May 2019


Provided as a courtesy by the Genealogy Federation of Long Island

For information,

                       Be sure to check with the sponsoring organization to receive any changes in program schedules.


May 1, 2019              Topic:  Climbing Your Family Tree

Wednesday,             Speaker: Kathy Then

10 a.m.                       Location:  Patchogue-Medford Public Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue.  No fee. 

                                   Sponsored by: Patchogue-Medford Genealogy Research Group.  Info:  631-654-4700.


May 2, 2019              TopicFinding Lost Family: A Genealogy and DNA Journey

Thursday,                  Speaker:  Patricia Ann Kellner

7:30 p.m.                    Location:  Hicksville VFW, 320 South Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville, NY.

7 pm .Orientation     Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info: Ruth, 718-460-4240.   No fee.


May 4, 2019               TopicDating the Dead: Using Fashion Details to Date Old Photographs

Saturday,                   Speaker:  Beth Chamberlain

11:00 a.m.                  Location:  South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Road, Huntington Station NY.

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


May 4, 2019               Topic: Did My Great-Grandmother Have a Family? A Documents and DNA Case Study

Saturday,                   Speaker:  Rhoda Miller, Ed.D., CG

10 am to noon           Location: Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY . No fee.

                                    Sponsored by: DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island  Info:


May 8, 2019               Topic: Organizing and Sorting Your Genealogy

Wednesday,              Speaker:  Arielle Hessler

6:30-8:30 p.m.            Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY. No fee.

                                    Sponsored by: Connetquot Public Library.  Info: Diane, 631-567-5079.   


May 11, 2019             Topic:  Ask the Experts

Saturday,                   Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

10:30 a.m.                   Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info:, 516-764-3159.

9:30 a.m. Help


May 19, 2019             TopicThe Secret of the Priest's Grotto Cave

Sunday,                      Speaker:  Chris Nicola

2-4  p.m.                     Location: Mid Island JCC-Y, 45 Manetto Hill Road, Plainview, NY.  No fee.

1:30 Help                    Sponsored by: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island. Info: Randi (516) 507-7843.


May 25, 2019             Topic:  Missing Doyles of Drumcrew
Saturday,                   Speaker Michael Carragher

11:15 a.m.                   Location:  Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.  No Fee.

10 a.m. Help              Sponsored by: The Irish Family History Forum.  Info:


May 25, 2019             TopicFinding Lost Family: A Genealogy and DNA Journey
Saturday,                   Speaker: Patricia Ann Kellner

10-11:30 a.m.           Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No fee. 

                                    Sponsored by: Brentwood Genealogists. Info:, 631-273-7883 ext. 131




African Atlantic Genealogical Society - Meets 1st Friday of month (September to May). African American Museum, 110 North Franklin St., Hempstead, NY.  No fee.  For Info: Joysetta, 516-379-5466.




Plainview Family History Center-160 Washington Ave, Plainview, NY   (516) 433-0122; Tue 10 am-2 pm; Thu 10 am–2 pm; 7 pm–9:30 pm; Fri 10 am-2pm; Sat 11 am-3 pm; Closed 3rd Saturday,




Updated :  04/15/2019