Vital Records information please contact:
Town Clerk's Office
4160 Upper Mountain Road
Sanborn, NY 14132
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am - 4 pm
Tamara J. Cooper, Registrar of Vital Statistics
The Town of Cambria has on file only those births and deaths which occurred in the Town of Cambria.
Birth Records are on file beginning with the year 1872
Original records of births and marriages for the entire state begin with 1881, deaths begin with 1880, except for records filed in Albany, Buffalo and Yonkers prior to 1914. Applications for these cities should be made directly to the local office.
New York State Department of Health
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF RECORDS
Birth certificates, death certificates and the indexes related to birth and death certificates are not subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and are NOT open to public inspection. Access to vital records maintained by local registrars is subject to Public Health Law 4173 and 4174 and the Health Commissioner’s Administrative Rules and Regulations.
For copies of marriage licenses issued anywhere in New York State except New York City, a certified copy of the marriage records may be obtained from the office of the town or city clerk who issued the license, or from the New York State Department of Health. The fee is $10 if you obtain a certified copy from the town or city clerk who issued the license. If applying to the New State Department of Health, please refer to their website at www.health.state.ny.us or write to:
Birth Record Application - Please see 'Birth Certificate Information' for requirements
Vital records registration started in New York State outside of New York City in 1881. Generally, the New York State Department of Health provides uncertified copies of the following types of records for genealogy research purposes:
Are the time periods ever waived?
The time periods are waived for direct-line descendants. A direct line descendant is a person in the direct line of descent, i.e., the child, grandchild, great grandchild of the person whose record is requested. The direct-line descendant applicant must provide the following:
Who is eligible to obtain a birth certificate copy?
Identification Requirements - application must be submitted with copies of either A or B:
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