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Hudson County - Surrogate's Office


Hudson County was formed from the southern portion of Bergen County on 22 February 1840. Consult the Bergen County page linked below for pre-1840 records.

Consult the Secretary of State page linked below for original estate records for the 1660s-1900 period.

The State Archives' holdings vary from county to county. Consult the Collecting Policy for additional information about our accessioning guidelines.


See also: Bergen County - Surrogate's Office
Secretary of State - Genealogical and Colonial Records (including state censuses)

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Administrators and Executors Accounts, 1870-1901
Control #:
CHDSU001
Format:
8 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Administration Bonds, 1862-1900
Control #:
CHDSU002
Format:
15 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Applications for Letters of Administration, 1875-1900
Control #:
CHDSU003
Format:
6 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Guardianship, 1868-1900 and Index, 1868-1910
Control #:
CHDSU004
Format:
3 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date
Notes:
Continues from Hudson County/ Surrogate's Office/ Letters of Administration.

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Letters of Administration, 1840-1900
Control #:
CHDSU005
Format:
5 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chrono. by filing date (generally)
Notes:
Volume 1 includes Letters of Guardianship; these are continued in a separate series in 1868.

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Testamentary Guardian Bonds, 1876-1934
Control #:
CHDSU006
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Guardian Bonds, 1867-1903
Control #:
CHDSU007
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Miscellaneous Bonds, 1861-1902
Control #:
CHDSU008
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Orphans Court Records, 1840-1902
Control #:
CHDSU009
Format:
17 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Receipts and Discharges 1849-1899 and Index, 1849-1903
Control #:
CHDSU010
Format:
8 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Dockets and Indexes, 1804-1953
Control #:
CHDSU011
Format:
43 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Unrecorded Estate Papers, 1840-1900
Control #:
CHDSU012
Format:
201 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By file number

Series:
Hudson County
Surrogate's Office
Will Books, 1840-1901
Control #:
CHDSU013
Format:
31 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date


~ The collections listed on this page represent 342 reels of microfilm ~

To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us

For additional and/or more recent records relating to this topic, contact:


Hudson County Surrogate's Office, Brennan Courthouse, 583 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, tel. 201-795-6378, Ext. 6321, http://www.hudsonsurrogate.com