Archives for August 2013

Book focuses on New York State research

In May 2013 the National Genealogical Society published a book “New York – Research in New York City, Long Island and Westchester County.” This is part of the NGS Research in the States Series.

The book is 44 pages and costs $14.50 for NGS members and $17.50 for non-members.  It can be also be purchased as a PDF document for $8 for NGS members and $10 for non-members. The PDF document can be downloaded a total of three times and it expires 12 months from the date of purchase.

To purchase it from the NGS store, go to:  and click on the Store tab at the top of the page.


Family History Conference to take place in Syracuse

The first New York State Family History Conference will take place in Syracuse on September 20 and 21.

The conference is rapidly filling up and the Friday and Saturday lunch and lectures are already filled.

The co-sponsors for the event are: The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

For more information, go to the conference web site:

 New York State Family History Conference