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Search for ancestors in this collection of free New York genealogy searches.  We have scoured the web to bring you some of the largest and best places to find New York genealogy records online.  One proven method to learn more about your ancestry is to locate cousins who share a common ancestor with you and exchange genealogy information.  You will find searches here to help you in this area, along with access to other free genealogy sites where you will find genealogy data online for the state of New York.




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Search the New York RootsWeb Surname List

The RSL database contains over 1,000,000 surnames submitted by other genealogical researchers.  Try a surname search.  The search results will give you the submitters' names, dates and locations, with contact information.  Armed with this information, you will be able to contact other people researching your surnames and perhaps even the same ancestor.  This is a great way to add missing branches to your family tree.  We have set this form for a New York search but you may change it to search in other states.

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Search New York Cemetery Records

This Cemetery database now has over 800,000 contributed records.

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Search New York Message Boards

Try a free ancestry search in these New York genealogy message boards.  Read genealogy queries posted by other folks who are conducting New York genealogy research.  Post your own queries for New York ancestors.  When posting genealogy queries, be specific and include full names, dates and places for your ancestors.  Be sure to use an e-mail address which will be valid for years to come so people will be able to contact you in the future with responses to your queries.

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Search USGenWeb New York Archives

Search one of the largest collections of free New York genealogy records available online.  Try your surname search for NY ancestors in the USGenWeb archives.  These genealogical records have been submitted by other genealogists and may contain family Bible records, biographies, census transcriptions, census indexes, old photos, wills, tax lists, church records / baptisms, obituaries, vital records, newspaper extracts, military records, pension records, place histories, deeds, early maps, year books, and other general genealogy records.  If you have records which might be of help to others who are building their family tree, please submit them to this free genealogy project.
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Search the New York Family Group Sheet Project

Try your surname search in this free genealogy project.  This collection of family group sheets was submitted by people who are searching for ancestors in New York.  Be sure to submit your own family group sheets containing New York ancestors and perhaps you will connect with someone else's family tree.

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