13 October 2007

New York: Steve Morse will speak October 28

Dr. Stephen P. Morse of San Francisco is on the road again - this time at the Jewish Genealogy Society of Long Island.

Brooklyn-born, Steve is an amateur genealogist who has been researching his Russian-Jewish origins for several years. He's a computer professional who has spent a career alternately doing research, development, teaching, consulting and writing. He's the creator of the creator of the One-Step website with so many helpful utilities which made his name a household world among international genealogists.

He will present the "Jewish Calendar Demystified" and "Searching the New York Census with Fewer Tears," beginning at 2pm Sunday, October 28, at the Mid-Island Y JCC in Plainview.

The Jewish calendar session is important because Jewish vital carvings. This talk will present the calendar in an easy-to-understand fashion.

Steve authored an excellent article on this topic in the current issue of the Association of Professional Genealogists magazine.

The New York State Censuses of 1905, 1915 and 1925 provide much information about immigrant relatives during the largest wave of immigration. He'll discuss census schedules, the city district enumeration, why the 1925 Census was the last and more.

His One-Step website has attracted attention worldwide, and Steve received the IAJGS 2006 Outstanding Contribution and Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Award of Merit from the National Genealogy Society. In his other life, Steve is a computer professional with a doctorate degree in electrical engineering and is the designer of the Intel 8086 microprocessor.

Admission is free. For more information, click here.

You can also catch him in New York at these sessions:
Saturday, October 27 – Patchogue Public Library – One Step Web Pages Wednesday, October 31 – Huntington Historical Society – One Step Web Pages Saturday, November 3 – Joint meeting Italian Genealogy Group and Irish Family History Forum – What Color Ellis Island Search Should I Use? – Playing Hide and Seek in the U. S. Census

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