Buffalo Death Index

I wrote this blog post on November 29th but waited to make it public until after an official announcement was made that the records were available. Instead another group broke the news before an official announcement was made. Reclaim the Records has done it again. The organization has obtained copies of the Buffalo, NY death …

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NY State Death Index – Mysteries

Thanks to the organization Reclaim the Records, the death indexes that have not been publicly available now are online. At this time, the records from 1880 to 1956 have been uploaded to the Internet Archive. After the records were uploaded then they have to be processed to add various other formats which also makes them …

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HUGE NY Genealogy News

There are indexes on microfiche of the deaths in upstate New York. They are available in Albany and a few libraries around the state. Wouldn’t it great if those indexes were on the internet so people across the planet could view the indexes at any time of day?  It is now becoming a reality thanks …

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Inquests

The new web page that I uploaded is not for everyone. it is  Inquests Held by the Coroners of the Monroe County, NY; Nov. 1885 – Sept. 1901. These names of people that the coroner investigated were found in “Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Monroe.” That was a yearly volume …

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