Sunday, October 7, 2012

New York Resources

New York Resources shared by Shirley Becker

Shirley is a New York born researcher with many dead ends in New York.  She gave a great talk at
the Lemon Grove Library Wednesday evening. Sharing many urls for researchers to use to help break their brick walls.  Url's shared below with her permission.

Below is the list of urls she shared.

SITES    Hall of Records      Tri County site

Upstate NY genealogy

inventory of known repositories
 “Search over 5,692,000 Old New York Historical Newspaper Pages”

Northern NY Library Network

The New Netherland Project
Information on settlement by Dutch

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

The New York State Archives Cultural Education Center on Madison Avenue in Albany. There it cares for and provides access to more than 130 million documents that tell the story of New York from the seventeenth century to the present.

Where To Get Copies of Birth And Death Certificates In NYS

Where To Get Copies of Marriage & Divorce Certificates In NYS

New York State Department of Health
New York USGenWeb Project
NY State Archives

Immigrant ships  Transcribers Guild

Irish immigration at Ellis Island in historic passenger records 

Irish Immigrants in America during the 19th Century

Dutch Reform
Holland Company info
Quakers NY wills
NY Gravestones


Town maps for a central area of NY
From cyndislist  1895 (huge and detailed)
American Memory Panoramic Maps 1847-1929 - New York
From the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.

An Interesting site Please explore

A commercial site dealing in New York State history as well as genealogy books. Also has a page of New York State genealogy societies and other helpful resources

Association of Public Historians of NY State
Preemption line information
Enchanted Mountains Genealogy Society
Three Rivers
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

Long Island Genealogy
This is a large site covering Long Island, New York resources, and Genealogy information.

Rootsweb Town Search

And not to forget my friend's site :

Let us know if this helps you find some clues and answers.

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