New Jersey Census Records
New Jersey Census Notes
New Jersey Federal census records are available for to the public for the following census years: 1790, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, & 1930.
Most of the 1800, 1810 and 1820 New Jersey Federal census schedules were lost. All that survived are census schedules for 1800 Cumberland County and 1820 Roxbury & Morris Counties. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.
1890 Federal New Jersey Census Records burned in a 1921 warehouse fire. What survived for NJ are remnants of schedules for Jersey City in Hudson County. See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census, Bridging the 1890 Census Gap.
The NJ 1890 Veterans and Widows schedules did survive the fire and can provide somewhat of a census substitute for this time period. See 1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry.
Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for New Jersey Federal census records exist for census years 1880, 1900, and 1920.
New Jersey State Census Records exist for years 1855, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905 and 1915. Not all records for each year are complete. The 1885 and 1895 state census years are especially helpful in place of the lost 1890 Federal census records. Don't forget these NJ state census records in your research. See 1895 State Census Records for NJ at Ancestry.
New Jersey Tax Records are a helpful tool in genealogy research as there are many lists in existence between 1772-1832. These early tax records are indexed in the following collection. See 1643-1890 New Jersey Census Records at Ancestry,
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Statewide New Jersey Census Records Online
Other NJ Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes
NJ Census Records Online by County
Atlantic County (formed 1837 from Gloucester)
Bergen County (formed 1683 from Province of East Jersey)
Burlington County (formed 1694 - Original County)
1860 Federal Census Records Transcription - files arranged by page numbers.
Camden County (formed 1844 from Gloucester)
Cape May County (formed 1692 from Cumberland)
1830 Federal Census Records Transcription at USGenWeb Census Project - census files arranged by township.
Cumberland County (formed 1748 from Salem)
Essex County (formed 1683 from Province of East Jersey)
1835-1836 City Directory for Newark is located here.
1840-1841 City Directory for Newark here.
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