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Hunterdon County Cemeteries    Hunterdon Timeline  Newspaper Archives   MAPS  Hunterdon County Democrat Extracts

Marriage records of Hunterdon county, New Jersey, 1795-1875
compiled by Hiram E. Deats

Marriage Records Hunterdon County 1795-1875


Rosemont Cemetery

West Hunterdon County, New Jersey
Resources For Genealogy and Local History


Published 1918 by H. E. Deats in Flemington, N.J .
Written in English.


Goodspeed Histories
West New Jersey History and Genealogy
Green Sergeant’s Covered Bridge

Hunterdon Historical Society plans festivities for 125th anniversary year

1700-1800 History of East Amwell Index  5MB

Hunterdon County is across the Delaware River from Bucks County PA and many families went back and forth for marriages, births and burials.

1714, formed in West Jersey including from part of Burlington County; 1739, part formed into Morris County; 1838, part formed into Mercer County with more being added in 1839; 1844, Hopewell Twp. returned from Mercer County and Tewksbury twp. to Somerset County; 1845, Hopewell twp. back to Mercer County and Tewksbury twp. from Somerset County; 1965, Somerset boundary clarified.
bullet Genealogy of Early Settlers in Trenton and Ewing 'Old Hunterdon County,' New Jersey" pub: Trenton, NJ, 1883.
bullet The Hunterdon Republican newspaper [published: 1856 - 1953] is now up on the Internet. Six years of the 98 years that it was published are now ready to be viewed. Please go to:
bullet A preservation plan for East Amwell

Phyllis B. D'Autrechy's book More Records of Old Hunterdon County, Hunterdon County Historical Society, 1998. 

Amwell was called Kingwood after 1746. 

"Hunterdon Co. was formed in 1713/14 from Burlington Co.

In 1738 more land was annexed from Morris Co. At that time Hunterdon Co. had
the following townships:  Alexandria, Amwell, Bethlehem, Hopewell, Kingwood,
Lebanon, Maidenhead, Reading, Tewksbury and Trenton.

In 1838 Hopewell, Maidenhead and Trenton were taken to form Mercer Co.
Hunterdon Townships then were Alexandria, Bethlehem, Clinton, Delaware, East Amwell,
Franklin, Holland, Kingwood, Lebanon, Raritan, Readington, Tewksbury, Union,
and West Amwell."

Hubert G. Schmidt's "Rural Hunterdon", p. 30, 2nd P:

"... The name Amwell was adopted by the new township which was formed in the southern part of what is now Hunterdon County in 1708, and when Hunterdon County was set off from Burlington in 1713 Amwell Township became a township of the new county. "


bullet Lambertville Third Ward School-1940
bullet The Hunterdon County Surrogate's Court

Hunterdon County Justice Center
65 Park Avenue
Flemington, New Jersey 08822
(908)788-1156 * Fax (908)788-1586
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45 - 5:15

bullet Township of Bethlehem
bullet The Township of Union
bullet RAVEN ROCK Delaware Township. This settlement on SR 29 near the boundary of Kingwood Township and opposite Bull's Island, was part of a 300 acre tract which John Ladd owned in 1721. It was known as Saxtonville (when this was part of Amwell Township) being named for Nathaniel Saxton who purchased land here about 1812. Known also as Saxtons Vill in 1817, the longer version was in popular use at least until 1908. (Deed Bk. 4:6; 23:417; 36:6; 37: 10; RR 2:197; Beers: 65; Snell: 377; Cornell map of 1852; GG: 233; Docket 3912)

From the book "Hunterdon County Place Names", Phyllis D'Autrechy, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commissions, Flemington, New Jersey, copyright 1992.

bullet RESEARCHERS please be informed that The Hunterdon County Historical Society has sponsored the computerization of the oldest newspaper published in this county - The Hunterdon Gazette - which was published from 1825 to 1866. It is full of names and more names and stuff about our ancestors that you wouldn't believe unless you were able to read the originals. And now you may do so!

Please go to: and view the Index. This contains the names of over 10,000 people who did something to get their name published in this newspaper. The Index covers the Years 1825 to 1844 which is the period computerized to date. We expect the years 1845 and 1846 to be added to the Index sometime during February. The project is still active but the process takes time so watch this Web site frequently.

Hunterdon County Historical Society library

Starting in March 2008 the Hunterdon County Historical Society library is open for research on the second and fourth Saturday of each month from 10 AM to 4 PM. Terry McNealy, Library Director, or Don Cornelius, Manuscript Curator, will be present with at least two HCHS member volunteers. There is free parking Saturday in the municipal lot across from the library which is located at 114 Main Street in Flemington.
In addition, the hours for Thursday afternoon have expanded so that the library is open to the public for research from 12 noon to 4 pm. On-street parking, however, is still limited to 2 hours.
The next several dates for Saturday openings are April 12, April 26, May 10, and May 24. The new e-mail address for the Society is


bullet Sourland Mountains
"New Jersey's Sourland Mountain" by T. J. Luce.

In the book the mountain is described as "in west-central NJ roughly 17 miles long and 4 miles wide, running northwest from the Delaware River to a point just beyond the village of Neshanic. It is 50 miles equidistant from Philadelphia and New York and parallels a section of the metropolitan corridor stretching from Boston to Washington DC and yet despite suburban sprawl creeping along its flanks, which in recent years has threatened to turn into a gallop, it still retains much of its unspoiled character."

bullet Hunterdon County Library
Open 8:30 a.m.- 9:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, and 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday.


The following is from "Hunterdon County Place Names" Phyllis B. D'Autrechy, Published by Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Flemington, New Jersey; Copyright 1992.

FROG TAVERN, Raritan Township. This site was on the west side of the Trenton road [CR 579] 1 1/2 miles north of Croton. The tavern was in ruins by 1829. It had been known as the Swamp Tavern, Opdycke's Tavern and Trimmer's Tavern.

BOARS HEAD, LOWER, There was apparently another Boars Head! ["PUBLIC SALE. . at the lower Boar's Head,  . in Kingwood, on the road leading from Trenton to Quakertown, about 2 miles from the latter. .



Hunterdon County Cemeteries

Amwell Ridge Cemetery

Hunterdon County
New Jersey

First United Church of Christ

Milford New Jersey

Frenchtown Cemetery

Frenchtown - History of Frenchtown, Clarence B. Fargo

Frenchtown Cemetery

Frenchtown, Hunterdon Co., NJ
from the collection of Beulah Gangaware


Rocktown Road-Lambertville


Stevenson Burying Ground - Buchanan Farm, Rock Road, West Amwell Township, Hunterdon County, NJ


Stevenson, Elnathan ~ died Oct 30, 1842, aged 81 years

Stevenson, John (son of Elnathan and Mary) ~ died Sep 12, 1793, aged 4 years

Stevenson, Mary (wife of Elnathan / daughter of Capt. Henry Phillips) ~ died May, 1833, aged 67 years

Source: The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol. X No. 1, January, 1935, page 6

Pine Hill

Williamson Farm

Milford Union

Milford New Jersey, across from Upper Black Eddy Bucks County
Milford New Jersey
Milford is a river town across from Bridgeton Twp Bucks County

Mt. Hope Cemetery:

Norton Cemetery

Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery

400 Woolsey Street, Trenton, NJ 08610. (Mercer County)
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery is now handled by Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery Office:
phone number is (609) 393-7089

Prospect Hill Cemetery

69 Capner Street, Flemington, NJ 08822
Phone: (908) 782-3163

Records of the Kingwood Monthly Meeting of Friends, Hunterdon County, New Jersey


Evergreen Cemetery
(established 1865) in Clinton Village

b. Jan 01 1845 - d. Jan 29 1934
CO K, 31st Regt., NJ Vols
Lydia A., his wife
b. Dec 19 1846 - d. Jul 17 1914
b. Apr 05 1855 - d. Oct 29 1906
b. 1868 - d 1962
b. 1876 - d. 1955




1940 Lambertville Third Ward
School,Childrens names from a picture in the Trenton Times, dated June 24

1940 Lambertville Third Ward
School,Childrens names from a picture in the Trenton Times, dated June 24
Alvera V. Bigley Russell D. Bowlby
Wilbert N. Bright Helen M. Bright
Edith P. Carducci Mable E. Case
Eugene P. Cifelli Howard E. Clapper
Maurice B. Cooperstein Virginia. L Cramer
Doris E. Cruise Francis D. Dey
Clark Eick Mary C. Fuhr
Ruth N. Fuhr Robert Godown
Edward L. Kerr Mary G. Kise
Dotothy R. Kline Ann M. Kroshky
LoisM. Kuhns Alice LaRue
John A. Mangan James Marriet
Robert H. McCarthy AnnC. McCusker
Margaret E. Mitchell Mary A. Monteverde
Howard A. Naylor Adelaide S. Newcomb
Marjorie E. Parent Leslie Parsons
Estner B. Peterson Michael Pittore
Horace G. Prall Violet M. Prater
Virginia Prutzman Albert Reading
Robert J. Reading Helen E. Reed
Lorraine E. Reed Gladys V. Shepherd
Marie V. Skillodge Margaret V. Skillodge
Agnes Sodi William A. Stahl
John D. Stockton John E. Taylor
Fred C. Trautz Kenneth R. VanHorn
William I. Voorhees Edward J. Williams


Hunterdon County Newspapers

Bucks County research for those who lived  near the Delaware River,



Maps Showing Progression of  Hunterdon County, NJ 




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