ANNOUNCING NEW DATABASE
BOOK 4 - INTERMENT INDEX
ST. MARY'S CEMETERY, TROY NEW YORK
INTERMENT YEARS - April 1935 - November 1952
A. Book 4, part of a multi-volume set of Interment Records at St. Mary's Cemetery,
Troy, NY, which includes 5,112 names, has now been added to the Troy Irish Genealogy
website. You can view these interment records by going to the Troy Irish Genealogy website
click on TIGS PROJECTS and then click on ST. MARY'S
CEMETERY, TROY, NY - INTERMENT RECORDS.
B. This new data series of interment records list an individuals name, date of death and
age at death. In a large number of records, the age is reported in years, months and days.
Some entries without a date of death, are re-interments to or from another cemetery. It
should be noted that these records, like most of the TIGS data series, cover the general
population in the area and are NOT restricted to Irish surnames.
C. Researchers having relatives with a CAPITAL DISTRICT area connection, will be
interested in these on-line, name searchable, records of names of individuals who were
interred in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy, NY. If you live in a nearby county or even
further away, you might want to check out these names. Take a look at the data base, you
never know what you will find.
D. The TIGS website has a PRINTABLE FORM that can be used to request more information from
the Albany Diocesan Cemeteries. Mailing instructions and fees (only $5.00) are on the
request form. Additional items that may be available from the full interment record may
1. LATE RESIDENCE: While many of the records in Book 4 show only the name of the city as
the late residence, 1,348 of the records will show a house number and a Troy street
2. INTERMENT DATE: The date of interment in St. Mary's Cemetery may be another clue
which will be helpful to genealogy and family researchers.
3. SECTION/LOT#: The section and lot number may be another clue which will be helpful to
genealogy and family researchers.
4. UNDERTAKER: The name of the undertaker may be another clue which will be helpful to
genealogy and family researchers.
E. The following information on the 5,112 deaths will be of interest:
1. No age was reported for 208 names and 112 records were identified as "Still
2. A breakdown of the other deaths by age groups shows:
Under 1 year - 210 names.
Age 1 to 10 - 95 names.
Age 11 to 19 - 37 names.
Age 20 to 29 - 114 names.
Age 30 to 39 - 186 names.
Age 40 to 49 - 355 names.
Age 50 to 59 - 789 names.
Age 60 to 69 - 1,261 names.
Age 70 to 79 - 1,190 names.
Age 80 to 89 - 489 names.
Age 90 to 99 - 63 names.
Age 100+ - 1 name.
F. Nearly all of the 5,112 interment records showed some indication of residence. Those
records will be of interest to researchers outside of the Troy Area as they identify
residences in numerous cities and towns throughout New York State as well as 21 other
states and Canada. While most of the records were for the Capital District Area, other
areas throughout New York State were reported. Some specifics on residence information
1. The following NYS locations had three or more records: Albany-136, Averill Park-4,
Bethlehem-4, , Brunswick-31, Buffalo-3, Cohoes-42, Colonie-19, Cropsyville-3, East
Greenbush-6, Glens Falls-8, Glenville-4, Grafton-3, Green Island-111, Hawthorne-3,
Hoosick-4, Hudson-6, Marcy-3, Mechanicville-5, Menands-7, North Greenbush-107, Oneonta-4,
Orangeburg-3, Petersburg-3, Pittstown-5, Plattsburgh-3, Poestenkill-9, Poughkeepsie-105,
Rensselaer-4, Rochester-3, Rome-4, Sand Lake-14, Saratoga Springs-14, Schaghticoke-13,
Schenectady-43, Syracuse-4, Troy-3,502 including 1,348 with street addresses, Utica-11,
Voorheesville-5, Waterford-9, Watervliet-144 and Wynantskill-4.
2. The following NYS locations had 2 records: Cambridge, Canton, Castle Point, Center
Brunswick, Chester, Claverack, Corinth, Groveland, Guilderland, Halfmoon, Ilion, Latham,
Mount Pleasant, Niskayuna, North Elba, Oxford, Pleasantdale, Rotterdam and Saranac Lake.
3. The following NYS locations had 1 record: Altamont, Ballston Spa, Batavia, Bath,
Beacon, Berlin, Brewster, Broadalbin, Eagle Mills, Elmira, Fort Edward, Grand island,
Greenwich, Herkimer, Hoosick Falls, Hudson Falls, Kingston, Lake Placid, Loudonville,
Lyons, Malta, Malvern, Melrose, Moreau, Ogdensburg, Oriskany, Penn Yan, Red Hook, Salem,
Schodack, Schuylerville, St. Johnsville, Suffern, Tamarack, Valley Falls, Vienna, Webb,
West Haverstraw, West Seneca and Wingdale.
4. For the New York City area, there were 97 records for Manhattan, 9 records for
Brooklyn, 8 records for Queens, 1 record for the Bronx, 10 records for Westchester and 9
records for Long Island. Three records indicated "New York" so it is unclear if
this meant New York State or New York City.
5. There were a number of records from the neighboring states of Massachusetts, Vermont,
Connecticut and New Jersey. Connecticut has 8 records, Massachusetts had 12 records,
Vermont had 8 and New Jersey had 22 records.
6. Residence was also indicated from the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, California,
Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire,
Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
7. The only foreign country listed was Canada.
8. The following organizations (hospitals, nursing homes, religious institutions) were
indicated as the residence; Albany Hospital-6, Leonard Hospital-30, Marshall's
Sanitarium-5, McCarthy Rest Home-4, Nightingale Home-7, Samaritan Hospital-24, St.
Mary's Hospital-6, St. Joseph's Maternity Hospital- 3, Troy Hospital-79, Home for
the Aged-6, Sisters of the Good Shepherd-10, Little Sisters of the Poor-72 and the Welfare
9. !3 Records were burials of Servicemen killed in Europe or the Pacific during World War
G. There are now 17,009 interment records in the four Books of St. Mary's Cemetery
records now on-line on the TIGS website. Book 5 of St. Mary's interments records is
now being scanned.
Hopefully you will find some of your ancestors listed in these interment records or in the
200,00 Irish and Non-Irish names in the various other data series on the Troy Irish
TIGS Project Coordinator
Clifton Park, NY