Hi and welcome to the New York Roots (formerly known as New York History and Genealogy Project) -- a proud member of the PA-Roots family of websites!  PA-Roots is a Pennsylvania Non-Profit Corporation. 

We're so glad you stopped by.  Our goal is to be entrance point for your research of your ancestors in New York.  I encourage you to check out our "family" of county websites. We're seeking to provide the best resources to you. If you should have any questions in the area of your research, please contact the County Coordinator directly.   If you should have a specific question about New York Roots, please feel free to contact me.

We're always in need of help!  Check out the County Team Associates and Help Wanted links to the left for ways that you can get involved.  You'll also want to check out New York DataBoards with over 4,815 pages of free data.  Please feel free to post your query or share your data on the appropriate DataBoard.

We are deeply indebted to Debbie Axtman who originally started the New York History and Genealogy Project.  Debbie has stepped down and we miss her.   

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