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20 March 2012 ~ 2 Comments

New Article: How To Prepare For The 1940 US Census

Archives.com

My latest article entitled “How To Prepare For The 1940 US Census” has been posted at Archives.com.  This is one of many articles you’ll find as part of the Learn from Experts series at Archives.com – check it out and you will see some familiar faces among the genealogy blogging crowd!

The most recent article discusses the 1940 US Census, the scheduled release of census images on Monday, April 2, 2012 and how you can get ready to use the images.

Visit the  Articles page here at High-Definition Genealogy for my other recent and past articles on genealogy.

Disclaimer: this was an assignment for Archives.com in which I was paid to produce a an article on the subject of genealogy webinars.  In addition to payment, I also received a complimentary membership to Archives.com.  See the Disclosure Statements page for a list of all material connections I have with genealogy vendors.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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06 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

My Video Pitch for RootsTech

A brief 48-second video of me at RootsTech last week explaining why RootsTech is so important to all genealogists, even the non-techie! Check out all the videos from RootsTech 2012 here.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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06 February 2012 ~ Comments Off

Upcoming Webinar – They’re Alive! – Save 25%

They're Alive! Finding Living Relatives

SPECIAL “FRIENDS OF THOMAS” COUPON! SAVE 25%! Use code TMACFRIENDS when purchasing the They’re Alive! webinar! 

Join me on Thursday evening, February 9, 2012 for my next webinar: They’re Alive! Finding Living Relatives over at Family Tree University.

  • Date: Thursday, February 9, 2012
  • Starting Time: 8 p.m. Eastern/5 p.m. Pacific
  • Presenter: Thomas MacEntee, owner of Geneabloggers and High-Definition Genealogy
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Price: $49.99

About the Webinar:

Sooner or later most genealogists find that they have to stop looking for dead people and start looking for living ones. Whether you’re working on adoption research, reconnecting after a generations-old family feud, or just looking to track down your third cousin to share photos, finding living people is a key part of every genealogist’s journey. Thomas MacEntee will share his secrets for finding your long-lost relatives in this webinar.

What you’ll learn:

  • Why finding living relatives is important to your research success
  • How to use the internet to find long-lost relatives
  • What records you can expect to find for free (and which you’ll have to pay for)
  • Unlikely sources for finding lost cousins
  • How to make sure you’ve found the right person

Registration for the live session includes:

  • Participation in the live presentation and Q&A session
  • Access to the webinar recording to view again as many times as you like
  • A PDF of the presentation slides for future reference

Who should attend:

  • Anyone with long-lost friends or relatives
  • Anyone who’s hit a brick wall in researching a family line
  • Librarians or volunteers who want to help patrons find living descendants

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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