New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer, 1st Edition (used)

$ 55.00

Published by the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society


Published: 2014

Hardcover, 839 pp

Condition: Very good, ex-library

The New York Family History Research Guide and Gazetteer is the first book of its kind. More than 100 experts have reviewed and contributed content about local and regional resources and key topics in New York family history. The result is a book of more than 800 pages with: • Chapters on major records and research resources • Information on major ethnic and religious groups that have lived in New York • Gazetteers, maps, and research guides to each of New York's 62 counties • A timeline of key events in New York history 1609-1945 that impact genealogical research • An index of place names past and present "Three years of intensive work culminate in this volume, which serves as a comprehensive guide to the resources available to research the histories of families with New York roots. The Guide is a unique resource which not only supports those interested in New York State, but also provides a model for other states-a true gift to those interested in family history." David S. Ferriero • Archivist of the United States