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  1. J.R. Heffernan-Cemetery Research

    from the November 2013 issue

    Gravely Speaking The Who What When Where and Why of Cemetery Research Joanne Heffernan was the speaker at this meeting The topic was Gravely Speaking The Who What When Where and Why of Cemetery Research Joanne supplied handouts of the cemeteries in and around the metro area The lecture and the handouts included how to contact the cemetery common terminology and suggested questions to ask She emphasized that one should always be polite and not to expect all the answers Members can also get information from memorial cards from funeral parlors When going to cemeteries request a map ask about...

  2. January 2006 Meeting

    from the February 2006 issue

    Guest Speaker January Meeting June DeLalio IGG founder was introduced to the members by President Angela LaGiglia The topic was Reading Italian Civil Records June reminded us that the backbone of Italian genealogical study still remains the images from the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints Library While we can write to the various Italian civil authorities often what we get back is minimal and sometimes hardly more than what we gave them Fortunately the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints is continuing to make more Italian records available to us June recognized that those attending the...

  3. January 2007 Meeting

    from the December 2006 issue

    At the January meeting we will break into groups according to the area of Italy where we are researching your ancestors We have done this in the past very successfully It's a situation where everyone learns from each other and helps one another to dissolve their brick walls Each group will be monitored by a leader or as the term goes these days a facilitator While we have done this type of meeting before this time we will try to follow up in later meetings to see how much progress has been done or give other solutions someone's problems As...

  4. January IGG Panel of Experts

    from the February 2012 issue

    At this point Angela introduced our panel of IGG genealogy experts Marilyn Verna Phil Figario and John Martino to answer genealogical questions sent in by email and questions from the audience Question -My father had his own Stone-mason business in Brooklyn about - How can I find more information about this business Answer-Check for corporation records registered at the City Clerk s Office also check city directories Question -What type of forms should I use for my family tree Answer-The panel recommends Ancestry s Family Tree Maker or the free on-line forms available at FamilySearch Question -How can I locate...

  5. January Meeting

    from the December 2005 issue

    January Meeting At our January meeting the topic will be What Do You Know About Italian records June De- Lalio will lead everyone at the meeting through an interactive session on reading Italian documents Come prepared to answer questions as well as have your questions answered We will start with the basic birth marriage and death records and then discuss some other records that either are not used often or hard to find but are worthwhile knowing about in your research The more questions you have the better Our aim is to have everyone learn something new including the moderator...

  6. January Meeting

    from the January 2007 issue

    Remember at the January meeting we will break into groups according to the area of Italy where we are researching your ancestors We have done this in the past very successfully It's a situation where everyone learns from each other and helps one another to dissolve their brick walls Each group will be monitored by a leader or as the term goes these days a facilitator While we have done this type of meeting before this time we will try to follow up in later meetings to see how much progress has been done or give other solutions someone's problems...

  7. January Meeting - Ask the Experts

    from the February 2014 issue

    Tony Lauriano Dr Marilyn Verna Phil Figario John Martino and Don Eckerle Ask the Experts has become a popular venue there was ample attendance with many questions Most interest was in establishing Dual Citizenship and many need help with finding name changes and misspellings Dual Citizenship Q Does anyone have experience with the Italian Dual Citizenship process Answer Marilyn-Marilyn explains that she retains dual citizenship the principle of jure sanguinis is that you are Italian since birth The Italian Consulate will help go to www myitalian family com or www niaf org to determine which Italian Consulate has jurisdiction over...

  8. January's Guest Speaker

    from the February 2005 issue

    At the end of this write-up about today s guest speaker the reader will more fully understand the magnitude of the efforts put forth by John Martino who is one of the founding members of the IGG John and his faithful group of volunteers have worked tirelessly week after week month after month on what has become to be known as Special Projects The fruits of his leadership and their work have and will continue to be made available in the databases listed on the IGG website www italiangen org It is about this incredible task that John spoke and...

  9. Jim Lacey - Guest Speaker at April Meeting

    from the May 2005 issue

    Guest Speaker at April Meeting Joanne R Heffernan While this writer normally attempts to provide as much detail as possible about a guest speaker's lecture in order to enable the reader to garner sufficient information it would be a great disservice in this instance Those who attended the April meeting found the presentation given by IGG member Jim Lacey nothing short of fascinating Equally interesting was how Jim came to join the IGG one could call the experience a genealogical domino effect Jim was attending a function of about people in Atlantic City and happened to sat at a table...

  10. John Armellino Interview

    from the March 2009 issue

    John Armellino is a new member of IGG I recently interviewed him because of his roots in Campobasso Molise a part of Italy of particular interest to me because my maternal ancestry John charts his ancestry using Ahnentafel charts The term Ahnentafel derives from a German word meaning ancestor table and an ahnentafel is an ancestor-based numbering system An excellent choice for presenting a lot of information in a compact format it is basically a list of all known ancestors of a specific individual Ahnentafel charts use a strict numbering scheme which makes it easy to see at a glance...

  11. John Celardo and Leslie Corn

    from the June 2004 issue

    New York City Archives John Celardo and Leslie Corn Both John Celardo and Leslie Corn provided very informative lectures on their respective depositories John Celardo is a member of the IGG and the Assistant Director of the National Archives Northeast Branch Leslie Corn is a Professional Genealogist is employed at the New York County Clerk's Office Division of Old Records and is a member of the New York Genealogical Biographical Society The Northeast Regional Archives is located at Varick St NY NY - - archives newyork nara gov The County Clerk's Office Division of Old Records is located at Chambers...

  12. June Meeting Joe Lieby

    from the September 2008 issue

    Marie Pastore introduced our guest speaker Joe Lieby a genealogist from New Windsor NY Joe is a retired school district administrator who has dug deeply into his ancestors records and their quests to become citizens Joe s family came early he showed us the hand-written naturalization records from upstate New York going back to the s Joe explained the reasons for immigrants wanting to become citizens foremost they felt the need to identify themselves as Americans Early immigrants were required to become citizens to participate in the Homestead Act Later immigrants desired citizenship to vote and to distance themselves from...

  13. June Meeting: Toni McKeen

    from the September 2010 issue

    Our guest speaker at the June meeting was Toni McKeen whose topic was Italian Records and Research Toni took us through a Power Point presentation that included slides of her own personal records and photos from visits to her ancestral towns The following is a summary of her presentation It contains important information on Italian genealogical research that could help us in our own research In order to begin you need to know that Italy is politically organized into regions that include provinces and over townships or comunes In order to have any success in locating your family records you...

  14. Justice for Italian Immigrants During World War II

    from the October 2007 issue

    During World War II President Roosevelt passed Executive Order which permitted serious injustices and violations of civil liberties against Italian German and Japanese immigrants and citizens Here is a story of a civil liberty violation against an Italian-American citizen and his parents who lived in my home state of New Jersey The news story was reported by Rita Giordano and published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on May Rocco Gigante age a retired school administrator in Philadelphia spoke before the US Justice Department on May He told the officials in the presence of prominent Italian Americans that his parent and himself...

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