Please check the schedule for meeting dates and speakers
The German Genealogy Group meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month from September through June. Orientation begins at 7:00PM. Meetings begin at 7:30 PM. Building doors open at 6:30. The meetings are open, and YOU are invited to attend! Please feel free to drop by and check us out.
Hicksville VFW Hall - Post 3211
320 S. Broadway (Route 107)
Hicksville, NY 11801
**There are no meetings during July and August**
Presenter – Heidi Neumark
Presenter — Laura H. Congleton
This quirky website is the best, free online resource for the US newspapers. More than 34 million scanned pages represent 25 states, Australia, the Bahamas and Canada. The bulk of the material is from New York State. This talk offers navigation and search tips to improve your use of the website.
Presenter — Judy Russell
Your family IS in the Archives. “All the military records were burned in the fire.” “There isn't any birth, marriage or death information in federal records.” “There aren't any details about ordinary families at the National Archives.” These kinds of myth-statements stop genealogists from breaking down all kinds of brick walls using the wealth of information in NARA records. Join the mythbusters with the treasures the National Archives holds for your family.