Free Online New York Death Records and Indexes

One of many predominant objectives for genealogists is discovering dying details about their ancestors.  

Over the previous few a long time, due to volunteers, librarians, and archivists (in addition to the biggest of all of them – FamilySearch), a large number of indexes to dying collections have been offered without spending a dime on-line. These searchable indexes present particular dying data, and typically scanned pictures of the particular dying certificates themselves. These free on-line collections have a whole bunch of tens of millions of data in them in whole.

There are a large number of on-line and offline collections which will embody dying data that aren’t included within the lists beneath. For instance, newspapers and obituaries have dying data, however most occasions obituary indexes embody the date of the obituary however not the date of dying. To seek out out which kinds of different data might embody dying data, please see: 

The lists beneath are particular dying indexes and document collections which are obtainable without spending a dime on-line for the state of New York.

Be aware 1: Lots of the hyperlinks listed beneath take you to a FamilySearch Assortment of digital pictures. In lots of circumstances there’s a hyperlink to the digital assortment in the midst of the web page, but additionally close to the underside of the web page beneath Movie/Digital Notes is the title of every sub-collection. If there’s a digicam icon on the proper of the title (within the Format column) then the collections’ pictures are browsable. If there’s a digicam with a key icon, it’s only obtainable at a Household Historical past Middle or affiliated library. If there’s a movie reel icon, then it’s only obtainable in microfilm format, not digital. Please additionally word that I’ve listed beneath solely BMD databases which are accessible digitally out of your laptop (or pill/cellphone)

Be aware 2I’ve included hyperlinks to Free Ancestry data and indexes. You do not want a subscription, however do want an Ancestry account. With out a subscription, you possibly can view indexes. If there may be a picture related to a document, most often you will have a subscription, however the index does embody very usable data.

(Up to date December 2021; not too long ago added hyperlinks are in BOLD):

Good Luck and Joyful Looking!

For different Free New York Hyperlinks, click on on the class of curiosity:

BMD Records
Divorce Records
Church Records
School Records
Coroner Records
Voter Records
Probate and Wills
Mortuary Records
Alumni Records
Cemetery Records