Index to Marriages and Deaths in the New York Herald, Volume 1, 1835 - 1855
Index to Marriages and Deaths in the New York Herald, Volume I: 1835-1855. James P. Maher . (1987)

This first volume of Mr. Maher's four-volume work (see also Items 9220, 9387, and 9898) was compiled in 1987 and indexes 38,000 death notices and 14,000 marriage notices--attesting to the Herald's extraordinary coverage of marriages and deaths. The extensive notices refer to people up and down the East Coast as well as to midwesterners and persons from as far west as the State of California. The index is divided into two sections--one for marriages and one for deaths--furnishing the names of brides and grooms (or the late deceased) and the exact date of issue of the newspaper. Armed with this information, the researcher can go directly to the paper for the complete data, or, alternatively, can request a computerized search from Mr. Maher's New York Herald database, details for which are given in the book. publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.