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Welcome to the Genealogy Federation
of Long Island web Site. We encourage the study of family history and
we hope this site will assist researchers, both on Long Island and elsewhere.
The Federation is comprised of thirteen local
genealogy organizations. Many of the organizations were formed to assist
researchers in tracing specific ethnic or geographic origins, while others
help their members with general family history research and the use of
computers in genealogy. The Federation does not have individual
memberships, but we do encourage researchers to join at least one of our
The Federation presents genealogy programs at
local public libraries to inform patrons about the various genealogical
organizations, including when and where they hold their meetings, usually
monthly. We also publish a monthly calendar to inform the public about
the specific details of each of these meetings. This calendar is
currently distributed to all of the public libraries in Nassau and Suffolk
Counties, as well as published on this site.
The Federation has coordinated the
indexing of a variety of records of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New
York City and the National Archives New York branch.. These indexes is
now available through our web site (see Federation Programs or Internet
You will get the best value from us by joining
one of our member organizations. However, if that is not possible, you
will still find much of interest here. Many of the Federation member
organizations have their own web sites that you can access directly from this
Happy family history hunting.
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