Extreme Genes - America's Family History and Genealogy Radio Show & Podcast

Extreme Genes - America's Family History and Genealogy Radio Show & Podcast

Extreme Genes is America's Family History and Genealogy Radio Show & Podcast hosted by Fisher

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September 20, 2021 44 min

Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins with the story of his recent family history oriented trip. The guys then give a 100th birthday shout out to “friend of the show” Lou Conter, one of the last two survivors of the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor. David then reveals a major name that will soon be featured on ...

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Believe it or not, Fisher HATED history as a kid. How he came to love it can work for your child or grandchild, too.

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September 15, 2021 49 sec

Fisher shares a simple strategy for growing your ancestral photo archive.

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org.  David begins with a plug for his upcoming appearance in the WikiTree Challenge, where WikiTree researchers will go to town to try to find new breakthroughs for David. Family Histoire News begins with the identification of another Pearl Harbor victim from the USS Oklahoma through D...

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September 11, 2021 49 sec

Continuing his conversation on family photo archives, Fisher gives a quick overview on what you have to do to keep them safe.

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September 8, 2021 49 sec

OK, you’re the one in your family with all the family pictures. Now what? The first thing you have to do has nothing to do with technology.

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Family Histoire News begins with word of another major acquisition for (sponsor) Ancestry.com. This may be a big one for you if you have French ancestry. Hear all about it. Then, the Salem Witch Trials have been revisited by some middle schoolers who want to make a change in histor...

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September 4, 2021 46 sec

Fisher talks about the “luck” he has enjoyed through the years in genealogy, and how it really isn’t as much by chance as you would think.

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher begins with a listener story of how he found a key genealogical puzzle piece on eBay after hearing about the strategy on the show. Fisher also announces the full searchability of all past and present episodes of Extreme Genes on the new ExtremeGenes.com website. David then n...

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys talk about the odd places being designated as dog parks… historic cemeteries. David then has an update on the state of the Titanic. Next, who knew that fruit could survive 2,400 years… in a basket!

Fisher then begins his two part visit with Parabon’s CeCe Moore. He begins ...

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David opens congratulating Fisher on his new ExtremeGenes.com website and course offerings. The guys then dive into an amazing collection of 1860s era handwritten genealogies currently on eBay. They were created in response to an author’s request and were later used to create a boo...

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Host Scott Fisher opens this Classic Rewind show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins by losing his head over a story about Marie Antoinette’s mirror. It’s a mirror, mirror on a wall in England, but until recently no one knew its origins. David shares some details. Then, a teen in Britain has made a fascinating find on a British mountain...

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August 7, 2021 1 min

Fisher explains what lineage societies are and why you might want to join one.

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August 4, 2021 1 min

As more and more secrets are exposed by DNA tests, are we prepared to discover that our ancestors were simply human?

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins the conversation talking about his recent membership in a society that honors his War of 1812 ancestor. Then, David tells the tale of the rescue of hundreds of glass negatives that were headed to the dumpster in the Boston area. Some date back to the 1860s!  Next, it’s...

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July 31, 2021 48 sec

Fisher explains the significance of “gateway ancestors” and how you can find out if you have any on your family tree.

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July 28, 2021 1 min

With all the scams happening in the world today, it’s not always so easy to connect with a “new” cousin. Fisher has some thoughts.

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher begins the conversation revealing coming changes to the Extreme Genes website and some coming new video courses. Fisher then talks about researching Civil War figures he’s reading about to see who he and his wife Julie might be related to. In the process he learned a remarka...

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July 24, 2021 1 min

New techniques are revealing the good and the bad in our DNA test results. Are you prepared for the unexpected?

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July 21, 2021 58 sec

There are bucket lists and then there are genealogy bucket lists. Are you prioritizing what you want to get done before joining the land of the researched?

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