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 us at 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.

Eastern District Naturalizations-Declarations of Intent
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

NY City Birth Records (Currently includes Kings and Manhattan: 1880 - 1900, all boroughs: 1901 - 1909)

Early Brooklyn, Richmond  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


Future Projects



All of the completed indexes are now available 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 :  09/06/2018