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June 2013


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-724-4162

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.

June 6, 2013            Topic:    Same Name, Must Be Same Person: Is That Really Your Ancestor?

Thursday,                Speaker:  Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer

7:30 p.m.                  Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7:00 Orientation    Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


June 8, 2013          Topic:   Scholarship Presentation, election of officers and June Luncheon.

Saturday,               Speaker:  

10:00 a.m.              Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help      Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info: 516-557-2917 or 631-587-5377.


June 15, 2013       Topic:   DNA and Family Research
Saturday,               Speakers  Michael Carragher & William Kane

11:00 a.m.              Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

10:00 a.m. Help    Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


June 18, 2013         Topic:   Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery: It Has It All

Tuesday,               Speaker:  Jeff Richman, Green-Wood Cemetery historian

7:00-8:30 p.m.        Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY.

                                   Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane or Janet, 631-567-5079.   No fee.


June 19, 2013       Topic:    Using SecondSite to Create a Family History CD or Web Site
Thursday,              Speaker:  Mark Waldron

7:30 p.m.                Location: Plainview Family History Center, 160 Washington Ave, Plainview, NY.  No Fee.

                                Sponsored by: Long Island TMG Users Group.  Info:  Walt,  516-921-0841 or Mark, 631- 724-4162.


June 22, 2013          Topic:  Researching Your Ancestorís Occupation
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Ann Koferl

10-11.30 a.m.          Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

                                   Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info: Mary Ann, 631-273-7883.


June 22, 2013          Topic:   DNA Goes Genderless

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Judy G. Russell

10:00 a.m.                 Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee. Call to Register:

9:30 help session   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info: Toni, 631-654-4700, Ext. 231


June 23, 2013          Topic:   Lithuania, Galicia, Ukraine: Research Sites and Sources

Sunday,                    Speakers: Rhoda Miller - Litvak, Renee Steinig - Galicia Chuck Weinstein - Ukraine

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.

                                  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Debbie, 516-829-9543


June 26, 2013      TopicAnnual Picnic Meeting - "County Histories aka Vanity or Mugbooks: Biographical Facts For Genealogists or Total Fiction?"

Wednesday,        Speaker:  Terry Koch-Bostic

6:30 p.m.              Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

                               Sponsored by: Huntington Historical Society.  Info:  631-427-7045.




African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to June). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.

Computer Genealogy Society of L. I. 
- Meets 4th Thursday of Month (except Jul., Aug. & Dec.), 7:30 PM, Family History Center, Plainview, NY.  For info: Walter,  516- 921-0841 



Updated :  06/21/2013