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Record Group: New Jersey General Assembly 1768-1846

Record Group: New Jersey General Assembly


Series: Tax Ratables (Duplicates), 1768-1846
Accession #: 1921.001
Series #: SAS00001
Guide Date: 5/1991 (JK)
Volume: 79 c.f. [120 boxes, 3 card files]; 27 reels [35-mm]

Contents | Reel List Content Note

This series includes original tax ratables from the period 1773-1822, as well as photocopies of several tax lists currently in the custody of various historical societies. For further information on ratables, see Kenn Stryker-Rodda’s introduction to the published lists, “New Jersey Rateables, 1778-1780,” Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, 41(1):19-22, January 1966. Name indexes to the New Jersey tax ratables include:

Jackson, Ronald Vern. New Jersey Tax Lists, 1772-1822. (Salt Lake City, UT: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1981). 5 vols. [The beginning date listed in the title is incorrect; the work does not include a number of municipalities and/or entire counties].

Stryker-Rodda, Kenn. Revolutionary Census of New Jersey: An Index, Based on Rateables, Of the Inhabitants of New Jersey, During the Period of the American Revolution. (Lambertville, NJ: Hunterdon House, 1986).

T.L.C. Genealogy. Hunterdon County, New Jersey Taxpayers, 1778-1797. (Miami Beach, FL: 1990).

T.L.C. Genealogy. Bergen County, New Jersey Taxpayers, 1778-1797. (Miami Beach, FL: 1990).

The following guide provides book, box, and item number for each ratable (listed in order by county, municipality, and date). The column labelled “GMNJ” shows citations to the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey for published (Revolutionary War-era) ratables. The last column provides New Jersey State Archives microfilm reel numbers for the ratables that have been filmed. See also, “An Assesment Laid on the Inhabitants of Woodbridge pursuant to a Town order Made the 6 of the Instant August 1768 For the Support of the Poor, Samuel Force, Assesser,” a photostat of which can be found in the New Jerseyana Collection of the New Jersey State Library (A974.941 W883).

The following references are used throughout the guide:

* Oversized box.

** See also transcript in Box 120.

*** These ratables are found in Great Egg Harbor Township’s September
1773 ratables, Book 743.

**** Missing as of 8/22/89 see microfilm.

Contents

Miscellaneous & Bergen County
Burlington County
Cape May & Cumberland County
Essex County
Gloucester County
Hunterdon & Middlesex County
Monmouth & Morris County
Salem, Somerset & Salem County and Transcripts

Reels

Reel Contents Explanatory Notes
1 Card File Index, 1773-1822 This index has been superseded by the
guide to the collection
See also published indexes New Jersey
Tax Lists, 1772-1822; Hunterdon County
Taxpayers, 1778-1797]
2 Bergen County,
Books #1 – #126
Bergen – Pompton [See Guide] Bergen Township – Pompton Township
(1797-1819)
See Reel 25 for retake of Book #108
3 Bergen and Burlington Counties
Books #127 – #202 [See Guide] Bergen County:
Pompton Township (1820 & 1821) –
Saddle River Township & Abstracts
Burlington County:
Burlington City – Chesterfield Township
(1779-1780)
4 Burlington County,
Books #203 – #270
Chesterfield – New Hanover
[See Guide] Chesterfield Township (1795-1813) –
New Hanover Township
5 Burlington County,
Books #271 – #315
Northampton – Washington
[See Guide] Northampton Township –
Washington Township (1806-1809)
6 Burlington, Cape May & Cumberland Counties,
Books #316 – #440
[See Guide] Burlington County:
Washington Township (1812) –
Willingboro Township
Cape May County:
Lower Township – Upper Township & Abstracts
Cumberland County:
Deerfield & Downe
7 Cumberland and Essex Counties
Books #441 – #524
[See Guide] Cumberland County:
Fairfield Township – Stow Creek Township
Essex County:
Acquackanonk Township –
Elizabeth Township (1781-1783)
8 Essex County,
Books #525 – #583
Elizabeth – Orange
[See Guide] Elizabeth Township (1783-1822) –
Orange Township (1810-1821)
9 Essex and Gloucester Counties
Books #584 – #664
[See Guide] Essex County:
Orange Township (1822) – Westfield Township
& Abstracts
Gloucester County:
Deptford Township
10 Gloucester County,
Books #665 – #780
Egg Harbor – Greenwich
[See Guide] Egg Harbor Township –
Greenwich Township (1773-1794)
11 Gloucester and Hunterdon Counties
Books #781 – #869
[See Guide] Gloucester County:
Greenwich Township 1795-1802) –
Woolwich Township & Abstracts
Hunterdon County:
Alexandria Township – Amwell Township
(1780-1789)
12 Hunterdon and Middlesex Counties
Books #870 – #959 Hunterdon County:
Amwell Twp. (1802 & 1803) –
Trenton Township & Abstracts
Middlesex County:
East Windsor Twp. – New Brunswick
[South Ward] (1778 & 1779)
13 Middlesex County,
Books #960 – #1049
New Brunswick – South Amboy
[See Guide] New Brunswick [South Ward]
(1780- 1797) – South Amboy Township
(1780- 1810)
14 Middlesex County,
Books #1050 – #1105
South Amboy – Woodbridge
[See Guide] South Amboy Township (1817-1821) –
Woodbridge Township (1778-1819)
15 Middlesex and Monmouth Counties
Books #1106 – #1178
[See Guide] Middlesex County:
Woodbridge Township (1820-1822)
& Abstracts
Monmouth County:
Dover Township – Stafford Township
(1784-1794)
Howell Township – See Reel #19
16 Monmouth and Salem Counties
Books #1179-#1205 &
#1487-#1585 Monmouth County:
Stafford Township (1796-1797) &
Upper Freehold Twp. & Abstracts
Salem County:
Elsinboro Township – Pittsgrove Township
(1774-1784)
17 Salem and Somerset Counties
Books #1586 – #1697
[See Guide] Salem County:
Pittsgrove Township (1785-1809) –
Upper Penns Neck Township & Abstracts
Somerset County:
Bedminster Township – Bridgewater Township
(1779-1789)
18 Somerset County,
Books #1698 – #1791
Bridgewater – Western
[See Guide] Bridgewater Township (1791-1809) –
Western Precinct & Abstracts
19 Burlington, Sussex & Monmouth Counties
Books #1792 – #1820
[See Guide] Burlington County:
Abstracts
Sussex County:
Greenwich Township -Walpack Township & Abstracts
Monmouth County:
Howell Township
20 Morris County,
Books #1206 – #1265
Chatham – Hanover Chatham Township –
Hanover Township (1778-1809)
21 Morris County,
Books #1266 – #1333
Hanover – Mendham
[See Guide] Hanover Township (1810-1822) –
Medham Township & Abstracts
22 Morris County,
Books #1334 – #1397
Morris & Pequannock
[See Guide] Morris Township & Pequannock Township
(1778-1797)
23 Morris County,
Books #1398 – #1444
Pequannock – Roxbury
[See Guide] Pequannock Township (1802-1822) –
Roxbury Township (1779-1795)
24 Morris County,
Books #1445 – #1476
Roxbury & Washington
[See Guide] Roxbury Township (1796-1822) &
Washington Township
25 Retakes and Missed Items
Bergen – Gloucester
[See Guide] Bergen: Book #108
Cumberland: Book #460
Essex: Books #502, #607, #609 & #634
Gloucester: Books 639, #640, #648 & #649
26 Retakes and Missed Items
Cape May – Sussex [See Guide] Cape May: Book #327A;
Cumberland: Books #422A, #429A & #467A;
Gloucester: Book 851A;
Middlesex: Book 1031B;
Morris: Book 1429A;
Salem: Books 1604A & 1621A;
Sussex: Book 1799A
27 Salem County Historical Society
Pittsgrove & Salem Town Tax Ratables Pittsgrove Township, 1798-1810
Salem Town, 1788 & 1849
Records of Elmer G. Van Name

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