Saturday, October 26, 2013

Special November Webinar with Thomas MacEntee

The Johnson County Genealogical Society
Social Networking: New Horizons for Genealogists 
Live Webinar
Presented By
Thomas MacEntee
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.

Cleburne Public Library

302 W. Henderson, Cleburne, TX

Thousands of genealogists and family historians have discovered new ways to expand and improve their genealogy endeavors using social networking. Learn the basics of blogging, Twitter, Facebook, wikis and more in an easy-to-follow session that cuts through all the hype and the lingo.
As a genealogist specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and to interact with others in the family history community, Thomas MacEntee relies upon his 25 years of experience in the information technology field. Thomas is a nationally known genealogy speaker and author. He has spoken at national conferences and institutes including RootsTech, Federation of Genealogical Societies conference, National Genealogical Society conference, Association of Professional Genealogists Professional Management Conference and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy.
As the creator of, Thomas has organized and engaged a community of over 2,800 bloggers to document their own journeys in the search for ancestors. Better known in the genealogical community as the “Genealogy Guru,” Thomas is the webmaster of the popular blogs, High-Definition Genealogy and Hack Genealogy, and is a regular on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.
Thomas will present his webinar to us live via the internet. We hope you can join us for this special presentation.  Our meetings are free and open to the public.

Friday, October 11, 2013

FGS Webinars Announced

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) has announced three webinars on Genealogy Society Membership and Communication.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 7:00-8:00 pm CDT - The Shape of the 21st Century Genealogical Society

Monday, November 4, 2013, 7:00-8:00 pm CST - Harness the Power of Email in Your Society Email

Monday, November 18, 2013, 7:00-8:00 pm CST - How to Develop and Implement Affordable Membership Benefits

For further information and to sign up for the webinars, see the FGS website here:

These would be great topics to discuss at one of our meetings, so try to watch if you can.

Friday, October 4, 2013

JCGS October Meeting

The Johnson County Genealogical Society will meet Thursday, October 10, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:15 p.m. at the Cleburne Public Library, 302 W. Henderson. Our program will be “Johnson County History” presented by Randolph Garner. Mr. Garner is a long-time resident of Cleburne and is well known for his work with the Johnson County Heritage Foundation and the Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum. The public is invited to attend.

Members of the society will be in the genealogy section of the Cleburne Library at 5:30 p.m. each month before our regular meeting to help anyone with their family history research. Come join us!