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October 2017


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information call  631-257-5877

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.


Oct. 5, 2017            Topic:  Martha Benschura - Enemy Alien

Thursday,               Speaker:  Judy Russell

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. 7, 2017             Topic: Genome Mate Pro Part 1, TBD

Saturday,                 Speakers: Patricia Ann Kellner and Susan Jaycox-Murphy and Michael Carragher

10 am to noon         Location: Bethpage Public Library, NY 47 Powell Avenue, Bethpage No fee

                                    Sponsored by: DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island (DGGLI) Info:


Oct. 7, 2017            Topic:  How To Find Church and Religious Records For Your Ancestors

Saturday,                Speaker:  Terry Koch-Bostic

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

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


Oct. 14, 2017          Topic:  My Italian Origins: Arpino and Isola del Liri, Italy

Saturday,               Speaker: Janeen Bjork

10:30 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. 18, 2017          Topic:  Newspaper Research Using Old Fulton NY Postcards

Wednesday,           Speaker:  Laura Congleton

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.


Oct. 21, 2017        Topic:  Journey of Hope: The Irish in New York
Saturday,               Speaker  Tara Rider

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:


Oct. 22, 2017          Topic:  Memory and Mystery: Breaking Down Family Lore

Sunday,                    Speaker:  Emily Garber

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


Oct. 28, 2017          Topic:  Finding Your Ancestor's Records: Near and Far
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Melissa Barker

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. 28, 2017          Topic:  CANCELLED

Saturday,                 Speaker

10:00-11:30 a.m.    Location:  Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No Fee.

                                   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 :  09/22/2017