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Genealogy Federation of Long Island Programs


*   Genealogy Presentations at Public Libraries


The Genealogy Federation of Long Island, Inc. offers a one hour introductory program on Researching Your Family History at public libraries on Long Island to introduce library patrons to the basics of genealogy research.  Libraries may contact Kathy McGee at 516-249-8161 for further information.

*   Heritage Preservation (Record Indexing projects)


The Genealogy Federation of Long Island, Inc. has sponsored the computerized indexing of the vital and naturalization records in the New York City and Long Island, New York area.  These include:


Completed Projects

Index of Federal Naturalization records for the Eastern, Southern, Western and Northern Districts of New York.
Index of Naturalization records for Nassau, Suffolk, Bronx, Richmond, Queens, Clinton and Essex Counties.
Index of WW I era Naturalization records from various local military posts in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester Counties.
Index of some WW II and Korean War Naturalizations.

Trenton, New Jersey Naturalizations
Over 2 million records.

New York City Vital Record Indexes:
Death records 1891-1948
Bride's and Groom's records

Early Brooklyn and Queens town vital records
Over 8 million records

County Marriages:
Nassau Marriages 1908 through 1936

Suffolk County Marriages 1908 - 1935
Over 23,000 records



Work in Progress
Eastern District Naturalizations-Declarations of Intent
Richmond Marriages
NY City Birth Records (Currently includes Kings and Manhattan: 1880 - 1900, all boroughs: 1901 - 1909)


Future Projects



All of the completed indexes are now available at the Family History Center, at 160 Washington Ave., Plainview, NY, at the National Archives in New York City, and also on line at the  German Genealogy Group  and the Italian Genealogical Group web sites.  Check these two web sites for the latest information regarding these projects.


*   Genealogy Seminar


The Genealogy Federation of Long Island, Inc. sponsored its first all day genealogy seminar  in November 2004.  This highly successful seminar was a joint effort by the Federation and several of its member organizations.   Its second seminar was held on April 8,  2006, and its 

  third joint seminar was held on March 15, 2008 at Stony Brook University.




Updated :  01/19/2013