Source Information

Ancestry.com. New York State, U.S., Death Index, 1957-1970 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2018.
Original data: New York State Department of Health. Genealogical Research Death Index. Albany, New York.

About New York State, U.S., Death Index, 1957-1970

This collection consists of an index to deaths in the state of New York (excluding deaths recorded in New York City) between the years 1957 and 1970. The collection contains only indexes to records, but the certificate number can be used to order a copy of the original certificate. Details vary, but may include the following information for the decedent:

  • Name of the Decedent
  • Death Date
  • Age at Death
  • Residence at Time of Death
  • Gender
  • File Number

Obtaining Copies of Certificates

Certificates may be purchased from the New York Department of Health website, located here.

The New York State Department of Health makes no representation, warranty or guarantee relating to the data or analyses derived from this data.

Updates:
9 May 2019: Added 163,107 new records from1968.
20 Aug 2020: Added 109,351 new records from 1969 and 1970.