Question: How can I search on American Ancestors for various ancestors that were New York Masons?
Answer: NEHGS only has the database of Masons from Massachusetts since 1733. However you can obtain Masonic records from the Grand Secretary's Office. The New York records are not open for free however. There is a $35.00 fee for a genealogical search from the Grand Lodge of New York. For more information go online to: http://www.nymasoniclibrary.org/library/genealogy.htm