Monthly Meeting – Sep 5, 2019 – “The History of the Geography of New York City” by Stephen P Morse

New York City has undergone numerous changes in its geographical boundaries, both for its counties and for is boroughs. An understanding of these boundaries is important in order to know what archive to search in when looking for vital records. The talk discusses the changes to New York City’s geography over the years, and describes the difference between New York City and the City of New York.

Stephen was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies in 2006, the APGQ Excellence Award, and the National Genealogical Society – Award of Merit in 2007. It was in recognition of exceptional contributions to the Field of Genealogy. His “One-Step” search tools have assisted genealogists greatly by making it easier to find their ancestors within existing large genealogical databases. He is a computer professional who holds a doctoral degree in electrical engineering. He is best known as the architect of the Intel 8086 which sparked the PC revolution.

Doors open at 6:15 pm, the meeting starts at 7:00 pm. We’ll see you at the Family History Center, 1024 Noche Buena, Seaside, CA., left rear of building.


“The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas Edison


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