Calendar of Events in NY State

Italian Genealogical Group

Meets Monthly on 2nd Saturday at 10:30 AM at Bethpage Public Library on Powell Avenue in Bethpage, NY.
Or visit their webpage at:


The 1998 Nation Convention of Palatines to America, A German Genealogical Society, will be held June 11,12 and 13, 1998 at the Holiday Inn in Kingston, NY just off I87 (NY Thruway) exit # 19. Palatines to America rate for a double room, $79.00 per night. Dial 1-800-Holiday for reservations.

The main speaker will be Hank Jones, who will give three speeches, one each day, commencing Thursday evening at 7 p.m. Other speakers will be Peter Christoph speaking on "The Importance of The Hudson River in Early Palatine Settlement", Karen Gross "Life in a Dorf: Farming the Palatine, the Rev. David Webber "Pastors among the Palatines", Mel Wolfgang -"To The Honorable Board of Supervisors" - How to Find and use Obscure and Uncommon Records of Local Governments, and C. R. Jones - Slide Talk on History of Gravestones.

There will be optional bus tours on Thursday afternoon and Saturday afternoon if there is sufficient interest. One tour will be of Ulster county, including a stop at the Senate House in Kingston. The second tour will be a tour of Columbia County, including a stop at Claremont.

For information contact:
Bill McHenry
1001 Ford Road
Vestal, NY 13850-3234
tel: 607 / 748-9592

Capital District Gen. Society (CDGS), PO Box 2175 Albany, NY 12220-0175

Details: 518-482-9374.
Meetings held at Colonie Library
629 Albany-Shaker Rd
Colonie, NY
near the Thruway at 2 pm
Annual membership: $10.00

Central NY Gen. Society, Syracuse, NY

Central NY Gen. Society, Syracuse, meets at DeWitt Community Church,
Erie Blvd. East and Grenfell Road, DeWitt, NY,
opposite Shoppingtown.
Non-members welcome at a small donation.
Programs at 1 pm.

Heritage Hunters

PO Box 1389
Saratoga Springs, NY, USA 12866-0884
Details: 518-587-5852

Click here to check out the Heritage Hunters Saratoga NYGenweb page

Jewish Genealogical Society

PO Box 6398
New York, NY 10128
Details: 212-330-8257
Annual membership; $25.00

NY Genealogical & Biographical Society, Manhattan

Information: 212-755-8532.
Oldest genealogical society in NY since 1869.
Celebrated its 125th anniversary recently.
Their quarterly, The Record, is a prime NY research tool.

Northeastern NY Gen. Society

Glens Falls, NY:
Details: 518-747-2918.

Southern Tier Genealogical Society

PO Box 680
Vestal, NY 13851-0680
Serves the Binghamton to Elmira areas.

Westchester County Genealogical Society

Regular monthly meetings are normally held from 10 A.M. (9:30 A.M. social time) till noon on the second Saturday of each month from September through June, at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 600 Broadway (US9), Dobbs Ferry, NY (across from Mercy College). Entrance is on the lower level adjacent to the parking lot. Non-member guest fee for meeting attendance is $3.

Click here to check out the Westchester County Genealogical Society page for a complete list of program dates and speakers

Western NY Genealogical Society

meets at Hamburg Senior High School
Legion Drive, Hamburg, NY
with a program at 10:45 am, a potluck lunch and a program at 1 pm
Details: 716-685-2584