OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Camden County, New Jersey
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Camden County, New Jersey Facts
When was Camden County, NJ Created?
Camden County was established on March 13, 1844 from Gloucester County.
What is the County Seat of Camden County, NJ?
The County Seat is located in Camden plus the county government website is www.camdencounty.com/
What counties are adjacent to Camden County, NJ?
Bordering Counties are Burlington County, Atlantic County, Gloucester County, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Camden County, NJ Vital Records
Where can find Camden County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Camden County vital records can be found at the New Jersey Department of Health has copies of Birth, Marriage and Death records from 1878 to the present. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in New Jerseyi for current fees and application process.
You can also order Order Electronically Online or You can download an application for New Jersey Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
Camden County, NJ Census Records
What Camden County, NJ census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Camden County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Camden Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Camden Co. Industry and Agriculture is available for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Camden Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. You can get free down-loadable not to mention printable census forms that can help with your research. See Also New Jersey Census Records Research Guide
Camden County, NJ Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Camden County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Camden County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in New Jersey courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless New Jersey residents.
The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Camden County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also New Jersey Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Camden County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 520 Market Street, Camden, New Jersey 08102
- Camden County Clerk
- Phone: (856) 225-5300
- Land Records: 1844
- Marriage Records: 1844
- Camden County Surrogate Court / Orphan’s Court
- Address: 600 Market Street, Camden, New Jersey 08102
- Phone: (856) 225-7282
- Probate Records: 1844
- Camden County Treasurer is responsible for the collection of taxes.
- Camden County, New Jersey marriages : records filed in the office of the county clerk
- New Jersey, Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817
- Patents and Deeds and Other Early Records of New Jersey 1664-1703
- New Jersey, Published Archives Series, 1631-1782
- BLM Land Records
Camden County, NJ Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Camden County, NJ?
A list of Camden County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide New Jersey Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Camden County Historical Society, Park Blvd & Euclid Ave., Camden, NJ 08103-3697; (609) 964-3333
- Fairview Historic Society, 3081 Fenwick Rd., Camden NJ
- Haddonfield Historical Society, 343 Kingshighway East, Haddonfield ; 856-429-7375
- Long-a-coming Historical Society, 59 South White Horse Pike, Berlin, NJ, 08009
- Department of State Division of Archives and Records Management ; Bureau of Archives and Records Preservation State Library Bldg, 185 West State Street, CN-307, Trenton, NJ 08625-0307
- New Jersey State Library, State Library Building, 185 West State Street, CN-520, Trenton, NJ 08625-0520
- New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Pl., Newark, NJ 07102; 973-596-8500 ext 248 or 249
- Genealogical Society of New Jersey, PO Box 1476, Trenton NJ 08607-1476
Where can I connect with other Camden County, NJ Researchers through message boards and forums?
- New Jersey State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Camden County, New Jersey Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Camden County
- Camden County, New Jersey Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Camden County, NJ?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Camden County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a directory which has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.
Camden Co. NJ Books, Newspapers & Publications
- New Jersey Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- New Jersey historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from New Jersey (1777 – 1972) (genealogybank.com)
- Camden County, New Jersey Books (amazon.com)
- Search New Jersey Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Camden Co. NJ Cemeteries & Church Records
- New Jersey Cemetery Research Guide
- Johnson Cemetery, Camden, New Jersey (search.ancestry.com)
- Camden Co., New Jersey Graves (findagrave.com)
- Camden County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Camden Co., New Jersey Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Camden Co., New Jersey Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- New Jersey Church & Bible Research Guide
- Inventory of the church archives of New Jersey (search.ancestry.com)
- Topographic Church List and Map for Camden County, New Jersey
- Camden County, New Jersey Church Books (amazon.com)
Camden Co. NJ Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- New Jersey Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Camden Co. NJ General and History Websites
- See Also State History for New Jersey
- Camden County, New Jersey Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Biographical review : containing life sketches of leading citizens of Camden and Burlington Counties, New Jersey. (search.ancestry.com)
- History of the medical profession of Camden County, N.J. : including a brief review of the charitable institutions within the c (search.ancestry.com)
- History of Camden County in the great war, 1917-1918 (search.ancestry.com)
- Industrial Camden, New Jersey (search.ancestry.com)
- Camden County centennial, 1844-1944 (search.ancestry.com)
- Camden County, New Jersey Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Camden Co. NJ Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Camden County, New Jersey (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – New Jersey – Counties – Camden (cyndislist.com)
- Camden County New Jersey (genealogytrails.com)
- Camden Co. NJGenweb (google.com)
- Camden County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Camden Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Camden Co. NJ Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Statewide Maps and Atlas Links for New Jersey
- Camden County NJ D.O.T. Map
- 1895 Camden County Map (livgenmi.com)
Camden Co. NJ Military Records
- New Jersey Military Records Research Guide
- Berlin borough, Camden County, New Jersey in the second world war, 1941-1945 (search.ancestry.com)
- New Jersey Military Records (Fold3.com) will provide easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the New Jersey individuals who served. Excellent for Camden County genealogists, researchers, historians and a lot more.
Camden Co. NJ Schools & Directories
- Camden, New Jersey Directories, 1887-91 (search.ancestry.com)