New York, New York City, Church of the Transfiguration Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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New York City, New York, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Marriage Records
Collection years 1847-1938
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What is in This Collection?

This collection contains marriage records and index cards from the Church of the Transfiguration, an Episcopal church located in Manhattan.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New York, New York City, Church of the Transfiguration Records, 1847-1938.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

Church

  • Name of husband and wife
  • Marriage date
  • Names of parents and witnesses
  • Ages
  • Places of residence

Collection Content

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How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The ancestor’s name
  • The approximate date of the marriage

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Record Type, Year Range, and Volume number or letter to view the images.


How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use church records in general to identify other family members who may have served as witnesses to an event
  • Use the date along with the locality or residence to find the family in census and land records
  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Check the records of other congregations in the area or nearby communities
  • There is also some variation in the information given from record to record

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames
  • Check for an index. Check online or with local historical and genealogical societies
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties
  • Consult the New York Record Finder to find other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"New York, New York City, Church of the Transfiguration Records, 1847-1938." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. The Church of the Transfiguration, New York.
Image Citation:
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