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Near or far from Hudson County, stay connected to your roots with the HCGHS. If you have ancestors in Hudson County, NJ or just a historical interest in the area, get involved with a community of members who share your interests.

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Research Tools

The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society offers the following downloadable tools for your use and help in researching.

1940 Census Blank Sheets

Download a blank copy of the 1940 census to see what information was asked by enumerators:

 Download Front - Obverse (PDF)

 Download Back - Reverse (PDF)

To learn more about finding your family in the 1940 U.S. Census visit our 1940 Census Information Center.

Ask Granny

The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society regularly presents sessions of "Ask Granny", the free educational outreach program funded by local Genealogical Societies, donations, and grants. These "Ask Granny" sessions serve a dual purpose: as a way for attendees create an organized and accurate family tree and as a way to ensure genealogical information is easily accessible for a family's future generations. Research itself is left up to each individual.

 Ask Granny Family Group Sheet 8.5x11 (PDF)

 Ask Granny Pedigree Chart 11x17 (PDF)

For more information about "Ask Granny" visit: askgranny.us

If you are part of a group that would be interested in having The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society present an Ask Granny session to you and you are local to the Hudson County, New Jersey area, please contact us at info@hudsoncountynjgenealogy.org