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New York Genealogy Resources

  • Bailey, Rosalie Fellows. Dutch Systems in Family Naming, New York-New Jersey. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1965, 1999.
     
  • Bowman, Fred Q. 8,000 More Vital Records of Eastern New York, 1804-1850. Rhinebeck, New York, 1991.
     
  • Bowman, Fred Q. 10,000 Vital Records of Eastern New York, 1777-1834. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987.

  • Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 1841-1902. A great glimpse into nineteenth century New York.

  • Bunker, Mary Powell, and Margaret Jane Hotchkiss Merrell. Long Island Genealogies. Lee's Summit, Mo: Prairie Chapter of D.A.R., 1995.
     
  • Cruikshank, Ernest A. and Gavin K. Watt. The History and Master Roll of the King's Royal Regiment of New York. Rev. edition. Campbellville, Ontario: Global Heritage Press, 2006.

  • Direct Me NYC: 1940. This experimental website features freshly digitized 1940 telephone directories from the five boroughs of New York City, which, combined with powerful search tools (built atop Stephen Morse and Joel Weintraub's One-Step data service), enable patrons to convert residential street addresses of 1940s New Yorkers into precise census enumeration districts, permitting informed navigation of the Census records.
     
  • Dollarhide, William. New York State Censuses & Substitutes. Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Creations, 2005.

  • Douglas, Marilyn, compiler. New York State Census Records, 1790-1925. Albany, New York: State Education Dept., University of the State of New York, New York State Library, 1981.
     
  • Eichholz, Alice and James M. Rose. Free Black Heads of Household in the New York State Federal Census, 1790-1830. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, 2003.

  • Epperson, Gwenn F. New Netherland Roots. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994.

  • Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. More than 300,000 of the over 500,000 people interred at the Evergreens. This list is mostly complete from 1849 - 1877 and from 1942 - present. Additional records are being added regularly. Matching names will be displayed with the date of burial. Further genealogical information may be had by contacting the cemetery directly.

  • Excelsior: New York State Library/Archives/Museum Catalog. Search the combined records of the New York State Library (including Manuscripts and Special Collections) and the New York State Archives.
     
  • Forgotten New York. Take a nostalgic trip through the boroughs of New York City visiting landmarks through pictures and stories.

  • The Friend of Man. Friend of Man is one of the most significant and little studied newspapers documenting early anti-slavery and other reform movements. The periodical is of special significance because with the exception of religion, scholars know little about the resources of social movements in rural areas such as Central New York, where Friend of Man was published. Cornell University Library.
     
  • Fulton, New York.  This website has more than four million searchable pages of New York state newspapers (1832-2005).
     
  • Gael Eire. Excellent resource on New York vital records.
     
  • Gifford, Frederick and James Conners. Clifton Springs Through the Years. Clifton Springs, New York: Clifton Springs Historical Society, 2006.

  • Guide to Historical Resources in Cayuga County, New York, Repositories. Ithaca, New York: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1984.

  • Guide to Historical Resources in Madison County, New York, Repositories. Ithaca, New York: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1980.

  • Guide to Historical Resources in Montgomery County, New York, Repositories. Ithaca, New York: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1983.

  • Guide to Historical Resources in Onondaga County, New York, Repositories. Ithaca, New York: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1985.

  • Guide to Historical Resources in Washington County, New York, Repositories. Ithaca, New York: New York Historical Resources Center, Olin Library, Cornell University, 1980.

  • Haberstroh, Richard. The German Churches of Metropolitan New York, A Research Guide. New York: NYG &B Society, 2000.

  • Hinds, Harold E. Jr. and Tina M. Didreckson. Basic Guide to Genealogical and Family History Resources for Essex County, New York. Elizabethtown, New York: Essex County Historical Society, 2004.

  • Historical Data Services, indexer and compiler. Cemetery Records, the Town of Cambridge, Washington County, New York. Glens Falls, New York: Historical Data Services. Seventeen cemeteries, more than 14,000 names, map, indexed.

  • Hoff, Henry B. Long Island Source Records: From the New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co, 1987. This is a collection of articles originally published in The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record containing primary source materials for Long Island. The records range from censuses and lists of early inhabitants to newspaper notices, wills, deeds, town records, and Bible and family records.

  • Index to Marriage Records Rensselaer County, NY. A 10 Volume Marriage Index of Rensselaer County, NY marriages from 1908 to 1935.
     
  • Index to New York Revolutionary War Invalid Pension Records 1801-1815. This index covers New York residents in pension records at the National Archives.
     
  • The Irish in 19th-Century New York City and Beyond.
     
  • Jones, Henry Z. More Palatine families : some immigrants to the middle colonies 1717-1776 and their European origins, plus new discoveries on German families who arrived in Colonial New York in 1710. Universal City, Calif. : H.Z. Jones, 1991. Extensive genealogical information on many eighteenth century immigrants to America.
     
  • Jones, Henry Z. The Palatine families of New York : a study of the German immigrants who arrived in colonial New York in 1710. Universal City, Calif. : H.Z. Jones, 1985. Alphabetical list of the German immigrants who arrived in New York in 1710; contains extensive genealogical information.
     
  • Livesey, Karen E. Western New York Land Transactions, 1804-1824: Extracted from the Archives of the Holland Land Company. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2007, 1991. Is a transcription of the land records for the Holland Land Company for the years 1804-24. The entries contain the first and last name of purchaser, date of purchase, lot, section, township and range, description of transcription, and reference page.

  • Little Germany or German Town. A once famous part of New York City. The Yorkville/Kleindeutschland Historical Society.

  • Long Island Genealogy.
     
  • Mercer, Paul. Bibliographies and Lists of New York State Newspapers. Albany, New York: University of the State of New York, 1981.

  • Montgomery County (N.Y.). Dept. of History & Archives. Catalogue of Historical & Genealogical Material, Montgomery County, Department of History & Archives, Old Court House. Fonda, New York: The Department, 1990.
     
  • Morris, Richard Brandon. Select Cases of the Mayor's Court of New York City: 1674-1784. Washington, D.C.: American Historical Association, 1935.
  • New Hampshire Gazette. The first newspaper printed in New Hampshire. Four pages from 1756.

  • Mount Hebron Cemetery. Mount Hebron Cemetery has been serving the Jewish community of New York City since its first burial on April 14, 1909. Since then, over 217,000 burials have taken place.

  • New York Architecture Images.  Search by area or search by style, architect, type, area or alphabetically.

  • New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962. Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of New York. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Buffalo, St. Paul's Episcopal Church Records, 1812-1970. Images of baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and burials from St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Buffalo, New York. Only burial records go beyond the 1950s. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.
     
  • New York City Brides Index. Bronx County, 1899 to 1937; Kings County, 1871 to 1910, 1931 to 1937; Queens County, 1905 to 1937.
     
  • New York City Death Index. Manhattan only, 1891 to 1894; Manhattan and Brooklyn only, 1895 to 1897; all boroughs, 1898 to 1948.

  • New York Deaths and Burials, 1795-1952. Name index to death and burial records from the state of New York. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 701,396 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  FamilySearch.
     
  • New York City Grooms Index. Kings County, 1895 to 1897; Manhattan, 1895 to 1897; New York City, 1908 to 1936.

  • New York City Map. NYCityMap is New York City’s online map portal. The application provides a wealth of information including the locations of schools, day care centers, senior centers, libraries, hospitals, subways, and more, as well as links to Web sites for these facilities. This page is also a single access point to many of the numerous location-based applications on NYC.gov such as online property, building, statistics, and census information. The maps can be navigated either by entering a specific address or simply using zoom and scroll tools, similar to other online map applications.
     
  • New York City Resources. A collection of favorite New York City genealogical resources and links.

  • New York, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865. Union service records of soldiers who served in the 1st New York Volunteer Engineers. The records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served. The jacket-envelope typically contains card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, inspection reports; and the originals of any papers relating solely to the particular soldier. For each military unit the service records are arranged alphabetically by the soldier's surname. The Military Unit field may also display the surname range (A-G) as found on the microfilm. This collection is a part of RG 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917 and is National Archive Microfilm Publication M2004. Index courtesy of Fold3. FamilySearch.

  • New York, County Marriages, 1908-1935. Name index and images of New York county marriage records. New York state began requiring marriage records for each county in 1908. The collection includes the following counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Essex, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Nassau, Niagara, Oneida, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Putnam, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Steuben, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westchester, Wyoming, and Yates. The collection does not include New York City nor its boroughs. Additional records by county will be added as they are completed. FamilySearch.

  • New York, County Naturalization Records, 1791-1980. Images of naturalization records from county courthouses in New York. The records may include declarations of intent, petitions, indexes, and final papers. The content and time period varies by county. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Eastern District Naturalization Petitions, 1865-1957. Card index to approximately 650,000 naturalization petitions that were filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York from 1865 to 1957. The cards are arranged in three groups covering the periods July 1865-September 1906, October 1906-November 1925, and November 1925-December 1957. The cards within each group are arranged alphabetically by the name of the person naturalized. Index cards in the first group include the name of the naturalized individual, the date of naturalization, and the volume and record number of the naturalization petition. These cards may also contain such information as the address, occupation, birth date or age, former nationality, and port and date of arrival of the person naturalized, and the name of the witness to the naturalization. The cards for the second and third groups show the name and the petition and certificate numbers of the person naturalized and generally include the address, age, and date of admission to citizenship. Index provided by Fold3.com. FamilySearch.

  • New York 1895 US Atlas. Contains maps and an index to cities and towns. For the localities it gives the county names, the population, location in the state, whether there is a post office, railroad or express office.

  • New York, Frank S. Rowland Church Register, 1889-1917. Digital images of a church register kept by Frank S. Rowland (1859-1917), Methodist (Episcopal) minister. Reverend Rowland served congregations in Hornellsville, Hartsville, Rochester, Buffalo, and Olean, New York; Detroit, Michigan; and Winona, Minnesota. The register contains marriages and burials. FamilySearch.
     
  • New York GenWeb Project.

  • New York Gravestones. From across New York.

  • New York, Kings County Estate Files, 1866-1923. Brief indexes of estate files. The files may include lists of heirs, oaths of executors, reports of witnesses, forms about guardians, etc. FamilySearch.

  • New York Marriages 1686-1980 - Name index to marriage records from the state of New York - 742,984 records as of 13 December, 2010. FamilySearch.org.

  • New York, New York City, Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church Records, 1862-1955 – Imaged Records – Digital images of baptism, marriage, and burial records from Saint Peter’s Lutheran Church in New York City.  FamilySearch.org.
     
  • New York Orange County Probate Records 1787-1938 - Images of probate records and estate files from the Orange County Surrogate's Court in Goshen, New York. At this time this collection does not have a name index or any finding aid. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Land Records, 1630-1975. Land and property records from the New York Land Office and county courthouses. The records include land grants, patents, deeds, and mortgages. This collection includes all counties except Franklin, Nassau, and Queens.  FamilySearch.

  • New York, Marriages, 1686-1980. Name index to marriage records from the state of New York. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later. FamilySearch.

  • New York, New York City, Saint Peter's Lutheran Church Records, 1862-1955. Digital images of baptism, marriage, and burial records from Saint Peter's Lutheran Church in New York City. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • New York, New York, Index to Passenger Lists, 1820-1846. Card file Index to early New York passenger lists. Corresponds to NARA publication M261: Index to Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1846. FamilySearch.

  • New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1925-1942. Images of passenger arrivals in New York Harbor, corresponding to NARA microfilm publication T715: Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956. This collection comprises two record sets from the National Archives: Manifests of alien arrivals at Buffalo, Lewiston, Niagra Falls, and Rochester, New York, 1902-1954 (NARA M1480) and Soundex card manifests of alien and citizen arrivals at Hogansburg, Malone, Morristown, Nyando, Ogdensburg, Rooseveltown, and Waddington, New York, July 1929-April 1956 (NARA M1482). These card manifests, arranged in Soundex order, document over 1,000,000 arrivals. Family Search.

  • New York, Orange County Probate Records, 1787-1938. Images of probate records and estate files from the Orange County Surrogate's Court in Goshen, New York. At this time this collection does not have a name index or any finding aid. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924. Name index to lists of 25 million people (not just immigrants) who arrived at Ellis Island, Port of New York, 1892-1924. In addition, includes a link to images of arrival lists at the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Web site. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1891. Passenger lists for over 13 million immigrants arriving in New York City from 1820 through 1891. NARA publication M237: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Probate Records, 1629-1971. Images from probate records in various county Surrogate Courts in New York. The content of the probate records and their year range vary by county. Most records end in the 1920s with some indexes continuing to the year 1971. FamilySearch.

  • New York Public Library Digital Library. There are dozens of collections at this site, representing well over one million scanned documents. The photographs are outstanding and the maps are very useful.
     
  • New York, Queens County Probate Records, 1899-1924. Name index and images of probate files from the Queens County Surrogate's Court in Jamaica, New York. Includes administration records, inventories, wills, and final accounts. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • New York Revolutionary War Pension Lists of 1792-1795. Describe the wounds from buckshot, musket balls and Indians' tomahawks.

  • New York, Southern District Index to Petitions for Naturalization, 1824-1941. The collection consists of approximately 460,190 index entries to petitions for naturalization filed in the U.S. District and U.S. Circuit Courts of the Southern District of New York, located in New York City. This represents four separate card indexes each of which comprise a different range of years: 1824-1906, 1907-1917, 1917-1929, and 1929-1941. NARA title: Alphabetical Index to Petitions for Naturalization of the US District Court [and Circuit Court] for the Southern District of New York, 1824-1941 (NARA M1676). Index courtesy of Fold3.com. FamilySearch.

  • New York, Southern District Naturalization Index, 1917-1950. Card index to approximately 560,232 naturalizations. Originally three separate alphabetical card indexes to declarations of intention filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, located in New York City. Each original card file covered a separate time period: 1917-1927, 1928-1940, 1941-1950. NARA title: Alphabetical Index to Declarations of Intention of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1917-1950 (NARA M1675). Index courtesy of Fold3.com. FamilySearch.
     
  • New York State Archives.

  • New York State Archives: Genealogical Records.

  • New York State Archives: Digital Collections.
     
  • New York State Censuses, 1825-1925. State censuses taken from 1825-1905 are still in the hands of the county wherein the census was taken. For each of New York's 62 counties, the original censuses may be at a county courthouse, county historian's office, or a local library. The state archives holds the state's original copies to the 1915 and 1925 censuses. Microfilmed by Genealogical Society of Utah. Complete sets of the state census microfilm 1825-1925, can by found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and are available on interlibrary loan to their Family History Centers. The New York State Library in Albany has a complete set, but the microfilm must be used in person at the library.

  • New York, State Census, 1855. The population schedule for the 1855 New York state census records still in existence. Most counties are covered, but some records were destroyed. View the wiki or browse the collection to determine coverage. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1865. This collection contains most of the 1865 New York state census records still in existence. Ten schedules were filed for each locality, including population, marriages, and deaths schedules. The population schedule included the name, age, birthplace, and occupation of each household member. Most counties are covered, but some records were destroyed. View the wiki or browse the collection to determine coverage. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1875. Images of the 1875 New York State Census as of 1 June 1875. The following counties are not included: Chemung, Clinton, Hamilton, New York (Manhattan), Niagara, Putnam, Queens, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Wayne, and Westchester. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1892. Name index and images of the population schedule from the New York census taken in 1892. This state census is an every-name index to the state's inhabitants as of February 16, 1892. The collection includes 40 counties. Population schedules for the following counties are missing or lost: Chenango, Columbia, Franklin, Fulton, Jefferson, Livingston, New York (the Bronx and Manhattan), Oneida, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Richmond, Schuyler, Seneca, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester, and Wyoming. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1905. Images of the population schedule of the census of New York taken in 1905. This census is an every-name index to the state's inhabitants as of June 1, 1905. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1915. Name index and images of the 1915 New York State Census. Index provided by Ancestry.com. FamilySearch.

  • New York, State Census, 1925. Name index and images of the 1925 New York State Census. Index provided by Ancestry.com. FamilySearch.
     
  • New York State Library. Newspapers. 3 million pages of microfilmed New York State History in Newspapers on its site.
     
  • New York Times Death Notices Index.  An index of the names and death dates of individuals listed in the Death Notices section of the New York Times. The information was transcribed from the microfilm reels of the New York Times beginning with the year 1929. Also listed is the date of publication and the page number where the information is located. 
     
  • The New York Times Index 1899-June 1905. New York, New York: New York Times Co.
     
  • New York Times Obituaries Index 1858-1968. New York: New York: New York Times Co., 1970.

  • New York, Western District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1966. Card index to approximately 48,000 petitions for naturalization in the Western District of New York. The District Court of the Western District of New York was located in both Buffalo and Rochester, New York. The cards are arranged alphabetically by the surname and given name, and contain the petition number, date of petition, and sometimes the A.R. (alien registration) number. NARA publication M1677: Alphabetical Index to Petitions for Naturalization of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, 1906-1966. Index supplied by Fold3.com. FamilySearch.

  • Northern New York Historical Newspapers. Provided by the Northern New York Library Network to enhance access to the region's unique local history. The online collection currently consists of more than 630,000 pages from twenty-five newspapers.
     
  • Northern New York Genealogy Organization. Northern New York Genealogy is dedicated to genealogy research, family history, and historical structures of Jefferson County, Lewis County, and St. Lawrence County, which comprise Northern New York. Portions of surrounding counties, such as Oswego County (Central New York) are included as information becomes available.
     
  • O'Callaghan, Edmund B. Lists of Inhabitants of Colonial New York. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2007, 1849-51.

  • Old New York State Historical Newspaper Pages, 18th-20th centuries. Has more than more than 10 million newspaper pages from across New York.
     
  • Pearson, Jonathan. Contributions for the Genealogies of the First Settlers of the Ancient County of Albany [NY], from 1630 to 1800. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, Inc., 2007, 1872.

  • Penrose, Maryly Barton. Compendium of Early Mohawk Valley Families. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1990.
     
  • Personal Name Index to the New York Times Index, 1851-1974. Succasunna, New Jersey: Roxbury Data Interface.

  • Rochester area newspapers, from Monroe County Library, ca 1800′s. 

  • Schweitzer, George Keene. New York Genealogical Research. Knoxville, TN: G.K. Schweitzer, 1988.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. Genealogical Data from Colonial New York Newspapers, A Consolidation of Articles from The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record. Reprinted Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Co., 2004, 1964-1976
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. Genealogical Data from the New York Post Boy, 1743-1773. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1970, 1980.

  • Scott Kenneth, compiler. Joseph Gavit's American Deaths and Marriages: Index to Non-principals in Microfilm Copies of Abstracts in the New York State Library, Albany, New York. New Orleans, Louisiana: Polyanthos, 1976. This index accompanies two roles of microfilm reproducing a card file prepared by Joseph Gavit (American Deaths and Marriages, 1784-1829) for the New York State Library, Albany, New York. FHL film #1022833-1022834.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. Marriages and Deaths from the New Yorker, 1836-1841. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1980. About 5,000 deaths and 3,000 marriages.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. New York City Court Records, 1684-1760. Washington, D.C. National Genealogical Society, 1982.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. New York City Court Records, 1797-1801. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1988.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. New York City Court Recors, 1801-1804. Arlington, Virginia: National Genealogical Society, 1988.
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. 19th Century Apprentices in New York City. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society,
     
  • Scott, Kenneth. Petitions for Name Changes in New York City, 1848-1899. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society. 1984.
     
  • Seversmith, Herbert F. and Kenn Styrker-Rodda. Long Island Genealogical Source Material. Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 1962, 1987. Contains over 800 items.

  • Suffolk County, New York Historic Newspapers. Suffolk Historic Newspapers is a constantly growing, online, searchable collection of Suffolk County newspapers.
     
  • Sypher, Frank. New York State Society of the Cincinnati - Biographies. Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania: New York State Society of the Cincinnati, 2004.
     
  • Tax Photographs Between 1939 and 1941. New York City photographed every house and building in the five Boroughs. Copies of these unique images are now available for purchase. During the 1930's, local governments began to use photography as a tool for appraising real property for taxation purposes. New York City was the largest municipality to adopt this technology. The result was 720,000 35mm black and white images of every property in the five Boroughs.
     
  • Tolzman, Don Heinrich, editor. The First Germans in America : with a biographical directory of New York Germans / edited by Don Heinrich Tolzmann. Bowie, Md. : Heritage Books, 1992. 1540-E Pointer Ridge Place, Suite 400, Bowie, MD 20716. Contains chapters on the first Germans in America, the first Germans in Virginia, and the first Germans in New York. A name index follows.

  • Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire. The fire at the Triangle Waist Company in New York City, which claimed the lives of 146 young immigrant workers, is one of the worst disasters since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. This incident has had great significance to this day because it highlights the inhumane working conditions to which industrial workers can be subjected. To many, its horrors epitomize the extremes of industrialism. The tragedy still dwells in the collective memory of the nation and of the international labor movement. The victims of the tragedy are still celebrated as martyrs at the hands of industrial greed. The names of the dead and wounded were taken mostly from issues of the New York Times (NYT), published in the few days following the tragedy, and from Leon Stein’s book Triangle Fire.

  • Troy Irish Genealogical Society Transcription Projects.

  • United States, Famine Irish Passenger Index, 1846-1851. Records for passengers who arrived at the Port of New York during the Irish Famine 1846-1851. Created by the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, Center for Immigration Research. FamilySearch.
     
  • Westchester County Land and Legal Records Online. Westchester County Clerk. The Office of the Westchester County Clerk is home to millions of land and legal records, many of which can be accessed online from your home or office.  You may view land records including deeds going back to 1680 and mortgages recorded as far back as 1927.  You may also access unsealed court records including summons, complaints, decisions and orders from cases commenced after January 1, 2002.