Monmouth county, new jersey, united states britannica. This page primarily lists records kept at the city level. The history of monmouth county, new jersey, by franklin ellis, published 1885 by r. For example, searching for hendricks could yield results for. Those who were elected to serve were the chosen freeholders. Orthodontists monmouth county delta dental of new jersey.
History of monmouth county, new jersy, 16641920, volume 2 history of monmouth county, new jersy, 16641920, lewis historical publishing co. The history of monmouth county, here presented to its patrons for their approval, is the result of long and patient labor and research, which have been bestowed upon it with the view of producing an authentic and connected narrative of events of general importance or interest, which have occurred in the territory now comprised in the county of monmouth, or in which its residents have. Petitions for county offices must be filed before 4. The booklet features a more indepth historical perspective of the womens. A last name may be spelled several different ways within the same file. Monmouth county new jersey new jersey calendar of wills 1670 1730 lr. Monmouth county new jersey genealogy and family history. History of monmouth county, new jersey by ellis, franklin, 18281885 at the best online ebook storage. The monmouth tract, also known as the monmouth patent, navesink tract or navesink patent was a large triangular tract of land granted as a land patent to settlers of new jersey during the early american colonial period history.
It comprises a coastal lowland drained by the manasquan, shark, navesink, swimming, shrewsbury, and millstone rivers. List of sheriffs of monmouth county, new jersey wikipedia. Finding ancestors wherever their trails led volunteers dedicated to free genealogy. Genealogy trails is a volunteerbased project dedicated to transcribing historical and genealogical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers. Elliss history of monmouth county new jersey starting on page 649 has a history of the methodist church at blue ball, which is now adelphia. Monmouth county was organized into municipalities in 1693 when its 3 original townships were formed.
Hidden history of monmouth county rick geffken, muriel j. A history of monmouth and ocean counties, embracing a genealogical record of earliest settlers in monmouth and ocean counties and their descendants. Monmouth county, nj clerk monmouth county, nj clerk. Real property recordings monmouth county, nj clerk. History of monmouth county, new jersey by ellis, franklin. Another drawing finally yielded the name of monmouth, which was said to have been suggested by john mcneil, the commissioner from fulton county, who had once resided in monmouth county, new jersey. To get more search results you can truncate your search by using only the first or first few letters of a last name. Darkened, spot stained, original sheets halved, mounted on cloth backing, trimmed along outer edges. Monmouth county, new jersey ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.
Shrewsbury genealogy in monmouth county, nj usa 1,060,369 new jersey,927 monmouth county 879 shrewsbury 31. Teunis nyssen, the common ancestor of the denise family in america, emigrated from binninck, in the province of utrecht, holland, in 1638, and was a man of prominence both. Monmouth county was formed in 1683 from the province of east jersey. Sand hill indians native american genealogy lincroft. A history of monmouth and ocean counties, embracing a. New jersey s early townships were too large for administrative ease and were divided by the 1840s. Monmouth county new jersey new jersey calendar of wills 1670 1730 sz. Download and read online for free history of monmouth county, new jersey by ellis, franklin, 18281885. Internet archive contributor allen county public library language english volume pt 2.
Snyder and published by the state of nj, is indispensable for understanding the evolution of nj counties and towns. Monmouth county, new jersey has had sheriffs since colonial era, when it was part of east jersey and later was the province of new jersey after the dutch surrender of new netherland, colonel richard nicolls, an english military officer, was authorized to establish the monmouth tract, which he did on april 8, 1665, and instituted a legal system centered on english common law during a brief. The county is forested primarily with oak, hickory, and shortleaf pine. Where can find monmouth county birth, marriage, divorce and death records. Shrewsbury township is a township in monmouth county, new jersey, united states.
Monmouth county vital records can be found at the new jersey department of health has copies of birth, marriage and death records from 1878 to. Chamberlain, new jersey senate president amos robbins and adams express company president john hoey in an effort to increase summer trade. Little silver monmouth county had the earliest records of slave ownership in new jersey and one of the states largest slave populations. One, middletown, then embraced all of monmouth county north of the navesink river and east of freehold township. The residents still enjoy the beautiful landscape our towns forefathers enjoyed centuries ago. History of monmouth county, new jersy, 16641920, volume 3 history of monmouth county, new jersy, 16641920, lewis historical publishing co.
Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app. One can use this index it is a great help to find names of ancestors and events in the actual book. Millstone township is located in the southwestern section of monmouth county new jersey. Due to the covid19 pandemic, all monmouth county clerks offices will be closed to the public through sunday, may 31, 2020. Sandy hook, a peninsula extending northward from the northeastern. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading hidden history of monmouth county. Monmouth county vital records can be found at the new jersey department of. The church is the oldest methodist society in monmouth county, the church building was located on what is now wycoff road where the cemetery is. A photocopy of the ellis index created to help users of the history of monmouth county new jersey. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The history of the sand hill indians living on the northern shores of monmouth county, nj can be traced back to the 1700s. Lenape indian groups were present when the first european explorers visited the area in the 1600s.
Monmouth parks long and storied history dates back to july 30, 1870 when the track opened, just three miles from long branch. Documents relating to the colonial history of the state of new jersey, volume xxlii, calendar of new jersey wills, vol. Monmouth county new jersey new jersey calendar of wills 1670 1730 dk. History of monmouth county, new jersey by franklin ellis. Jeff rankin, excerpt from the prairie years in born of the prairie kellogg printing company, 1981. Our record room at the office of the county clerk, market yard, 33 mechanic street, freehold, nj 07728 is open to the public where all documents are. It is the business owners responsibility to verify that the trade name chosen is not currently in use either in this county or in the state of new jersey as a corporation. Generalcontent county map also showing rural buildings and householders names. History of monmouth county, new jersey internet archive. The changing landscape of monmouth county, new jersey historical maps courtesy of rutgers special collections and archives permission is granted solely to view these map images. The directory is designed to help you navigate the many services and programs provided by monmouth county government and is a valuable resource for residents, business owners and visitors.
The track was a result of the innovative ideas of new york businessman john f. Hidden history of monmouth county kindle edition by geffken, rick, smith, muriel j. Additional records are listed on the county and state pages. Since 1780, sand hill family names such as reavy, revy. History of the first reformed dutch church, freehold, monmouth county, new jersey family history library marriage register of the rev. In order to be a candidate on the election ballot, a candidate must file a petition. In addition, i invite you to download our centennial materials, including our. Monmouth county, new jersey genealogy familysearch. Lewis historical publishing company, incorporated, 1922. Monmouth county new jersey genealogy and history biographies. She is a public relations writer for the monmouth county library commission, mediator for new jersey civil court, patient advocate for the new jersey department of the elderly and ccd instructor at st. Cherokee indian inhabitants migrated to the area during the 1700s.
In new jersey s early history, any person who owned land free from debts, mortgages, other legal claims or liens was a freeholder. History of monmouth county, new jersey, 1885 familysearch catalog fiche 6046349 familysearch catalog book 974. John woodhull, pastor of old tennent presbyterian church near freehold, nj. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Please click here for updated information about our affected services. Internet archive biography of jason hinman amherst class of 1885 source.
As of 2009, it was ranked 56th in the united states by personal percapita income. History of monmouth county, new jersey by ellis, franklin, 18281885. As of the 2019 census estimate, the county s population was 618,795, making it the states fifthmost populous county, representing a decrease of 0. This park preserves the historical battlefield on which the american revolutionary wars battle of monmouth. Colonel richard nicolls, an english military officer, had conquered the territory that is now the states of new jersey and new york when he forced the dutch surrender. To promote oral health to the greatest number of people by providing accessible dental benefit programs of the highest quality, service, and value. At first, legislative functions were performed by the courts, later by a board of chosen freeholders and justices. The directory is also available in a digital format and can be downloaded from the county website at.1365 432 1519 332 1347 1471 580 735 1228 356 1151 1500 1072 121 959 789 1423 1272 952 896 649 866 737 944 1111 1430 5 335 143