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Join us on Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m. when Rhoda Miller, a certified genealogist, will provide you with tips on how to reduce your paper and digital clutter. This program is free and open to all.
At the last Irish Family History Forum meeting held at the Bethpage Public Library, Joseph Buggy, genealogist and author, gave two excellent presentations on Irish genealogy. The first lecture was about researching your Irish ancestors in New York City, and … Continue reading
If you have searched for a passenger list this month, you might have been surprised, as I was, to see that the website www.ellisisland.org has been seriously revamped. First of all, when you type in the address www.ellisisland.org, you are … Continue reading
A couple of people asked if the handwriting expert for our November program would be able to analyze the handwriting of someone who wrote in a foreign language. I asked Paula Feldman, who will be giving the program, this question, … Continue reading
If you researching ancestors who lived in one of the five Boroughs of New York City, you will want to attend this week’s program (Wednesday, September 17, 7:00-8:30 p.m). Carol Proven, who has taught genealogical classes at St. Joseph’s College, … Continue reading
In October, the National Archives will host a live, three-day, virtual Genealogy Fair via webcast on YouTube. The free program offers family history research tools for all skill levels on Federal records including census, American Indian, military, naturalization, and immigration. … Continue reading
A major upgrade to HeritageQuest Online is planned for release in 2015.The following additions to content are scheduled for future release: A complete U.S. Federal Census collection with name indexes and images for all decades, 1790-1940. These will be every-name … Continue reading
Someone mentioned to me that she recently had a breakthrough in her Irish family research when using the website Ireland Reaching Out (http://www.irelandxo.com). Because so many of us Irish family researchers are always interested in hearing about new ideas and success stories, I thought I would pass along her news. … Continue reading
Don Eckerle, of The German Genealogy Group and John Martino, of the Italian Genealogy Group, are wrapping up their current project of indexing the New York City death records (New York City Department of Health) from 1949 to 1962. The … Continue reading