New Jersey Vital Records

New Jersey vital records consist of New Jersey birth certificate records, New Jersey death certificates, New Jersey divorce records and New Jersey marriage licenses. Search for vital records, birth records, death records, divorce records, marriage records. The New Jersey Vital Records Office provides eligible applicants with copies of New Jersey birth certificates, New Jersey death certificates,New Jersey divorce certificates and New Jersey marriage certificates.

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  • New Jersey Vital Records

    The State Bureau of Vital Statistics and Registration registers vital events and maintains the following vital records:

    • Birth, marriage and death records back to 1901
    • Domestic partnership records back to 2004
    • Civil union records back to 2007
    • Adoptions – foreign and domestic
    • Certificate of Birth Resulting in Stillbirth data back to 1969

    Vital Records are also available from Local Vital Records Offices in the municipality where the event occurred.

    For information about vital records from May 1848 – 1900 visit the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Archives and Records Management web page. The Archives also holds microfilm copies of births from 1901-1923, marriages from 1901-1940 and deaths from 1901-1940. These materials are available for in-person use only.

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New Jersey Vital Records

New Jersey Birth Records

A birth record contains information about the birth of each personl. On a birth certificate, you can usually find the mother's full maiden name and the father's full name, the full name of the baby, the date of the birth, and county where the baby was born. Birth certificate may also include birthplaces of the baby's parents, the addresses of the parents, the number of other children that the parents have, the race of the parents and their occupations.

New Jersey Death Records

The death certificate provides such valuable information as first, last and middle names of the descendants, birth dates, mother's maiden name, father's last name, sex, birth place, death place, residence at time of death, death date, social security number (when available), and the age of the individual at the time they became deceased.

New Jersey Divorce Records

You search results may include information about the Respondent and the Petitioner Names and Ages and Divorce Details, Date of Filing, Country and State of Filing and Filing Number.

New Jersey Marriage Records

Marriage record usually includes the bride's and groom's full names, the date of the marriage, and county where the marriage took place. Many marriage records include other information, including birthplaces of the bride's and groom's parents, the addresses of the bride and groom, information about previous marriages, and the names of the witnesses to the marriage.