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October 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.

Oct. 3, 2013            Topic:    A Photo Tour of Berlin 1910

Thursday,                Speaker:  

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. 12, 2013          Topic:   Cemeteries

Saturday,               Speaker:  Joanne Heffernan

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. 17, 2013          Topic:  There's Life in Long Island Cemeteries

Thursday,               Speaker:  Rhoda Miller

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. 19, 2013        Topic:   Tips and Tricks of Using for Successful Research
Saturday,               Speaker  Toni McKeen

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

                                 Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


Oct. 23, 2013      TopicDisasters Happen: Learn How To Protect Your Genealogical Records

Wednesday,        Speaker:  Kathy McGee

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

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


Oct. 26, 2013          Topic:  Chasing Women-Finding Your Female Ancestors
Saturday,                 Speaker:  Mary Ann Koferl

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. 26, 2013          Topic:  Orphan Train Riders: The Journey Westward

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Tom Riley

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



No Meeting This Month:

Long Island TMG Users Group



African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to Oct.). 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 :  10/19/2013