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CAMDEN County

New Jersey, USA

 

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Introduction

 

 

     Camden County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey.  As of the 2000 Census, the population was 508,932. Its county seat is Camden. It was formed on March 13, 1844, from portions of Gloucester County.  This county is part of the Delaware Valley area.

     The counties that lie adjacent to Camden County are: Burlington County, New Jersey – northeast; Atlantic County, New Jersey – southeast; Gloucester County, New Jersey – southwest; and Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania – northwest. 

 

 

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COUNTY RECORDS

·        All Departments below are in the Camden County Hall of Justice, 101 South Fifth Street, Camden, NJ 08103; (856) 379-2200 , unless otherwise noted below. The Official County website is located at http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/.

·        Camden County Clerk has Land Records & Marriage Records from 1844 and is located at Room 102, 520 Market Street Camden, New Jersey 08102; Phone Number: (856) 225-5300   

 

HISTORICAL / GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY(s)

·         The New Jersey Historical Society, 52 Park Pl., Newark, NJ 07102; 973-596-8500 ext 248 or 249

·                    Descendants of Founders of New Jersey, 10 Buckingham Ave, Trenton, NJ 08618
Evelyn Ogden, Registrar ;
[EMAIL] (732) 920-3279

·        Genealogical Society of New Jersey, PO Box 1476, Trenton NJ 08607-1476  

·        List of Historical Societies in Camden county, New Jersey

 

LIBRARIES

·                                 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

·                                  Department of Special Collections and Archives, Rutgers University Library, New Brunswick, NJ 08903 

·                                  New Jersey State Library, State Library Building, 185 West State Street, CN-520, Trenton, NJ 08625-0520

·                                 List of Libraries Museums and Archives in Camden county, New Jersey

 

HISTORICAL PLACES

Your LINK to the Historical Places and Districts in CAMDEN County

U.S. National Register of Historic Places

National Park Service

National Historic Landmarks

National Battlefields

National Historic Sites

National Historical Parks

National Memorials

National Monuments

 

Surnames

surnames

The following are names of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this location.

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

 

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

CLEMENT;   KNAUF;   MILDENBERG;   SMITH

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Gen-Sites

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FAMILY HISTORY NOTES

 

GEN-SITE PROFILE(s)

Camden City;   Collingswood;   Westmont

Camden City

LOCATION:Map Link

39.925833, -75.119722

COUNTRY: United States;   STATE: New Jersey:  

COUNTY: Camden;   PLACE: Camden City

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DESCRIPTION:   247 N. 11th Street, Camden

ANCESTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GEN-SITE:   In 1910 this location was the home of George K. Knauff, Jr. his wife Elizabeth (Pfeffer), sons George and Edgar.  Also living here was George Pfeffer brother of Elizabeth and Catherine Elizabeth’s mother.

INTERNET WEB LINK(s):  http://www.ci.camden.nj.us/

Collingswood

LOCATION: Map Link

39.916111, -75.074722

COUNTRY: United States;   STATE: New Jersey:  

COUNTY: Camden;   PLACE: Collingswood

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DESCRIPTION:  628D Parkview Apartments

ANCESTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GEN-SITE:   June Eleanor Moreland married Thomas Quigley Peiffer here on 19 June 1954

INTERNET WEB LINK(s): Collingswood, New Jersey

Westmont

LOCATION:Map Link

39.906111, -75.062778

COUNTRY: United States;   STATE: New Jersey:  

COUNTY: Camden;   PLACE: Haddon Township

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DESCRIPTION:  16 Albertson Avenue, Westmont

ANCESTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS GEN-SITE:   In 1920 this location was the home of George K. Knauff, Jr. his wife Elizabeth (Pfeffer), sons George and Edgar.  Also living here was Catherine (Clement) Pfeffer Elizabeth’s mother.

INTERNET WEB LINK(s):  Westmont, New Jersey NJ Community Profile

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Profiles for 163 Populated Places in Camden County, New Jersey

Map of Camden County New Jersey;

Camden County Physical, Cultural & Historic Features

Camden County ZIP Codes | Area Codes

Camden County Land - Property, Farms & Ranches

 

Audubon Borough

Audubon Park Borough

Barrington Borough

Bellmawr Borough

Berlin Borough

Berlin Township

Brooklawn Borough

Camden City

Cherry Hill Township

Ashland

Barclay-Kingston

Cherry Hill Mall

Erlton-Ellisburg

Golden Triangle

Greentree

Springdale

Chesilhurst Borough

Clementon Borough

Collingswood Borough

Gibbsboro Borough

Gloucester City

Gloucester Township

 

 

Index map of Camden County Municipalities (click to see index key)

 

Blackwood

Glendora

Haddon Heights Borough

Haddon Township

Haddonfield Borough

Hi-Nella Borough

Laurel Springs Borough

Lawnside Borough

Lindenwold Borough

 

Magnolia Borough

Merchantville Borough

Mount Ephraim Borough

Oaklyn Borough

Pennsauken Township

Pine Hill Borough

Pine Valley Borough

Runnemede Borough

Somerdale Borough

Stratford Borough

Tavistock Borough

Voorhees Township

Echelon

Waterford Township

Winslow Township

Woodlynne Borough

Historical municipalities

Centre Township

Clementon Township

Delaware Township

Newton Township

Stockton Township

Union Township

 

State-Wide Resources

For more information about the U.S. State in which this county is located  click  on  these  LINKS:

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GENERAL RESOURCES

·         Our Genealogy Reference Library (USA Locations)

·         Genealogy Forum: U.S. States

·         Family Search, IGI Batches, Localities

·         Genealogy.com: Resources by county

·         Rootsweb.com - Localities

·         Cyndi's List - General U.S. Sites

·         Family History 101 – Camden County

LOCALITY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

·         Camden County (Family History 101.com)

·         Camden County NJGenWeb

·         Camden County, NJ Genealogy Forum

·         Camden County, NJ at Rootsweb

·         Cyndi's List - U.S. – New Jersey - Localities

·         Linkpendium > Genealogy> Camden County

 

OUR GENEALOGY REFERENCE LIBRARY

 

The following Link will take you to our library of genealogy reference books.   Here you may find books about the history and records of this county and other places such as towns and churches.  The collection also contains research works about military units and personnel during America’s wars, in addition too resource texts about the ethnic and religious groups who may have settled in this locality.

 

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Old RCA Building, Camden, New Jersey

 

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Contact Information 

Contact information

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Snail mail:

Fred
889 Dante Ct.
Mantua, NJ 08051

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