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Virtual Genealogy: 21st Century Italian Genealogy

21 Jun 2022 10:21 AM | Anonymous

Curious about Italian family history and heritage? There has never been a better time to pursue Italian genealogical research! With more and more records available online, this talk provides a strong overview for the beginning researcher, while including some lesser-known resources that will be of interest to even the most advanced researchers.

This is a VIRTUAL presentation. You may attend from anyplace in the world.

Michael Cassara is a professional genealogist and lecturer based in New York City, specializing in Italian/Sicilian genealogy, New York and New Jersey research, and genealogical technology. He has frequently presented at regional societies as well as national conferences, including five years of presentations at RootsTech, the 2018 Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Management Conference, a popular 2019 APG Webinar on genealogical technology, as well as talks at FGS, OGS, the New York State Family History Conference, and more. Michael holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University (OL19) and is a graduate of the ProGen Study Group (ProGen 43). He currently serves as President of the Italian Genealogical Group ( and he blogs about his research at You can find him on Twitter and Facebook at @DigiRoots

This is the sixth in a series of 11 monthly genealogy lectures in collaboration with 5 libraries: Glen Cove, Gold Coast, Bayville, Oyster Bay, and Locust Valley. Join us each month for a different aspect of genealogy.*This program is brought to you courtesy of the Genealogy Collective and is sponsored by the Bayville Free Library.

Registration begins on June 21 at 9:30 am

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