Genealogical Search

Searches of Marriage Records for genealogical purposes are performed by the Town Clerk's office. Marriage searches must be for marriages older than 50 years to be eligible for a genealogy search. Only uncertified copies are provided and are clearly marked with the statement "For Genealogical Purposes Only."

Genealogy  Application (PDF)

Fees

The fee varies depending on the requested number of years to be searched. Please refer to the fee schedule. The fee schedule, as well as the rules, is set forth by New York State These forms may be sent to the town or the NYS DOH at the address indicated on the form if you are not certain that the record exists in the Town.

If no record is on file, a No Record Report will be issued and the fee is not refunded.

Fee Schedule

  • 1 to 3 years: $22
  • 4 to 10 years: $42
  • 11 to 20 years: $62
  • 21 to 30 years: $82
  • 31 to 40 years: $102
  • 41 to 50 years: $122
  • 51 to 60 years: $142
  • 61 to 70 years: $162

Additional Information

Genealogy records for any of the five Boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, or Staten Island) are maintained by the City of New York.

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
 125 Worth Street  Room 144
New York City, NY 10013

For further information, you may contact that Office by: