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New York State Vital Records

New York State Vital Records Office
New York State Department of Health
Tower Building
Albany, NY 12237-0023
(518) 474-3077
Records include birth, marriage, and death records since 1880.

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New York Times (New York City, New York) Death and Marriage Index, 1890

New York Evening Times (New York, New York)

New York Times (New York, New York)

New York Daily Times (New York, New York)

New York Times, (New York, New York), 1881-1900; 1905-06

New York City Region, New York, 1830

Marble Cemetery Records, New York City, New York, 1830-1937

The Hunt for Ancestors in New York City

New York State Archives Discontinues Mail-in Vital Records Search Requests

New England, New York, New France Frontier, 1690-1753

New York, 1776

New York Land Purchases, 1786-93

New York City Region, 1830

The Port of New York: Gateway to America

The Port of New York: Gateway to America

The Port of New York: Gateway to America

New York to Newport, 1776-83

Binghamton, New York, 1920

New York City Region, 1830

New York, 1776

New York Sun, September 21, 1897

Editor, New York Sun

New York Claims and Cessions of Western Lands, 1776-1802

New England, New York, New France Frontier, 1690-1753

New York Chinese Exclusion Index

New York Pensioners, 1835

Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 3 (New York)

New York Marriages to 1784

French's Gazetteer of New York

Scandinavian Immigrants in New York, 1630-74

New York Land Purchases, 1786-93

CD-ROM Product Review: New York Births & Baptisms: Southeast Region, 1660-1916

Schoharie County, New York Directory, 1899

New York City Wills, 1780-82

New York City Wills, 1777-83

New York City Wills, 1771-76

New York City Wills, 1766-71

New York City Wills, 1760-66

New York City Directory, 1890

New York City Directory, 1869

New York City Wills, 1754-60

New York Teachers Association Members, 1888

Ilion, New York Baptists, 1895 and 1923

Cayuga County, New York Directory, 1867-68

Albany, New York State Census, 1915

Madison County, New York Directories, 1922

Hamilton College, New York Graduates, 1879

Oneida County, New York Servicemen, 1917-19

New York Military Equipment Claims, War of 1812

Herkimer County, New York Soldiers, 1916-18

New York Farm Directory, 1914: Yates, Schuyler, Tompkins & Seneca Counties

New York City, Dutch Church Burials

Buffalo, New York Directory, 1890

Auburn, New York Directories, 1889-92

Rensselaerswyck, New York Settlers, 1630-58

Troy, New York City Directory, 1890

New York Baptist Annual, 1921

Ballston Spa, New York Directory, 1924

Wawarsing, New York Reformed Dutch Church Records

New York Holland Society, Yearbook 1902

Brooklyn, New York Directories, 1888-1890

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1915

Dutchess County, New York Quaker Records

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1913

New York Military in the Revolution

New York Naturalization Petition Index, 1907-24

Independent (New York City) Ministerial Register, 1892-95

Broome County New York, Leading Citizens, 1800-99

Records of the town of East-Hampton, Long Island, Suffolk County, New York, Vol. 2, 4, and 5

Manhattan New York City Directory: 1829-30

Historical and Genealogical Miscellany: New York and New Jersey, Vols. I-V

New York Times (April 15th, 1865)

History of the City of Brooklyn, New York

Ship Passenger Lists to New York: Miscellaneous Ships

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1896

Rochester Monthly Meeting, Monroe County, New York: Quaker Records

Purchase Monthly Meeting, Westchester County, New York: Quaker Records

Chatham & Hudson Monthly Meeting, Columbia County, New York: Quaker Records

Irish Immigrants: New York Port Arrival Records, 1846-1851

Chappaqua Monthly Meeting, Westchester County, New York: Quaker Records

Onondaga & Schenectady County New York, 1908-09 Yearbooks & Support Reports

New York Times, Obituaries & Marriage Notices, 1889

Saint Lawrence County, New York Directory 1890

Saratoga County, New York Wills, 1796-1805

Saratoga County, New York, Cemetery Records, Volume I

New York Births and Baptisms, Eastern Region, 1660-1916

New York Civil War Records (1861-65)

Buffalo, Erie County, New York Directory, 1832

New York Supreme Court Plaintiffs, 1824-1911

Orleans County, New York Directory, 1894

Steuben County, New York Directory, 1891

Staten Island, New York Directory, 1886

Mt. Vernon, New York Directories, 1889-91

Gloversville, New York Directories, 1890-93

Oswego, New York Directories, 1888, 1890-93

Oneida, New York Directories, 1887-88, 1890

Glen Falls, New York Directories, 1888, 1890, 1891-92

New York City Births, 1891-1902

Newburgh, New York Directories, 1889-92

Kingston, New York Directories, 1888-89, 1891-92

Ithaca, New York Directories, 1888-91

Hudson, New York Directories, 1887-91

Watertown, New York Directories, 1888-92

Chappaqua, Westchester County, New York Quaker Records

Saratoga Springs, New York Directories, 1888-92

Rome, New York Directories, 1887-92

New York Politicians and Postmasters, 1898

New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1890

Amsterdam, New York Directories, 1887-90

New York City, Public School Teacher Retirement List, 1895 - 1915

Binghamton, New York Directories, 1888-90

Elmira, New York Directories, 1889-93

Poughkeepsie, New York Directories, 1890-97

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1914

New York, Family Bible Records, 1581-1917

Albany, New York Directories, 1889-91

Rochester, New York Directory, 1888-91

New York, Holland Society Yearbook, 1906

Syracuse, New York Directories, 1887-1890

Utica, New York Directories, 1887-91

Chenango County, New York Directory, 1902

Staten Island, New York Church Records, 1749-1828

New York City Deaths, 1814-16

New York Marriage Notices, 1800-55

New York Marriages, 1600-1784

William Darby, Trip from New York to Detroit, 1818

Rensselaer County, New York Records, 1908

New York City, Lutheran Church Records, 1834-54

Schoharie County, New York Directory, 1872

Albany, New York Church Records, 1683-1700

Otsego County, New York Directory, 1908

New York City Reformed Dutch Marriage Records, 1639-95

Herkimer and Otsego Counties, New York Directories, 1917

Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore Steamship Arrivals, 1890-1930

New York Births and Baptisms, Southeast Region, 1660-1916

New York City Wills, 1706-90

New York Census, 1790-1890

New York City Wills, 1744-58

New York City Police Census, 1890

New York City Wills, 1730-44

New York City Wills, 1708-28

New York City Wills, 1665-1707

New York City Directory, 1786

New York City Research

Exploring the National Archives in New York City

New York, 1600-1700

Family History: Early New York and Connecticut Families

Binghamton, New York, 1920

Obsessed, Not Me! A Trek Through 1860 New York

New York Claims and Cessions of Western Lands

DNA Study Proves Descent from Thomas Wingfield of York River, Virginia

1910 New York City Census Index Released

PBS Documentary: "New York"

State Department of Health Contact Information (New Mexico to New York)

Online Records Versus Privacy Article in The New York Times

New York to Newport, 1776-83

New York Indian Census (Iroquois) CD-ROM Set

Genealogy Article in The New York Times

Search Aids

Genealogies of Long Island Families, 1600s-1800s Index to Upstate New York Source Records, 1685-1910 New York Revolutionary War Records, 1775-1840  New York, 1820-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists Early New York Families, 1600s-1900s New York in the Revolution and War of 1812 New York, 1675-1920 Genealogical Records New York City, 1600s-1800s Marriage Index Selected Areas of New York, 1639-1916 Marriage Index Early Settlers of New York State, 1760-1942- New York #2, 1740s-1880s Marriage Index

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
New York State Archives
New York Department of Education
Cultural Education Center #11D40
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12230
Telephone: (518) 474-8955
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00, closed Saturday, Sunday, and all state holidays
Records include an index to vital records, military records, Revolutionary War, Spanish-American War, and World War I military records, states census records from 1819-1925, property records, tax records, tax assessment rolls from 1799-1804 except for New York City, civil and criminal court records, and 80,000 maps from the 17th century. For a complete list of holdings, call and ask for leaflet #1.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
122 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022-1939
Telephone: (212) 755-8532
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:30-5:00, (closed mid-August through Labor Day)
Publication: New York Genealogical and Biographical Record (Emphasis on New York and the northeast, but collects materials for all states, Canada and Great Britain)

The Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Central New York Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 104
Covin Station
Syracuse, NY 13205

New York State Historical Association
P.O. Box 800
Cooperstown, NY 13326
Telephone: (607) 547-1470


See also: New York Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original New York Documents


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