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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December 6, 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. The guys begin by talking about Fisher’s latest find that took a family ancestor from a Social Security card to a top security World War II Munitions plant. He explains the trail. Not to be outdone, David shares his find of a slew of pictures of ancestral gravestones that he was un...

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Females ancestors are sometimes difficult to find.  Fisher shares a few thoughts on other ways to look for them.

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December 1, 2021 43 sec

Struggling to figure out where your ancestor’s Social Security records went? They might not have been there at all because things were different before 1951!

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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 the show with a shout out to Friend Of The Show, DNA Super Sleuth, CeCe Moore, who recently was featured in the New Yorker! David then talks about the upcoming release of England’s 1921 Census. FindMyPast will have it. Hear why this release is so special. Then, a Lou...

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November 27, 2021 45 sec

Ever notice familiar repeating family names in a single family group? It could be the parents were following a classic pattern. And that pattern can tell you some very important truths about the previous generation.

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November 24, 2021 59 sec

Back in 1752, England enacted a law that changed our calendars forever. But did that law ever make a genealogist’s life complicated!

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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 some Thanksgiving thanks for the 400th episode of the show! Fisher then thanks FamilySearch.org for featuring him on the FamilySearch.org blog section. David then shares some stories he picked up on his recent visit to Utah, including a woman with a bizarre tal...

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November 20, 2021 48 sec

Ancestors love to play tricks on us as we trace them down… sometimes by disappearing from where we think they should be. Fisher explains where you might want to look next.

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November 17, 2021 45 sec

Fisher worked to break open one ancestral line for fifteen years. It wasn’t until he was closing the book on the case by creating a timeline that he saw the answer!

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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 by sharing news that he has been featured in an article about his witch ancestor in London’s Guardian newspaper. In Family Histoire News, an Englishman has learned he descends from some Bidens. Those Bidens! Now he wants an invitation to the White House! Then, another ...

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November 13, 2021 51 sec

Just the way not every record is digitized, many records are digitized but not indexed!  Can’t find what you’re looking for? It’s time to check those massive unindexed records!

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November 10, 2021 46 sec

Those Tricky Immigration Records

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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England History Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys begin with Fisher talking about his research breakthrough after 39 years! He’ll explain the key to breaking the brick wall. David then reveals the happy news that the Family History Library in Salt Lake City is expanding their hours. Hear what the new hours will be. Then, a...

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November 6, 2021 50 sec

Historic Time Lines and What They Can Reveal

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November 3, 2021 52 sec

The Potential Benefit of Swapping Brick Walls

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In this classic rewind from 2017, host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys were preparing for RootsTech in Salt Lake City, Utah. David talks about a new record set by Queen Elizabeth II… and what a record it is! David then talks about a recent visitor he entertained who was certain of a very unique heritage. Wait...

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October 30, 2021 58 sec

“Dit Names”… What the Heck Are Those?

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October 27, 2021 49 sec

Marriage Bonds and What They Can Reveal

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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 open Family Histoire News with the uplifting, yet sad story, of a man who finally found his birth father just days before his own death. Then, another amazing find has come out of Israel. Wait til you hear this one! David then shares the story of a man who has recreated Ro...

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October 23, 2021 46 sec

What’s Going to Happen to Your Records and Heirlooms When You’re Gone?

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