GSNJ Family Record Collections2018-07-15T00:20:13+00:00

Family Records


Emigrant Register

Records: Data sheets in 22 binders on New Jersey residents who emigrated from the state in or before the 19th century. Filed alphabetically by surname.
Finding Aid: Not needed.
Call Slip: Enter “GSNJ Emigrant Register, [surname]


Genealogical Society of New Jersey General Collection

Records: Miscellaneous family notes, compilations, and correspondence regarding primarily New Jersey families.
Finding Aid: Card index arranged by surname. Also includes information arranged by geographic location. Index located in drawer #4 of cabinet #10 in genealogy area.
Call Slip: Enter “GSNJ Coll., [surname]; or GSNJ Geographic File, [location]”


> Helen P. Alleman / Patricia A. Weibezahl Collection

Records: Materials on families in northwestern New Jersey. Note: There are two categories, notebooks and folders.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University. The collections of Patricia Weibezahl (daughter of Helen Alleman) are filed With the Alleman papers. These folders may be copied if desired. These folders are not stamped.


> Father Clement (Harold R.) Bloomfield Papers

Records: Containing information on Bloomfield, Tiffany, Ball, and Whitney families of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and New York states.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Eleanor Bloomfield Papers

Records: Research papers and correspondence of Eleanor Bloomfield.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Virginia A. Brown Papers

Records: The collection is primarily the work of Virginia Alleman Brown, (1914–2015). A librarian by profession, she was also a noted genealogist. She carried on the work of her mother Helen Potter Alleman and some of the items in the collection are those Virginia inherited from Helen. These folders are labeled (HPA). Both Virginia and Helen worked on families in northwestern New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania. As some families lived on both sides of the Delaware River, there has been no distinction in the files. A letter (p) after a file name on a listing, indicates the presence of one or more photographs in the file.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


Warren P. Coon Collection

Records: More than 20,000 cards on families of Sussex and Warren Counties. Filed alphabetically by surname. Primarily 19th century. Collection located in cabinet #2 in genealogy area.
Finding Aid: Not needed.


John P. Dornan Collection

Records: Materials on individual families (primarily southern New Jersey) and incomplete abstracts of Quaker meeting records.
Finding Aid: Card index arranged by surname or name of Quaker meeting. Index located in drawer #5 of cabinet #10 in genealogy area.
Call Slip: Enter “GSNJ, Dornan Collection, [surname, or meeting name]


> Robert D. Griffen Papers

Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


D. Stanton Hammond Collection of Passaic County Records

Records: Cards, arranged alphabetically by surname, with excerpts primarily from 19th century records: marriage and death notices from Paterson and other newspapers, Passaic County and justice of the peace marriage records, and selected area church and cemetery records. Also card index to Rev. Fisher’s 1824-1832 censuses of Paterson. Collection located in cabinet #3 in genealogy area.
Finding Aid: Not needed.


> Robert E. Hoagland Collection

Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> LaRue/Rue and Rue/LaRue Collection

Records: Correspondence and Research Notes—Gift of Mary M. Middleton
Finding Aid: Finding Aid online or or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Mead/Dey Papers

Records: Correspondence and research notes.
Finding Aid: Finding Aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Meseroll/Miserol/Meserole and Ellingham Families

Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Potter Family Papers

Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Rutan Collection

Records: Correspondence and research notes on the Rutan (Ruttan) family in the United States and Canada.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.
Call slip: Enter “GSNJ, Rutan Collection, [information from finding aid]


> Esther Serviss Collection

Records: Materials on central New Jersey (especially Middlesex County) families.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> William Jones Skillman Collection

Records: Correspondence, charts, genealogy, manuscripts, miscellaneous documents, scrapbooks relating to Skillmans’s work on the manuscript entitled The Skillman’s of American and their Kin.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Albert L. Stokes Collection

Records: Correspondence on over 50 families, chiefly from Middlesex County area.
Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.


> Way, Bissett, Fouratt, and Related Families

Finding Aid: Finding aid online or in print at the Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University.