Collection Category: Death | Collection Type: Text | Location: All NY Counties

This collection is a complete index to obituaries published in The New York Times between 1858 and 1968. Researchers may use the information found in this index to locate the full obituary in The New York Times archives. 

The New York Times Obituaries Index is organized as follows:

  • Name of the deceased (as well as title, pseudonym, or nickname if any)
  • Year
  • Date
  • Section (if any)
  • Page and column

Below you will find waypoints organized by the letters of each deceased person’s surname.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | Mac, Mc | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

The New York Times Obituaries Index allows us to track down ancestors and find out not only when they died, but also know what the people of their time and place deemed worth mentioning about them. Their names and brief stories in this newspaper makes them important members of their community, for they found themselves alongside the pages of the most notables stories of New York, the U.S. and the world.

 

Suggested citation for this collection:

New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, “New York Times Obituaries Index” digital images, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, (www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org), 2019.