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It seems that the older I get, the harder it is for me to answer the question, “What do you want this Christmas?” I know my usual answer of “nothing” isn’t helpful, but it really is truthful. My father use … Continue reading
There is big and exciting news for Irish family researchers. The National Library of Ireland is digitizing their entire collection of microfilmed Catholic parish registers. The plan is to to make the records freely available online by summer 2015. The … Continue reading
I received an email stating that FamilySearch has discontinued their photoduplication service. The service will cease on December 5, but only orders that were received on or before November 22 will be fulfilled. The reasons given by FamilySearch for dropping the service … Continue reading
If you are just beginning to research your Italian-American roots, I have attached a bibliography to help you get started. If there is something you think should be added, please email me and let me know. I hope to revise this list in the near future with some … Continue reading
The deadline for submitting a handwriting sample has passed. Thank you to all who sent us a sample of an ancestor’s handwriting for this week’s program (Thursday, November 6 at 7:00 p.m). Even if you did not submit a handwriting … Continue reading
Genealogy and local history often go together. For this reason, I thought those with family roots in Oakdale might be interested in knowing that Oakdale has a fairly new historical society. The Oakdale Historical Society meets every third Tuesday of … Continue reading
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