GSBC Extra!
Bergen Roots: A Multi-Part Series on Exploring Bergen County Resources
Presented by Maria “Ree” Pratt Hopper, Peggy W. Norris, MS, MLIS, and Joe Suplicki

Bergen Roots
Part Three: GSBC Website Resources & Newspapers

Handouts (All materials are copyright of their respective authors)

Part 1: Using Bergen County Land Records for Genealogy and Local History [PDF], ©2020 Peggy W. Norris
Part 1: Deed Abstract Worksheet [Excel ©2020 Peggy W. Norris
Part 1: Bergen County Books [PDF], ©2020 Maria Hopper
Part 2: Probate Terminology [PDF], ©2020 Maria Hopper
Part 2: Will Abstraction Instructions and Form [PDF], ©2020 Maria Hopper
Part 3: Bergen County Cemeteries [PDF], ©2020 Peggy W. Norris
Part 4: GSBC Website Resources [PDF], ©2020 Peggy W. Norris
Part 4: Genealogical Resources at the New Jersey State Archives New Jersey State Archives [2019, PDF]

Peggy W. Norris, MS, MLIS, is a librarian retired from the Bolger Heritage Center at Ridgewood Public Library. She has been researching family history for over 30 years and in recent years has been using deeds to solve genealogical problems. She is also interested in quilts and quilt history.

Maria “Ree” Pratt Hopper is the co-president of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County and a professional genealogist. She has dedicated her life to genealogy and writes extensively on her husband’s family, the Hopper family of Bergen County, New Jersey.

Joe Suplicki is a Village of Ridgewood Historian and president of the Ridgewood Historical Society.

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