Source Information

New York State Archives
Ancestry.com. New York State, Card Index to Supreme Court and Court of Chancery Documents, 1648-1848 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2019.
Original data: Card index to Supreme Court and Court of Chancery documents on parchment, 1684-1848. New York County (N.Y.). Clerk's Office. Division of Old Records. Series JN120. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.

About New York State, Card Index to Supreme Court and Court of Chancery Documents, 1648-1848

This collection consists a card index to court judgements, orders, pleadings, and other court documents filed by clerks of the Supreme Court of Judicature and Court of Chancery. For more information on this collection, please visit the Finding Aid page on the New York State Archives site.


Information found on each record varies, but may include:

  • the name of the individuals involved
  • whether the individual is the petitioner or defendant
  • filing date
  • court reference number