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Obituary Lookup Volunteers
New Jersey


Please follow these guidelines when making a lookup request:

  • If this is your first request, read Making a Request.
  • To find the county for your lookup request, use the USA County Lookup.
  • Before making a request, do a quick Web Search in case the obituary is available there.
  • If you find a volunteer for your area, use the listing's Email link to send your request directly to him or her.  If you don't find a volunteer, send your request to the mailing list (see OBIT-LOOKUPS-L Mailing List for subscription information).
  • After receiving a lookup, post or publish the obituary or an abstract to help other researchers.
  • Please do not send the same request to more than one volunteer.


WE NEED VOLUNTEERS - Please consider volunteering
for your area, even on a limited basis, because every lookup
helps someone. 
Becoming a Volunteer has more information.



Volunteer listings are by county, with statewide listings last, and related statewide links below.  The areas the volunteer covers and the resources available are listed along with the volunteer's name and e-mail address, and web page if any.  Entries in green are web sites for libraries, newspapers, death records, cemeteries, and genealogical/historical societies.  Many library web sites have information about local obituaries and newspapers. 

County City or Town/Newspapers/Libraries, Etc. Volunteer
Atlantic Atlantic City Area Derien A -
Burlington Burlington
Exact date of death or burial required.
Kathy -
Camden Camden Courier Post Fred R -
Cape May Cape May County Library WebPage
Cape May Cape May County Genealogical Library -- Fee WebPage
Cape May Cape May County Obituaries and Abstracts (2003, partial) WebPage
Cumberland Millville area/Millville Daily Journal/Millville Historical Society Emma M -
Essex Millburn Only/The Item, The Budget Lynne R -
Essex Montclair Public Library - Click on the 'ASK A LIBRARIAN' Link to send an Obituary Request. MUST have at least Month and Year of Death ** NOTE - Montclair Times ONLY!!, Small charge for mailing copies ** WebPage
Essex Newark Evening News (1883-1925) Evelyn H -
Essex Newark Public Library WebPage
Essex Short Hills Only/The Item, The Budget Lynne R -
Essex The Star-Ledger (08/1945-P) Evelyn H -
Gloucester Gloucester County Times Fred R -
Mercer Obit Lookups, Need at least the Month and Year Bob S -
Middlesex Avenel, Edison, Fords, Metuchen and Woodbridge Joan C -
Morris Long Valley/The Star-Ledger, Daily Record Colin S -
Morris Daily Record Harry H -
Morris Daily Record Evelyn H -
Morris Madison Eagle 1882-2007; Chatham Press/Courier 1900-1990; possibly Florham. Helen R -
Morris Morris County Library
Select Reference, then Genealogy
WebPage
Morris Joint Free Public Library of Morristown - Local History and Genealogy.  Fee for research. WebPage
Morris Library of the Chathams WebPage
Ocean Ocean County Library System/Bishop Library
Ocean County Observer, Asbury Park Press
Vinnie G -
Ocean Newspapers (1805's-P) Kim B -
*Statewide* NJ State Library newspapers for Newark (Essex Co.), Trenton (Mercer & Burlington Co's.), and Hackensack (Bergen Co.) Other areas have limited coverage. Kaye P -
*Statewide* NJ Marriage Index Lookups, Exclusive of the following Counties: HUDSON, MERCER, OCEAN, PASSAIC,& UNION Bob S -

New Jersey Links


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for help with obit requests,
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or for other comments or questions,
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