Italian baptism and marriage indexes available online

The Italian Genealogy Group has baptism and marriage indexes on its website for Brooklyn and the Bronx.

Baptism indexes are available for The English Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension located in Brooklyn. The index is for baptism records for those with Italian surnames only. It covers the time period of November 1908 to September 1949. The church was sold in 1958 and a new church was built in Lake Success in Nassau County.

A baptism index is also available for St. Mary of the Angels (1916-1958), formerly located in the Bronx. It was also known as Church of the Conception of the Blessed Virgin from 1916-1927.

A marriage index is available for The English Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Ascension. The index contains grooms and brides names with Italian surnames only. The records cover Sept. 16, 1908 to August 24, 1958. The majority of the records in the index cover the 1940s and 1950s.

To access the indexes, click on “Church Records” at the club website www.italiangen.org

Three local genealogy groups to meet this week

Three local genealogy groups will meet this week in Connetquot, Bethpage and Hickswille.

The Connetqout Public Library will present a program on “The Orphan Train” on Wednesday, June 6, at 7 p.m. The Orphan Train was a supervised welfare program that transported orphaned and homeless children from crowded eastern cities of the United States to foster homes in rural areas of the Midwest. Join author and photographer, Tom Riley as he tells this greatest American story never told.

For more information, contact the library at 631-567-5079.

The German Genealogy Group will meet on Thursday, June 7, V.F.W. in Hicksville. This month’s program will be round table discussions. If you have questions or need guidance, come join the table of your choice. There will be tables for short translations, surrogates court, land records, DNA, GGG databases, FamilySearch.org and photo restoration. There will be no meetings in July or August.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7:30 p.m. For more information, go to the club website at: www.germangenealogygroup.com

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet on Saturday, June 9, at the Bethpage Public Library. Help Session begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program begins at 10:30 a.m. After the annual awards presentation, Alec Ferratti will give a presentation on how to use the Italian website Antenati. There will be no meetings in July or August.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Italian Genealogy Group to meet this Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet on Saturday, May 12, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethpage Public Library.

This month’s meeting will be “Ask the Experts.” If you’ve hit a roadblock in your research, our panel of expert genealogists will be answering questions. We will take questions from the audience, but all are invited to submit questions in advance for our experts to answer. Email your questions to: programming@italiangen.org

For more information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Italian Genealogy Group to meet Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet this Saturday, April 14, at the Bethpage Public Library at 10:30 a.m.

This month’s meeting will be “Italian American Contribution in the OSS (Office of Strategic Services).”
The presenter will be Salvatore J. LaGumina, Professor Emeritus and Director of the Center for Italian American Studies at Nassau Community College. He will share information about the the untold story of many Italian heroes who helped to bring about the fall of fascism. LaGumina is the author of “Long Island Italians” and “Long Island Italian Americans.”

For more information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Italian Genealogy Group to meet Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet this Saturday, March 10, at the Bethpage Public Library.

Help Session begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m. This month’s topic will be “Finding and Using Historic Italian Maps in Genealogical Research” presented by D. Joshua Taylor, President of New York Genealogical and Biographical Society.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Italian Genealogy Group to meet this Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet this Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Bethpage Public Library.

This month’s topic will be “Family Archaeology: Genealogy Research At The New York City Municipal Archives.” Michael Chaplan, anthropologist and author will unveil the mysteries of the New York City Municipal Archives and demonstrate how to use their resources in your genealogical research.

Beginner assistance begins at 9:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, go to the club website at: wwww.italiangen.org

Italian Genealogy Group to meet this Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will be meeting this Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Bethpage Public Library.

IGG member Maria Arianas, of ItalyRooting Consulting, will talk about finding your Italian roots. Assistance is available for beginning and advanced researchers at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

For more information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Three local libraries to host genealogy programs this week

Three local libraries will be hosting genealogy programs this week.

The Connetquot Public Library will present “Fact, Fiction or Fish Tale?” on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the library at 631-567-5079.

The Patchogue-Medford Public Library will present a program on “Genetic Genealogy” also on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Topics to be discussed include: choosing a testing company and how to interpret DNA results.

For more information, contact the library at 631-654-4700.

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Bethpage Public Library. Help Session will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

This month’s topic will be “Barese Icemen of New York” presented by Carlo Mageletti. The program will explore why these Apulia migrants came to dominate the ice market in the United States and why niche occupations developed similarly by region.

For more information, go to: www.italiangen.org

All meetings are free and open to the public.

Italian Genealogy Group to meet this Saturday

The Italian Genealogy Group will meet this Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Bethpage Public Library.

There will be a Help Session at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m. This month’s topic will be “My Italian Origins: Arpino and Isola del Liri, Italy” presented by Janeen Bjork. Travel to and immerse yourself in two of the most beautiful and storied Italian towns you’ve never heard of, while also picking up some tips on researching and recording your family history!

For information, go to the club website at: www.italiangen.org

Three local genealogy groups to meet this week

After a summer break, three local genealogy groups will meet this week.

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

This month’s topic will be “Donauschwaben” and will be presented by Lorraine Avitable. Are they Hungarian Germans or German Hungarians? If you are researching ancestors in New York, Ohio, Florida, California, Missouri and Illinois, you may have a Donauschwaben connection.

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

The Brentwood Genealogists will meet Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. at the Brentwood Public Library. This month’s topic will be “War of 1812 Records: Preserve the Pension Project.”

Fore more information, call 631-273-7883.

The Italian Genealogy Group will also meet on Saturday, Sept. 9, at the Bethpage Public Library. There will be at Help Session at 9:30 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

This month’s topic will be “Creating Heirloom Quality Christmas Gifts” presented by Andrea Franz. For more information, go to: www.italiangen.org.