Census records

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Morris County Library - Adult Reference - New Jersey
NJ 929.37496 CEN 1850-1875
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General Note
Forms part of the repository's County Clerk's Office subgroup.
General Note
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Federal (1850, 1860, 1870) and state (1855, 1865, 1875) census returns, including additional schedules (1855 and 1865) which were used by Monmouth County for each town's census returns, which were not used by other New Jersey counties. Both types of censuses include list of inhabitants at each dwelling visited by the census taker, with basic statistics about each individual. Federal censuses included additional information concerning births, deaths, slaves and slave holders, agricultural production, commerce, and other categories.
Additional Physical Form
The repository also has microfilm of the collection available,for public use.
Microfilm.,Manalapan, N.J. :,Central Microfilm,,1994.,1 reel ; 35mm.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Federal censuses available at all regional branches of the National Archives; state census records held and available on microfilm at New Jersey State Archives,,Trenton, N.J. The 1875 Monmouth County census is only available at the repository which also holds the only copy of the 1865 census for Manalapan, N.J.
Biographical or Historical Data
New Jersey county clerks were responsible (through local assessors) for the compilation of both state and federal censuses.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids
Finding aid and indexes in the repository.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the repository by Jane G. Clayton, Monmouth County Clerk.

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1850-1875Morris County Library - Adult Reference - New JerseyNJ 929.37496 CEN 1850-1875Non-circulating

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Monmouth County (N.J.). County Clerk. Census records .

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Monmouth County (N.J.). County Clerk. Census Records. .

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Monmouth County (N.J.). County Clerk. Census Records .

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Monmouth County (N.J.). County Clerk. Census Records

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