New York City and State Governmental Vital Records

Jane Wilcox
May 12, 2017
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Speaker's Introduction
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NY State vs. NYC
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Key Dates and Records
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Government Records
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Research Tips
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About this webinar

New York is a notoriously challenging state to find birth, death and marriage records. Navigating New York City and State governmental vital records requires a "quick sheet" to make sure you have looked in every possible place to find the indexes and the records. Civil registration jurisdictions need to be clearly understood and considered, plus the key dates for laws and regulations that give context to what was actually collected, and when. And importantly, learn what is accessible today and how to order records. We'll also explore examples for using the records.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Jane E. Wilcox is a contributing editor of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Record and serves on the New York State Archives Advisory Committee. She speaks at national genealogy conferences and institutes and hosts The Forget-
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