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1795 State of New Jersey map, Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

New Jersey

Statehood: 18 Dec 1787
3rd state of the United States

Bordering states:
North: New York
East: New York
West: Pennsylvania, Delaware (SW)

Capital: Trenton

Largest city: Newark

Map: New Jersey, 1795
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Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

Counties: Counties in 1787: Bergen, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Salem, Somerset, and Sussex.
New Jersey County Creation Dates and Parent Counties.
Counties in 2020: 21.

Resources

Virtual Libraries

State of New Jersey

Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey, vol. 1, Francis Bazley Lee, 1910.

Historical Collections of the State of New Jersey: Past and Present, John W. Brber, 1868.

The History of New Jersey, Thomas Francis Gordon, 1834.

New Jersey Historical Society Publications

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, vol. 7, William Nelson, editor, 1895.

Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, vol. 13, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. 1, 1670–1730, William Nelson, editor, 1901.

Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, vol. 3, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, etc., Vol. 2, 1730–1750, A. Van Doren Honeyman, editor, 1913.

Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary History of the State of New Jersey, First Series, vol. 35, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Administrations, etc., Vol. 6, 1781–1785, Elmer T. Hutchinson editor, 1939.

Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, vol. 7, 1922.

Newspapers

Newspapers.com: New Jersey

Newspapers Archive: New Jersey

Genealogy Bank: New Jersey

Chronicling America, digitized: New Jersey

NewsLibrary: New Jersey

Community History Archive Newspapers: New Jersey

Small Town Newspapers
(No New Jersey listings)

Digitized Newspaper Collections, Atlantic County Library System

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