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Mar 17, 2022

New York City Releases 9.3 Million Historical Birth, Death, Marriage Records FREE of Charge

Want to find when your great grandmother was born? Or the date your grandparents tied the knot?

These records and more may be part of 9.3 million pieces of historical vital data just added to the city’s website.

The city Department of Records & Information Services launched a new online vital records platform that lets visitors search and view historical New York City records of birth (1866-1909), death (1862-1948), and marriage (1866-1949). 

Access to the records is free of charge.

High-quality copies can be downloaded and printed from the site at no charge.

The new online vital records platform may be reached at https://a860-historicalvitalrecords.nyc.gov/.