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May 2016


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.

May 5, 2016            Topic:   The Hamburg Passenger Lists: Ins and Outs

Thursday,                Speaker:  Richard Haberstroh

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.


May 7, 2016          TopicShare Your Memories

Saturday,              Speaker:  Member presentations

10:30 a.m.              Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

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


May 11, 2016         Topic:  Introduction to British Genealogy Research

Wednesday,           Speaker:  Melissa Johnson

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.


May 14, 2016        Topic:  One-Name Studies for Italian Genealogy: What are they and how can they help your research?

Saturday,               Speaker: Michael Cassara

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.

May 21, 2016        Topic:  Finding Irish and Irish American Ancestors in Online Newspapers
Saturday,               Speaker  Janeen Bjork

11:15 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:


May 21, 2016         Topic:  Long Island Patriots

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Joseph Vermaelen

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

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


May 22, 2016          Topic:  The Ethical Genealogist

Sunday,                    Speaker:   Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Randi (516) 507-7843




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




Updated :  04/15/2016