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September 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.

Sep. 5, 2013            Topic:   DNA The ABCs of DNA

Thursday,                Speaker:  Judy G. Russell, Esq.

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.


Sep. 11, 2013          Topic:   Finding the Kernel of Truth in the Family Myth

Wednesday,            Speaker:   Joysetta Pearse

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


Sep. 14, 2013          Topic:   Of City Slickers & Straphangers: Tracing Urban Ancestors

Saturday,               Speaker:  Laura DeGrazia

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.

Sep. 19, 2013        Topic:     To Be Announced
Thursday,              Speaker:  

7:30 p.m.                 Location: Plainview Family History Center, 160 Washington Ave, Plainview, NY.  No Fee.

                                 Sponsored by: Long Island TMG Users Group.  Info:  Walt, 516-921-0841 or Mark, 631- 724-4162.


Sep. 21, 2013        Topic:   The Irish in the Civil War
Saturday,               Speaker  Barnet Schechter

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

                                 Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


Sep. 22, 2013          Topic Finding Granddad's War

Sunday,                   Speaker:  author Jeff Badger

2:00-4:00 p.m.         Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY

1:30 help session  Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Debbie, 516-829-9543


Sep. 25, 2013      TopicHow To Find Your Civil War Ancestor

Wednesday,        Speaker:  Robert Farrell

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

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


Sep. 26, 2013             Topic:  To Be Announced

Thursday,                   Speaker:  

7:30 p.m.                    Location: Plainview Family History Center, 160 Washington Ave, Plainview, NY. No Fee.

                                     Sponsored by:   Computer Genealogy Society of L. I.. Info: Walt, 516-921-0841


Sep. 28, 2013          Topic:  Spanning the Great NY Abyss: Connecting Generations When No Vital Records Exist

Saturday,                 Speaker:  Laura Murphy DeGrazia

10:00 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


Sep. 28, 2013          Topic:  Beyond the Arrival Date: Extracting More from Passenger Lists
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.




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 :  08/16/2013