Search billions of records on





Central New York Genealogical Society
Box 104, Colvin Station
Syracuse, New York 13205

CNYGS’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

1961 – 2011

Oct. 14-15, 2011

Banquet and Conference was a huge success


Featuring Genealogical Lecturer: Barry Ewell from Salt Lake City

Senior Marketing Manager at IBM, Expert in Internet, Field Research, Digital and Software Resources


Program Speakers and Biographies


“Ah Ha! I’m a Genealogist and Lovin’ it” Barry J. Ewell*

“Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know - Lessons 1-5” Barry J. Ewell*

“Researching Rural Communities: Local Government Records and Other Sources.” Suzanne Etherington, Ph.D.

“Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know - Lessons 6-10” Barry J. Ewell*

“Often Overlooked: Genealogical Records in Colleges and Universities.” Edward L. Galvin

“Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know - Lessons 11-15” Barry J. Ewell*

“Onondaga County Public Library: One of the Best Kept Genealogical Secrets.” Holly Sammons Onondaga County Public Library

“Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know - Lessons 16-20” Barry J. Ewell*

“Gadgets for the Traveling Genealogist.” Roger B. William

 * Copies of Barry Ewell's presentations may be obtained until December 15, 2011 by e-mail: In the subject line, please indicate: NY 2011.

 For additional information, E-mail us at:


Pre Conference Research Resources, by County






Onondaga County Town Historians


Onondaga County Public Library Local History & Genealogy Department: premier repository for genealogical research in Onondaga County. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4:50 p.m. Monday through Saturday; and until 7:20 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. If you are coming for the CNYGS 50th anniversary conference contact the LHG department in advance at 315-435-1900 or by email at to check for the possibility of a private appointment earlier on the days you plan to conduct your research.


Additional Communications
Good as Gold Vendors and Advertisers  CNYGS thanks you for your support
Save The Date - Poster - Closed
Your Help Wanted - Contest Closed