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This page introduces the big-city strategies and records that can help you learn more about your ancestors from the five boroughs (counties) of New York City. Use the city directories to find what churches of each denomination were in the city in any year.c.
After studying this page, you will be prepared to use the pages for the five counties: New York City as it now exists is created from the five boroughs, namely, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Richmond (Staten Island) and Queens. The name was changed to New York when the British acquired the city. Includes a list of early New York City cemeteries in vol. Plot the address of the church on a map to find the churches nearest where your ancestor lived.d.
Manhattan (New York County) Births 1847–1898 (years vary) for the towns of College Point, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Jamaica, Long Island City, Newtown, Richmond Hill, Rockaway, and Whitestone are listed in the Family Search Catalog Place Search under NEW YORK, QUEENS, [TOWN] - VITAL RECORDS Staten Island (Richmond County) Births 1847–1853, 1881–1897 (years vary) for the towns of Castleton, Edgewater, Middletown, Northfield, Port Richmond, Southfield, Tottenville, and Westfield are listed in the Family Search Catalog Place Search under NEW YORK, RICHMOND, [TOWN] - VITAL RECORDS Death records from as early as 1795 (depending on the borough) to 1948 are held at the New York City Municipal Archives.
A digital version of the Family History Library's guide to New York City death records is available at Family Search Books Online.
They are also available on microfilm at the Family History Library.