Albany County Genealogy Search (New York)

Perform a free Albany County, NY public genealogy records search, including genealogy ancestry histories, family search histories, and family trees.


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Albany County Birth Certificates https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/birth.htm View Albany County, New York birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Albany County Clerk's Office Archives http://www.albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/AlbanyCountyHallofRecords/HistoricalRecords.aspx View Albany County Clerk's Office index to historical records including contact information, links to request form, and government resources.

Albany County Death Certificates & Records https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/death.htm Find Albany County, New York death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Albany County Divorce Certificates http://www.albanycounty.com/Government/Departments/CountyClerk.aspx Find Albany County, New York divorce certificate information, including confidentiality, fees, and certified copy request procedure.

Albany County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/ny/albany/ View Albany County genealogy records, including welcome message and county history.

Albany County Marriage Certificates & Records https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/marriage.htm View Albany County, New York marriage certificate and license requirements, including fees for certified marriage record copy requests.

Albany County Vital Records https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/ View Albany County, New York vital records information, including birth, death, marriage, and divorce certificate copy requests, related fees, and identification requirements.

City of Albany Clerk's Office Vital Records http://www.albanyny.org/Government/Departments/CityClerk/VitalStatistics.aspx View City of Albany Clerk's Office requirements for obtaining birth and death certificates, including fees.

Find Albany County Genealogy Records

Albany County Genealogy Records are kept by a number of different government agencies and departments in Albany County, New York. The U.S. Census Bureau maintains Genealogy Records in the form of census data. Other municipal and New York State offices also maintain records that are useful for tracing lineage. Albany County Vital Records Offices hold birth, marriage, and death records that date back hundreds of years.

Learn about Genealogy Records, including:
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  • What Albany County genealogy records are public records
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