September 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.


Sept. 5, 2019             TopicThe Changing World of German Genealogy

Thursday,                  Speaker:  Richard Haberstroh

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

7 pm .Orientation     Sponsored by: German Genealogy Group.  Info:   No fee.


Sept. 7, 2019               Topic: Strategies to Analyze Endogamous DNA

Saturday,                    Speaker:  Alec Ferretti

10:30 am to                 Location: Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY . No fee.

noon                            Sponsored by: DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island  Info:


Sept. 7, 2019               TopicReview of the 1940 Census and a Look Toward the 1950 Census

Saturday,                    Speaker:  Dorothy Dougherty

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.


Sept. 14, 2019              Topic:  Using Newspapers for Genealogical Research

Saturday,                     Speaker: Laura H. Congleton

10:30 a.m.                     Location: Bethpage Public Library, 47 Powell Ave., Bethpage, NY.   No Fee.

9:30 a.m. Help             Sponsored by: Italian Genealogical Group.  Info:, 516-764-3159.


Sept. 17, 2019             TopicWhat to Do After the DNA Test

Tuesday,                     Speaker: Blaine T. Bettinger (live webinar)

7-8 p.m.                    Location: Brentwood Public Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY.  No fee. 

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


Sept. 21, 2019             Topic:  Finding Irish Place of Origin in U.S. Records
Saturday,                    Speaker Kathleen McGee

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:


Sept. 22, 2019            TopicTwo Horses in Lublin

Sunday,                      Speaker:  Dan Oren

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.


Sept. 24, 2019             Topic: Introduction to French Genealogy Research

Tuesday                    Speaker:  Jean King

7-8:30 p.m.                  Location:  Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Avenue, Bohemia, NY. No fee.

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


Sept. 28, 2019             TopicIntroduction to Hispanic Genealogy

Saturday,                    Speaker: Alec Ferretti

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 :  08/06/2019