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THE HUNTERDON COUNTY
SURROGATE'S COURT

Surrogate's Seal
RECORD KEEPERS SINCE 1804
SUSAN J. HOFFMAN, HUNTERDON COUNTY SURROGATE
65 Park Avenue - PO Box 2900 - Flemington, NJ 08822-2900
Directions to Office
Hours: Monday - Friday 7:45 - 5:15
908-788-1156 * Fax (908)788-1586
surrogate@hunterdon.nj.us


SOURCES OF GENEALOGICAL INTEREST

General Index:  
  1. 1804 - 1965 (By name of deceased, minor, assignor)
  2. 1966 - Present (By name of deceased, minor, assignor)
 
Accounts: Begin 1871
Administrations:  
  1. 1804 - Present (Letters of Administration)
  2. 1882 - Present (Petitions for Administration)
Adoptions: Sealed and unavailable for use
Applications for Probate: 1866 - Present
Assignees Bonds: 1866 - 1975
Caveats: 1817 - 1896
Divisions of Lands: 1815 - 1876
Dockets: 1804 - Present (These are on microfilm)
Guardianships of Minors and Incompetents: 1798 - 1909
Inventories: 1804 - 1977
Orphans Court Minutes: 1810 - Present (In New Jersey, the Orphans Court handled all estate matters whether there are actual orphans or not)
Partitions of Land: 1915 - 1960
Receipts / Releases: 1812 - Present
Wills: 1804 - Present (The originals are located in the state offices. A copy is retained with the Surrogate's Court)

This list does not include all the records in the Surrogate's Court but includes those that have the most genealogical / historical material.

The Surrogate's Court does very limited searching.