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Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« on: Monday 04 February 19 19:47 GMT (UK) »
I'm looking at the New York, Death Index for 1852-1956 regarding the death of a Catherine F McMillan.

It says that her place of death is K15687 and her cause of death is 974.

Does anyone know where to find an explanation of these codes or better yet know what these codes mean  ???

Mary Ann
Census information is Crown copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Inishowen: Meenamullaghan (Big Hill), Foffenagh (Rock), Illies and area...mainly McCallion, Doherty, Bradley, Grant, Devlin and Lynch.
Kilmacrenan: Gortnacorrib....Bonner
Letterkenny: Bonner
Scotland: Bonar, Boner Bonner etc
Conwal: Kirkstown.....Toner
Derry City: Bonner, McGowan, McGilloway, McElwee, Bradley
Omagh: Bradley
Fanad Penninsular, Donegal.....McBride, Friel, Fielty

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #1 on: Monday 04 February 19 20:07 GMT (UK) »
You can find the cause of death codes here:

http://www.wolfbane.com/icd/index.html
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #2 on: Monday 04 February 19 20:08 GMT (UK) »
I'm not sure if the codes for location are the same, but this has them for 1957 on - https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/NYS-Gazetteer-Interactive-Search/xj6h-78ev

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #3 on: Monday 04 February 19 20:23 GMT (UK) »
Thank you both. I'll take a look  ;D

Mary Ann
Census information is Crown copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Inishowen: Meenamullaghan (Big Hill), Foffenagh (Rock), Illies and area...mainly McCallion, Doherty, Bradley, Grant, Devlin and Lynch.
Kilmacrenan: Gortnacorrib....Bonner
Letterkenny: Bonner
Scotland: Bonar, Boner Bonner etc
Conwal: Kirkstown.....Toner
Derry City: Bonner, McGowan, McGilloway, McElwee, Bradley
Omagh: Bradley
Fanad Penninsular, Donegal.....McBride, Friel, Fielty

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #4 on: Monday 04 February 19 21:44 GMT (UK) »
Husband Wallace works for Oil Company

1940 census: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQP9-R3D

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Brooklyn, New York
Saturday, August 09, 1952 - Page 5

obit: https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28031378/catherine_f_mcmillandeath/

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I think the newspaper has age off by 10 yrs (typo?)

Daily News
New York, New York
Friday, August 08, 1952 - Page 186

Hangs Self in YWCA
 Mrs. Catherine McMillan, 33, hanged herself with a dress belt in a clothes closet at the Harriet Judson YWCA Branch, Nevins and Schermerhorn Sts, Brooklyn, yesterday. Police notified her husband  Wallace, an oil company employee, at their home, 211 Eastland Ave., Pelham

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #5 on: Monday 04 February 19 21:51 GMT (UK) »
She's on the New York City death index, and the certificate number was 15687.  The borough listed before the certificate number was K (Kings County, aka Brooklyn), so I think that accounts for the K15687 in the New York State death index.  Perhaps, because she lived outside of New York City, the death certificate was listed on both indexes.

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Re: Codes used in New York State Death Records???
« Reply #6 on: Monday 04 February 19 22:08 GMT (UK) »

Daily News
New York, New York
Friday, August 08, 1952 - Page 186

Hangs Self in YWCA
 Mrs. Catherine McMillan, 33, hanged herself with a dress belt in a clothes closet at the Harriet Judson YWCA Branch, Nevins and Schermerhorn Sts, Brooklyn, yesterday. Police notified her husband  Wallace, an oil company employee, at their home, 211 Eastland Ave., Pelham

I found this death code match:

E974 Suicide and self-inflicted injury by hanging and strangulation

Catherine was born in 1906 so her age is bit off.

Thank you for the info Rj137 and shellyesq.

Mary Ann
Census information is Crown copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Inishowen: Meenamullaghan (Big Hill), Foffenagh (Rock), Illies and area...mainly McCallion, Doherty, Bradley, Grant, Devlin and Lynch.
Kilmacrenan: Gortnacorrib....Bonner
Letterkenny: Bonner
Scotland: Bonar, Boner Bonner etc
Conwal: Kirkstown.....Toner
Derry City: Bonner, McGowan, McGilloway, McElwee, Bradley
Omagh: Bradley
Fanad Penninsular, Donegal.....McBride, Friel, Fielty