Finding and Accessing New York State Birth Certificates: 1880s through the early-1900s
“I need my ancestor’s birth certificate!” is an often-heard plea. Learn when and how births were recorded by New York State from the late-1800s on, and how to obtain extant copies. And we’ll discuss a few strategies for when one doesn’t exist or can’t be found.
About our Speaker
A NYG&B member since 1993, Sue is the Director of Programs; editor of the NYG&B’s award-winning magazine the New York Researcher; and was a managing editor of the New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer. She has researched her New England and New York families for more than 25 years. She is the co-organizer for the New York State Family History Conference and has presented genealogical lectures on a regional and local basis.