RESEARCHING AND RESOURCES IN NEW YORK CITY: CEMETERY INTERNET RESOURCES
By Barbara Algaze


Jewish Online Worldwide Burial Registry (to find people)
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery

International Jewish Cemetery Project (to find cemeteries)
http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery

International Jewish Cemetery Project - Useful burial information links
http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/instructions/firstpagelinks.html

How to Read a Hebrew Tombstone
http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/instructions/ochert31-33.html

Why we put a pebble stone on headstones:
http://www.kolel.org/pages/reb_on_the_web/stonesongrave.html
Kolel: Reb on the Web Archives

Photographing Tombstones
http://www.jewishgen.org/databases/cemetery/photographing.htm

International Jewish Cemetery Project - New York City
http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/northamerica/nyc.html

A list of Jewish Cemeteries in the New York Area
http://www.jgsny.org/nycem.htm

A Map of Jewish Cemeteries in the New York Metropolitan area
http://www.jgsny.org/cemeteries.htm

Directions to Cemeteries in the New York Area
http://www.jgsny.org/cemtrans.htm

Burial Societies in the New York Area
http://www.jgsny.org/searchcity.htm

Death Index in Brooklyn: contains all kinds of information on everything having to do with dying in Brooklyn, including Death Indexes, Death Registers, and Newspaper Death Notices.
http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Death/index.html

Brooklyn BURIAL INDEX by Cemetery: Including cemeteries in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island.
Also contains information on Undertakers Lain's Directory..1879
American Cemetery &Mortuary Resource for Records
Brooklyn Funeral Homes Current with their locations
http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/Cemetery/index.html

Cemeteries of New York State
http://www.interment.net/us/ny/

Cemeteries of New York County, New York
http://www.interment.net/us/ny/new_york.htm

Landsmanshaftn and other town and country-related organizations incorporated in New York County 1880-1939 in the AJHS collection of New York County incorporations
http://home.att.net/%7EJGSNYCem/ajhs.htm

Official Web site of the City of New York
http://www.ci.nyc.ny.us/portal/index.jsp?pageID=nyc_home
My NYC.gov Portal
(A search for the word "cemetery" on this site yielded 136 "hits")

A Google Search for Cemetery "New York" resulted in 1,010,000 hits.
A Google search for "Jewish Cemetery" "New York" yielded 66,300 hits.

Other resources

Sephardic Jewish Brotherhood of America, Inc.
97-45 Queens Boulevard
Rego Park, Suite 610
New York 11374 USA
1-718-459-1600

http://www.jewishgen.org/SefardSIG/seph_brotherhood.HTM