Family Histories

Family History Books Held in Local History Room at Kennedy Library

The library holds books on several founding families of the Piscataway area.  The books cannot be removed from the library, but patrons are welcome to use them in the Local History Room.

In addition to the seven-volume set entitled First Settlers of Piscataway and Woodbridge 1664-1714, there are books on the families listed below.  To locate these books, go to the books labeled 929 in the Local History Room.

Coriell
Deacon John Dunham
Deveny
Doty-Doten
Drake
Dunn
Fitzrandolph
Higgins
Hull
Hunter
Letson
Manning
Martin
Onderdonk
Polhemius
Pyatt
Ross
Runyon
Singletary

Please note that our Local History Room does not contain obituaries.

If you do not see your family name here, try:

Special Collections and University Archives
Rutgers University Libraries
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
169 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163

Phone: 732/932-7006
Fax: 732/932-7012

To see digital copies of family papers, click here