New York Resources

Italian Genealogical Group
Contains searchable databases for NYC Naturalizations, Births, Deaths and Marriages. Includes Links for ordering documents.

Jewish Genealogical Society of New York
The Jewish Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) was founded in New York in 1977, becoming the first of what are now over 80 such societies worldwide. In the years since its founding, the JGS membership has grown to more than 1,000, with members from both the New York metropolitan area as well as elsewhere in the U.S. and abroad.

A Guide to New York Historical Resources
New York has historically been the central place for immigration thanks to Ellis Island, which has created a genealogical web that connects with citizens in every other state in the US. Use these resources to find death, birth and marriage certificates. Locate your ancestor’s military records or census data, in addition to copies of historic newspapers and family histories.

New York City Vital Records
The Municipal Archives has records of births reported in the five Boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens and Staten Island), prior to 1910; deaths reported prior to 1949, and marriages reported prior to 1930.