Slave records of Morris County, New Jersey, 1756-1841.

Publisher: Morris County Heritage Commission in [Morris County, N.J

Written in English
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  • New Jersey,
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  • African Americans -- New Jersey -- Morris County -- Genealogy.,
  • Slaves -- New Jersey -- Morris County -- Registers.,
  • Morris County (N.J.) -- Genealogy.

Edition Notes

ContributionsMorris County (N.J.). Heritage Commission.
LC ClassificationsF142.M8 S53 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1517810M
LC Control Number93203468

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Sussex is located at the northernmost tip of New Jersey, bordering Orange County, New York. It was formed in from Morris County. Original data: Sussex County, New Jersey Marriages, County court records located in Newton, New Jersey or Family History Library microfilm # Records for were extracted at the. Mailing Address: 50 Woodland Avenue P.O. Box Convent Station, NJ Physical Address: 50 Woodland Avenue Morristown, NJ Phone: Hours. Slavery in New Jersey began in the early 17th century, when Dutch colonists imported African slaves for labor to develop their colony of New Netherland.: 44 After England took control of the colony in , its colonists continued the importation of slaves from also imported "seasoned" slaves from their colonies in the West Indies and enslaved Native Americans from the Carolinas. Enter a party name to search on Last-Name First-Name (e.g., Smith Al), Company Name (e.g., Gulf Utility) Use no commas between the First and Last Names.

Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of New Jersey. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Slave Records of Morris County, New Jersey: at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Fortunately, David Mitros’ Slave Records of Morris County, New Jersey: adds to public knowledge of slavery’s long history in our state, and it illuminates how the challenged lives of African Americans here were accounted for.

These records include many of New Jersey's earliest extant land records. To date, the database covers the following books: East Jersey: Survey Book L () and O () and Liber II (; referred to as "Carteret's Conveyances"), none of which has been previously indexed in any published source.

1756-1841. book   Records relating to Slaves and Children of Slaves County clerks were required by law to record slave manumissions (freedom papers) beginning in The "Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery" in required the recording of births of children of slave mothers.

(It is for this Lewis Morris that the New Jersey county is named.) in his "Slave Records of Morris County, NJ ()." author of the recently released book. Records of the Board of Commissioners for the Emancipation of Slaves in the District of Columbia, An act of Ap (12 Stat) abolished slavery in the District of Columbia.

The President was authorized to appoint a board of commissioners to examine petitions for compensation from former owners of freed slaves in the District. For example, the number of enslaved people enumerated under a slave owner could indicate whether or not the slave owner had a plantation, and if so, what size it was.

History of the Collection The official enumeration day of the census was June 1,   Slave records of Morris County, New Jersey by David Mitros,Morris County Heritage Commission edition, in English - 2nd ed., rev.

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Reference librarians have scanned and uploaded numerous Morris County historical documents for patron use. This is only a sampling of the vast New Jersey collection found at the library. County created by Royal Council. incorporation of municipalities.landowners of Morris County. Title / Author Type Language Date / Edition Publication; 1.

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Wright Published by Morris County Heritage Commission (). The Morris County Clerk’s marriage records include weddings occurring from however they were actually recorded in our office anywhere from Our marriage books, in most cases, contain only the names of the bride and groom, where they resided, the date of the wedding, and the names of the officiant and witnesses.

Morris County Marriage Records are official documents that contain information about marriages certified in Morris County, New Jersey.

These include Morris County marriage licenses, certificates, registries, and vital record indexes. Marriage Records can show whether a wedding is legally valid, which may be required to obtain benefits related.

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The last 16 slaves in New Jersey were released only because of the passage of the 13th amendment to the constitution. In New Jersey recorded people in bondage within the state. The following is the list of New Jersey Slave owners appearing in the slave census.

I will list these by county, township and then slave holder. As slaves. Morris County Minority Records. Slave records of Morris County, New Jersey, WorldCat New Jersey Map. Morris County shown in red. Research Tip. Minority records contain information about a particular minority or ethnic group.

Some of the minority groups in the United States about which there may be records include African Americans. Gigantino, author of the book “The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey ,” says that after the Civil War, New Jersey obscured its well-established support of.

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There are no implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. “In contrast to New England’s liberal laws, the slave codes of New Jersey and other middle colonies resembled those of the South,” writes David Mitros, in his comprehensive “Slave Records of Morris County, NJ ().

Includes Common Pleas, Circuit Court, Quarter Sessions, Special Sessions, Oyer and Terminer, and New Jersey Supreme Court records filed in the Office of the Morris County Clerk between the mid-eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries.

Tavern, Hotel and Saloon Licenses () Found in various series; consult the archivist for these documents.Mitros, David, Gone to wear the victor's crown: Morris County, New Jersey and the Civil War: a documentary account / compiled and edited by David Mitros.

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Muhammad's Muslim Veterans of American Wars provide interesting and useful data as evidence of the presence of slavery and Muslims in Northern USA. While Mitros' book focuses exclusively on the slave population in New Jersey, Muhammad's text provides a broader.