How to Find NY State Death Certificates

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Susan R. Miller
51 minutes

Program Summary

When and where did my New York ancestor die? Often this is the first research question we ask. Learn when and where to find a death certificate for an ancestor from New York from the late-1800s to the 1960s. 

Note: This recorded presentation references an out of date handout. For current guidance on locating death certificates in New York, refer to our guide Finding New York Birth, Marriage, and Death Records.

About the Presenter

Susan R. Miller is the Director of Publications at the NYG&B. Sue has been with the NYG&B for over 25 years, researching her family history in New York and New England.

Sue is the editor of the NYG&B's award-winning publication the New York Researcher and the managing editor of the New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer.

She also helps organize the New York State Family History Conference as well as many other programs and events for our community.