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Camden County - Surrogate's Office

Camden County was formed from Gloucester County on 13 March 1844. Consult the Gloucester County page linked below for pre-1844 records.

Consult the Secretary of State page linked below for original estate records for the 1660s-1900 period.

The State Archives' holdings vary from county to county. Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about our accessioning guidelines.


See also:
Gloucester County - Surrogate's Office
Secretary of State - Genealogical and Colonial Records (including state censuses)

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Accounts, 1871-1902
Control #:
CCDSU001
Format:
5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Bonds, 1861-1905
Control #:
CCDSU002
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Administration, 1872-1902
Control #:
CCDSU003
Format:
1.5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Notes:
Continues from Camden County/ Surrogate's Office/ Letters of Administration and Guardianship.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Orphans Court Minutes, 1844-1905
Control #:
CCDSU004
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Petitions for Administration, 1887-1905
Control #:
CCDSU005
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Estate Index, 1844-1946
Control #:
CCDSU006
Format:
10 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By key index
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Receipts and Discharges, 1846-1903
Control #:
CCDSU007
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Roughly chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Petitions for Probate, 1887-1905
Control #:
CCDSU008
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Dockets, 1844-1929
Control #:
CCDSU009
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Estate Papers [Loose], 1844-1900 & 1923-1930
Control #:
CCDSU010
Format:
42.25 c.f. (43 boxes); 52 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Box and file number
Notes:
Filed by Surrogate's box and file number references; includes two post-1900 estate files found among adoption files.
Filmed through 1900; film and originals indexed by Estate Index.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Will Books, 1844-1901
Control #:
CCDSU011
Format:
12 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Adoption Files, 1911-1936
Control #:
CCDSU012
Format:
4.5 c.f. (9 boxes)
Arrangement:
By file number
Notes:
Include guardians' consents, decrees, and related papers. See also series: Requests for Partition, Renunications and Adoptions.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Administration and Guardianship, 1844-1872
Control #:
CCDSU013
Format:
0.5 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Notes:
This filing is split into two series after Book B (i.e., starting in 1872).
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Guardianship, 1872-1906
Control #:
CCDSU014
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Notes:
Continues from Camden County/ Surrogates Office/ Letters of Administration and Guardianship.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Camden County
Surrogate's Office
Requests for Partitions, Renunciations and Adoptions, Volume A, 1880-1907
Control #:
CCDSU015
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Finding Aid:
Click here!


~ The collections listed on this page represent 46.75 c.f. of paper records and 107 reels of microfilm ~

To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Camden County Surrogate's Office, 600 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102, tel. 856-225-7282, website: http://www.camdencounty.com/surrogate


This page last updated 04/22/2013