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New York City Death Index (1862-1948)


A searchable database of the death indexes for Manhattan (1868-1894), Brooklyn (1862-1897) and All Boroughs (1898-1948).

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy; New York City History

Dates of Coverage: 1862-1948

Print Equivalent: Library has the following in the Milstein Division Microform Room 119: Manhattan Alphabetical Death Index Cards, 1868-1890 (microfilm) Brooklyn, Kings County Index to Deaths, 1848-1898 (microfilm) Richmond County Index to Deaths, 1847-1897 (microfilm) Index to New York City Deaths, 1888-1982 (all boroughs, 1898- ) (microfilm and books)

Format: Web