Salter's History of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey


Embracing a Genealogical Record of Earliest Settlers in Monmouth and Ocean Counties and Their Descendants

One of the standard historical and genealogical works on Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Contains such miscellany as a list of persons who contributed to the purchase of Monmouth from the Indians, mostly men from Rhode Island and Long Island; list of officers and soldiers from old Monmouth who served in the Revolutionary War. Also soldiers who fought in the Civil War. 80-page Genealogical Record section (alphabetical order by family name) of the first settlers of Monmouth and Ocean Counties.

The author was a well-regarded man of his time, a member of the New Jersey state legislature and a Speaker of the House. He was appointed to a position in the U.S. Treasury Department where he served for five years. His years in D.C. were well spent researching this book at the National Archives.

Edwin Salter

(1890), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, 550 pp.

ISBN: 9781585494385