Assorted Groups (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
African American Griots - West African Griots are historians, storytellers, traditional
praise singers and musicians. Their roles are hereditary and their surnames identify
them as Griots.
DANE - DANE is an acronym for Danish Archive North East. It was chosen to describe
the records, the books, letters, genealogical information, sociological data
comprising the collection of Danish heritage in the area.
Estonian American National Council - to help preserve and promote the Estonian cultural
heritage in the United States; to foster ties with, and to represent the interests of,
Estonian Americans and their organizations; and to support the maintenance of
democratic institutions in, and cultural exchange with, Estonia.
Jewish Community (UJC) - UJC is YOUR portal to all things Jewish in the MetroWest
area, to the world of Jewish values, activities, learning, events, and charitable
works; we are your gateway to Jewish life.
POINTers In Person - The POINTers In Person program, an autonomous branch of
POINT; (Pursuing Our Italian Names Together), was founded in 1992.
Note: These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.
Census and Lists of various kinds:
1840 Census - Pensioners Revolutionary or Military Services
First New Jersey Cavalry - Roster of Names, etc..
Descendants of the Founders of New Jersey - Settlers came to East Jersey as early as
1618 when the Dutch from New Amsterdam settled at Bergen (now Jersey City), and
in West Jersey as early as 1623 when Fort Nassau was established on the Delaware
Families and Surnames:
Biographies Project - State of New Jersey
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click here - (Counties we have listed), (To list a local society, please contact us.)
Historical interest Items, etc.:
Civil War Heritage Association - New Jersey Goes To War.
First New Jersey Cavalry - This site is dedicated to the brave "Jersey Cavaliers" who
fought to defend our nation.
West Jersey History Project - Multiple Counties and Cities.
Libraries & Newspapers:
New Jersey State Library - New Jersey Digital Archives; The New Jersey State Library
has been offering the highest quality service to the executive, legislative and judicial
branches of state government for more than 200 years.
Rutgers University Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives received an
operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the
Department of State.
Migrations to, from and through:
Colonial Families to New Jersey - Tracing the first immigrants from Europe and those
descendants who lived in, or passed through, New Jersey.
New Jersey Digital Highway - Research Your Family History
Postcards from New Jersey - From the mountains to the shore... and everything in between
State Capital City: Trenton (Capital since 1784 - located in Mercer Co.)
The State name: Sir John Berkley and Sir George Carteret received a royal charter for a colony in the new land and named this colony for the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Carteret had been born on Jersey and had spent several years as Lieutenant Governor of the island.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Records of Deaths - Rahway & Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends
(1705 - 1892). A record of our New Jersey ancestors, and to provide a way for those
long lost cousins to find you!