Several local genealogy groups to meet this week

Several local genealogy groups will be meeting this week.

The Connetquot Public Library will be having a presentation on “Italian Genealogy for Beginners” on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.

The library is located at 760 Ocean Avenue in Bohemia. For more information, call 631-567-5079.

The German Genealogy Group will be meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4 at the V.F.W. in Hicksville. Orientation begins at 7 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. This month’s program will be “St. Malachy’s Home and Orphanage” presented by Joseph Coen, archivist of the Diocese of Brooklyn. St. Malachy’s opened in Brooklyn in the 1870s and later moved to the Rockaways, where it was known as St. Malachy’s Ocean Home. It closed in 1943. His presentation will include information about what records are available and how to request them.

For more information, go to the club website at www.germangenealogygroup.com

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Sachem Public Library. This month’s program will be “DNA for Adoptees or How, Instead of a Bike, I Got a Sister for My Birthday” presented by Chuck Weinstein. Chuck was adopted at birth and using DNA, he has been able to unlock the history of his biological family and contact both cousins and a sister who were unaware of his existence. Chuck has been researching his family history for over 25 years and is Past President of the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island.

For more information, go to the club website at: http://dggli.org.

The Huntington Historical Society will meet on Saturday, Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. at the South Huntington Public Library. This month’s program will be “National Archives and FamilySearch Strategies” presented by Dorothy Dougherty with the National Archives.

The library is located at 145 Pigeon Hill Road in Huntington Station. For more information, call 531-427-7045.

DNA genealogy group to meet September 1

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will have its first meeting at its new location on Saturday, September 1.

The group now will meet at the Sachem Public Library the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. This month’s program will be Ask the Experts. Do you have questions about genetic genealogy, a particular DNA testing company or a third party tool? Come ask our panel of seven experienced genealogists.

It’s always good to bring your laptop or mobile device and a multi-outlet surge protector.

For more informaion, go to the club website at: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

Cold Spring Harbor library to host DNA program

The Cold Spring Harbor Public Library will present “DNA Testing: What’s It All Aoubt” on Tuesday, July 24 at 7 p.m.

Patricia Ann Kellner, founder of the DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island, will discuss what you can learn from your DNA test results. DNA tests can be a great tool to use to find your family and your origins and can also give insight into your health.

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island meets from September through June on the first Saturday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Sachem Public Library.

For more information about the program, contact the library at 631-692-6820.

Two local genealogy groups to meet this Saturday

Two local genealogy groups will meet this Saturday, June 2.

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet at the Bethpage Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon.

This month’s program is celebrating the 1st anniversary of the group. Members are invited to speak about their greatest discovery since joining the DDGLI. In addition, there will be a DNA Fashion Show and a DNA food contest. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each catagory.

For more information, go to the club website at: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

The Huntington Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. at the South Huntington Public Library.

This month’s presenter will be Terry Koch-Bostic. She will discuss “Catholic History and Records in New York State.”

For more information, call 631-427-7045.

Two local genealogy groups to meet this week

Two local genealogy groups will meet this week.

The German Genealogy Group will meet this Thursday, May 3, at the VFW in Hicksville. This month’s meeting will feature a live webinar with genealogist Thomas MacEntee entitled “Secrets of the U.S. Federal Census.”

Every US Federal Census had its procedures as well as its quirks. Do you know how to tell who was the “informant” in the 1930 or 1940 US Census? Do you know how to access the instructions given to enumerators for each census? Do you know what all the different “codes” mean? Learn the fascinating journey of US census data from the census planning phase to the final tabulation. Participants will gain a better understanding from the perspective of both the enumerator AND the enumerated how the US Federal Census worked for particular years.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the Help Desk is available at 7 p.m. The meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.germangenealogygroup.com

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet this Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. at the Patchogue Medford Library.

This month’s topic will be “DNA Painter.” DNA Painter is a simple, Free web-based tool that allows you to ‘paint’ segments of your DNA according to the ancestors you inherited them from and track your DNA matches visually.

For more information, go to the club website at: http://dggli.org

Two local genealogy groups to meet Saturday

Two local genealogy groups will be meeting this Saturday, April 7.

the Huntington Historical Society will meet at 11 a.m. at the South Huntington Public Library. This month’s topic will be “Evidence Analysis: Which is the Right Record?” The presenter will be Rhoda Miller.

For more information, go to the club website at: http://huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org/

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet at 10 a.m. at the Bethpage Public Library. This month’s topic will be “Working Smarter with Your AncestryDNA Results.” Are you overwhelmed by a sea of matches or struggling to find just one identifiable cousin among a small group of matches? This program will discuss tips and tools to get the most out of your AncestryDNA results.

For more information, go to the club website at: http://dggli.org

Several local genealogy groups to meet this week

Three local genealogy groups will be meeting this week.

The German Genealogy Group will meet on Thursday, March 1, at the V.F.W. in Hicksville. Help Session begins at 7 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m.

This month’s topic will be “Show and Tell.” Bring along your favorite finds, artifacts, family heirlooms, clothing, and stories to share with your fellow member.

For more information, go to: www.germangenealogygroup.com

The Huntington Historical Society will meet on Saturday, March 3, at 11 a.m. at the South Huntington Public Library.

This month’s topic will be “City Directories: The Solution to Finding Family Members in-Between Federal Census Ten-Year Gaps.”

For more information, go to the society website at: http://huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org/

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library on Saturday, March 3, at 10 a.m.

This month’s topic will be “Sorting Out Your Cousins Using GEDmatch.” Bring along a laptop or a mobile device if you have one.

For more information, go to: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

Three local genealogy groups to meet this weekend

Three local genealogy groups will be meeting this weekend.

The German Genealogy Group will meet on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the V.F.W. in Hicksville. Orientation will be from 7-7:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 7:30 p.m.

This month’s topic will be “Historic new York State Newspapers Online” presented by club board member Jean King.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.germangenealogygroup.com

The Huntington Historical Society will meet on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at the South Huntington Public Library.

The program this month will be “Show and Tell.” For more information, go to the society website at: http://huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org/

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will also meet on Saturday. The group will be meeting at the Bethpage Public Library at 10 a.m.

This month’s program will be a Skpe interview with Anna Swayne of AncestryDNA. She will be talking about “Enhancing Collaboration and Roles on DNA Results.” She will discuss how to manage multiple DNA kits from your account and respond to messages related to the kits.

For more information, go to the club website at: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

Two local groups to meet this week

Two local genealogy groups will meet this week – the German Genealogy Group and the DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island.

The Germany Genealogy Group will meet on Thursday, Jan. 4 at The V.F.W. in Hicksville. Orientation session begins at 7 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. This month’s topic will be “Show and Tell” and will feature various club members.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.germangenealogygroup.com

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 10 a.m. at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library. This month’s topic will be “Setting Your DNA Goals.” Speaker will be Michael Carragher.

For more information, go to the club website at: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

DNA to be topic of meeting and free webinar

The DNA Genealogy Group of Long Island will meet on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 a.m. at the Bethpage Public Library.

This month’s meeting will be member presentations. Please share your DNA successes! Or something that excites you about genetic genealogy.

For more information, go to: https://dggli.wordpress.com/

The Southern California Genealogical Society will present a free webinar, “Your Mom’s mtDNA,” on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 1 p.m.

The mtDNA test is among the more expensive of DNA testing options and most find the results confusing and inconclusive. Is this test worth your time and money?

To register for the webinar, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5051021557561870596