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New Jersey State Census Records

The State of New Jersey also conducted a census in 1855, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895, 1905, and 1915. Not all counties are available for the 1855, 1865, and 1875 census.

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Most surviving New Jersey state census records can be searched for free at (Registration required.)

New Jersey State Census, 1855
Counties available: Atlantic, Bergen, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Hudson, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Warren.
New Jersey State Census, 1865
Counties available: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Salem, Union.
New Jersey State census,1875. Hunterdon County.
Trenton : New Jersey Dept. of State, 1989. 2 microfilm reels
Contents: reel 1. Alexandria Township-Raritan Touwnship -- reel 2. Raritan Township-West Amwell Township. Available?
The New Jersey State Archives also have reels for the 1875 census for
parts of Essex, Sussex, and Monmouth counties
New Jersey State Census, 1885
New Jersey State Census, 1895
New Jersey State Census, 1905
New Jersey State Census, 1915

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