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Welcome to the New York Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the New York obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in New York, then please follow the following steps:

1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of New York.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Obituary Search Tools and Resources




Instruction for obtaining a copy of a New York Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the New York Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for New York


Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $30.00

Address:
Certification Unit
Vital Records Section/2nd floor
800 North Pearl Street
Menands, NY 12204

Remarks: State office has records since 1881. For records before 1914 in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers, or before 1880 in any other city, write to Registrar of Vital Statistics in city where event occurred. For the rest of the State, except New York City, write to State office.

State office has records since 1881. For records before 1914 in Albany, Buffalo, and Yonkers, or before 1880 in any other city, write to Registrar of Vital Statistics in city where event occurred. For the rest of the State, except New York City, write to State office.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to New York State Department of Health. Payment of mail order copies submitted from foreign countries must be made by a check drawn on a United States bank or by and international money order. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (518) 474-3075. This will be a recorded message.


Directory of New York Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of New York Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access New York Newspapers.

Statewide

Statewide Obituary Search Engines
New York Obituary Archive Search Engine
Obituaries of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001
New York Obituary Search Engine II
CemSearch - New York Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
New York Marriage Notices, 1800-55
New York Times, Obituaries & Marriage Notices, 1889
Northeast States Obituary Search Engine
Mortality Schedules
Miscellaneous Early New York Obituaries
New York Marriages Prior to 1794
Chemung County Cemetery Inscriptions
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Chemung Co.
Chemung County Research

Chenango Co.

The Evening Sun
Wilson Funeral Home Obituaries
Cortland County Obits and Wills
Cortland County Obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Cortland Co.
Cortland County Research

Delaware Co.

Miscellaneous Delaware County Obituaries
Deaths taken from the "Delaware Gazette"
Delaware County Research

Dutchess Co.

Poughkeepsie Journal
The Poughkeepsie Journal Obituary Archives 1999-Present ($)
Halvey Funeral Home Obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Dutchess Co.
Dutchess County Research

Erie Co.

Erie County Obituary Search Engine
The Buffalo News Obituary Archives 1989-Present ($)
Miscellaneous Erie County Obituaries - Catholic Diocese of Buffalo I
Miscellaneous Erie County Obituaries - Catholic Diocese of Buffalo II
Miscellaneous Erie County Obituaries - Catholic Diocese of Buffalo III
Miscellaneous Erie County Obituaries - Catholic Diocese of Buffalo IV
Buffalo News
Amigone Funeral Home Obituaries
Concordia Cemetery Burial Records (Buffalo, NY)
Miscellaneous Grand Island Obituaries
Locating Death Notices & Obits in Buffalo Newspapers
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - 1998
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - 1999
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - 2000
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - 2001
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - 2002
Collins & Collins Center Residents Death Notices - Misc. Years
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Deaths - 1997-1998
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Deaths - 1999-2000
Cattaraugus Indian Reservation Deaths - 2000-2001
St. Aloysius Church Obituaries
Names of Persons and Date of Marriages, Elma, Erie County
Sardinia Cemetery Inscriptions
Erie County Research

Essex Co.

Births, Marriages, & Obituaries extracted from Essex Co., NY
Newspapers
Amazon: 1998 vital statistics, Clinton, Franklin &
Essex County, New York : births, marriages, anniversaries, obituaries
Essex County Research

Franklin Co.

Amazon: 1998 vital statistics, Clinton, Franklin &
Essex County, New York : births, marriages, anniversaries,
obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Franklin Co.
Franklin County Research

Fulton Co.

The Gloversville Leader-Herald Obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Fulton Co.
Fulton County Research

Genesee Co.

Genesee County Obituary Search Engine (LeRoy area)
Gilmartin Funeral Home Obituaries
Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home Obituary Archive
Batavia Area Obituary Index
Genesee County Research

Herkimer Co.

Herkimer Evening Telegram Obituaries
Little Falls Evening Times Obituaries
Miscellaneous Herkimer County Obituaries
Enea Funeral Home Obituaries - Archives
Chapman-Moser Funeral Home Obituaries
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 1
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 2
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 3
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 4
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 5
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 6
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 7
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 8
Fenner Funeral Home Obituary Archive
Herkimer County Research

Jefferson Co.

Watertown Daily Times Archives Search Engine (Subscribers only)
Jefferson County Genealogy Discussion Group
The Town of Orleans Marriages of 1848
Jefferson County Research

Kings Co.

Staten Island Obituary Search Engine I
Staten Island Obituary Search Engine II
The New York Post Obituary Archives 1999-Present ($)
The New York Sun Obituary Archives 2002-Present ($)
The New York Times Obituary Archives 2000-Present ($)
The New York Times Magazine Obituary Archives 2000-Present ($)
Early New York Times Marriages - Jan. 1929
Miscellaneous New York Times Obituaries
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part I)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part II)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part III)
Early New York Times Births - Jan 1929
Early New York Times Births - Feb 1929
Newsday Obits
New York Times (New York City, New York) Death and Marriage Index, 1890
Staten Island, New York Church Records, 1749-1828
Early New York Times Obituaries Index
New York Times (Appears to be only VIP's)
Marble Cemetery Interments
Irish-American Obituaries From NY Newspapers
Kings County Research
New York City Directory 1786

Lewis Co.

Marriage and death dates from the "Black River Gazette"
Lewis County Research

Livingston Co.

Livingston County Obituary Search Engine I
Livingston County Obituary Search Engine II
Dansville Area Obituaries
Livingston County Research

Madison Co.

Madison County Obituary Search Engine
Oneida-Madison Pennysaver Weekly
Selected Chenango and Madison County Obituaries
Madison County Research

Monroe Co.

Monroe County Obituary Search Engine
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Obituaries - (with search engine)
The Brockport Post Obituaries
The Brighton-Pittsford Post Obituaries
The East Rochester Post Obituaries
The Gates/Chili Post Obituaries
Henrietta Post Obituaries
The Greece Post Obituaries
The Irondequoit Post Obituaries
The Penfield Post Obituaries
The Perinton-Fairport Post Obituaries
The Webster Post Obituaries
Rochester News
Anthony Funeral Chapels Obituaries
Vital Records From Brighton, NY 1847-1849
Monroe County Research

Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County Obituary Search Engine
Marriage Records: Dutch Reformed Church of Stone Arabia, Palatine Twp.
Death Records: Dutch Reformed Church of Stone Arabia, Palatine Twp.
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 1
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 2
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 3
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 4
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 5
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 6
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 7
Herkimer Co./Montgomery Co. Obituaries Part 8
New Amsterdam Marriages 1639-1801
Enea Funeral Home Obituary Archive
Montgomery County Research

Nassau Co.

Nassau County Obituary Search Engine
Nassau County Obituary Search Engine II
Nassau County Obituary Search Engine III
Nassau County Obituary Search Engine IV
Great Neck Record (click on Obituaries)
Farmingdale Observer (click on Obituaries)
Floral Park Dispatch (click on Obituaries)
Garden City Life (click on Obituaries)
Glen Cove Record-Pilot (click on Obituaries)
Hicksville Illustrated News (click on Obituaries)
Levittown Tribune (click on Obituaries)
Massapequan Observer (click on Obituaries)
Mineola American (click on Obituaries)
New Hyde Park Illustrated News (click on Obituaries)
Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot (click on Obituaries)
Plainview-Old Bethpage Herald (click on Obituaries)
Port Washington News (click on Obituaries)
Roslyn News (click on Obituaries)
Syosset-Jericho Tribune (click on Obituaries)
Three Village Times (click on Obituaries)
Westbury Times (click on Obituaries)
Early New York Times Marriages - Jan 1929
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part I)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part II)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part III)
Nassau County Research

Niagara Co.

St. Patrick Cemetery Inscriptions (Town of Hartland)
Niagara County Research

Oneida Co.

Rome Sentinel Births
Oneida County Obituary Resource
Oneida County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Oneida County Obituaries
Miscellaneous Oneida County Deaths - 2002
Miscellaneous Oneida County Deaths - 2003
Miscellaneous Oneida County Deaths - 2003/4
Oneida County Research

Onondaga Co.

Onondaga County Obituary Search Engine
Syracuse Online Obituary Archive
The Post-Standard Obituary Archives 1996-Present ($)
Syracuse Herald American Obituary Archives 1986-Present ($)
Syracuse Herald Journal Obituary Archives 1986-2001 ($)
Syracuse Daily Courier & Union 1865, 1965 (Ancestry)
Central City Daily Courier 1852 (Ancestry)
Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home Obituaries
Sears - Middleton - Jones Funeral Home Obituaries
Onandaga County Research

Ontario Co.

Finger Lake Times Obituaries - Archives Search
Finger Lake Times Obit Index
Index of Deaths recorded at the Canandaigua City Clerk's Office (1882-1906)
Village of Canandaigua Vital Records
Ontario County Index to Marriages, 1908-1935
Ontario County Index to Marriage Records 1908-1935
Index to Deaths in Hopewell
Index to Births in the Town of Hopewell
Index to Marriages in Hopewell by Groom - By Bride
Gorham Deaths - Marriages - Births
Town of Seneca Vital Records 1882-1905
Ontario County Research

Orange Co.

Orange County Obituary Search Engine
Middletown Thrall Library Obituary Database
The Times Herald-Record - Search Engine
Mid-Hudson News Obituaries
Orange County Obituary Index
Rootsweb - Orange County Obituary Index
Middletown News Clipping, June 8, 1891
Orange County Obituary Archive Group (Free membership)
Orange County Research

Orleans Co.

The Journal-Register
Orleans County Vital Statistics 1847-1850
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Orleans Co.
Orleans County Research

Oswego Co.

Oswego County Obituary Search Engine
Fulton Daily News Obituaries
Palladium Times Obituaries - Archives
Oswego County Research

Otsego Co.

Otsego County Obituary Search Engine
J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home Obituaries
Death and Marriage Notices Copied from the "Cooperstown Federalist"
Deaths taken from the "Otsego Herald" & "Western Advertiser" and "Freeman's Journal"
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Otsego Co.
Deaths and Obituaries in Worcester, NY 1906-1907
Deaths and Burials in Worcester, NY
Early Worcester Times Abstracts
Otsego County Research

Putnam Co.

Putnam County Obituary Search Engine
New York Journal Obituary Search Engine
New York Journal Obituaries (by last name)
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Putnam Co.
Putnam County Research

Queens Co.

Queens County Obituary Search Engine
Early New York Times Obituaries Index
Early New York Times Marriages - Jan 1929
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part I)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part II)
Early New York Times Marriages - Feb 1929 (Part III)
Early New York Times Births - Jan 1929
Early New York Times Births - Feb 1929
Miscellaneous Queens County Obituaries - 1
Miscellaneous Queens County Obituaries - 2
Miscellaneous Queens County Obituaries - 3
Miscellaneous Queens County Obituaries - 4
Miscellaneous New York City Obituaries
Queens County Research

Rensselaer Co.

The Record - Search Archives
Rensselaer County Obituaries
Marriages at the Schaghticoke Dutch Reformed Church 1750-1868
West Hoosick Rural Cemetery, West Hoosick, N.Y.
Rensselaer County Research

Richmond Co.

Staten Island Live Archives
Richmond County Research

Rockland Co.

New York Journal Obituary Search Engine
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Rockland Co.
Rockland County Research

Saratoga Co.

The Saratogian - Search Archives
The Saratoga Whig (1840-1842) (Death Notices)
Kerwin's Saratoga Springs Directory (1887-1888)
Glens Falls Obituary Index
Saratoga County Research

Schenectady Co.

Index to Obituaries in Schenectady Newspapers
Schenectady County Research

Schoharie Co.

1920 U.S. Federal Census - Schoharie Co.
Schoharie County Research

Seneca Co.

The Seneca Citizen
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Seneca Co.
Some Reigle Family Obituaries, Seneca & Tompkins Co. NY
Seneca County Research

Steuben Co.

Hornell Evening Tribune Obituaries
Phillips Funeral Home Obituaries
The Corning Leader Obituaries
Steuben County Obituary Forum
Hornellsville Weekly Tribune Archives (1880)
Hornellsville Tribune Archives (1851-80)
Early Members of the Congregational Church of Prattsburgh, N.Y.
Steuben County Research

Suffolk Co.

Suffolk County Obituary Search Engine
Miscellaneous Suffolk County Death Notices
Miscellaneous Suffolk County Obituaries
Southampton Press
Suffolk County Obituaries
Shelter Island Times-Review Obituaries
Moloney Funeral Home Obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Suffolk Co.
Deaths taken from "The Republican Watchman"
Suffolk County Research

Sullivan Co.

Sullivan County Obituary Search Engine I
Sullivan County Obituary Search Engine II
The River Reporter Archive Search Engine
Sullivan County Democrat
Sullivan County Democrat Archives
Sullivan County Obituary Archive Group (Free membership)
Sullivan County Research

Tioga Co.

The Evening Times Obituaries
Tioga County Research

Tompkins Co.

Tompkins County Obituary Search Engine
The Ithaca Journal Obituaries
The Ithaca Journal Obituary Archives 1999-Present ($)
Some Reigle Family Obituaries, Seneca & Tompkins Co. NY
Tompkins County Miscellaneous Obituaries 1
Tompkins County Miscellaneous Obituaries 2
Tompkins County Miscellaneous Obituaries 3
Tompkins County Research

Ulster Co.

Ulster County Obituaries
Kingston Daily Freeman Death Notices
Mid-Hudson News Obituaries
Burnett-White Funeral Home Obituaries
Ulster County Obituary Archive Group (Free membership)
Obituaries, Death Notices, & Genealogical Gleanings from the 'Saugerties Telegraph' 1861-1870
Kingston Marriages 1660-1809
Ulster County Research

Warren Co.

The Post-Star
McEchron Cemetery Inscriptions
Glens Falls Obituary Index
Warren County Research

Washington Co.

Glens Falls Obituary Index
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Washington Co.
Washington County Research

Wayne Co.

Courier-Gazette
Baris Funeral Home Obituaries
1920 U.S. Federal Census - Wayne Co.
Wayne County Research

Westchester Co.

New York Journal Obituary Search Engine
The Journal News Obituary Archives 1999-Present ($)
The Pelham Weekly
The New Rochelle 1928 Yearbook (New Rochelle)
The Irving School 1936 Yearbook (Tarrytown)
The Irving School 1939 Yearbook (Tarrytown)
Book-Lives Well Spent: Westchester Co. Obituaries & Death Notices in the Eastern State Journal May 1845-Apr 1875
Westchester County Research

Yates Co.

Miscellaneous Yates County Obituary Extracts
Yates County Research