New York County Death Records Search (New York)

Perform a free New York County, NY public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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Mount Carmel Cemetery Burial Records http://www.mountcarmelcemetery.com/search.asp Search Mount Carmel Cemetery burial records database by first and last name, death date, section, block, map/path and society.

New York City Birth Records http://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/service/1209/birth-certificate View New York City birth certificates for what you need to do to obtain a copy of yours.

New York City Department of Correction Inmate Search http://a073-ils-web.nyc.gov/inmatelookup/pages/common/find.jsf Search New York City Department of Correction inmate list by first or last name or booking and case number.

New York City Health Department Birth Records http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/services/birth-certificates.page View New York City Health Department birth certificate information, including fees, office hours, identification requirement, newborn and address.

New York City Records and Information Services Archives http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/html/home/home.shtml View New York City Records and Information Services archives, including birth, death and marriage records, by date and name.

New York City Records and Information Services Website http://www.nyc.gov/html/records/home.html View New York City Records and Information Services home page, with general information page, including links to historical records.

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

New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Website http://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/index.page View New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene general information page, including vital records, flu shots and dog licenses.

New York Office of The City Clerk Marriage Applications http://www.cityclerk.nyc.gov/html/marriage/marriage_bureau.shtml View New York Office of the City Clerk marriage bureau, including marriage license application and same sex marriage information.

New York Public Library Database https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections View New York Public Library digital collections, including historical figures and New York World's Fair photos.

The Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation Archives https://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/ Search Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island Foundation passenger records using first and last names.

Find New York County Death Records

New York County Death Records are documents relating to an individual's death in New York County, New York. These can include New York County death certificates, local and New York State death registries, and the National Death Index. Death Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or New York County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the state or at the local level.

Learn about Death Records, including:
  • How to search online for Death Records
  • Where to get certified death certificates in New York County, NY
  • How to get copies of Death Records
  • What information is part of the death index
  • What genealogists use New York County vital records for