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Pre-1790 Colonial Tax, Quit Rent, Oath of Allegiance & Census Index Records for selected CT & NJ counties

Scanned and OCR'ed by L. H_iler 11-3-1995
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New Haven County, Connecticut - 1667 (Branford)
New Haven County, Connecticut - 1669 (New Haven, Wallingford)

Essex County, New Jersey - 1670 (Newark)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1696 (Quit-Rent index)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1779 (Newark Township)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1780 (Newark Township, Elizabeth Township, Acquackanonk Township)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1781 (Newark Township, Springfield, Westfield)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1782 (Newark Township, Springfield)
Essex County, New Jersey - 1783 (     "     "     )
Essex County, New Jersey - 1789 (     "     "     )

Morris County, New Jersey - 1749 (Oath of Allegiance)
Morris County, New Jersey - 1771 (Morris Township)
Morris County, New Jersey - 1780 (Hanover Township)
Morris County, New Jersey - 1783 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1784 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1785 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1786 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1787 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1788 (     "     "     )
Morris County, New Jersey - 1789 (     "     "     )

Also, Pat Wardell has some 1830 Bergen County Census Records indexed at her site.
Also, Judy Jamieson Pisano has some 1850 & 1860 Morristown Census Records at her site.
You've found something interesting?  So, what does an actual Census Form look like?  Here's an example of a 'pretty good quality' one from the last century:   1870 NY Census Form
How about some information on the differences and makeup of the Census Records over the years.
Just what is this SOUNDEX format the census records use?  Check out An Overview of Soundex. How can I easily convert my names to the SOUNDEX format?  Check out The Soundex Machine.

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