If you would like your site to be listed here, please contact us via email (see "Contact Us") and we would be pleased to include your site on this page.

Local/Regional Organizations and Groups 

Hardyston Heritage
Minisink Valley Historical Society
The Political Graveyard - Sussex County NJ 
Sussex County's Official Website
Sussex County Surrogate's Office
Sussex County Clerk's Office
Sussex County Migrations 

Surrounding Area Groups & Resources

Bergen County Historical Society
New Jersey Historical Commission  North Jersey Highlands Historical Society
Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission
Passaic County Historical Society 
Passaic County Genealogy Club

Sussex County and surrounding areas - Genealogy Links

My Raub and More Ancestry 
The Sussex County Library

Mailing Lists
Joining a local or regional Internet-based mailing list will put you in touch with other very helpful researchers.

Sussex County free genealogy mailing list instructions:
A "Thank You" to Cathy DiPietro- List Admin NJSussex

Send an email to:
NJSussex-L-request@rootsweb.com with just the word Subscribe in the message body. Once you join, you can post your
query to NJSussex-L@rootsweb.com for all to read. Any questions or problems can be directed to:

You can keyword search all past mailing list issues by going to:
(Click here for a NJSussex keyword search) , putting in NJSussex for the list name. If items were found, click on Select:
"[Full}" To bring up the complete text of the original posting.
You can also browse through a threaded list of postings by clicking HERE and entering NJSussex for the list name.

A new mailing list has been created recently for the Minisink Valley area: 
(with a "Thank You" to Diane Ward Stives for the following information:) Thank you!

Instructions for subscribing:

Subscribe to the list in mail mode by sending a message
to MinisinkValley-L-request@rootsweb.com
Place one word in the message portion:

If you prefer digest mode, should send the message instead to
Then after you receive the welcome message send your queries or information to:

A definition of the Minisink Valley area:
( It is defined as the Minisink Historical Society defines the Minisink Valley.)

In Sullivan County, NY - that area surrounding and including Forrestburg and along the Delaware River near Minisink Ford to the Orange County, NY line.
In Orange County, NY - that area surrounding and including Port Jervis, Greenville and Deerpark
In Sussex County, NJ - that area bordering the Delaware River from the Orange county line, down past Montague and Sandyston to the Delaware Water Gap
Also Monroe Co., PA
In Pike County, PA
 - that area bordering the Delaware River from the Orange County, NY line, down past Matamoras, Milford, Minisink Island, Dingmans Ferry to the Delaware Water Gap. Plus that area bordering the Delaware River from Lackawaxen, PA along side of Sullivan County, NY line to the Orange County, NY line.

You can better see the area by looking at the Map on the Minisink Historical Society page: ( The map entitled the Minisink Valley).

Other Helpful Links

Lenape Lifeways
An introduction to Native American Life in New Jersey & the surrounding region. Provides information on resources for the study of the prehistory and archaeology of New Jersey. 
American Association of Museums
Association for Gravestone Studies
Association of African American Museums
Garretson Farm
NJ Aviation Hall of Fame
NJ Historical Commission
NJ Historical Society
NJ Historic Trust
NJ State Museum
Old Barracks Museum
Preservation New Jersey
Saving Graves - New Jersey
US & State County Formation Maps
Southeastern States
NorthEastern States
Meanings of terms & descriptions