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Birth

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• 1660s-1980s:
New Jersey Birth Collections

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New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980
New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980
New Jersey, Reclaim the Records, New Jersey Birth Index, 1901-1903



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Marriage

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• 1600s-1970s:
New Jersey Marriage Collections

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New Jersey Marriages, 1678-1985
New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970
New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956
New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980
New Jersey, Bride Index, 1930-1938



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• 1660s-1965: United States Marriages, New Jersey at FindMyPast ($)



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• 1660s-1980s:
New Jersey Death Collections

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New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988
New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988
New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-1903 New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980 (includes deaths)
New Jersey, Jersey City, Holy Name Cemetery, Card Index of Interment, 1849-1984
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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• 1878-1899: State of New Jersey Death Records at the New Jersey State Archives



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