New York Vital Records Database

New York Vital Records
New York Vital Records

New York Vital Records

If you are looking for family in New York these databases can be vital. They may not stay available forever, so if you need do do some searches, you shouldn’t put it off. There are many different records that span many years. This information is not free anymore but if you go to one of the search angel sites, you can find someone with a subscription. The subscription site for births in NYC 1866-1965 still seems to be accessible.

City Directories:

Phone Books:

  • 1926-Manhattan/Bronx:
    • Premium Search Members* can view Here (Virtual-Film). All viewers can see a sample image.

Vital Statistics:

Image Source: New York City Municipal Library.




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I found my birth family after 40 years of looking for them. I used DNA tests, software to sort DNA match results, family trees, contacting DNA matches and several website tools. We want to provide you a "one stop shop" with all your resources to help YOU find YOUR family.

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