Welcome to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's Online Collections. Search all records at once below, or browse our holdings in the Collections Catalog.

Popular Collections

The NYG&B Record - Every Name Index

This collection allows you to search an every-name index to The Record. This is a database that contains every name included in the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's journal, The Record, from 1870 to 2014. Indexed entries typically include event type, event year, the name of the article the name and event is found in, and alternate names (if applicable). Click here to view this collection.

The NYG&B Record - Full Text Search 

This collections allows you to perform a full-text search that includes every issue of The Record. All digitized files in this collection have gone through Optical Character Recognition, allowing researchers an alternate method of searching that can be used in conjunction with the every name index. This collection provides superior results for researchers searching by locations or other keywords that are not names. Click here to view this collection.  

Explore All Online Collections

Below you will find a complete list of each online collection. Click the title of each collection to view a full description and search the collection individually. 

Collection Title Collection Category Location Collection Type More Info
Orange County Cemetery Records Cemetery Orange County Image Browse View description
Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Orange County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Oswego County Religious Records Religious Records Oswego County Text View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Oswego County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Otsego County Cemetery Records Cemetery Otsego County Image Browse View description
Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Otsego County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Otsego County Religious Records Religious Records Otsego County Text & Images View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Otsego County, New York. Some volumes are searchable, others can only be browsed by image. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Province and State of New York Admin Bond Abstracts, 1753 - 1799 Wills & Probate New York City Text View description
The Duke Laws of 1664 gave the state the power to administer the authentication of wills and managing the estates of people who did not write wills before their death. In the coming century, the laws regarding the probate of wills were altered in how they were supervised. As a result, we have documents that contain a great deal of information for readers looking for genealogical information. Read More
Putnam County Cemetery Records Cemetery Putnam County Text View description
Transcribed gravestones inscriptions from cemeteries in Putnam County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Queens County Cemetery Records Cemetery Queens County Image Browse View description
Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Queens County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Queens County Religious Records Religious Records Queens County Text View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Queens County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Queens County, Marriage & Death Abstracts, 1847 - 1870 Newspapers Queens County Image Browse View description
This collection contains abstracted marriage and death information from in and around the vicinity of Queens county as well as parts of what we now consider Nassau county. These records span from 1847 to 1870. The newspapers this information came from is unknown, although some of it may have been gathered from the Flushing Journal. Read More
Rensselaer County Cemetery Records Cemetery Rensselaer County Image Browse View description
Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Rensselaer County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Rensselaer County Religious Records Religious Records Rensselaer County Text & Images View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Rensselaer County, New York. Some volumes are searchable, others can only be browsed by image. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Richmond County Religious Records Religious Records Richmond County Text View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Richmond County, New York. Researchers can search these records by text and can browse digital images. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Rockland County Religious Records Religious Records Rockland County Image Browse View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Rockland County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More
Saratoga County Cemetery Records Cemetery Saratoga County Image Browse View description
Transcribed gravestone inscriptions from cemeteries in Saratoga County, New York. Researchers can browse digital images of these records, but they cannot currently be searched. The collection page contains a complete list of all cemeteries available, including waypoint links to view images from each cemetery. Read More
Saratoga County Religious Records Religious Records Saratoga County Text & Images View description
Transcribed genealogy records from churches in Saratoga County, New York. Some volumes are searchable, others can only be browsed by image. The collection page contains a complete list of all congregations available, including waypoint links to images from each church. Read More