New York, Church and Civil Deaths, 1824-1962 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index for selected death and burial records in New York.

 

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What Can I Learn from Death Records?

 

These death records may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Marital status
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Age at death
  • Date of death
  • Place of death
  • Address or residence of the deceased
  • Date of burial
  • Place of burial

 

How Can Death Records Help Me Find Other Records?

 

With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Use the places and dates to search for the family in census records
  • Use the places and dates to search for the family in church records
  • Use the places and dates to search for the family in land records
  • Use the places and dates to search for the family in additional county and state records
  • Continue to search the index to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives who may have died in the same place or nearby

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