News You Can Use in Your New York Research
Two sites have recently added to their New York-related collections:
Findmypast.com has released marriage and death records taken from the Brooklyn Eagle, New York Herald, and the New York World from 1835-1880. Visitors to the site can search the records, but cannot view them without purchasing a membership or pay-as-you-go credits. Search the more than 125,000 marriage notices here. Search the 258,578 indexed death notices here.
FamilySearch.org has added to the following collections:
- New York, Naturalization Index, 1792-1906, now contains 1,493,371 browsable images
- New York, Yates County, Swann Vital Records Collection, 1723-2009 now contains 63,947 records
- New York, Book Indexes to Passenger Lists, 1906-1942, now contains 487,922 browsable images