Below are links I frequently use while researching in New York. The list begin after a webinar I did for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (12 October 2017). It became a sort of virtual reference library. Comments and feedback are welcome.
CNYGS Presentation Handout 22 September 2018
The Balloting Book, and other documents relating to military bounty lands in the State of New York. 1825
Researching in Syracuse (article)
New York State Death Indexes online:
1880-1956 (Search “New York Death Index xxxx”)
1956-1957 at NYS Department of Health
NYS Department of Health Gazetteer Interactive Search – To determine locale of registrars
New York Maps showing the military tract lots:
1792/3 Map of New York with the military tract by Simeon Dewitt
Taken from a map listed here – the description is well worth reading.
1812 Map of the northern part of the state of New York surveyed by Amos Lay
Another map of the military tracts.
1822 Map of the state of New-York with part of the states of Pennsylvania, New-Jersey
Another early map that shows the military tracts and surrounding areas.
Some New York Court Records online:
5th Judicial District website: Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, Herkimer, Lewis and Jefferson Counties
Cortland County public records, including Deeds, 108-1985
Cayuga County Land records: 1972 – current. Some other NY counties available.
New York Naturalization Records:
Transcription project. Sampubco.com
Family Search New York, County Naturalization Records, 1791-1980
About New York State Census Records at the NYS Library
Other NY resource links:
Central New York Genealogical Society (Tree Talks)
Family Search book scanning project.
Over 6000 volumes from the collection at the Local History and Genealogy Department, at the Onondaga County Public Library. (and other collections, too!)
New York Heritage