29 April 2013
NGS announces the release of the newest edition in its Research in the States series: Research in
New York City, Long Island, and .
This publication was written by native New Yorker and nationally recognized
genealogist Laura Murphy DeGrazia, cg,
fgbs. Laura is a trustee and former president of BCG and co-editor of
the NYG&B Record. Barbara Vines
Little, cg, fngs, fvgs, is a
former NGS president and is the current editor of the NGS Research in the
States series and the Magazine of
Virginia Genealogy. Westchester County
Research in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County is an introduction to resources and repositories essential to genealogical research in these geographic areas. “Millions of Americans have ancestors who spent some time in the
New York City, Long Island, and area,” said Laura Murphy
DeGrazia, author, “and knowing what resources exist and where they are located
can help family historians be more successful in their research.” Westchester County
The guide will be available for sale at the NGS 2013 Family History Conference in
from 8–11 May in the NGS booth
(#205). Author Laura Murphy DeGrazia will be available for book signings at the
NGS conference booth on Thursday, 9 May from 9:00 a.m.–10:50 a.m. Las Vegas
Research in New York City, Long Island, and Westchester County will be available in the NGS store at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/research_in_the_states in a PDF and print version beginning 8 May; the print version will ship after 20 May. Other titles in the Research in the States series, which are also available in PDF and print form, include
New Jersey, North
Carolina, Ohio, Oregon,
Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and . Additional states and a full West
Virginia guide are planned for the future. New York State
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