News You Can Use

News You Can Use in Your New York Research

Ancestry.com has had a busy July! Ancestry.com has added another new New York collection, New York, Estate Inventories and Accounts, 1666-1822. The collection contains 1104 records and is freely available thanks to Ancestry.com’s agreement with the New York State Archives. Create a free New York Ancestry account to access these records and more on the free Ancestry.com New York portal:  http://search.ancestry.com/search/group/NY_state_archives

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2 thoughts on “News You Can Use

  1. betty

    if its freely avaiable , why does anc.com keep asking me to take out a membership?????
    like to access the NY recs.

    Reply
    1. nygenealogist Post author

      Hello Betty,
      Please go to: http://search.ancestry.com/search/group/NY_state_archives. Then follow the directions on the right hand side of the page to create your free New York account. The instructions state: “For free access to New York records, start your search then click on your results. You will be prompted to “Create a Free Account.” DO NOT click on the “Subscribe” button or the “14-day Free Trial Offer” unless you are interested in access to all of Ancestry.”
      So you must first conduct a search in order to create your account. Happy Hunting!

      Reply

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