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New York Genealogy Queries

Are you interested in learning more about where you come from, and who your ancestors were? If so, you are not alone. Millions of people all over the world are tracing their family histories, often coming up with some really interesting information that they were previously unaware of. All across the US, people are accessing documents that were previously unavailable to them in order to get the accurate information they need. If you need to make New York genealogy queries, there are many avenues you can take to get access to the information that is going to help make your research complete.

New York Genealogy Queries & Tips for Tracing Your Family History

There is a lot of work involved in tracing your family history, so the first thing you need to do is get yourself organized. Start with the names you already have, and create a file for each name. Each file is going to end up containing a lot of research about that person, and their family data. By organizing them according to the matriarch or patriarch of each family, you will be able to find documents in your files quickly and easily. Here are some more tips that will help you with your family history research:

  • Create a family group sheet. This is going to help you list information about each person in a particular family group. Start with your own name, then your parents and your siblings, grandparents and their children, and so on and so on. You may need to get help with this the farther back you go.
  • Keep a log or diary of your research. You are going to be making a lot of New York genealogy queries, and it is a good idea to keep records of when and where you get each piece of information. This is especially important if you are planning on sharing or publishing your data.
  • Create a list of questions to ask. If you just start meeting with people, and you donít have specific questions to ask them, it may take a long time to get all of the information you need, and sometimes you walk away without having learned much at all. When you ask the right questions, you usually get the right answers.
  • Start interviewing people. Once you have a plan in place and you are organized, you are ready to start talking to family members to get the information you need for your family history research. Talk to any living relative you are able to contact, including grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts and uncles, distant relatives and anyone else who can provide you with information that will help to complete your research.

Interviewing family members is just the first step to creating a complete and accurate family tree. You will need to make a number of New York genealogy queries to various government agencies, where you will find many documents that will help you. At times it may seem like you have gotten in over your head, but in the end, it will all be worth it, and you will have something that future generations can look back on and add to for their own children.

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Contributed Genealogy Data - New York

Contributed Obituaries - New York

New York Obituary and Death Notice Archive

New York Obituary Archive - Obituary Central

New York Newspapers Online (With links to archives)

New York Counties

New York Cities

New York Counties - Clickable Map - USGenWeb

New York City Immigrants (Austria, Galicia, Poland), 1891

Italian Immigrants - Article from October 6, 1895

Miscellaneous New York Times Marriages - January 1929

Miscellaneous New York Obituaries - 1

Miscellaneous New York Obituaries - 2

Miscellaneous New York Obituaries - 3

New York Archives Database Search

Early New York Times Obituaries and Death Notices Index

Albany County - Early New York Marriages 1725-1748

Allegany County - Obituary Collection

Broome County - Miscellaneous Obituary Extracts

Cattaraugus County - Miscellaneous Obituary Extracts

Chautauqua County - Obituary Collection

Chemung and Steuben Counties - Obituary Collection

Chenango County - Miscellaneous Obituaries I

Chenango County - Miscellaneous Obituaries II

Chenango County - Miscellaneous Obituaries III

Chenango County - Miscellaneous Obituaries IV

Chenango County - Miscellaneous Obituaries V

Clinton County - Old Personal Announcements from The Record Post Newspaper

Erie County - Obituary Collection

Erie County - Sardinia Cemetery - Miscellaneous Inscriptions - 1

Erie County - Sardinia Cemetery - Miscellaneous Inscriptions - 2

Erie County - Smith (Carpenter) Cemetery - Miscellaneous Inscriptions

Erie County - South Newstead Cemetery - Miscellaneous Inscriptions

Genesee County - Miscellaneous Obituaries from Batavia

Madison County - Miscellaneous Deaths in Oneida, New York 1930

Monroe County - Obituary Collection

Montgomery County - Obituary Collection

New York County - Barnard College - Early Alumni Notes

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 1

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 2

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 3

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 4

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 5

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 6

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 7

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 8

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 9

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 10

New York City - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 11

Niagara County - St. Patrick's Cemetery Inscriptions

Niagara County - St. Mary's High School Yearbook - 1937

Oneida County - Miscellaneous Death Notices - 2002

Oneida County - Miscellaneous Death Notices - 2003

Oneida County - Miscellaneous Death Notices - 2003/2004

Oneida County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 1

Oneida County - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 2

Onondaga County - East Syracuse High School - Class of 1912

Orange County - Middletown News Clippings - June 8, 1891

Queens County - Miscellaneous Obituaries 1

Queens County - Miscellaneous Obituaries 2

Queens County - Miscellaneous Obituaries 3

Queens County - Miscellaneous Obituaries 4

Rensselaer County - Obituary Collection

Rensselaer County - West Hoosick Rural Cemetery

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Deaths

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Obituaries 1

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Obituaries 2

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Obituaries 3

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Obituaries 4

Staten Island - Miscellaneous Obituaries 5

Steuben County - Early Members of the Congregational Church, Prattsburgh (1804-1849)

Steuben and Chemung Counties - Obituary Collection

Suffolk County - Obituary Collection

Ulster County - Miscellaneous Brides from Town Records

Warren County - Glens Falls Obituary Index

Westchester County - The Irving School Tarrytown, New York - The Sketch Book - 1936

Westchester County - The Irving School Tarrytown, New York - The Sketch Book - 1939

Westchester County - The Rochellean - New Rochelle High School Yearbook 1928

Yates County - Miscellaneous Obituary Extracts

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