New York Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962 .
This index is an electronic index for the years 1640 to 1962.
It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
|Locality||Births and Christenings, 1640-1962||Marriages, 1686-1980||Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952|
|New York (State)||1,215,973||705,453||56,685|
Record History, Content and Use
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Related Web Sites
- New York Genealogy
- New York Genealogical Services
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Citation for This Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.