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My brother died on March 17, 1953. On record I found for Deaths report in NYC, there was a heading of BO and for my brother a Y was entered in that column. How can I find out what that all means?

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According to the legend at the bottom of the page, BO stands for BORO (borough). The possible values are M: Manhattan, X: Bronx, K: Brooklyn, Q: Queens, R: Richmond (Staten Island), Z: at sea, and Y: out of city.

The legend for age is N: minutes, H: hours, D: days, L: months.

NYC death index BO column enter image description here

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