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May 2015


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 7, 2015            Topic:   German Research Online

Thursday,                Speaker:  James M. Beidler, author of The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide

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 9, 2015         Topic:  Holocaust in Italy

Saturday,               Speaker:  Stanislao.G.Pugliese, Prof. at Hofstra Univ.

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 13, 2015          Topic:  German Surnames

Wednesday,            Speaker:  Richard Haberstroh

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

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


May 16, 2015        Topic:    Member's Forum
Saturday,               Speaker  

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: Susan 631-626-3376


May 23, 2015          TopicGenealogy Orienteering: Using Maps to Find the Right Place
Saturday,                 Speaker:  George Morgan

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.


May 30, 2015          Topic:  Genealogical Records of the Civil War

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Laura Congleton

10-11.30 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 31, 2015          Topic:  Memberís Forum- Success Stories and Their Methodology

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Andrew Bader, Michael Chaplan, Marilyn Gotkin and Allan Mallenbaum

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

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


NO MEETING THIS MONTHHuntington Historical Society



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 :  04/16/2015