Helping hands helping one another with our family history & genealogy research.
Genealogy in New York.
This New York genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in New York, offering a genealogy chatroom, genealogy links and a New York genealogy message forum.
Latest Activity: Nov 1
On the link above you will find our collection of New York genealogy links and resources. (Opens in a new window)
Please post your genealogy queries below, just scroll down and click Add Discussion.
Hey all,I have a wall and half with my G-G-Grandfather Hugh Divers. My G-Grandmother Margaret Mary Divers was his daughter, purported to have been born in NYC on January 22nd, 1877.Maggie told stories to her daughter, my Great-Aunt Margaret…Continue
Can someone please do one or two WW2 draft registration look-ups for me? These men are kin of my husband.William A Burns was born in Buffalo, NY 1906-07 and lived there in 1940 with wife Eleanor, age 28, and daughter Joan, age 4. This is…Continue
hello I am Toni Austin and I am doing some searching for a Harold Austin that might be related too my grandfather Austin which is George henry talent Austin from up in the fine ny and star lake ny areas please let me know if you can help me out ok…Continue
The following articles are taken from various books concerning the Civil War. I am looking for the burial place of Lt. Cmdr. William Gwin. From the evidence here, he may be buried in New York, although he was born in Indiana. All help is…Continue
Need Help tracking down Franklin D. Gatchell.Born Abt 1844 Horican, Warren, New YorkMade it through the Civil WarReleased from service 1865; returned to home.That is the last I have found of him.…Continue
Hello! Looking for help in the Saratoga Springs, New York area. Please let me know if there is anyone who can help in that area. I heard that divorces are sealed for 100 years there in NY is this true? I have a Selma Collett born in Aug 1895 in…Continue
I am searching for John Conway who was "killed" or had a fatal accident in Manhattan in 1876. He left his wife Eliza Maloney with 3 or 4 young children who were born between 1871 and 1876 - Luke, Mamie, James Patrick and maybe a John. The children…Continue
http://fultonhistory.com/It is by far the greatest resource that I have found, when searching for N.Y. family.Be sure to read up on how to search and use the website.I have the most luck when I search by the…Continue
For anyone in New York State who enjoys a mystery...I have an absolute dandy for you! I am trying to find my father...or rather his true identity! He arrived in Cornwall, On. Canada about 1935 - 36 from upstate New York...Troy, Rensselaer,…Continue
I'm looking for William C. Long b abt 1888 who married Igan M. Davies. They had a son Raymond Thomas b in Canada (likely Toronto) and another son Sydney b in NY. William seems to have died by 1930 as Igan (born 1891 Cardiff, Wales) is alone with the…Continue