The Ukrainian History and Education Center (UHEC) is proud to announce the first-ever virtual event for Ukrainian genealogy. Nashi Predky (Our Ancestors), the family history group of the UHEC, will be hosting their 2018 Spring Workshop virtually on Saturday, March 17th.
Since the group’s formation in 2013, all of the workshops and annual conferences have been held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, New Jersey. This year, the committee is excited to offer this event to fellow researchers who may not be able to travel for an in-person event.
Sunday, November 13 – Monmouth County Genealogy Society Meeting
Lincroft, NJ– “Tunneling Through German Immigrant Research: A Case Study,” will be the topic of the Monmouth County Genealogy Society meeting at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 13th at the Community Center, 72 Broad Street, Eatontown. Continue reading
A new Historical Records Collection at FamilySearch
An announcement in the June 26, 2016 edition of Nu? What’s New? The E-zine of Jewish Genealogy from Avotaynu (Volume 17, Number 25), alerted researchers that there were newly digitized naturalization records for U.S. District Courts in Newark and N.Y.C. Today, we’ll be looking at how to access these new online images.
Let me introduce you to DANE! The Danish Archive North East (DANE) is located at the Danish Home in Edison, New Jersey. Their holdings include books, letters, genealogical information, and sociological data comprising the collection of Danish heritage. The geographical identifier — Northeast — emphasizes their mission to bring the stories of the many Danes who settled and contributed to the history and growth of the northeastern United States.
Key Holdings for Researchers:
Microfilm (Perth Amboy centric)
* City Directories
Church Records for Our Saviours Danish Lutheran Church
Library of 1000+ items
Sunday, May 17 – 2-5pm
LOCATION: Danish Home, 855 New Durham Road, Edison, New Jersey
For more information, contact DANE via email.
Ruthenian immigrants from the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia and Ukrainians from the Russian Empire first began arriving in the U.S. in large numbers at the end of the 19th century. Since then there has never been one place here to learn about how to track down information on individual families with their ancestral roots in Ukraine and southeast Poland. The Ukrainian Historical and Educational Center of New Jersey plans to change this through the launch of its Family History Group in 2014. Join the UkrHEC for the inaugural event of its new Family History Group and learn how to research your genealogy.
While 1948 had significant milestones in U.S. Congress, like the enactment of the law ending racial segregation in the Armed Forces, little did the 80th Congress know the impact of its historic vote passed on 25 June 1948 for stateless persons or “European refugees” in war torn Germany. This important legislation would allow a new beginning in a new country for the Tschubenko’s, a Ukrainian family of three, living over 4,036 miles away in Augsburg near Munich. At the end of World War II, allied forces were dealing with individuals living in former concentration camps who could not return to their former residences due the fear of political or religious persecution.