Birth Records

Office of Vital Statistics
Newark City Hall Room 111
920 Broad St.
Newark, NJ 07102

Black Children 1804 to 1843

NJ State Archives (in person)


1848 to 1878

NJ State Archives (mail or in person)


1879 to 1923

NJ State Archives (in person)
1879 to 1903 - indexed alphabetically
1904 to 1923 - filmed alphabetically by year


1879 to Present

NJ State Dept. of Health (mail)


Birth records are also available as church records from the LDS FHC


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