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Archives: Browse Ante-bellum Collections

Title

Dates

MG

Abeel, James (1733-1825), Deputy Quartermaster General

1761-1819

110

Abeel, John Nelson (1769-1812), Dutch reformed minister

ca. 1785-1806

959

Ackerman, James I. (b. 1772), Blacksmith and innkeeper

1802-1820

655

Albertson Family (Warren County, NJ)

1815-1866

691

Allen/Alling-Campfield Family (Newark, NJ)

1720-1898

482

Alling, David (1773-1855), Chair maker

1801-1857

309

Alling Brothers & Company, Newark, NJ

1853-1878

435

Alphabetical Series

ca. 1664-1920

1

American Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

1846-1893

434

Baldwin, Noah (ca. 1782-1832) Family

1807-1891

976

Baldwin-Brown-Coe Family (Newark, NJ)

1776-1893

291

Baldwin-Reeve Family (Millburn Township, NJ)

1787-1957

915

Bamberger, Louis (1855-1944), Autograph Collection

1683-1929

11

Bartz, Viola Overlack

1823-1972

1313

Bayard, Lewis Pintard (1791-1840), Episcopal minister

1812-1816

986

Beach Family

1787-1962

1219

Bedminster Township, New Jersey Voting register

1797-1803

895

Bell, Andrew (1757-1843), Collector of Perth Amboy and Land surveyor

1745-1866

45

Bellangee Family (Little Egg Harbor, NJ)

1770-1881

837

Berdan, John, Jr. (fl. 1823-1856), Surveyor and cartographer

1823-1856

1184

Berry Family Papers

1813-1913

1627

Black, Joseph, Manuscript Collection

1794-1833

125

Bloomfield, Joseph (1753-1823), Revolutionary War soldier and Governor of New Jersey

1774-1809

377

Bloomfield Bible Society, Bloomfield, NJ

1817-1825

943

Bogart-Marselis Family (Albany, NY)

1725-1817

1077

Boggs Family

1737-1942

27

Bordentown Friends Preparative Meeting, Bordentown, NJ

1832-1860

76

Boudinot, Elisha (1749-1819), Family

1775-1953

633

Boyce, Thomas Jefferson (d. 1853), Sailor

1829-1852

55

Bradley, Joseph P. (1813-1892), U.S. Supreme Court Justice

1813-1936

26

Brinckerhoff, Euphemia Maria (1796-1882), Student

1810

868

Brown, Allen H. (1820-1907), Presbyterian missionary

1838-1907

805

Brown, Lewis, Indenture

1836

1594

Brown, Nathaniel (fl. 1803-1834), Cooper and teamster

1803-1834

841

Brown, William B. (fl. 1850-1878), Congregational minister

1850-1878

880

Bruen, Caleb W. (1768-1846), Cabinetmaker and distiller

1804-1829

79

Burnet, John Robertson, Genealogy Collection

1752-1901

61

Burr, Aaron (1756-1836), Lawyer and U. S. Vice President

1755-1833

34

Camp Family (Camptown, NJ)

1752-1837

81

Campfield, Jabez (1779-1822), Military surgeon

1779-1822

233

Canfield-Dickerson Family (Morris County, NJ)

1738-1928

249

Chamberlain, Jacob (1835-1908), Theology student

1856-1919

1228

Chandlee, George (1753-1823)

1771-1815

1250

Chester Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poors

1799-1826

85

Church at Danville, Danville, NJ

1831-1867

269

Ciphering Books Collection

1805-1826

65

Cobb-Howell Family (Hanover Twp, NJ)

1758-1885

591

Coe, Sayers (1772-1851), Farmer

1793-1911

89

Colhoun Family (Rutherford, NJ)

1805-1978

1224

Colt, John (1786-1883), Manufacturer

1851

636

Columbia Academy Records

1813-1838

1586

Condict, Lewis (1773-1862), Physician and statesman

1833-1837

67

Condict, Ruth W. (1798-1815)

1815

324

Condit, Phebe Williams (1810-1873)

ca. 1841

663

Condit-Dodd Family

1757-1925

454

Congar, Samuel Hayes (1796-1872), Coach painter

1818-1853

875

Congar Family (Newark, NJ)

1787-1876

12

Cooper, Jonah (fl. 1793-1832), Farmer and merchant

1793-1832

451

Cortelyou Family (Ten Mile Run, NJ)

1732-1940

594

Crampton, William D. (fl. 1807-1828), Farmer

1807-1828

739

Crane, David D. (1763-1838), Public official

1786-1836

52

Crane, Silas (fl. 1805-1825), Tax collector

1779-1825

565

Crane-Pierson Family

1707-1942

422

Daughters of the American Revolution. Nova Caesarea Chapter Manuscript Collection

1731-1861

1018

Dayton, Jonathan (1760-1824), U. S. Congressman

1789-1821

379

Deeds

1749-1876

1523

DeGray Family (Bergen County, NJ)

1795-1908

1167

Denton, Richard S. (1790-1864), Merchant and postmaster

1807-1863

314

Denton, Stephen (fl. 1820-1834), Laborer

1828-1834

769

Denville, New Jersey Organizations

1845-1888

96

De Zeng Family (Geneva, NY)

1729-1925

800

Dickerson, Edward Nicoll (1824-1889), Engineer and lawyer

1824-1889

97

Dickerson, Mahlon (1770-1853) and Philemon Dickerson (1788-1862)

1774-1922

13

Dickerson Mine, Randolph Township, NJ

1813-1842

101

Dipper, John (1778-1836), Freed slave and Baptist minister

1816-1835

1127

Dodd, Amzi (1793-1838), Lawyer

1785-1840

252

Dodd, Zebina (1762-1843) and J. C. Crowell (fl. 1813-1820), Grocers

1813-1820

865

Doremus, Ralph (1797-1886), Merchant and farmer

1830-1855

99

Dormitzer, Walter, Autograph Collection

1777-1961

32

Downer Family

1824-1886

1252

Drew, John (fl. 1813-1840), Farmer

1813-1840

904

Dutch Reformed Church, Stone House Plains, NJ

1747-1901

447

East Jersey Manuscript Collection

1667-1873

2

East Newark Land Company

1835-1848

139

East Windsor Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor

1803-1839

1034

Eastburn, Walter N., Manuscript Collection

1743-1956

294

Edsall Family (English Neighborhood, NJ)

1792-1882

944

Elmer, William (fl. 1791-1889), Physician

1791-1889

648

Ely, Edwin A. (1836-1927), Autograph Collection

ca. 1663-1890

14

Episcopal Society of New Jersey for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge and Piety

1811-1835

893

Essex Brigade of Militia

1807-1822

246

Essex County Anti-Slavery Society, Newark, NJ

1839-1842

187

Essex County, New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders, Committee on Buildings

1852-1916

834

Essex County, New Jersey Coroner's Office

1854-1855

829

Estate of Aaron Melick (1725-1809)

1809-1823

898

Estate of Daniel Tichenor (1748-1831)

1831-1832

181

Estate of James W. Burnett (1789-1822)

1823-1838

1025

Estate of John Rutherfurd (1760-1840)

1854-1859

308

Ewing, Maskell, Jr. (1758-1825), Recorder of the City of Trenton

1799-1805

790

Ewing Family (Trenton, NJ)

1792-1885

283

Fairfield, New Jersey Distiller

1818-1819

100

FewSmith, Joseph Jr. (fl. 1837-1895), Presbyterian minister

1837-1895

765

FewSmith Family

1844-1861

818

Fine, Jacob (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker

1831-1857

102

First Presbyterian Church, Hanover, NJ

1791-1844

347

First Presbyterian Church, Orange, NJ

1830-1831

1015

First Presbyterian Church, Woodbridge, NJ

1853-1875

1119

First Reform Presbyterian German and English Church, Knowlton Township, NJ

1766-1804

717

First United Methodist Church, Newark, NJ

1839-1960

812

Fish, Henry Clay (fl. 1841-1873), Baptist minister

1841-1873

255

Foreign Missionary Society, Newark, NJ

1812-1826

732

Fourth Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ

1831-1848

733

Frelinghuysen Family (Newark, NJ)

1799-1924

380

Gibbons, William (1794-1852), Steamboat and stagecoach operator

1812-1856

1397

Gibbons Family (Savannah, GA and Madison, NJ)

1811-1856

1302

Gibbs Family

1691-1834

775

Gildersleeve Family

1741-1895

607

Goble & Thomas, Newark, NJ

1816-1828

106

Grace Church, Orange, NJ

1854-1981

1169

Grassmann, Edward J. (1887-1973), Manuscript Collection

1731-1935

1085

Great King Hole Mine, Randolph Township, NJ

1838-1849

740

Green, Calvin (1765-1847), Farmer

1790-1846

221

Green, James Sproat (1792-1862)

1853

964

Green, Samuel (fl. 1839-1851), Shoemaker

1839-1851

639

Halsted, N. Norris (1816-1884) and Nancy Marsh Halsted (1817-1891)

1817-1891

248

Harmonic Society of Newark, Newark, NJ

1830

886

Hart, Anne (fl. 1804-1811) / Rev. John Stanford (1754-1834)

1804-1811

290

Hartshorne Family (Newark, NJ)

1845-1956

1312

Hatfield/Hetfield Family (Elizabethtown, NJ)

1709-1821

903

Hayes, Samuel (1728-1811), Surveyor and cooper

1696-1825

965

Hayes, Samuel (1776-1839), Physician

1804-1839

111

Hazlett, John W. (fl. 1846-1865), Laborer

1846-1865

638

Hewitt, John (1777-1857), Cabinetmaker

1800-1814

84

Hewlings Family (Burlington, NJ)

1805-1847

1311

Hibernia Tract, Morris County, NJ

1771-1888

1196

High Street Presbyterian Church, Newark, NJ

1841-194

8

Highland Avenue Congregational Church, Orange, NJ

1855-1982

1190

Holmes Family (Middletown, NJ)

1680-1905

282

Hornblower Family

1760-1900

10

Horton, Phinehas (fl. 1809-1835), Merchant

1802-1852

112

House of Prayer Episcopal Church, Newark, NJ

1849-1976

1073

Howell, Benjamin Jr. (1786-1852), Lawyer

1817-1852

559

Hunt, Sanford B. (1825-1884), Physician and Newark Daily Advertiser editor

1835-1891

21

Hunt, William Southworth (1879-1940), Autograph Collection

1736-1944

22

Ivins Family (Burlington and Monmouth Counties, NJ)

1787-1897

978

Jackson, John P. (1805-1861), Lawyer, legislator, Vice President of the New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company

1821-1887

47

Jackson Glass Works, Waterford Township, NJ

1832-1833

1178

Jersey Church, Turkey Foot, PA

1775-1867

1220

Johnson Family

1823-1879

1166

Jones, Franklin (d. 1865), Civil War soldier

1843-1868

373

Jouet Family

1711-1905

1019

Kanouse, Peter (1784-1864), Presbyterian minister

1835

900

Kearny, John (fl. 1797-1801), Customs collector

1797-1801

72

Kearny, Lawrence (1789-1868), U.S. Naval officer

1814-1844

57

Kearny, Philip (1814-1862), Civil War general

1847-1863

15

Kingsland Family (Bergen and Hudson Counties, NJ)

1829-1891

907

Kinney Family (Newark, NJ)

1783-1900

785

Knapp, Josiah P. (1785-1862)

1759-1876

590

Knowles, Jesse (fl. 1805-1925) and John F. Knowles (fl. 1830-1873), Merchants

1805-1873

598

Kunze and Hayes, Newark, NJ

1803-1806

117

Lafayette Guards, New York State Artillery

1824

650

Leddel Family (Mendham, NJ)

1785-1878

119

Leonard, James (fl. 1825-1833), Hatter

1825-1833

121

Leonard, Oliver B. (1839-1918) Manuscript Collection

1804-1859

927

Lindsley, Joseph (1777-1849), Blacksmith

1812-1850

293

Little Family

1723-1911

1207

Livingston, Robert R. (1746-1813), Chancellor of New York

1658-1888

1194

Livingston, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor

1829-1851

1024

Lloyd, Aaron (1817-1905), Dutch reformed minister

1840-1858

1045

Lloyd, John C. (1796-1881), Tailor and Justice of the peace

1824-1861

122

Lloyd Family (Belleville, NJ)

1824-1930

682

Lyon, Henry G. (fl. 1800-1838), Cabinetmaker

1800-1838

313

Lyon-Bedford Family

1781-1844

850

M. F. Dickerson and Company, Succasunna, NJ

1816-1817

98

McCain, John (fl. 1838-1847), Justice of the peace

1838-1847

276

McClelland, Alexander (1809-1864), Theologian

1843

124

McDowell, John (1780-1863), Presbyterian minister

1816

899

McDowell Family

1792-1966

866

Macwhorter, Alexander (1734-1807), Presbyterian minister

1795-1807

128

Manning Family (Woodbridge Township, NJ)

1713-1864

1009

Margarum, James J. (d. 1813)

1804-1810

916

Martha Furnace Employee's Journal

1808-1815

452

Mechanics' Fire Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

1825-1841

360

Methodist-Episcopal Church Sunday School, Paterson, NJ

1844-1845

524

Middleton, Enoch (fl. 1830-1850), Mason and farmer

1830-1850

527

Middleton, Enoch (fl. 1831-1856), Shoemaker

1831-1856

935

Middleton, George (1800-1888), U.S. Congressman and Notary public

1739-1986

1032

Miller, Samuel (1769-1859), Presbyterian minister and educator

1847

879

Mintz, Hymen B. (1909-1986), Manuscript Collection

1802-1911

1287

Miscellaneous Manuscript Collection

1664-1956

25

Monmouth County Justice of the Peace Docket

1827-1831

948

Montgomery-Burnet Family (Monmouth County, NJ)

1700-1857

574

Morris, John Jr. (fl. 1807-1816), Laborer

1807-1816

721

Morris County Brigade, New Jersey Militia

1812

947

Munn Family (Essex County, NJ)

1774-1910

416

Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister

1776-1846

384

Murray, Nicholas (1802-1861), Presbyterian minister

1838-1856

388

Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, Newark, NJ

1845

585

Nelson, William (1847-1914), Lawyer, historian, and corresponding secretary of The New Jersey Historical Society

1693-1914

43

Nelson, William (1847-1914), Manuscript Collection

1690-1875

23

Nesbitt, Thomas (1760-1819), Merchant

1787-1826

130

New Jersey Constitutional Convention of 1844

1844

245

New Jersey Legislature

1751-1808

46

New Jersey Manuscript Collection

1669-1840

7

New Jersey State Anti-Slavery Society

1839-1845

134

New Jersey Turnpike Company

1806-1912

970

New Providence, New Jersey Township Committee

1812-1843

132

New York and New Jersey Boundary Dispute Manuscript Collection

1663-1865

237

Newark Academy, Livingston, NJ

1792-1978

1303

Newark Clay Club, Newark, NJ

1844

922

Newark Daily Advertiser, Newark, NJ

1846-1849

137

Newark Female Charitable Society, Newark, NJ

1803-1949

9

Newark Fire Engine Company No. 1, Newark, NJ

1799-1801

971

Newark, New Jersey Census

1826

264

Newark, New Jersey Voting registers

1812-1854

265

Newark Town Jail, Newark, NJ

1830-1831, 1852

929

Newark Turnpike Company, Newark, NJ

1805-1809

358

Nichols Family (Newark, NJ)

1765-1904

1012

Nicholson, Ann (fl. 1819), Quaker

1819

982

North River Meadow Company, Shrewsbury Twp., NJ

1820-1832

148

Oakes Family Papers

1837-1865

1622

Ogden, David Bayard (1775-1849), Lawyer

n.d. (ca. early 1800s)

897

Ogden, Joseph G. (1780-1817), Shoemaker

1806-1813

1174

Ogden Family (Newark and Elizabeth, NJ)

1767-1822

386

Ogden-Ford Family (Cumberland County, NJ)

1789-1887

292

Ogden Mine Railroad Company, Nolans Point, NJ

1856-1890

24

Ogilvie, Ann (1759-1813)

1807-1813

1000

Osgood and Company, Little Falls, NJ

1814-1817

302

Parker Family (Perth Amboy, NJ)

1676-1946

18

Parkhurst, Caleb (1744-1817), Merchant

1784-1817

149

Parkhurst, Henry L. (1767-1852), Farmer

1795-1850

150

Paterson, William (1745-1806), Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Senator, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice

1776-1833

42

Paterson, William (1817-1899), Student and author

1833-1897

718

Paterson, New Jersey Voting register

ca. 1840

1075

Pearson, John R. (1766-1848), Grocer

1822-1851

470

Pell, Charles H. (1853-1906), Lawyer

1853-1906

1041

Pennington, William (1796-1862), Lawyer, Governor of New Jersey, U.S. Congressman

1795-1915

331

Pennington-Satterthwaite Family

1797-1967

675

Pennington Family Papers

1829-1937

1542

Perth Amboy Wharf, Perth Amboy, NJ

1821-1830

455

Philadelphia Baptist Association, Philadelphia, PA

1755-1828

259

Pierson, Caleb (1738-1801) and Elijah Pierson (1780-1862)

1769-1876

533

Pierson, William (1796-1882), Physician

1828-1840

726

Pierson, William (1796-1882), Sheriff of Essex County

1850-1859

242

Presbyteries of Morris County and Newark, NJ and New York, NY

1775-1835

839

Price, Jeremiah (fl. 1835-1853), Deputy sheriff of Essex County

1835-1853

158

Price, Matthias (1814-1902), Executor of the estate of Daniel Price (1799-1892)

1826-1938

624

Quimby, James M. (d. 1874) / James Dawes (1795-1844) / Hayes Family (Newark, NJ)

1836-1846

746

Ralston, John (d. 1819), Merchant

1782-1815

152

Randolph Township, New Jersey Township Committee

1806-1835

159

Reformed Church of Jesus Christ, Totowa, NJ

1756-1814

644

Roome-Lamscha-Harrison Family

1850-1947

1102

Roxbury, Chester, and Washington Townships, NJ Census books

1820, 1830, 1840

925

Rutgers, Anthony (fl. 1809-1810), Student

1763-1834

346

Rutherfurd, John (1810-1872)

1842-1874

869

Rutherfurd Family

1760-1845

398

Rutherfurd-Ely Family

1777-1947

484

Sabbath School for Coloured People in the Newark Academy, Female Department, Newark, NJ

1819-1822

1003

Saddle River Township, NJ Record book

1787-1838

166

Saint Paul's Parish, Newark, NJ

1853-1890

811

Savage Family

1758-1938

836

Sayre, Ebenezer (1749-1822), Farmer, and Jane E. Sayre (d. 1857)

1805-ca. 1840

942

Schuyler Family (New Barbados Neck, NJ)

1724-1885

651

Scotch Plains Baptist Church, Scotch Plains, NJ

1747-1809

968

Scott, John M. (d. 1839), War of 1812 officer

1812-1818

1044

Scott, Winfield (1786-1866), Army officer and Presidential candidate

1823-1849

40

Scott Family (Elizabethtown, NJ)

1792-1865

1139

Scrapbook Collection

1832-1995

1494

Scrapbook of Poetry and Prose (Burlington, NJ)

1835

517

"Scraps from the Time Killer or Cherry Hill Lyrics"

1840s

1522

Seabrook, Thomas (1735-1805), Family (Monmouth County)

1789-1815

530

Seventh Rifle Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line / Patton's Additional Regiment

1776-1802

224

Sharp, Barzillai (fl. 1801-1825), Farmer

1801-1825

1240

Sharp, Thomas (d. 1808) and Rebecca Sharp (fl. 1809-1816)

1790-1821

1185

Ship Logs Collection

1732-1839

49

Shoemaker's Account Book

1825-1826

560

Smith, David (fl. 1830-1861), Merchant

1815-1862

679

Smith, Stuart C., Manuscript Collection

1741-1868

19

Smith Family

1667-1960

824

Smock, George (1754-1836), Farmer

1786-1836

202

Somerset County Bible Society

1817-1915

167

Somerset County, New Jersey Tax accounts

1814-1816

957

Stafford-Ward Family

1811-1957

286

Statesmen Autograph Collection

ca. 1680-1993

31

Stephens, John H. (fl. 1802-1817), Merchant

1802-1817

172

Stephens & Caskey, Stephensburg, NJ

1832-1833

195

Stevens Family (Hoboken, NJ)

1663-1959

409

Steward, Samuel (1760-1833), Blacksmith

1809-1823

170

Stockton Family (Princton, NJ)

1795-1942

368

Stone Carting Records, Newark, NJ

1804-1813

219

Stoudinger-Alofsen-Fulton Drawings

n. d. (ca. early 1800s)

1508

Swackhamer Family

1827-1954

1048

Swaim Family

1771-1903

1189

Sydenham/Sidman Family (Newark and Bloomfield, NJ)

1759-1909

485

Terrill Family (Rahway, NJ)

1809-1892

1513

Thomson, John R. (1800-1862), U.S. Senator

1800-1862

367

Tomkins, Elias (1791-1866), and Ambrose Tomkins (1802-1851)

1828-1898

350

Tomkins Family (Morristown, NJ)

1795-1868

678

Trenton Teacher Letter

1851

1583

Trinity Cathedral in Newark, Newark, NJ

1743-1973

882

Tuttle, Silas (fl. 1826-1867), Merchant

1826-1867

1243

Universalist Churches, Newark, NJ

1855-1875

889

Upper Freehold Township Residents

1816-1885

762

Vail, Alfred (1807-1859), Inventor

1826-1918

50

Van Blarcom, John (fl. 1772-1822), Farmer

1772-1822

999

Vanderbeek, Cornelius (fl. 1833-1847), Justice of the peace

1833-1839

184

Vanderhoof, Cornelius (b. 1780), War of 1812 soldier

1812

496

Vanderpool, Eugene (1844-1903), President of the Newark Gas Light Company

1817-1929

29

Van Horne Family (Communipaw, NJ)

1707-1827

1006

Van Ness, Henry R. (1768-1833), Farmer

1787-1902

663

Vrana, Theodore (b. 1906), Historian

1797-1958

1305

Vroom, Peter D. (1792-1873), Governor of New Jersey and U.S. Congressman

1783-1890

20

W. P. A. Historical Records Survey, New Jersey

1795-1870

1079

Wagner, Charles K. (fl. 1855-1892), Grocer

1838-1914

1269

Waldron Family (Hunterdon County, NJ)

1764-1892

906

Wallace, William (d. 1843), Merchant

1808-1813

891

Ward, Marcus L. (1812-1884), Governor of New Jersey and U. S. Congressman

1683-1912

28

West Jersey Manuscript Collection

1648-1829

3

Wheeler Family (Newark, NJ)

1714-1892

1007

White, Anthony Walton (1750-1803), Cavalry Officer

1740-1868

674

Whitehead, John (fl. 1837-1840) and William A. Whitehead (1810-1884)

1835-1844

734

Whitehead, William A. (1810-1884), Historian

1680-1885

177

Whitehead, William A. (1810-1884), Scrapbook

1821-1826

941

Wilcox, Jonathan M. (fl. 1815-1836, Mason and cobbler

1815-1836

133

Wilcox Family (New Providence, NJ)

1801-1870

569

William Little & Company, Monmouth County, NJ

1821-1841

1244

Willets, Edmund (b. 1800), Quaker

1820

1222

Wilson, Peter (1746-1826), New Jersey Assemblyman

1778-1855

318

Wolfe, William H. (fl. 1828-1830), Merchant

1828-1830

934

Woodbridge, New Jersey Records

1668-1875

68

Woodruff, Seth (1742-1815), Weaver

1761-1812

190

Woodruff, William (fl. 1771-1803), Gravedigger and merchant

1771-1803

192

Wright, Samuel Gardiner (1781-1845), Farmer

1830-1843

275

Wright, Helen M., Historian

1726-1935

127

Wright, William (1790-1866), U.S. Congressman and Senator, Mayor of Newark

1853-1865

372

Young, Isaac (fl. 1807), Butcher

1807

911

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