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''[[United_States|United States]] [[File:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[New York, United States Genealogy|New York]]'''{{NY-sidebar}}Guide to '''New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
*Ancestry has digitized and indexed the 1892, 1915, 1925, and 1940 NY censuses. [http://corporate.ancestry.com/press/press-releases/2012/06/ancestry.com-offers-new-york-state-residents-free-access-to-newly-released-state-history-records-/ Read more].
 
*Join our group of New York researchers on [http://www.facebook.com/pages/England-Genealogy-Research-Community/183991398317906#!/pages/New-York-Genealogy-Research-Community/130185953722196 Facebook] & [[Join_a_Skype_Research_Community|Skype]]
 
*Ongoing NY State Archives Workshops in Albany [http://bit.ly/dlHinz Register now]
 
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==New York Information==
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New York is a state in the northeast part of the United States.  It is divided into 62 counties. New York State was the 11th state to join the Union on July 26, 1788.  It came from the Crown Colony of New York.  The State Capital is Albany. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed DATE.</ref>
  
 
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left;"><center>''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[New_York|New York]]''</center><br>
 
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*early NY records are in [[Netherlands]]  
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<h3>Getting Started with New York Research</h3>
*NY/NJ combined probate 1702-1738
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Links to articles on getting started with New York research.
*NY town historians help genealogists
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*[[How to Find New York Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*At least 29 counties have unique [[New York Probate Records#Probate_Petitions_1830_to_Present|probate petitions]] with a list of heirs
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*[[How to Find New York Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
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<h3>New York Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in New York research.
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*[[New York Record Selection Table|New York Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/newyork/ Boundary Changes for New York Counties]
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*[[New York Archives and Libraries|New York Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nygenweb/ NYGenWeb]
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in New York.
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==Counties==
 
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*[[Albany County, New York|Albany]]  
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*[[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany]]  
*[[Allegany County, New York|Allegany]]  
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*[[Allegany County, New York Genealogy|Allegany]]  
*[[Bronx County, New York|Bronx]]  
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*[[Bronx County, New York Genealogy|Bronx]]  
*[[Broome County, New York|Broome]]  
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*[[Broome County, New York Genealogy|Broome]]  
*[[Cattaraugus County, New York|Cattaraugus]]  
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*[[Cattaraugus County, New York Genealogy|Cattaraugus]]  
*[[Cayuga County, New York|Cayuga]]  
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*[[Cayuga County, New York Genealogy|Cayuga]]  
*[[Chautauqua County, New York|Chautauqua]]  
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*[[Chautauqua County, New York Genealogy|Chautauqua]]  
*[[Chemung County, New York|Chemung]]  
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*[[Chemung County, New York Genealogy|Chemung]]  
*[[Chenango County, New York|Chenango]]  
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*[[Chenango County, New York Genealogy|Chenango]]  
*[[Clinton County, New York|Clinton]]  
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*[[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]]  
*[[Columbia County, New York|Columbia]]  
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*[[Columbia County, New York Genealogy|Columbia]]  
*[[Cortland County, New York|Cortland]]  
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*[[Cortland County, New York Genealogy|Cortland]]  
*[[Delaware County, New York|Delaware]]  
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*[[Delaware County, New York Genealogy|Delaware]]  
*[[Dutchess County, New York|Dutchess]]  
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*[[Dutchess County, New York Genealogy|Dutchess]]  
*[[Erie County, New York|Erie]]  
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*[[Erie County, New York Genealogy|Erie]]  
*[[Essex County, New York|Essex]]
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*[[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]]
  
 
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*[[Franklin County, New York|Franklin]]  
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*[[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]]  
*[[Fulton County, New York|Fulton]]  
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*[[Fulton County, New York Genealogy|Fulton]]  
*[[Genesee County, New York|Genesee]]  
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*[[Genesee County, New York Genealogy|Genesee]]  
*[[Greene County, New York|Greene]]  
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*[[Greene County, New York Genealogy|Greene]]  
*[[Hamilton County, New York|Hamilton]]  
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*[[Hamilton County, New York Genealogy|Hamilton]]  
*[[Herkimer County, New York|Herkimer]]  
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*[[Herkimer County, New York Genealogy|Herkimer]]  
*[[Jefferson County, New York|Jefferson]]  
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*[[Jefferson County, New York Genealogy|Jefferson]]  
 
*[[Brooklyn, New York|Kings (Brooklyn)]]  
 
*[[Brooklyn, New York|Kings (Brooklyn)]]  
*[[Lewis County, New York|Lewis]]  
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*[[Lewis County, New York Genealogy|Lewis]]  
*[[Livingston County, New York|Livingston]]  
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*[[Livingston County, New York Genealogy|Livingston]]  
*[[Madison County, New York|Madison]]  
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*[[Madison County, New York Genealogy|Madison]]  
*[[Monroe County, New York|Monroe]]  
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*[[Monroe County, New York Genealogy|Monroe]]  
*[[Montgomery County, New York|Montgomery]]  
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*[[Montgomery County, New York Genealogy|Montgomery]]  
*[[Nassau County, New York|Nassau]]  
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*[[Nassau County, New York Genealogy|Nassau]]  
*[[New York (Manhattan) County, New York|New York<br>(Manhattan)]]
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*[[New York (Manhattan) County, New York Genealogy|New York<br>(Manhattan)]]
  
 
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*[[Niagara County, New York|Niagara]]  
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*[[Niagara County, New York Genealogy|Niagara]]  
*[[Oneida County, New York|Oneida]]  
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*[[Oneida County, New York Genealogy|Oneida]]  
*[[Onondaga County, New York|Onondaga]]  
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*[[Onondaga County, New York Genealogy|Onondaga]]  
*[[Ontario County, New York|Ontario]]  
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*[[Ontario County, New York Genealogy|Ontario]]  
*[[Orange County, New York|Orange]]  
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*[[Orange County, New York Genealogy|Orange]]  
*[[Orleans County, New York|Orleans]]  
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*[[Orleans County, New York Genealogy|Orleans]]  
*[[Oswego County, New York|Oswego]]  
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*[[Oswego County, New York Genealogy|Oswego]]  
*[[Otsego County, New York|Otsego]]  
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*[[Otsego County, New York Genealogy|Otsego]]  
*[[Putnam County, New York|Putnam]]  
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*[[Putnam County, New York Genealogy|Putnam]]  
*[[Queens County, New York|Queens]]  
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*[[Queens County, New York Genealogy|Queens]]  
*[[Rensselaer County, New York|Rensselaer]]  
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*[[Rensselaer County, New York Genealogy|Rensselaer]]  
*[[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York|Richmond<br>(Staten Island)]]  
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*[[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York Genealogy|Richmond<br>(Staten Island)]]  
*[[Rockland County, New York|Rockland]]  
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*[[Rockland County, New York Genealogy|Rockland]]  
*[[St. Lawrence County, New York|Saint Lawrence]]  
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*[[St. Lawrence County, New York Genealogy|Saint Lawrence]]  
*[[Saratoga County, New York|Saratoga]]
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*[[Saratoga County, New York Genealogy|Saratoga]]
  
 
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*[[Schenectady County, New York|Schenectady]]  
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*[[Schenectady County, New York Genealogy|Schenectady]]  
*[[Schoharie County, New York|Schoharie]]  
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*[[Schoharie County, New York Genealogy|Schoharie]]  
*[[Schuyler County, New York|Schuyler]]  
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*[[Schuyler County, New York Genealogy|Schuyler]]  
*[[Seneca County, New York|Seneca]]  
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*[[Seneca County, New York Genealogy|Seneca]]  
*[[Steuben County, New York|Steuben]]  
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*[[Steuben County, New York Genealogy|Steuben]]  
*[[Suffolk County, New York|Suffolk]]  
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*[[Suffolk County, New York Genealogy|Suffolk]]  
*[[Sullivan County, New York|Sullivan]]  
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*[[Sullivan County, New York Genealogy|Sullivan]]  
*[[Tioga County, New York|Tioga]]  
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*[[Tioga County, New York Genealogy|Tioga]]  
*[[Tompkins County, New York|Tompkins]]  
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*[[Tompkins County, New York Genealogy|Tompkins]]  
*[[Ulster County, New York|Ulster]]  
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*[[Ulster County, New York Genealogy|Ulster]]  
*[[Warren County, New York|Warren]]  
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*[[Warren County, New York Genealogy|Warren]]  
*[[Washington County, New York|Washington]]  
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*[[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Wayne County, New York|Wayne]]  
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*[[Wayne County, New York Genealogy|Wayne]]  
*[[Westchester County, New York|Westchester]]  
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*[[Westchester County, New York Genealogy|Westchester]]  
*[[Wyoming County, New York|Wyoming]]  
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*[[Wyoming County, New York Genealogy|Wyoming]]  
*[[Yates County, New York|Yates]]
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*[[Yates County, New York Genealogy|Yates]]
 
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[New York Counties Map|click here]]. {{NYimagemap2}}
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'''Cities: '''   [[New York City New York genealogy|New York City Research]] incl. [[Bronx County, New York Genealogy|Bronx]]{{·}}[[Kings (Brooklyn) County, New York Genealogy|Kings]]{{·}}[[New York (Manhattan) County, New York Genealogy|Manhattan]]{{·}}[[Queens County, New York Genealogy|Queens]]{{·}}[[Richmond (Staten Island) County, New York Genealogy|Richmond]]
 
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' '''[[New Netherland]]'''{{·}} [[Charlotte County, New York|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cornwall County, New York|Cornwall]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, New York|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Dukes County, New York|Dukes]] {{·}} [[Gloucester County, New York|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Tryon County, New York|Tryon]]{{·}} [[Yorkshire County, New York|Yorkshire]]
 
 
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
 
 
[[Brooklyn Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Children's Aid Society]]{{·}} [[Cornell University Library]]{{·}} [[Montgomery County Department of History and Archives]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (New York City)]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[New York City Department of Records and Information Services]]{{·}} [[New York Foundling Hospital]]{{·}} [[New York Genealogical and Biographical Society]]{{·}} [[New York Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New York Public Library]]{{·}} [[New York State Archives]]{{·}} [[New York State Council of Genealogical Organizations]]{{·}} [[New York State Library]]{{·}} [[Stadsarchief Amsterdam]] (Amsterdam City Archives)
 
 
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
 
 
[[Ellis Island, Castle Garden, etc.]]{{·}} [[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} Lake Champlain{{·}} Lake Erie{{·}} Lake Ontario{{·}} Long Island Sound{{·}} Hudson River{{·}} Mowhawk River{{·}} St. Lawrence River{{·}} [[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Delaware and Raritan Canal]]{{·}} [[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Albany Post Road]]{{·}} [[Catskill Turnpike]]{{·}} [[Forbidden Path]]{{·}} [[Great Genesee Road]]{{·}} [[Great Shamokin Path]]{{·}} [[Greenwood Road]]{{·}} [[Hudson River Path]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]] (or Boston Post Road){{·}} [[Lake Champlain Trail]]{{·}} [[Lake Shore Path]] (or Lake Trail){{·}} [[Lehigh and Lakawanna Paths]]{{·}} [[Minsi Path]]{{·}} [[Mohawk or Iroquois Trail]]{{·}} [[New York Turnpikes]]{{·}} [[Old Connecticut Path]]
 
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=== Did You Know?  ===
 
 
 
*There are more Irish in New York City than in Dublin, Ireland; more Italians in New York City than in Rome, Italy; and more Jews in New York City than in Tel Aviv, Israel.
 
*The Digital Collections of the New York States Archives includes [http://iarchives.nysed.gov/PubImageWeb/searchServlet Native American censuses] covering the reservations of the Tuscarora, Oneida, Onondaga, Buffalo Creek Seneca, Seneca of Cattaragus, Cayuga, Tonawanda and St. Regis Mohawk tribes. [[Image:New-york.png|right|200px|New-york.png]]  
 
*Nearly one-third of all Revolutionary War battles took place in New York, including the battles of Long Island, Oriskany, Bennington, and Saratoga. During the Civil War, New York had 465,000 Union soldiers serve - more than any other state. For more information and resources on military records for New York, go to the [[New York Military Records|New York Military Records]] page.
 
*The earliest European settlers were from the [[Netherlands]].
 
 
 
=== Research Tools  ===
 
 
 
*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ New York State Health Department Vital Records] for obtaining births, marriages, and deaths '''outside New York City''' 1881-present; and all divorces after 1963; and adoption records.
 
*[http://ny-genes.blogspot.com/2008/02/how-to-obtain-copies-of-vital-records.html How to obtain copies of Vital Records for Genealogical Purposes in Upstate New York] a blog article describing the use of microfiche indexes 1881-present in NY prior to ordering from the State Health Dept.
 
*[http://www.ellisisland.org/ Ellis Island Immigration Record Search] New York City passenger arrival lists index 1892-1924. For a more advanced search engine helpful for east Europeans see [http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/eidb/ellisgold.html? Ellis Island in One Step].
 
*[http://www.castlegarden.org/ Castle Garden Immigration Index] New York City passenger arrival lists index 1820-1892. For a more advanced search engine helpful for east Europeans see [http://www.stevemorse.org/ellis/cg.html?firstkind=close&FNM=&lastkind=starts&LNM= Castle Garden in One Step].
 
*[http://www.newyorkancestors.org/ New York Ancestors] NEHGS's New York databases and articles about probate, census, tax, cemeteries, church, court, and vital records, genealogy and biography.
 
*[http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/modules.php?name=Sections&op=listarticles&secid=8 New York Genealogical and Biographical Society Research Aids] (for NYGBS members only) digitized ''New York Genealogical and Biographical Record ''(complete series), plus over 100 articles, bibliographies, and research tips.
 
*[http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html FultonHistory.com] - New York State historical newspaper archives and search engine.
 
*[http://www.nyfamilyhistory.com/index.htm New York Family History] - Mostly New York City and Long Island links and addresses to churches, cemeteries, vital records, and societies.
 
*[[New York County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|New York county creation dates and parent counties]].
 
 
 
'''Online indexes and records in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections'''
 
 
 
'''''Statewide vital records'''''
 
 
 
*{{HistRecColl|1680842|collection|New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1618491|collection|New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1680846|collection|New York Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1680847|collection|New York Marriages, 1686-1980}}
 
 
 
'''''Passenger arrival lists'''''
 
 
 
*{{HistRecColl|1919703|collection|New York, New York, '''Index''' to Passenger Lists, 1820-1846}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1849782|collection|New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1368704|collection|New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1923888|collection|New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1925-1942}}
 
*{{HistRecColl|1876434|collection|New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956}}
 
  
'''''Statewide probate records'''''  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[New Netherland]]'''{{·}} [[Charlotte County, New York Genealogy|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cornwall County, New York Genealogy|Cornwall]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, New York Genealogy|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Dukes County, New York Genealogy|Dukes]] {{·}} [[Gloucester County, New York Genealogy|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Tryon County, New York Genealogy|Tryon]]{{·}} [[Yorkshire County, New York Genealogy|Yorkshire]]
  
*{{HistRecColl|1920234|collection|New York, Probate Records, 1629-1971}}
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== New York Migration Routes  ==
*[[New York, Queens County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New York, Queens County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
  
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[[Ellis Island, Castle Garden, etc.]]{{·}} [[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain]]{{·}} [[Lake Erie]]{{·}} [[Lake Ontario]]{{·}} [[Long Island Sound]]{{·}} [[Hudson River]]{{·}} [[Mohawk River]]{{·}} [[St. Lawrence River]]{{·}} [[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Delaware and Raritan Canal]]{{·}} [http://www.eriecanal.org/]{{·}} [[Albany Post Road]]{{·}} [[Catskill Turnpike]]{{·}} [[Forbidden Path]]{{·}} [[Great Genesee Road]]{{·}} [[Great Shamokin Path]]{{·}} [[Greenwood Road]]{{·}} [[Hudson River Path]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]] {{·}} [[Boston Post Road]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain Trail]]{{·}} [[Lake Shore Path]] {{·}} [[Lehigh and Lackawanna Paths]]{{·}} [[Minsi Path]]{{·}} [[Mohawk or Iroquois Trail]]{{·}} [[New York Turnpikes]]{{·}} [[Old Connecticut Path]]
  
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=New York Family History Center locator map]
  
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ny/ Cyndi's List] - New York genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ny/ New York Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of New York
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/Newyork-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for New York
*[[Edit a page|Expand an article]] or [[Special:Shortpages|short page]]  
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/newyork-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for New York genealogy research
*[[How to author an article in the Wiki|Create a new article]]  
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*[http://www.raogk.org/newyork-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for New York
*[[How to categorize an article|Categorize articles]]  
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/NewYork.pdf New York Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
*[[Create an external link|Add external links to articles]]
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*[http://www.health.state.ny.us/vital_records/ New York State Health Department Vital Records] for obtaining births, marriages, and deaths '''outside New York City''' 1881-present; and all divorces after 1963; and adoption records.
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
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Guide to New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

New York Information

New York is a state in the northeast part of the United States. It is divided into 62 counties. New York State was the 11th state to join the Union on July 26, 1788. It came from the Crown Colony of New York. The State Capital is Albany. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with New York Research

Links to articles on getting started with New York research.

New York Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in New York research.

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New York Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Chautauqua CountyCattaraugus CountyAllegany CountySteuben CountyChemung CountyTioga CountyBroome CountyChenango CountyMadison CountyOneida CountyLewis CountyJefferson CountyOswego CountyOnondaga CountyCortland CountyCayuga CountyWayne CountyMonroe CountyOrleans CountyNiagara CountyErie CountyWyoming CountyGenesee CountyLivingston CountyOntario CountySeneca CountyYates CountySchuyler CountyTompkins CountySt. Lawrence CountyFranklin CountyClinton CountyEssex CountyHamilton CountyHerkimer CountyWarren CountyFulton CountyMontgomery CountySaratoga CountySchenectady CountyWashington CountyRensselaer CountyAlbany CountySchoharie CountyOstego CountyDelaware CountyGreene CountyColumbia CountyUlster CountySullivan CountyDutchess CountyOrange CountyPutnam CountyWestchester CountyRockland CountyBronx CountyNew York CountyQueens CountyKings CountyRichmond CountyNassau CountySuffolk CountyNew-york-county-map.gif

Counties



Cities: New York City Research incl. Bronx · Kings · Manhattan · Queens · Richmond

Extinct or Renamed Counties: New Netherland · Charlotte · Cornwall · Cumberland · Dukes  · Gloucester · Tryon · Yorkshire

New York Migration Routes

Ellis Island, Castle Garden, etc. · Atlantic Coast Ports · Lake Champlain · Lake Erie · Lake Ontario · Long Island Sound · Hudson River · Mohawk River · St. Lawrence River · Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Delaware and Raritan Canal · [1] · Albany Post Road · Catskill Turnpike · Forbidden Path · Great Genesee Road · Great Shamokin Path · Greenwood Road · Hudson River Path · King's Highway  · Boston Post Road · Lake Champlain Trail · Lake Shore Path  · Lehigh and Lackawanna Paths · Minsi Path · Mohawk or Iroquois Trail · New York Turnpikes · Old Connecticut Path

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed DATE.