You are here

GeneaBloggers Radio – Show Notes for Friday, April 13, 2012


GeneaBloggers Radio Episode 61

1940 Census Success Stories

Friday, April 13, 2012
9pm-10:30pm Eastern US
8-9:30pm Central US
7-8:30pm Mountain US
6-7:30pm Pacific US

Don’t forget that there is a chat room where all the “cool kids” hang out on Friday night! Sign in to BlogTalkRadio with your Facebook account or set up a free BlogTalkRadio account to join in the fun.

1940 Census Success Stories

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.

Special Co-Host



DearMYRTLE is the nom de plume of Pat Richley-Erickson who has been writing genealogy columns on and off the net since 1995. She is the author of DearMYRTLE’s Joy of Genealogy, a host in Second Life’s Just Genealogy, and a prolific webinar host. She founded (a central blog and calendar) that was recently honored internationally as one of only three 2011 GeneaBlog award winners.



Jim Ericson
Jim Ericson

Jim Ericson is a senior product marketing manager for FamilySearch, where he provides marketing guidance for and helps recruit volunteers for online community efforts, including FamilySearch indexing. He is also responsible for making sure developers have a good experience at the RootsTech conference. During his career, Jim has combined marketing expertise with his passion for family history. He has spent several years promoting various online genealogy services, including, OneGreatFamily and FamilyLink. An expert on social media and online video delivery, he loves using technology to reach new audiences. Prior to joining FamilySearch, he also served as vice president of marketing at Move Networks, where he helped launch the company’s streaming video services for clients that included ABC, FOX, CWTV, Warner Brothers, and ESPN. Jim currently lives with his wife and four children in Cedar Hills, Utah.


  • 1940 U.S. Census Community Project

Genealogy News

  • Genealogy Blogging Events April 13-20, 2012

* * *

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

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee