Marilyn Angelo wrote:
> OK, I'm confused. Last month we firmly established that Deepdale Hospital
> was in Little Neck in Queens County. So I wrote to NYC Department of
> Health to get my g-grandfather's death certificate. Today I got the
> request back, including the check, and a listing of places to write for
> death certificates with Corning Tower, Albany, NY underlined.
> So, can anyone who has dealt with NYC help me figure this out. Does it
> mean that:
> 1. the clerk that handled the request doesn't know Little Neck is in
> Queens (I listed place of death as Queens County, Littleneck, Deepdale
> 2. They looked it up and couldn't find a death certificate for Frank Kolb
> in 1961.
> 3. They just don't want to be bothered.
> Does the fact that they didn't cash the check indicate that they didn't
> look through the records? I'd call them and ask, but I don't expect I'd
> get much help, the clerk I talked to when I called about the fee was less
> than warm and friendly.
> Would the town clerk in Little Neck be likely to have the death certificate?
> Thank you all for all the advice you've given me in my first foray into the
> maze of NYS reseach.
> Marilyn Angelo