Administrative Information

Custodial History

J0043-92: Records were transferred from the New York County Surrogate Court to the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, City University of New York, in the 1960s. Records were transferred to Queens Borough Public Library in the late 1980s.

Other Descriptive Data

Henry B. Hoff, "New York Probates Recorded in Massachusetts, 1688-1689, during the Dominion of New England," New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 139 (2008), 266-68, discusses wills and other documents relating to fifteen New York estates that were recorded in Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Boston), during the years 1688-89, when New York was part of the short-lived Dominion of New England.