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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November 30, 2022 49 sec

Who deserves to have their history recorded more than our veterans? Fisher shares some great places for finding military records and often the stories that can be uncovered through them.

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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 begin with news about DNA expert and friend-of-the-show, Diahan Southard, who has landed a hosting role on a new PBS series on DNA and secrets! Fisher and David then talk about some fun recent finds before moving on to “Family Histoire News.” First up… America’s oldest per...

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November 26, 2022 48 sec

Adoptees in particular, but many others as well, are looking for answers. If your skilled in the DNA world, you might want to consider helping these folks as a “search angel.”

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November 23, 2022 55 sec

Want to find rare family photos, family Bibles, and who knows what else? Fisher suggests that you try tracing forward!

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At this time of year we’re thinking Thanksgiving and the early colonial ancestors, so we’ve chosen this classic rewind from 2019, which features guest Robert Charles Anderson of the Great Migration Project.

Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys begin their “Family Histoire News” with the story of a family that...

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November 19, 2022 47 sec

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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November 16, 2022 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 the touching story of a 90-year-old woman whose service recalls her Jewish schoolmates who died in the Holocaust. Hear what she’s doing. Then, a man who was raised in Australia has learned that shocking truth about his origins. Hear how he sadly just missed coming...

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November 12, 2022 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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November 9, 2022 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 a fab news concerning one of the Fab Four… Ringo Starr. Hear how the remarriage of a great grandmother likely changed pop history! Then, over 100 people are each inheriting $60,000 from a man they never met and likely never even heard of. Catch the ...

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November 5, 2022 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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November 2, 2022 1 min

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

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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 talks with David about David’s recent honor, and his bizarre trek across a bridge. David opens Family Histoire News with another tale from our “lost and found” department. Then, who knew that recipes could be found on gravestones? One influencer found out and has been cookin...

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October 29, 2022 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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October 26, 2022 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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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. First up in Family Histoire News is the story of how genealogy is now a major part of plans for Russians to escape Putin’s military draft. Find out why and what the citizens are looking for. Then… an English Castle in Texas? It sure looks like it! And a couple there has bought it w...

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October 22, 2022 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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October 19, 2022 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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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with guest host David Allen Lambert of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys begin Family Histoire News with info on a new BETA feature over at Ancestry DNA that allows you to separate your matches by paternal and maternal sides. And you don’t have to test your parents to determine which are which! Then David has good news for Irish adoptees. Next, the man...

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