City of Buffalo Birth Records

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City of Buffalo Birth Records

Description

The City of Buffalo birth records collection comprises four microfilm rolls, collecting records from the former New York State Board of Health and the City of Buffalo Clerk's office. The records are birth returns or other brief documentation, primarily showing the date of birth, the names of parents with occupations, the address and the attending physician.

There are four rolls in total. The rolls cover the following dates:
Roll 1: December 12, 1850 to August 31, 1878 (few records before 1878)
Roll 2: September 1, 1878 to July 4, 1879
Roll 3: July 1, 1879 to March 6, 1881
Roll 4: March 7, 1881 to September 16, 1881

Each individual document from the original microfilm has been assigned a frame number. For example, the 439th document on the second microfilm roll would have the title "City of Buffalo Birth Records: September 1, 1878 to July 4, 1879 [frame 439]". 

There are many gaps, and the records are not comprehensive, representing a small sample of births in the City of Buffalo for the given dates. 

While the records are browsable by date, the best way to search them would be through the indexes provided below, then locating the corresponding image by the search function. Names or dates can be entered through this site's search function. 

Indexes for the records can be found at the following links:

City of Buffalo Birth Records 1850-1881 Index--Child's Last Name

City of Buffalo Birth Records 1850-1881 Index--Date

Collection Items

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 1]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 2]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 3]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 4]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 5]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 6]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 7]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 8]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 9]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.

City of Buffalo birth records: Dec. 12, 1850 - Aug. 31, 1878 [frame 10]
Birth records from the City of Buffalo, primarily covering the mid to late 19th and early 20th century.
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