March 2009 Meeting

21 March 2009 - Saturday - Grand Island Memorial Library, 1715 Bedell Rd., Grand Island.

10:30 A.M. Brief Business Meeting

11:00 A.M. Italian Ancestry presented by Angelo Felice Coniglio. Mr. Coniglio is the youngest of nine children of Sicilian immigrants. He is a retired civil engineer and former university professor. His many passions include the history of the American Football League and genealogy. He is currently a genealogy columnist for "Forever Young", a magazine published monthly and targeted at the over 50s crowd. He has done extensive research on his maternal and paternal ancestors, as well as those of his wife. He also speaks and reads Sicilian and Italian. Many of his research techniques are applicable to other nationalities besides Italian. Come, enjoy and bring your questions and brick walls with you.

12:00 Noon. Break for lunch. Coffee, Tea and a light dessert will be provided.

1:00 P.M. Give a Little Help, Get a Little Help. Conducted by Diane Blaser (3009). Bring your research questions and join in with other Society members. All are welcome.


Coming from the North, take I-190 S, take Exit 19 (Whitehaven Rd.), turn left onto Whitehaven Rd., turn left onto Baseline Rd., turn right onto Bedell Rd.

Coming from the South, take I-190N, take Exit 18A (Grand Island Blvd), continue on Grand Island Blvd., bear right onto Baseline Rd., turn right onto Bedell Rd.

Last updated: Sunday, January 25, 2009