NY Genealogical and Biographical Society Posts on Essential Steps to Find a NYS Marriage Record #usa #records

Jan Meisels Allen


For those researching New York State records this blog post by the NY Genealogical and Biographical Society has an entry about how to find a New York State Marriage Record: https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/blog/essential-steps-find-new-york-state-marriage-record. The posting also provides hints about estimating a date of a marriage and if the record is likely to exist.


The blog explains the challenges of locating such records. The blog post does not address marriage records for New York City but they have  a guide about those records which can be accessed at:



You do not need to be a member of the Society to access the blog post.


Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee