GeneaBloggers Radio – Friday Night, May 27, 2011

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Join us for another episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on Friday, May 27, 2011 starting at 10pm EDT, 9pm CDT, 8pm MDT, and 7pm PDT when this week we’ll be discussing Military Records and Genealogy with host Thomas MacEntee.

Military Records and Genealogy

Our special guests will include Curt Witcher of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana discussing the War of 1812 pension files and the Preserve the Pensions campaign to digitize all 7.2 million images. We’ll also talk with Jeffrey Vaillant who will help us understand the various Civil War records available to researchers.

Door Prizes


Thanks to Family Tree Magazine and ShopFamilyTree.com, we’ll be giving away a copy of the Family Tree Magazine Military Research Guide CD during the show! And don’t forget to use your special GeneaBloggers discount code for the ShopFamilyTree.com website:GBLOG and you’ll receive a special 15% discount!

Genealogy News

Finally, we’ll be covering the latest news in the genealogy industry and highlighting upcoming events, conferences, speakers and even webinars!

And, as usual, you never know what other aspects of genealogy and family history we’ll discuss at GeneaBloggers Radio so tune in!

How To Listen To GeneaBloggers Radio

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So here is how it all works:

  1. Visit the GeneaBloggers page at Blog Talk Radio.
  2. Click on the Upcoming Episode entitled “Military Records and Genealogy
  3. Then you can sign up for updates and reminders.
  4. At 9:00 pm CST on Friday, May 20, 2011, listen in at the Blog Talk Radio website. The player should start automatically – you will need to turn on your computer speakers or use your headphones.
  5. If you want to call in to the show and share your thoughts and comments with the host or guests, the dial-in number is +1 (213) 286-6709. You can also use your Skype account to call in – click here for instructions.
  6. There will also be a chat room on that same page where you can type and interact with other listeners. [Note: you must have an account at Blog Talk Radio and sign in to access the chat room!] I often take cues and suggestions from the chat room so don’t be shy!

SPECIAL: You can now find GeneaBloggers Radio archived episodes in the iTunes store! Click here to download episodes for free!

Don’t forget – GeneaBloggers Radio is about the most fun you can have with your genealogy on a Friday night!

Disclosure:  Please see Disclosure Statements for more information on my material connection with genealogy vendors and organizations.

©2011, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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About Thomas MacEntee

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more. Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. He also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who has finally figured out what he does best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. Thomas is a big believer in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.

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