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The next meeting is this coming Saturday.
WHAT: Acquiring Italian Records from Italy with Toni McKeen
WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2009 @ 10 a.m.
WHERE: Aldersgate Methodist Church, 600 Broadway in Dobbs Ferry (across
from Mercy College on route 9)
Toni McKeen has been passionate about genealogy for over 20 years. McKeen
has been researching her huge Italian family as well as her husband’s Irish
family during this time. Her research has led her to the ancestral homes of
her grandparents in Sicily, Calabria, and the Amalfi Coast of Italy and
she have made several trips to the "homeland" in search of documents.
Ms. McKeen has taught several levels of genealogy in Founders Hall in
Ridgefield, CT for more than 5 years. This lecture will focus on how to get
documents from Italy.
The meeting opens at 10:00 a.m. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church,
600 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
Guests are welcome.
For information about Westchester County Genealogical Society (Westchester
Connection or Surname List), visit WCGS home page --
Hope to see you on Saturday!!
RESERVED THESE DATES FOR WCGS Future Meetings
Nov 14, 2009
Growing Up in Yonkers
Dec 12, 2009
Special Interest Groups / Study Group Meeting
Jan 9, 2010
20th Century Probate Research: Confirming Relationships & Finding Family
Feb 13, 2010
The History of the Hudson River and Henry Hudson
Dr. Raymond E. Phillips
Mar 13, 2010
The Cemeteries of Westchester County
Patrick Raftery, Assistant Librarian @ Westchester County Historical
Apr 10, 2010
What’s Up Doc?
May 8, 2010
Who were the parents of …?
June 12, 2010
Writing the Family Narrative
Looking for information on:
Charles H. (Henry) Lyon
b. abt 1838 - Connecticut, Rhode Island or Canada; parents b. Canada
m. Matilda McNickle b. Ireland;; 4 known children: Jennie Sarah Lyon (wed
Frederick A. Hahn), Emily Lyon, Henry Lyon, and George H. Lyon (wed Jenny
May have lived in New London County in 1860
Lived in Bridgeport 1870 and 1880 census - a painter.
d. unknown - not found after June 1880 census.
Matilda married Edwin Collins abt 1896; most of the family is buried @ Park
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