The New Jersey Collection
at the Burlington County Library Headquarters
Family History Research
- family histories and
surname reference files
- birth, death, and marriage indexes and
- cemetery transcriptions
- church records
- local, regional, and national newspapers on microfilm
- US Federal
Census and New Jersey State Census
- Ancestry Plus and HeritageQuest
- Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey
- Proceedings of the New Jersey
Historical Society/New Jersey History
We invite you to to visit the New Jersey Collection and our branch
libraries where you may discover the one fact that moves your family
back through time.
Your Genetic History: A Step-by-Step Guide to Discovering
Your Family's Medical and Genetic Heritage
by Thomas Shawker
"Shawker details how to incorporate the medical information on
your family members into your family tree, gives an overview of how
and DNA testing can prove ancestry, and provides information on how
this medical history is useful to current and future generations."
Are you a BCLS cardholder?
you are a BCLS card holder and you are interested in requesting research,
please read our research
you are not BCLS card holder, Burlington County Library's fees for
research for non-cardholders are as follows:
If you are looking for a newspaper notice of a specific
event ( i.e., birth, marriage, obituary/death notice, or news article)
and you know
the date, the BCL charge is $5.00 for the search PER NOTICE plus $.25
per photocopied page (e.g., 2 obituaries = 2 notices = $10.50). Pre-payment
is required and the fee includes postage. Please allow 15 working days.
Mail your written request with the appropriate fee to the Reference Department
at the address below.
Family history research:
If you are looking for family history, genealogy, or biographical information
on a Burlington County family, we will search a specific list of resources
available in our New Jersey Room Collection for a pre-paid research fee
of $15.00 plus $.25 per photocopy. The search fee includes postage. Photocopies
will be billed. Please allow 4-6 weeks. Mail your written request with
the appropriate fee to the Reference Department at the address below.