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October 2014


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.

Oct. 2, 2014            Topic:   Photographs and Family History

Thursday,                Speaker: Maureen Taylor

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.


Oct. 11, 2014          Topic:   Italian Occupations

Saturday,               Speaker:  Tony Lauriano

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.


Oct. 16, 2014          Topic:    Organizit: Reducing Your Genealogical Paper and Clutter

Thursday,               Speaker:   Rhoda Miller, CGRS

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.   Free and open to all


Oct. 18, 2014        Topic:    Assisted Irish Emigration
Saturday,               Speaker  Clare Curtin

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

                                 Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


Oct. 22, 2014      TopicCould Your Ancestors' Records Be Hidden Under a Surname Variation?

Wednesday,        Speaker:  Terry Koch-Bostic

7:00 p.m.              LocationHuntington Public Library, 338 Main St., Huntington, NY

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


Oct. 20, 2014     Topic  To Be Announced

Monday,              Speaker:   Lynne Kennedy

7:00-8:30 p.m.    Location:  Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Rd., Holbrook, NY

                               Sponsored bySachem Public Library. Info: Lynne Kennedy, 631-588-5024. No fee.


Oct. 25, 2014          Topic:   Identifying and Dating Family Photographs
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Maureen Taylor

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.


Oct. 25, 2014          Topic:  Researching New York State Institutional Hospitals

Saturday,                Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

10:00-11:30 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: Toni, 631-654-4700, Ext. 231


Oct. 26, 2014          Topic  Who Do You Think You Are?: Lauren Fox

Sunday,                   Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Plainview Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd, 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 Sep.). Freeport Memorial Library, Merrick Rd & Ocean Avenue, Freeport, 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 :  10/13/2014