The latest additions to FamilySearch’s online collection bring the number of free historic record collections to 600, including the 1865, 1892, and 1905 New York State censuses.
You can search all of the record collections now for free at FamilySearch.org. Family Search is a non-profit community effort sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The site has been adding a steady stream of new record collections each week thanks to Family Search volunteers. You can start and stop volunteering at any time. Find out more online. Free New York databases now available include:
Births and Christenings, 1640-1962 Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952 Marriages, 1686-1980 Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924 Passenger Lists, 1820-1891 State Census, 1865 State Census, 1892 State Census, 1905 County Marriages, 1908-1935 Eastern District Naturalization Petitions, 1865-1957 Kings County Estate Files, 1866-1923 Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956 Southern District Index to Petitions for Naturalization, 1824-1941 Southern District Naturalization Index, 1917-1950 Western District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1966
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