex County has been adopted. Our new coordinator is Jan Cortez! Welcome Jan to NJGenWeb!

March 2008: We sadly are addressing the resignation of our State Coordinator, Janice Brown, who has stepped down to tackle numerous other projects and responsibiliies. We will miss Janice!

February 2008: Long-time volunteer Pat Mount announced her retirement. We have placed Middlesex County up for adoption.

January 2008:
Cumberland County has been adopted! Our new coordinator is Kate Harbold. Kate, welcome to our volunteer team!

June 2007:
Salem, Burlington, and Cumberland Counties have a new look. Also we have a new transcribing volunteer, George Price, and a new lookup volunteer, Betty Hughes. Thank you, George and Betty!

May 2007:
Sussex County has been adopted by Martha Crosley Graham! Salem County has been adopted by Janice Brown. Cumberland County is up for adoption.

April 2007: New election results: Janice Brown is State Coordinator; Assistant State Coordinators, Michelle Chubenko and Denise Wells.
Burlington County web site is now up for adoption.

March & April 2007:
NJGenWeb Bylaws and Policies were written, voted on, and accepted by our state project members.

February 2007: - Denise Wells has taken on the additional responsibility of Bergen County.

January 2007:

- Janice Brown is the new State Coordinator, and she has appointed Michelle Chubenko and Denise Wells as Assistant Coordinators.
- Added a search engine to the main and research pages, that will allow you to search for keywords on all web sites in the NJGenWeb Project at once.
- Sussex County is now completely redone, and is awaiting a coordinator to adopt it.
- Cape May County has been adopted by Janice Brown. It has a new look, new location, and new content.
- It is with deep regret that we learn of Heather Jones DeGeorge's decision to step down as State Coordinator, and to also give up Somerset County. We wish her the best.
- Stephanie Faycik, the current coordinator of Ocean County has adopted Monmouth County.
- Somerset County is now up for adoption.

- November 2006: Atlantic and Bergen Counties adopted by Janice Brown, and revamped!

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