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November 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.

Nov. 1, 2015          Topic:  Family History Workshop

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Nolan Altman, Bonnie Birns, Devorah Wang and Chuck Weinstein

12:30-5:00 p.m.      Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY. 

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


Nov. 5, 2015            Topic:  Stories from Ellis Island, Part I

Thursday,                Speaker:  Fred Voss, Tour Guide and Researcher at Ellis Island National Park

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.


Nov. 7, 2015        TopicThe Civil War Rediscovered: Find Your Ancestors In The Newly Available United States Sanitary Commission Records (Ussc 1861-1878)

Saturday,            Speaker:  Terry Koch-Bostic

10:30 a.m.            LocationSouth Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station NY.

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


Nov. 14, 2015         Topic:  Organizit

Saturday,               Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

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.


Nov. 18, 2015          Topic:  Genealogy Questions and Answers

Wednesday,            Speaker:  Kathy McGee and Marie Scalisi

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

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


Nov. 21, 2015        Topic:    "Donít Forget the LadiesĒ - A Genealogistís Guide to Women and the Law, &

                                                 "Dowered or Bound Out: Records of Widows and Orphans"
Saturday,               Speaker  Judy Russell

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

No Help session  Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum. Info: Susan 631-626-3376


Nov. 21, 2015          Topic:  Guardianship: Look Closer at the Documents
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Cindy Foreman

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.


Nov. 22, 2015          Topic:  Rescuing the Evidence: Three Minutes in Poland

Sunday,                   Speaker:   Glenn Kurtz

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


Nov. 28, 2015          Topic:  Researching Probate Records in New York State

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Laura Murphy De Grazia

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






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 :  10/18/2015