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November 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.


Nov. 3, 2013           Topic 23rd Annual Family History Workshop - Genealogy 101

Sunday,                   Speaker:  Panel of experts

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

                                   Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Bonnie, 516-433-0130


Nov. 7, 2013            Topic:    Hart Island - The History and the Project

Thursday,                Speaker:  Melinda Hunt, Executive Director of the Hart Island Project

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. 9, 2013          Topic:   The ABCs of DNA

Saturday,               Speaker:  Judy G. Russell

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. 13, 2013         Topic:  Researching Military Records at the National Archives

Wednesday,            Speaker:  Dorothy Dougherty

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.


Nov. 16, 2013        Topic:   Resources Available to the Family Historian and Genealogist
Saturday,               Speaker John Hammond, Town of Oyster Bay Historian 

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

                                 Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


Nov. 20, 2013      TopicBrick Walls, Missing Cemeteries & Relocated Towns

Wednesday,        Speaker:  Bill Chamberlain

7:00 p.m.              Location:  Conklin Barn, New York Ave & High Street, Huntington, NY.

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


Nov. 21, 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.


Nov. 23, 2013          Topic:  What is a Resonable Exhaustive Search?
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Ann Koferl

9:30-11.00 a.m.       Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No Fee.

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


Nov. 23, 2013          Topic: The New National Archives at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Dorothy Dougherty

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


Nov. 24, 2013         Topic There's Nothing New Under the Sun (Except At The Ukraine Sig) - Ukraine Genealogy

Sunday,                   Speaker:  Chuck Weinstein

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. Info: Debbie, 516-829-9543




African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to Nov.). 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 :  10/24/2013