New York

Research your New York city and state genealogy and find your ancestors with these online resources which include births, marriages and deaths, military records and much more.


  • New York State Archives
    The New York State Archives preserves and makes accessible over 250 million records of New York’s State and colonial governments dating from 1630 to the present.

Births, Marriages & Deaths


Census, Land and Tax

Search the state census records on Ancestry from 1865-1925, with over 38 million records in total.

Historical Directories

Newspaper Archives

  • New York State Historical Newspapers
    New York Historical Newspapers has an online collection which currently consists of more than 10,435,000 pages from sixty-five newspapers. Great for researching your local and family history. The newspapers cover all of New York State between 1803-2013.
  • New York Newspaper Archives
    Search 945 New York state newspapers and obituaries.


Societies and Groups

Wills and Probate