This collection consists of indices of deaths from the state of New York. Details vary, but may include the following information for the deceased:
- death date
- death city
- age at death
- certificate number
Death records from Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers were held locally until 1914. Records from Buffalo and Albany have been added, but deaths from Yonkers do not appear in the collection. Similarly, records from New York City were also maintained separately.
Indices to New York City death records may be found in the following collections:
Obtaining Copies of the Records
Certificates may be purchased from the New York Department of Health website, located here.
27 Apr 2019: Added 70,828 new records from Albany.