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Monmouth County - Clerk's Office, Courts & Miscellaneous


Monmouth County was formed 7 March 1683 as an original county in the Province of East Jersey. The southern portion of old Monmouth County was set off as Ocean County in 1850.

County clerks were required by law to file copies of deeds beginning in 1785 and mortgages beginning in 1766. Monmouth County also filed earlier deeds beginning in 1667. See the Secretary of State page linked below for additional colonial land records.

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

Consult the Organizational Chart for Pre-1948 Court System for information on court jurisdictions.


See also: Secretary of State - Genealogical and Colonial Records (including state censuses)

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Deeds, 1665-1899 and Indexes, 1667-1929
Control #:
CMNCL001
Format:
383 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Marriage Records, 1789-1880
Control #:
CMNCL002
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Mortgages, 1766-1859 and Indexes, 1766-1929
Control #:
CMNCL003
Format:
38 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Veteran's Grave Registrations, ca. 1775-1980
Control #:
CMNCL004
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by veteran
Notes:
See guide for cemetery codes.

Series:
Monmouth County
Clerk's Office
Road Records, 1780-1846
Control #:
CMNCL005
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)

Series:
Monmouth County
Court of Common Pleas
Naturalization Records, 1824-1908
Control #:
CMNCP001
Format:
15 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Monmouth County
Prosecutor's Office
Asbury Park Civil Disorder File, 1970
Control #:
CMNPR001
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 portfolio)
Notes:
Includes investigation materials and correspondence relating to the Asbury Park riots, July 1970.
Restrictions:
Access restricted per NJSA 2A:4A-60

Series:
Monmouth County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1735-1771
Control #:
CMNQU001
Format:
0.09 c.f. (9 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner


~ The collections listed on this page represent 0.19 c.f. of paper records
and 441 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:

Monmouth County Clerk's Office, Market Yard, 33 Mechanic Street, Freehold NJ 07728, tel. 732-683-88743, website: www.visitmonmouth.com/countyclerk

Monmouth County Archives,125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan, NJ 07726, tel. 732-308-3772, website: www.visitmonmouth.com/archives


This page last updated 05/17/2006