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New York Genealogy Records

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Genealogy Records Resources for New York

View our genealogy records resources for the state of New York. Use these genealogy records to search for birth records, genealogy archives, or to search for vital records online. Genealogy records may contain dates of birth, death location, and other public genealogy record information.

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New York Cemeteries

View New York Department of State, Division of Cemeteries information about New York State cemeteries including not-for-profit cemeteries by alphabetical order; not-for-profit cemeteries by county, pet cemeteries; and crematory list.

New York Obituary Records

Search New York obituary records by name of deceased, date of death or obituary keyword through this paid service. Searches can be filtered by New York cities.

New York Cemeteries

View New York Department of State, Division of Cemeteries information about New York State cemeteries including not-for-profit cemeteries by alphabetical order; not-for-profit cemeteries by county, pet cemeteries; and crematory list.

orleans county

Cemeteries

Search Orleans County cemetery records.

westchester county

Historical Archives and Genealogy Research

Search Westchester County historical archive records, including census rolls, estate records, deeds, marriage certificates index, wills, incorporation records, Veteran's cemetery index, and more.

westchester county

City of Yonkers Library Resources

Search City of Yonkers Library resources including archived newspapers, genealogy resources, historic maps and general reference materials.

westchester county

Library Resources

Search Westchester County library resources including genealogy records, newspapers, magazines, and general reference. A Westchester Library card is required to access these resources.

warren county

Historical Records

View Warren County historical records, including census and cemetery transcripts, and Revolutionary War service affidavits images.

tompkins county

Library Resources

Search Tompkins County library resources including genealogy, health and wellness, magazines, newspapers, and general reference. Most databases are available from home with a valid Tompkins County Public Library card.

sullivan county

Library Resources

Search Sullivan County library resources including genealogy records, newspapers, magazines, journals, history, business and health resources. A Ramapo Catskill Library card is required to access these resources.

suffolk county

Library Resources

Search Suffolk County library resources including genealogy, magazines, newspapers, consumer information, and general reference. A Suffolk County Public Library card and password are required to access these resources.

steuben county

Obituaries

View Steuben County cemetery listings and obituaries by name.

steuben county

Historical and Genealogical Records

View information about available records from Steuben County Historian, including genealogical records, census index, burial records, newspapers, and records of probate.

seneca county

Historical Records and Historical Maps

View Seneca County historical articles, newsletters, photos, maps, military tracts, and a list of local historians.

schenectady county

Library Resources

Search Schenectady County library resources including genealogy, newspapers, periodicals, health, and general reference. A Schenectady County Public Library card is required to access these resources.

saratoga county

Archival Record Index

Search index of archival records maintained by the Saratoga County municipalities, historical societies and museums, including births, deaths, marriages, petitions and records for naturalization, census, passports, and more.

saratoga county

Historical Archives and Genealogy Research

View information about available Saratoga County historical archive records, including census, surnames, military history, early town records, and cemetery records.

saratoga county

Library Resources

Search Saratoga County library resources including genealogy, local history, magazines, journals, newspapers, and general reference. A Saratoga Springs Public Library card is required to access these resources.

richmond county

Library Resources

Search New York City library resources including genealogy, historical archives and manuscripts, journals, magazines, newspapers, and census data.

rensselaer county

Historical Archives and Genealogy Research Requests

View information about requesting historical record research from Rensselaer County Historical Society, such as family histories, war veterans, diaries, letters, and business records.

queens county

Library Resources

Search New York City library databases, including genealogy, historical archives and manuscripts, journals, magazines, newspapers, and census data.

oswego county

Library Resources

Search Oswego County Library cemetery records and view information about local genealogy resources.

onondaga county

Library Resources

Search Onondaga County library resources including genealogy, history, newspapers, health information, and general reference. A Onondaga County Public Library card is required to access these resources.

monroe county

Library Resources

Search Monroe County library resources including genealogy, newspapers, magazines, health information, and general reference. A Monroe County Library card is required to access these resources.

franklin county

Library Resources

Search Franklin County library resources including genealogy, newspapers, journals, magazines, and general reference. A library card from the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System is required to access these resources.

essex county

Library Resources

Search Essex County library databases, including genealogy, newspapers, journals, magazines, and general reference. A library card from the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System is required to access these resources.

erie county

City of Buffalo Genealogy Records

View City of Buffalo information about available genealogy records including birth, death and marriage records.

erie county

Library Resources

Search Erie County library resources including genealogy, local history, newspapers, magazines, consumer information, and general reference. A Buffalo and Erie County Public Library card, or NYS driver's license is required to access these resources.

cortland county

Library Resources

Search Cortland County library databases, including genealogy, magazines, newspapers, and general reference. A Cortland Free Library card is required to access these resources.

clinton county

Library Resources

Search Clinton County library databases, including genealogy, newspapers, journals, magazines, and general reference. A library card from the Clinton Essex Franklin Library System is required to access these resources.

chenango county

Genealogy Research Requests

View information about requesting genealogy research from Chenango County Historian.

cayuga county

Maps

View various maps of Cayuga County, such as municipalities, legislative districts, watersheds, cemetery locations, and trails.

cayuga county

Veterans Memorials

View Cayuga County veteran memorials for World War I, World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam, and list of service men and women serving in the War on Terrorism.

bronx county

Ellis Island Records Search

Search Ellis Island genealogy records by name.

rockland county

Historical Archives and Genealogy Research

View information about Rockland County historical archive collection holdings, including census records (1855-1925), naturalization papers (1812-1991) marriage records (1908-1935), wills (1798-1965), and more.

putnam county

Birth, Death and Marriage Records

View list of municipal clerks and historians in Putnam County for obtaining birth, death and marriage certificates.

putnam county

Historical Archives

View information about available Putnam County historical archive records, including marriages, naturalizations, land records, military records, and census records.

genesee county

Historical Archives and Genealogy Research Requests

View information about requesting archive records and genealogical research from the Genesee County History Department, including cemetery records, genealogy files, census records, marriage certificates, naturalization records, and military records.

schoharie county

Recorded Document Search

Search Schoharie County recorded documents including deeds, mortgages, judgements, liens, business certificates, corporations, and wills.

otsego county

Recorded Document Search

Search Otsego County recorded documents, including land records, DBAs, corporations, and wills. You will have to sign up for an ID and password to view these indices.

wayne county

Historical and Genealogical Records

View information about obtaining Wayne County birth, death, and marriage records, as well as information about available historical records, such wills, census, cemetery, and land records.

delaware county

Historical and Genealogical Records

View Delaware County genealogical and historical records including births, marriages, deaths, cemetery records, probate files, wills, obituaries, military records, and more.

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Agencies Holding Genealogy Records in New York

Below, you will find a list of offices in New York that may hold genealogy records. When requesting genealogy records from these offices, it's important to be aware of any procedures, requirements, and fees associated with obtaining the records. Contacting the respective office directly will provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding access to genealogy records in New York.

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Image of Greene County Historical Society

Greene County Historical Society

90 Co Hwy 42, Coxsackie, NY 12051 (518)-731-1033
Image of Otsego County Clerk

Otsego County Clerk

197 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326 (607)-547-4281
Image of Washington County Historical Society

Washington County Historical Society

167 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828 (518)-747-9108
Image of Warren County Historical Society

Warren County Historical Society

50 Gurney Lane, Queensbury, NY 12804 (518)-743-0734
Image of Tioga County Historical Society

Tioga County Historical Society

110 Front St, Owego, NY 13827 (607)-687-2460
Image of Madison County Historical Society

Madison County Historical Society

435 Main St, Oneida, NY 13421 (315)-363-4136
Image of town of lewis library

town of lewis library

5213 Osceola Rd, West Leyden, NY 13489 (315)-942-6813
Image of Lewis County Historical Society

Lewis County Historical Society

7552 S State St, Lowville, NY 13367 (315)-376-8957
Image of Jefferson County Historical Society

Jefferson County Historical Society

228 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601 (315)-782-3491
Image of Franklin County Historical

Franklin County Historical

51 Milwaukee St, Malone, NY 12953 (518)-483-2750
Image of Hamilton Public Library

Hamilton Public Library

13 Broad St, Hamilton, NY 13346 (315)-824-3060
Image of Fulton Public Library

Fulton Public Library

160 S 1st St, Fulton, NY 13069 (315)-592-5159
Image of Fulton County Museum

Fulton County Museum

237 Kingsboro Ave, Gloversville, NY 12078 (518)-725-2203
Image of Schoharie Library

Schoharie Library

103 Knower Ave, Schoharie, NY 12157 (518)-295-7127
Image of Schoharie Easter Egg Museum

Schoharie Easter Egg Museum

112 Covered Bridge Ln, Schoharie, NY 12157
Image of Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library

Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library

9824 NY-16, Machias, NY 14101 (716)-353-8200
Image of Alfred C. O'Connell Library, Genesee Community College

Alfred C. O'Connell Library, Genesee Community College

1 College Rd, Batavia, NY 14020 (585)-345-6834
Image of Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum

1410 Flint Hill Rd, Mumford, NY 14511 (585)-538-6822
Image of Western Sullivan Public Library - Jeffersonville Branch

Western Sullivan Public Library - Jeffersonville Branch

19 Center St, Jeffersonville, NY 12748 (845)-482-4350
Image of Sullivan County Museum

Sullivan County Museum

265 Main St, Hurleyville, NY 12747 (845)-434-8044
Image of Orange County Law Library

Orange County Law Library

285 Main St 3rd fl. Rm. 3302, Goshen, NY 10924 (845)-762-5922
Image of Orange County Historical Soc

Orange County Historical Soc

21 Clove Furnace Dr, Arden, NY 10910 (845)-351-4696
Image of Livingston Free Library

Livingston Free Library

90 Old Post Rd, Hudson, NY 12534 (518)-851-2270
Image of Livingston County Historical

Livingston County Historical

30 Center St, Geneseo, NY 14454 (585)-243-9147
Image of Museum of Wayne County History

Museum of Wayne County History

21 Butternut St, Lyons, NY 14489 (315)-946-4943
Image of Town of Ulster Library

Town of Ulster Library

860 Ulster Ave, Kingston, NY 12401 (845)-338-7881
Image of Ulster County Historical Society

Ulster County Historical Society

2682 US-209, Kingston, NY 12401 (845)-377-1040
Image of Tompkins County Public Library

Tompkins County Public Library

101 E Green St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607)-272-4557
Image of The History Center in Tompkins County

The History Center in Tompkins County

110 N Tioga St, Ithaca, NY 14850
Image of Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library

Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library

27550 Main Rd, Cutchogue, NY 11935 (631)-734-6360
Image of Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Society

300 W Main St, Riverhead, NY 11901 (631)-727-2881
Image of Southeast Steuben County Library

Southeast Steuben County Library

300 Nasser Civic Center Plaza Suite 101, Corning, NY 14830 (607)-936-3713
Image of Steuben County Historical Society, NY

Steuben County Historical Society, NY

1 Cohocton St, Bath, NY 14810 (607)-776-9930
Image of Morristown Public Library

Morristown Public Library

200 Main St, Morristown, NY 13664 (315)-375-8833
Image of St Lawrence County Historical Association

St Lawrence County Historical Association

3 E Main St, Canton, NY 13617 (315)-386-8133
Image of Seneca Falls Library

Seneca Falls Library

47 Cayuga St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (315)-568-8265
Image of Seneca Falls Historical Society

Seneca Falls Historical Society

55 Cayuga St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148 (315)-568-8412
Image of Schuylerville Public Library

Schuylerville Public Library

52 Ferry St, Schuylerville, NY 12871 (518)-695-6641
Image of Brick Tavern Museum - Schuyler County Historical Society

Brick Tavern Museum - Schuyler County Historical Society

108 N Catherine St, Montour Falls, NY 14865 (607)-535-9741
Image of Schenectady County Public Library: Central Library

Schenectady County Public Library: Central Library

99 Clinton St #2, Schenectady, NY 12305 (518)-388-4500
Image of Schenectady County Historical Society

Schenectady County Historical Society

32 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305 (518)-374-0263
Image of Saratoga Springs Public Library

Saratoga Springs Public Library

49 Henry St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (518)-584-7860
Image of Saratoga County Historical

Saratoga County Historical

6 Charlton St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020 (518)-885-4000
Image of Rockland Community College Library

Rockland Community College Library

145 College Rd, Suffern, NY 10901 (845)-574-4000
Image of Historical Society of Rockland County

Historical Society of Rockland County

20 Zukor Rd, New City, NY 10956 (845)-634-9629
Image of Rensselaer Public Library

Rensselaer Public Library

676 East St, Rensselaer, NY 12144 (518)-462-1193
Image of Rensselaerville Historical Society

Rensselaerville Historical Society

5052 Delaware Turnpike, Rensselaerville, NY 12147
Image of Queens Public Library at Central

Queens Public Library at Central

89-11 Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY 11432 (718)-990-0700
Image of Queens Historical Society

Queens Historical Society

14335 37th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 (718)-939-0647
Image of Putnam Valley Free Library

Putnam Valley Free Library

30 Oscawana Lake Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (845)-528-3242
Image of Putnam Valley Historical Society

Putnam Valley Historical Society

301 Peekskill Hollow Rd, Putnam Valley, NY 10579 (845)-528-1024
Image of Oswego Public Library

Oswego Public Library

120 E 2nd St, Oswego, NY 13126 (315)-341-5867
Image of Oswego County Historical Soc

Oswego County Historical Soc

135 E 3rd St, Oswego, NY 13126 (315)-343-1342
Image of Ontario Public Library

Ontario Public Library

1850 Ridge Rd, Ontario, NY 14519
Image of Ontario County Historical Society

Ontario County Historical Society

55 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424 (585)-394-4975
Image of Onondaga County Public Libraries: Central Library

Onondaga County Public Libraries: Central Library

447 S Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13202 (315)-435-1900
Image of Onondaga Historical Association

Onondaga Historical Association

321 Montgomery St, Syracuse, NY 13202 (315)-428-1864
Image of Oneida Public Library

Oneida Public Library

459 Main St, Oneida, NY 13421 (315)-363-3050
Image of Oneida County History Center

Oneida County History Center

1608 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13502 (315)-735-3642
Image of Niagara Falls Public Library

Niagara Falls Public Library

1425 Main St, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 (716)-286-4894
Image of Niagara County Historical Soc

Niagara County Historical Soc

215 Niagara St, Lockport, NY 14094 (716)-434-7433
Image of New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

476 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018 (917)-275-6975
Image of New-York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024 (212)-873-3400
Image of Nassau Library System

Nassau Library System

900 Jerusalem Ave, Uniondale, NY 11553 (516)-292-8920
Image of Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center

Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center

Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Uniondale, NY 11553 (516)-572-4177
Image of Montgomery History & Archives

Montgomery History & Archives

9 Park St, Fonda, NY 12068 (518)-853-8186
Image of Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County

Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County

115 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14604 (585)-428-7300
Image of Western Monroe Historical Society

Western Monroe Historical Society

151 Main St, Brockport, NY 14420 (585)-637-3645
Image of Herkimer County Law Library

Herkimer County Law Library

301 N Washington St # 5511, Herkimer, NY 13350 (315)-619-3404
Image of Herkimer County Historical Society

Herkimer County Historical Society

406 N Main St, Herkimer, NY 13350 (315)-866-6413
Image of Dutchess Comm College Library

Dutchess Comm College Library

141 Creek Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845)-431-8630
Image of Dutchess County Historical Society

Dutchess County Historical Society

549 Main St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 (845)-471-1630
Image of Western Sullivan Public Library - Delaware Free Branch

Western Sullivan Public Library - Delaware Free Branch

45 Lower, Lower Main St, Callicoon, NY 12723 (845)-887-4040
Image of Delaware County Historical

Delaware County Historical

46549 NY-10, Delhi, NY 13753 (607)-746-3849
Image of Cortland Free Library

Cortland Free Library

32 Church St, Cortland, NY 13045 (607)-753-1042
Image of Cortland County Historical Society

Cortland County Historical Society

25 Homer Ave, Cortland, NY 13045 (607)-756-6071
Image of Columbia County Historical Society

Columbia County Historical Society

5 Albany Ave, Kinderhook, NY 12106 (518)-758-9265
Image of Clinton Essex Franklin Library System

Clinton Essex Franklin Library System

33 Oak St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)-563-5190
Image of Clinton County Historical Association and Museum

Clinton County Historical Association and Museum

98 Ohio Ave, Plattsburgh, NY 12903 (518)-561-0340
Image of Chenango County Law Library

Chenango County Law Library

13 Eaton Ave, Norwich, NY 13815 (607)-334-9463
Image of Chenango County Historical Society & Museum

Chenango County Historical Society & Museum

45 Rexford St, Norwich, NY 13815 (607)-334-9227
Image of Steele Memorial Library (Chemung County Library District)

Steele Memorial Library (Chemung County Library District)

101 E Church St, Elmira, NY 14901 (607)-733-9173
Image of Chemung Valley History Museum

Chemung Valley History Museum

415 E Water St, Elmira, NY 14901 (607)-734-4167
Image of Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System

106 W 5th St, Jamestown, NY 14701 (716)-664-6675
Image of McClurg Museum/Chautauqua County Historical Society

McClurg Museum/Chautauqua County Historical Society

20 E Main St, Westfield, NY 14787 (716)-326-2977
Image of Cayuga Museum of History & Art

Cayuga Museum of History & Art

203 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021 (315)-253-8051
Image of Broome County Public Library

Broome County Public Library

185 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901 (607)-778-6400
Image of Broome County Historical Society

Broome County Historical Society

185 Court St, Binghamton, NY 13901 (607)-778-3572
Image of Bronx Library Center

Bronx Library Center

310 E Kingsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10458 (718)-579-4244
Image of Bronx Historical Society

Bronx Historical Society

3309 Bainbridge Ave, Bronx, NY 10467 (718)-881-8900
Image of Allegany Public Library

Allegany Public Library

90 W Main St, Allegany, NY 14706 (716)-373-1056
Image of Allegany County Historical Society

Allegany County Historical Society

11 E Greenwood, Andover, NY 14806 (607)-478-5390
Image of Albany Public Library

Albany Public Library

161 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210 (518)-427-4300
Image of Albany County Historical Association

Albany County Historical Association

9 Ten Broeck Pl, Albany, NY 12210 (518)-436-9826
Image of Yates Community Library

Yates Community Library

15 N Main St, Lyndonville, NY 14098 (585)-765-9041
Image of Wyoming Library

Wyoming Library

114 S Academy St, Wyoming, NY 14591 (585)-495-6840
Image of Westchester Library System

Westchester Library System

570 Taxter Rd #400, Elmsford, NY 10523 (914)-674-3600
Image of Port Richmond Library

Port Richmond Library

75 Bennett St, Staten Island, NY 10302 (718)-442-0158
Image of Town of Orleans Library

Town of Orleans Library

36263 NY-180, La Fargeville, NY 13656 (315)-658-2271
Image of Brooklyn Public Library - Kings Bay Branch

Brooklyn Public Library - Kings Bay Branch

3650 Nostrand Ave. (near Ave. W, Brooklyn, NY 11229 (718)-368-1709
Image of Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203 (716)-858-8900

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