• 01:59

    GeneaBloggers Radio - Guest Interview Noah Tutak of Geni.com

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, March 11, 2011 starting at 10pm EST, 9pm CST, 8pm MST and 7pm PST! This week we'll be discussing a variety of genealogy and family history subjects - especially since this week's episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on NBC is a repeat of the Kim Cattrall episode.

    Our very special guest this week will be Noah Tutak, CEO of Geni.com (http://www.geni.com). We’ll be interviewing Noah about the role of social media in genealogy as well as collaboration among family members and genealogists. Of course, we'll be discussing Geni.com products and services and how they can be used. Callers will be able to talk to Noah and ask him questions.

    WOW!! Talk about generous door prizes! Geni.com will have several 3-month Geni.com PRO accounts which gives you full access to all its features. But wait! There’s more! A grand prize package of Geni.com conference swag (a hoodie, t-shirts, etc.) plus a LIFETIME Geni.com PRO account!

    And, as usual, you never know what aspect of genealogy we’ll discuss at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in!. Again, we'll have special Geni.com door prizes to give away! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:28

    1940 Census Success Stories

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, April 13, 2012, starting at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific with host Thomas MacEntee. This week our show is entitled 1940 US Census Success Stories with special co-host DearMYRTLE of the DearMYRTLE blog and website.  Our special guest will be Jim Ericson, of FamilySearch (one of the sponsors of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project) will update us on the indexing of the 1940 US Census images. Plus, we’ll have a call-in part of the show where you can share your own 1940 Census success stories and tell us what the 1940 Census means to your family history research. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:29

    Telling The Story of Your Family History

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    This week our show is entitled Telling The Story of Your Family History with this week’s co-host Lisa Alzo of The Accidental Genealogist. Our special guests will include:  Carol Rice, founder of Cherish Bound and Executive Chair of the upcoming Story@Home conference in Salt Lake City, March 9-10, 2012. Carol will explain this exciting new event to our listeners and how you can get involved. Lynn Palermo of The Armchair Genealogist blog in Ontario, Canada will be with us to discuss the Family History Writing Challenge she recently developed. Finally, we’ll chat with Tami Koenig of Your Story Coach and author of the Creating Your Personal Timeline eBook and discuss the importance of writing your family history. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:30

    Tracing Your Irish Roots

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio with host Thomas MacEntee. This week our show is entitled Tracing Your Irish Roots with co-host Jennifer Geraghty-Gorman of the 'On a flesh and bone foundation': An Irish History blog. Our special guests will include:  Donna Moughty, a professional genealogist who specializes in Irish research who will tell us about her upcoming research to Dublin, Ireland in October 2012; Mary Ellen Grogan, also a professional genealogist who hasbeen researching in Ireland since 1983 and is the proud holder of Reader’s Ticket No. 151 for the National Library of Ireland; and finally, Ed Zapletal, co-owner and publisher of Moorshead Magazines Ltd., and Editor of Internet Genealogy, Family Chronicle and History Magazine will be discussing the new book Tracing Your Irish Ancestors (2012 Edition). And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:25

    Ready, Set, 1940 US Census!

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, March 30, 2012, starting at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific with host Thomas MacEntee. This week our show is entitled Ready, Set, 1940 US Census!  Our special guests will include:  Steve Morse, architect of the Intel 8086 process which helped spark the PC revolution over 30 years ago, who has developed a set of online tools at his One Step Website to help you locate your family in the 1940 US Census. Joining him will be Joel Weintraub, retired biology professor at California State University, Fullerton who has been preparing for the release of the 1940 US Census since 2005. Also, Jim Ericson, of FamilySearch which is one of the sponsors of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project. Jim will discuss how you can get involved with indexing the 1940 US Census images when they are released on April 2, 2012. As well as Amy Johnson Crow of Archives.com, another partner in the 1940 US Census Community Project who offer a behind the scenes look at the technology used to make the 1940 US Census images available to the public. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:30

    Genealogy and Technology in a Post-RootsTech World

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    This week our show is entitled Genealogy and Technology In A Post RootsTech World with co-host Lisa Alzo, of The Accidental Genealogist blog. Our special guests will include:DearMYRTLE of DearMYRTLE.com who will give us a recap of last week’s RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, Utah and fill us in on the latest and hottest genealogy technology news; George G. Morgan of Aha! Seminars, Inc. and The Genealogy Guys who will discuss his book How To Do Everything Genealogy, 3rd Edition; and Brooke Schreier Ganz, genealogist, web developer and programmer and creator of LeafSeek, as well as a winner in the recent RootsTech Developer Challenge. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:29

    Grandma, Is That You? Locating Your Female Ancestors

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, March 9, 2012 starting at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific with host Thomas MacEntee. This week our show is entitled Grandma, Is That You? Locating Your Female Ancestors with this week’s co-host Lisa Alzo of The Accidental Genealogist. Our special guests will include:  internationally recognized photo identification and family history expert Maureen Taylor, who will discuss her new book Fashionable Folks: Bonnets and Hats, 1840-1900 as well as how to date photos of female ancestors based on the fashions they wore; and Beverly Rice, a professional genealogist specializing in locating female ancestors, will provide tips and strategies on finding those elusive women in your family tree;  and genealogist, blogger and author Gena Philibert Ortega of Food.Family.Ephemera. and who will talk with us about her forthcoming book The Family Table. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:26

    Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: 19th Century US Immigration

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, February 17, 2012 starting at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific with special host Ol ‘Myrt of DearMYRTLE. This week our show is entitled Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor: 19th Century US Immigration. Our special guests will include: Marian Smith, Chief of the Historical Research Branch of the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS); Audrey Collins, Blogger and Family Historian at The National Archives (UK); and Angela Walton-Raji, genealogist and host of the African Roots Podcast. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:30

    Information Overload: Finding the Genealogy Data You Need

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    This week our show is entitled Information Overload: Finding the Genealogy Data You Need. Co-host Sharon Sergeant, noted genealogist who specializes in investigative genealogy and research planning, will help frame our discussion and offer ideas on wading through all the available genealogy research resources. Our special guests will include: Dan Lynch, author of Google Your Family Tree who’ll have some tips and tricks and making Google searches work for you and your genealogy research! Also joining us will be Drew Smith of The Genealogy Guys Podcast who as a librarian will offer tips on how to navigate the resources at archives and repositories using finding aids and more! And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:26

    Slave and Slaveholder Descendants Collaborating

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    Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, January 27, 2012 starting at 9pm Eastern, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain and 6pm Pacific with special host Angela Walton-Raji of the African Roots Podcast. This week our show is entitled Walking Together on the Same Path:  Slave and Slaveholder Descendants, Collaborating. Our special guests will include Bernice Bennett, a South Carolina researcher and host of the "Research at the National Archives & Beyond" radio show here on Blog Talk Radio. Bernice will speak about finding and meeting a descendant of her ancestor's slave holder; then Betty McDade, genealogist and researcher of Edgefield, South Carolina who is a descendant of slave holders and works diligently to document the history of slaves held by her ancestors and throughout the community; and also Toni Carrier, host of the Lowcountry Africana website, who works to document descendants of slaves in the Low Country, and has worked with both slave holder descendants and slave descendants in Hilton Head, South Carolina. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

  • 01:30

    Genealogy New Year's Resolutions for 2012

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    Our special guests will include:DearMYRTLE of DearMYRTLE.com who will have tips and handy information on how to keep your genealogy data and materials organized; Amy Coffin, of the We Tree genealogy blog will discuss setting genealogy goals and resolutions for 2012. And Jan Meisels Allen, Vice President of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies (IAJGS) and a member of the Records Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC) with important information on how you can get involved with the preservation and access of vital records, especially the Social Security Death Index. And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history will be covered at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in! GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

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