FamilySearch Wiki: New York City. This page introduces the big-city strategies and records that can help you learn more about your ancestors from the five boroughs (counties) of New York City.
After studying this page, you will be prepared to use the pages for the five counties: At 31 Chamber Street on the 7th floor is the New York County Clerk's Office Old Records Division. New York City History 220px-GezichtOpNieuwAmsterdam.jpg Parent County New York City as it now exists is created from the five buroughs, namely, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Richmond (Staten Island) and Queens.
Boundary Changes. Stephen P. Morse: One-Step Webpages. NYC Death Records. 1868 to 1894 Manhattan1862 to 1897 Brooklyn1898 to 1948 All Boroughs If you have ever tried to use the New York City death index for the early years, you will appreciate this latest database.
If you look at the microfilm for these early years you know that you have to look at every month, every year and every borough. Now the volunteers of the Genealogy Federation of Long Island have put these records in a very searchable database that will enable you to search with just a push of the button. Phase 1 of this effort covered the period 1891 - 1907. The second phase added the years 1908 through 1936 and will eventually include the indexes up to 1948. We would like to thank Robert Boeckle of the German Genealogy Group and the phase 1 volunteers. For phase 2, Bob teamed up with Frank Sclafani of the Italian Genealogy Group. To date, almost 31,000 pages have been scanned, processed, and edited, producing an online index to over 2,760,000 death certificates. NYC Marriages: Grooms. This database contains the indexes to over 2,673,900 marriage records from 1864 to 1937 for the five Boroughs of New York City (Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Queens and Richmond) .
The set is NOT complete. If the record you are searching for is not here, try other research avenues. After 1937, there was no longer a requirement to register the marriage with the Health Department. All marriages from 1938 to the present are recorded with the Clerk in the borough where the marriage took place. We have found what appears to be male names in the brides index, and female names in the grooms index. New York City Grooms Index includes the following years: Bronx: 1898 - 1937Kings: 1866 - 1937Manhattan: 1865 - 1937Queens: 1905 - 1937Richmond: 1898 - 1937 Please visit the New York City Municipal Archives web site for information on how to request Birth Certificates. ALSO: Some birth and marriage certificates may have a letter following the certificate number. NYC Marriages: Brides. This database contains the indexes to over 2,594,400 marriage records from 1866 to 1937 for the five Boroughs of New York City (Bronx, Kings, Manhattan, Queens and Richmond).
The set is NOT complete. If the record you are searching for is not here, try other research avenues. After 1937, there was no longer a requirement to register the marriage with the Health Department. NYC Department of Records. NYPL: Digital Collections. NYPL: Digital Collections. NYPL: Newspapers. The newspaper collection of The Research Libraries of The New York Public Library brings the whole world, present and past, under your eyes: from the Bradford’s New-York Gazette (the first paper published in New York City in 1725) to the Yiddish Forverts, from the Denver Post to the South China Morning Post.
It is an outstanding collection of free and easy-to-use primary sources available to all users. This guide focuses on the holdings of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Introduction to the Collections The holdings of the newspaper collection at the Humanities & Social Sciences Library (HSSL) include over 350,000 reels of microfilm, tens of thousands of bound volumes, and thousands of current titles from all over the world. HSSL maintains comprehensive collections of most general New York City newspapers in English and other languages. The Library also subscribes to many electronic resources that index newspapers, often including full-text articles.
Where to Find Newspapers in HSSL. ProQuest: NY Times. One Step: Castle Garden Passenger Lists. Brooklyn Public Library. Brooklyn Newsstand. Trinity Church. IA: Inventory of the Church Archives of NYC. eBook and Texts > American Libraries > Seymour B.
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