New York Family History School

Researching New York family history can be challenging. One of the best ways to navigate the complexity of the Empire State is to increase your skills. The savvy family history researcher knows all the crucial research methods, and knows exactly where to look for the information they need. Through the New York Family History School, the NYG&B can help you reach your desired level of skill. 

Each offering includes on-demand access to educational videos and other material. Participants can access this material for a finite, but substantial duration of time, allowing you to learn at your own pace. Read below to learn more about our current and future offerings—each one will focus on a different aspect of New York Family History Research. 

We're proud to bring you carefully curated educations sessions from a truly diverse stable of New York State genealogy experts who are skilled at making their information as accessible and understandable to all. 

You can be sure that every session you watch has been vetted by the NYG&B—the educators bringing you sessions are often professional or academic researchers with years of experience and advanced genealogy credentials 

Current Offering

New York State Family History Conference 2020 Revisited

November 8 to February 21

The first New York Family History School offering carefully selects educational sessions for you—topics on New York’s records and people, and methods for working through challenging problems.

What you learn through these sessions will take you beyond clicking on hints and repeated searches in online records.

First seen at our 2020 New York State Family History Conference, we bring these to you “from the vault.”

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