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You are here Home Birth, Marriage, and Death Records Birth, Marriage, and Death Records New York began statewide registration of births, marriages, and deaths "vital records" in , under supervision of the State and local boards of health. Compliance with the law was incomplete until or even later; therefore certificates are lacking for many events.
Several of the State's larger cities recorded vital events for varying periods of time prior to ; see below for more information. An law required the school districts in each town to collect vital statistics.
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They ceased doing so after a few years. The indexes cover the entire state outside of New York City and start in June deaths or marriages and births. Birth indexes are made available after 75 years, marriage and death indexes after 50 years. Birth indexes have been made available through only. An index entry states only the name of the person, date and place of event, and State certificate number.
The data in the indexes is not available in electronic format, except for death indexes made available for download from the State Department of Health. These datasets start in and are posted after 50 years. The indexes do include vital events in the former towns of Kings County prior to their annexation by the City of Brooklyn in the s and '90s; in portions of Westchester County prior to their annexation by New York City in ; and in Richmond County Staten Island and the western portion of Queens County prior to their incorporation into the City of New York, January 1, The indexes do not include births and deaths in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers prior to , or marriages in those cities prior to Contact the local registrar of vital statistics in those cities for information about earlier records.
The birth indexes do not include original data for adopted infants. The birth and death indexes do include data on individuals who were born or died in a state facility such as a prison or mental hospital. Copies of the micro fiche index to vital records certificates held by the NYS Department of Health are located at the following locations:. Transcription, reproduction, loan, or sale of the indexes is not permitted.
The data in the indexes is not available in electronic format for on-line access, with the few exceptions mentioned above. Requests for genealogy copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates held by the New York State Department of Health may be dropped off at the New York State Archives or at:.
Local registrars of vital statistics town, village, city, or consolidated county district hold registers of births, marriages, and deaths or for recent decades, duplicate certificates. The entries will remain on your summary page until you close your browser. Remember to note the address of the Register Office as shown on the printed form and send each certificate application to the correct Register Office. Please note that the indexes are not yet complete for all years and districts, so please check the coverage page to see exactly which records are included.
Age at death will be displayed only if it was available to our transcribers. Hints and Tips about searching can be found here.
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