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Genealogy society offers New York research workshop

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society will present an online workshop, “Tips for Online New York Research” in December.

Records found on major genealogy websites help us find our New York ancestors. Learn tips for researching on, FamilySearch, in the NYG&B collections, and more. Join this three-session workshop to learn techniques to find new information and clues.

Access to this workshop includes a recording of the session accessible for 30 days.

Please note: This workshop will also be held in a single-day format on December 10, 2022.

Monday, December 5 – 7:30 – 9 p.m.
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Monday, December 12 – 7:30- 9 p.m.
Discover ways to unlock FamilySearch’s vast collections for New York research. In this session we explore multiple ways to learn about record collections and how to access them.

Thursday, December 15 – 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Dig into the NYG&B online collections to unlock religious records, cemetery transcriptions, a biographical index, and more. Plus discover online newspapers that may tell stories of your New York ancestors.

Cost is $65 for members and $79 for non-members.

To register, go to: for the all-day workshop.

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