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History of Cumberland County Surrogates

Name: Municipality: Appointed By Governor:
Elias Cotting   1748
Daniel Elmer   1757
Maskell Ewing   1761
Jonathan Elmer   1776
George Burgin   1804
Ebenezer Elmer   1810
Jonathan Elmer   1812
Samuel M. Shute   1813
Timothy Elmer   1815
William S. Bowen   1836
Hugh R. Merseilles   1837
  Elected:
Joseph Moore   1852
Hugh R. Merseilles   1857
Alphonso Woodruff   1861
Edward White   1871
John Smalley   1878
Samuel Fithian   1889
Frank C. Bray   1898
J.R.C. Thompson Bridgeton 1903 -1913
Frank. F. Wallace Bridgeton 1913 -1918
Charles V. Marshall Vineland 1918 -1933
Frank E. Hoagland Bridgeton 1933 -1938
Gustavus E. Smith Vineland 1938 -1948
John C. Gittone Vineland 1948 -1953
Hugo H. Feneli Vineland 1953 -1983
Harry A. Freitag, Jr. Bridgeton 1983 - 2003
Arthur J. Marchand   Hopewell   2003 - 2008
Douglas M. Rainear Upper Deerfield 2009 - Present