New Jersey State Archives
The State Archives is New Jersey's official research center for public records of enduring historical value, including vital records, land documents, probate records and military service papers, among other materials. The State Archives is also the official repository for microfilm of county clerks’ and surrogates’ records produced by the LDS Church and of film of local newspapers produced by the New Jersey Newspaper Project. Current holdings amount to over 37,000 cubic feet of paper records and over 32,000 reels of microfilm. Records date from the founding of New Jersey as a British colony in 1664 up to the present. The Archives' web site includes searchable databases
to locate birth, marriage, and death records, land, probate and court records, military and wartime records, photograph collections. A more detailed description (with links) of the imaged collections
is also available.