Marriage & Death Abstracts, Queens (1847-1870)

Creator: 
Josephine Frost

Josephine Frost abstracted marriage and death information pertaining to Flushing and its vicinity in Queens and (now) Nassau counties, 1847–1870, from unidentified newspapers, but likely including the Flushing Journal.

Marriage records contain full name and hometown of both the bride and groom and the date of the marriage, in chronological order.

Death records contain the date of death, age upon death, hometown, and, in the case of some women, husband’s name. 

More About This Collection: 

Contained within these records

  • Marriages, 1847-1870 (p. 1-56)
  • Deaths, 1847-1870 (p. 57-147)
  • Report of Interments in Flushing Cemetery, 1865 (p. 148-149)
  • Long Island casualties

Please note that the image number and provided page number do not link up in the record set. However, the images contained within these records do have a page number included, which reflects accurately the page numbers provided above.

Depending on the type of record you are looking at, you may be able to discover the following information about your ancestor:

  • Full name
  • Spouse’s name
  • Age
  • Date of event
  • Place of event
  • Hometown

The interments report for Flushing Cemetery, 1865 often includes age and cause of death.

The Long Island casualties are a list of those Long Island men who were wounded or killed in the Battle of Gettysburg. You may be able to find these men in our U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1965 record set, located in the Useful Links & Resources section.