Genealogy

The Middletown Public Library does not specialize in genealogical materials. Most materials are for in house use only. For out of state patrons, we will do specific searches for a fee of $5.00. For information, call 732 671-3700 ext. 320 or 321.

Ancestry Library Edition-Accessible at Main Library

This is a genealogy research tool that gives researchers a wide range of unique resources for genealogical and historical research. It includes US, UK, and Ireland census collections, Birth, Marriage, & Death Records, Immigration Collection, Military Records, and Biography and History Collection.

This site full of genealogical links arranged in subject order. 

FAMILY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY COURSE.

Family Tree Maker

Build your family tree. Preserve your family legacy.

FamilySearch

Genealogy site of the Church of the Latter Day Saints (the Mormons)

Geni-Family Tree Maker

Geni is a private place for your family to build your family tree, preserve your history and share your lives.

Monmouth County US Genweb Archives

Includes obituary, deed, probate, census and cemetary records.

Rootsweb

The oldest and largest free genealogical database.

The National Archives

From the Research Room on their homepage to Quick Links to Genealogy.

US Genweb

Volunteer run site seeks to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States.

vitalrec.com

The most comprehensive resource for locating vital records United States Birth Certificates, Death Records & Marriage Licenses.

WorldGenWeb Project

Is a non-profit, volunteer based organization dedicated to providing genealogical and historical records and resources for world-wide access!

MIDDLETOWN AND MONMOUTH COUNTY SOURCES

Crowe, Elizabeth Genealogy Online 5th ed R929.1 Cro
Mandeville, E. The Story of Middletown R974.946 Man
Monmouth County NJ Families R974.946 Mon
Salter, E An index to A History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties R974.94 Sal
Springate, M Personal Name Index to Stillwell's R974.96 Spr
Swan, Norma Ellis Index to the History of Monmouth County Ref Desk 974.946 Ell

MIDDLETOWN NEWSPAPERS AT THE LIBRARY

THE RED BANK REGISTER (1878-1991)

THE COURIER (Middletown) 1959 to present (Jan/June 1971 missing)

THE INDEPENDENT DIGITAL ARCHIVES (1972-2000)

MIDDLETOWN INDEPENDENT (Jan. 2002 to present)

The NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY will photocopy obituaries from the NEWARK EVENING POST (1883-1972) and NEWARK STAR LEDGER (1907 to present) for a fee of $15 for first ten pages, 75 cents per page thereafter. Send check $15 payable to Newark Public Library to: New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library, 5 Washington St., P.O. Box 630, Newark, NJ 07101-0630, Telephone 973 733-7775

ASBURY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY will photocopy obituaries from the Asbury Park Press for a fee of $7 per search. Send check payable to Asbury Park Public Library to Asbury Park Library , 500 First Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712, phone 732 774-4221