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  1. Family History Library Photocopies

    from the March 2013 issue

    Policy Change for Patrons Requesting Photocopies From the Family History Library in Salt Lake City Utah February Please note the following change in the policy for patrons who are requesting copies from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City Utah All requests for information copied from films book pages CDs marriage death or birth certificates wills and or deeds etc will be copied in digital format and emailed to patrons in a zipped PDF or JPG file format There is no charge for this service if we are able to email to information to patrons If a patron does...

  2. Family Search Updates

    from the May 2014 issue

    Over the winter FamilySearch has added some new images to their Italian collection These records are all browseable online Agrigento Agrigento Civil Registration Tribunale - Avellino Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi Civil Registration Tribunale - Benevento Benevento Civil Registration Comune - Bologna Bologna Civil Registration Tribunale - Campobasso Civil Registration State Archive - Cuneo Alba Civil Registration Tribunale - Genova Civil Registration State Archive - - - Lucca Civil Registration State Archive - Mantova Civil Registration State Archive - - Napoli Civil Registration State Archive - At the present time this collection contains records for only certain sections quartieri of the city...

  3. Family Tree Maker

    from the May 2010 issue

    Marie Pastore provided an interesting demonstration on her Family Tree Maker FTM software package Marie explained how difficult it can be to keep our genealogy data neat and organized and she showed us how easily FTM could be used to record organize and publish our genealogical data Using her laptop computer where all her collected information is stored and the overhead projector she was able to show us how simple it is to use the FTM software Start Your Family Tree-On the Start Your Family Tree page simply insert your name your father s name then your mother s name...

  4. FamilySearch Update

    from the December 2011 issue

    Phil Figario says Eastman s Online Genealogy Newsletter reports that FamilySearch has placed Civil Registrations of the Tribunale di Lagonegro Potenza online These records cover the period of - and they include over records You can browse through the images of the yearly registers on your computer at home You can enlarge save and print-out documents and best of all it's free The Comuni and frazione included in the Tribunale records are as follows Calvera Carbone Cersosimo Chiaromonte Episcopia Fardella Gallicchio Lagonrgro Latronico Lauria Maratea Missanello Moliterno Nemoli Noepoli Rivello Roccanova Rotonda Sarconi Senise Spinoso Teana Trecchina Viggianello Castelluccio Inferiore...

  5. FamilySearch Updates

    from the May 2013 issue

    FamilySearch has added some more new images to their Italian collection These records are browseable online Benevento Benevento Stato Civile Comune - Bologna Bologna Stato Civile Tribunale - Cagliari Cagliari Stato Civile Tribunale - Caserta Santa Maria Capua Vetere Stato Civile Tribunale - Catania Catania Stato Civile Comune - Catania Diocesi di Acireale Registri Parrocchiali - Genova Chiavari Stato Civile Tribunale - Messina Patti Stato Civile Tribunale - Nuoro Nuoro Stato Civile Tribunale - Siracusa Siracusa Stato Civile Tribunale - Teramo Teramo Stato Civile Tribunale - Treviso Treviso Stato Civile Tribunale - Trieste Trieste Stato Civile Tribunale - Salerno Vallo...

  6. FamilySearch Updates

    from the January 2014 issue

    In November FamilySearch has added some new images to their Italian collection These records are browseable online Agrigento Agrigento Civil Registration Tribunale - Catania Caltagirone Civil Registration Tribunale - Messina Messina Civil Registration Tribunale - Modena Civil Registration State Archive - Napoli Barano d'Ischia Civil Registration Comune - Francis Dattolico from the Comunes Of Italy Mailing List has been researching FamilySearch s browseable online Palermo records Frank sends following directions to help you search Go to familysearch org Click Search Scroll down the page until you see an outline of a world map on the left of the map click...

  7. Farewell to Italy

    from the March 2010 issue

    Setting out for the US of America aples ovember An excerpt of Biographical Dairy The last immigrant of the Quota ovember Translated by Marie Pantaello On November while passing through the Straits of Gibraltar Stritto di Gibilterra it occurred to me that it was my th birthday I have never forgotten it -- what a wonderful event We had a good voyage until we met with the Gulf Stream Here a raging storm sprang up for more than hours we remained under covers The noise of the crashing ocean waves gave the impression that the ship was about to go...

  8. Father Vincent Capodanno

    from the November 2013 issue

    Vietnam War Chaplain Remembered at Memorial Mass Catholic Herald UK Staff Reporter As the sainthood cause for a Vietnam War chaplain gathers momentum the priest was remembered at a memorial Mass on Wednesday as a man completely dedicated to the spiritual care of his Marines Father Vincent Capodanno who died in Vietnam Sept was one of the great priest chaplains said Archbishop Timothy P Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services in his homily at the Mass celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington This annual gathering is to pray for him...

  9. February Meeting

    from the February 2008 issue

    Understanding Latin Records For many Italian researchers the idea of researching in church records is a dream but for many others such as in Sicily and some other areas of Italy the records are available on microfilm The problem is that most of us can t read them Dr Mario Macaluso a former teacher and Foreign Language Department Chairman of Syosset Long Island NY High School for years will be leading our February meeting He promises to help us with deciphering those records and give a handle on understanding the Latin language Dr Macaluso besides his other accomplishments has written...

  10. February Meeting - Dr. Salvatore Primeggia

    from the March 2014 issue

    Our guest speaker at the February meeting was Dr Salvatore Primeggia He lectured on Tracing Italian Immigration History to the Italian American Present His lecture was very comprehensive enlightening and current Here are some of the highlights The North of Italy vs the South Italian Unification took place from - The North and the South were two different Italys The North was more successful in preparing the legislation The Italian government was dominated by Northerners and Southerners were hurt by high taxes and high protective tariffs on northern industrial goods Because of their looks northern Italians were more accepted in...

  11. February Meeting-Art Sniffin

    from the March 2012 issue

    At the February meeting our guest speaker was Arthur Sniffin of the Huntington Historical Society and the LI Federation of Genealogical Societies Art is a long time family history researcher and regularly organizes group trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City His lecture was entitled Breaking Through Brick Walls Art s steps to open doors are based upon his own experiences and he uses the information and family documents he has collected in his presentation Here is a summary of his presentation Go Back and Look Art say s you should take the time to review the...

  12. February Meeting-Fire! Flood! Hurricane! Hard Drive Crash!

    from the April 2014 issue

    Guest Speaker Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer presented Fire Flood Hurricane Hard Drive Crash Are You Prepared for a Disas-ter Christine is a profes-sional librarian and a ge-nealogist with a back-ground of maintaining computer data Recalling the Long Island disaster stories of Hurricane Sandy Christine knew that she had come to the right place Back-up Copies Back-up digitized files on computer disks CDs and External Hard Drives Christine says flash drives are the best way to back-up data You should rotate the data to or flash drives Cloud storage is a new internet storage service designed to store your personal back-up files The...

  13. February Mtg. Toni McKeen

    from the March 2010 issue

    Putting Flesh on the Bones of Your Ancestors Toni McKeen says You have gathered the data Now learn how to make the information come alive Learn how to assemble a book about your relatives Using an Outline and a Power Point presentation Toni was able to take us through the steps to develop a book about our ancestors Toni s theory is to Keep in Mind that the book does not have to be perfect It s not going to be published It s not a contest The book can be as long as yo u want Toni s motto...

  14. Federation Genealogical Societies

    from the December 2007 issue

    General The New York Military Naturalization Project Database consists of over individuals from all over the country These records are from the World War I World War II and the Korean War eras They include names of military personnel who petitioned the government for citizenship while at various military camps situated in the New York Tri-State area Many soldiers were processed for discharge in New York although they may not have been from the New York area Searches are by surname or Soundex code The index was compiled by members from groups that make up the Genealogy Federation of Long...

  15. Federation Indexing Project

    from the May 2012 issue

    Have you ever wondered how all of our ancestor s precious records are made available to us If you missed our Patchogue-Medford Library Genealogy meeting today you missed an opportunity to see what John Martino Don Eckerle and Bob Boeckle do with their time Their spare time is put into making our lives easier Through the years they have come across thousands of ancestral records These records include New York City birth death and marriage records ships manifests naturalization papers and military records some of which were located originally in books churches county offices and the National Archives to say...

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