Discover your Catholic ancestor in New York Roman Catholic parish baptism registers. Discover when and where your ancestor’s baptism took place, as well as your ancestor’s parents’ names. The Archdiocese of New York is the second largest archdiocese in the United States.
Transcripts of the original parish registers make up this collection. There are over 200 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:
Father’s first name(s)
Father’s last name
Mother’s first name(s)
Mother’s last name
Begin your search broadly with only a name and year
If needed, you can narrow your results by adding in additional search criteria such as a parent’s name or parish.