JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Out-of-city deaths in the NYC death index #general


Renee Steinig
 

It's been my impression that New York City death indexes designate
out-of-city deaths with the letter Y and a separate numbering
sequence, and that registration of those deaths is required if burial
is to be in New York City.

But I have run into two instances when someone both died and was
buried outside the city, yet is listed in the New York City index. For
example, a death in January 1969 is listed with the certificate number
Y 00033; the grave is at Beth Israel Cemetery in Woodbridge, New
Jersey. Does anyone have any idea why this death would have been
registered with New York City?

Thanks.

Renee

Renee Steinig

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