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October 2016


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. 1, 2016          TopicUsing Indexes to Find Information About Your Ancestors

Saturday,              Speaker:  Don Eckerle

10:00 a.m.              LocationSouth Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station, NY.

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


Oct. 6, 2016            Topic:   Newspaper Research Using Old Fulton NY Post Cards

Thursday,                Speaker:  Laura H. Congleton

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. 8, 2016           Topic:  Locating and Obtaining Italian Records

Saturday,               Speaker: Toni McKeen

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. 15, 2016        Topic:  Resources available at the Catholic Archdiocese of Brooklyn
Saturday,               Speaker  Joseph Coen, archivist

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. 17, 2016         Topic:  Exploring Long Islandís Jewish Heritage

Monday,                 Speaker:  Rhoda Miller, CG

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.


Oct. 22, 2016         Topic:  Sons of the American Revolution

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Rich Rossin

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


Oct. 22, 2015          TopicFire Insurance Maps The Google Maps of Their Day
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Jill Morelli

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. 30, 2016          Topic:  Stories from Ellis Island-From the perspective of a tour guide at Ellis Island National Park

Sunday,                    Speaker:   Fred Voss

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee

1:30 p.m. Help       Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Randi (516) 507-7843




African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Saturday of month (September to May). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-572-0730.




Updated :  09/19/2016