introfamilyhistoryIntro to Researching your Family History: Tips, Tricks and Resources
by Jessica Stauffer. Download  IntroFamilyHistory

Download an excellent  list of Essex County Genealogy and Local History resources created by Caldwell Librarian Jessica Stauffer
Essex County History and Genealogy

The PALS Plus Reference Committee  has created a Passaic County, NJ
Genealogy & Local History list of resources
Genealogy Local History Pathfinder

 

Rectangle - big1 buttonWorld Vital Records is a great resource for people interested in researching their family history and genealogy,  as well as for other researchers.
World Vital Records provides access to U.S. Federal Censuses from 1790-1940,
MyHeritage family trees, military records, Social Security Death Index,
and immigration records to name a few.  The collections are also able to be browsed by country,  including the U.K. and Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Canada.

 

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The Historical Society of West Caldwell has developed a genealogy database in RootsWeb  called Remembering New Jersey’s Essex County People  for New Jersey’s 350th anniversary.