NJ and NY State Census: Treasures of the Garden and Empire States

Thursday, December 09 at 02:00pm EST
Presented By Michelle Tucker Chubenko and Susan R Miller
Sponsored by New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

State censuses can provide information and clues for the years between our familiar federal censuses. Explore both New York and New Jersey censuses with the NYG&B. New Jersey genealogist Michelle Chubenko and the NYG&B’s Susan R. Miller share their knowledge and experience with this critical record set. 

New Jersey State Censuses, 1855–1915 

Presented by Michelle Tucker Chubenko 

See an overview of the evolution of the state census that began in 1855 and ended with the 1915 enumeration, including a review of the special schedules for agriculture, manufacturers, mining, and commerce.

The Years Between: New York State Census 1825–1925 

Presented by Susan R. Miller 

Learn the information found in the New York state censuses that can provide bountiful information for years between the familiar federal censuses. Plus, this session covers how to find copies online and locally. 

About the Program

This is a live program. Registrants will be able to view the recorded program until March 15, 2022.  


About Our Presenters 

Michelle Tucker Chubenko is a professional genealogist and the Europe Research Team Manager with Legacy Tree Genealogists. With more than 30 years’ experience researching her paternal ancestral roots in colonial America and the 20th century flair of her maternal Eastern European ancestry (Ukrainian and Hungarian), she specializes in New Jersey and Eastern European research. 

Susan R. Miller, an NYG&B member since 1993, is the Director of Programs; editor of the NYG&B’s award-winning magazine the New York Researcher; and a managing editor of the New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer. She has researched her New England and New York families for more than 25 years. She presents genealogical lectures on a national, regional, and local basis. Beyond genealogy, Sue is a life-long sailor (racing and cruising).