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Sunday, March 4, 2018

New York Catholic Church Records from Findmypast

As the image above indicates, has added over 1 million New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms to the website. These records have never before been available online. Here is the description of the records:
Transcripts of the original parish registers make up this collection. There are 163 parishes included. You can explore the full parish list with years covered in the parish list located in the Useful links and resources. There is a 100-year cut-off for baptisms included.
In each transcript, you can learn all or some of the following information:
  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Birth year
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Baptism year
  • Baptism date
  • Baptism location
  • Father’s first name(s)
  • Father’s last name
  • Mother’s first name(s)
  • Mother’s last name
  • Language
  • Parish
  • County
  • Archdiocese
  • State
  • Country
I can only wish to have such records about my own ancestors. Here is the link that goes directly to the records. Of course, you will need a subscription to to search the records. 

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