New York Family History School Programs

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Webinar: NYC Municipal Archives Vital Records Indexes: Birth, Marriage, and Death

Confused by multiple indexes for New York City vital records? This webinar will explain the origins of the indexes to vital records at the New York City Municipal Archives, cover which indexes contain what years and record groups. This webinar will include where to find them, and tips on how to use them. Much of the material in this webinar was covered in the NYG&B Pre-research Basics session, which was given on May 24 and June 8 at the NYG&B office.

When: 
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm
Venue: 
Webinar
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Genealogical Workshop Roundtable

Small group discussions about genealogical research problems and solutions - bring your brick wall problems and we'll help chip away at them!

Visit the GSBC website for more info: http://njgsbc.org/upcoming-events/

When: 
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Venue: 
Ridgewood Public Library, 125 N. Maple Ave., Ridgewood, NJ
Sponsor: 
Genealogical Society of Bergen County

2016 New York State Family History Conference

  • Now in its third year, the event will bring together hundreds of genealogists from across the United States to learn about their New York ancestry.
  • The 2016 conference offers new opportunities for those interested in New York family history as it will be held concurrently with the Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS).
  • Registration is now open at www.nysfhc.org.
When: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:00pm to Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Syracuse/Liverpool Holiday Inn,441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool, N.Y.
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society and the Central New York Genealogical Society

Webinar: Hidden Treasure from FamilySearch.org

 

Presenter: Robert Raymond is a genealogical technologist, a FamilySearch deputy CGO, a director of NGS, and write the blog, Ancestry Insider.

The search button misses a billion+ records on FamilySearch that haven’t been digitally indexed. This webinar will demonstate how to access those records, and  a probate case study illustrates their use.

• Thursday, September 16,8:00 p.m. (50 minutes)

Click here to register.

When: 
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Webinar
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

New Netherland Institute's 39th Annual Conference

The New Netherland Institute's 39th Annual Conference will be held September 22–24 at the New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The conference will include presentations by:

When: 
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 8:30am to Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Reformed Church Seminary in New Brunswick, NJ
Sponsor: 
New Netherland Institute

Democrat, Republican, or Whig: Uncovering Your Political Family Tree

Since the early days of the nation political parties have shaped the history of the United States. Exploring the political leanings of our ancestors can be an exciting and worthwhile adventure. Discover how to locate records of past political parties and identify the affiliations of your ancestors.

Presented by D. Joshua Taylor.

When: 
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue, between 40th & 42nd Streets, New York City
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

Research in Albany 2016

The NYG&B's popular annual Albany research trip is Wednesday-Friday, October 26-28, 2016. Join the New York experts, the people who know New York research best, for three days of research concentrated in the vast resources of New York State Archives (NYSA) and the New York State Library (NYSL). You'll also enjoy the camaraderie of friendly people who share your interest in family history. Click here to register.

When: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 9:30am to Friday, October 28, 2016 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Albany, New York
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

NYC Municipal Archives Pre-research Session

Make your research time productive by attending this new session at the NYG&B office.

Beyond the Basics

Learn about the extensive collections at the New York City Municipal Archives. Prepare for your research request before your arrival. Included in this session is a copy of the forthcoming New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians.

When: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:00pm
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
NYG&B Conference Room
Sponsor: 
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society

3rd Annual Nashi Predky Fall Conference

The 3rd Annual Nashi Predky Fall Conference - Research Essentials: Combining the Basics with 21st century Technology - will be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center located at 135 Davidson Avenue in Somerset, NJ. The event features nationally known experts in Eastern European genealogy, and will span two days, including a Cyrillic handwriting workshop, opportunity for document translations, and nine lectures. 

When: 
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 6:00pm to Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 6:00pm
Venue: 
Ukrainian Cultural Center, 135 Davidson Avenue. Somerset, NJ 08873
Sponsor: 
The Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of NJ

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