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

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Extreme Genes is a genealogy show hosted by Fisher. Fisher has 30+ years of radio experience and has had a passion for genealogy since he was a teen. On Extreme Genes Fisher sets out to educate the audience on resources and techniques for completing any gaps found in your family tree. Each week Fisher interviews national experts in the field of genealogy as well as news related to all of our genealogy. Be sure to visit ExtremeGenes.com for all the latest on the show.

Extreme Genes is a genealogy show hosted by Fisher. Fisher has 30+ years of radio experience and has had a passion for genealogy since he was a teen. On Extreme Genes Fisher sets out to educate the audience on resources and techniques for completing any gaps found in your family tree. Each week Fisher interviews national experts in the field of genealogy as well as news related to all of our genealogy. Be sure to visit ExtremeGenes.com for all the latest on the show.

Location:

United States

Description:

Extreme Genes is a genealogy show hosted by Fisher. Fisher has 30+ years of radio experience and has had a passion for genealogy since he was a teen. On Extreme Genes Fisher sets out to educate the audience on resources and techniques for completing any gaps found in your family tree. Each week Fisher interviews national experts in the field of genealogy as well as news related to all of our genealogy. Be sure to visit ExtremeGenes.com for all the latest on the show.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-234-56-GENES (4363


Episodes

Fisher’s Top Tips #274r

5/8/2021
We all love to show off family photos and documents, but it puts them at risk. Here’s a better way.

Duration:00:01:05

Fisher’s Top Tips #273r

5/5/2021
Tracking down keepsakes of ancestors isn’t always easy. But sometimes there are mementoes just below your feet!

Duration:00:01:02

Episode 374 - eBay Challenge Scores A Family Bible For Listener / Janet Hovorka On Becoming A Professional Genealogist

5/3/2021
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 Family Histoire News with our new American population count from the 2020 census! (Now, to see the details we only have to wait another 71 years!) Then, the oldest Pearl Harbor survivor has passed. Hear who he was and how old he was. Next, there has been another passing of note. Peter Warner, 90, the man who rescued six...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #272r

5/1/2021
Yes, we’re all future dead people. Doesn’t it make sense to make plans for what will happen to your family heirlooms?

Duration:00:00:49

Fisher’s Top Tips #271r

4/28/2021
It’s true… DNA testing can be confusing. Here’s what you should consider in choosing a good match in a DNA testing company.

Duration:00:00:52

Episode 373 - War of 1812 Project Tying To Your Ancestors / Sunny Morton On Digging Up Those Stories

4/26/2021
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 the recent passing of America’s oldest person. And you won’t believe how many descendants she has left! Then, it’s a happy birthday greeting to one of the last two survivors of the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor. Hear who he is. Then, an Illinois man has made a fascinating discovery under his home dating to the...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #270

4/24/2021
Sometimes it’s tough to know what to do with photographs where you don’t know who the subject is. Fisher shares some thoughts that might help.

Duration:00:00:53

Fisher’s Top Tips #269

4/21/2021
Fisher shares a key clue in many photographs that many people overlook. But it might be all you need to help you identify the subject of the photo.

Duration:00:00:47

Episode 372 - Pirate Story’s New Final Chapter Goes Global / Ancestry’s New Community Impact Program

4/19/2021
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 personal discovery involving a pin on a photograph of a relative and another amazing eBay find! Then, the guys discuss the late Prince Philip and his blood relationship to Queen Elizabeth through Queen Victoria. Then, Queen Victoria makes the news again as a family has discovered a family heirloom with her name on it from...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #268

4/17/2021
Who knows the old folks in your pictures, as well as their stories, better than old folks?! Fisher talks about how to maximize your visits to senior relatives.

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #267

4/14/2021
There are definitely techniques for preserving paper documents and records that you can trust will extend the life of your important documents.

Duration:00:00:52

Episode 371 - Strange Happenings in the Woods/ 109-Year-Old’s DNA Test/ eBay Challenge Find

4/12/2021
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 of a second wave of photo animation with Deep Nostalgia from MyHeritage.com. Catch the review. Then, David talks about the discovery of the deepest sunken ship from World War 2. And it has a personal impact. Next, hear the story of the journey of a World War 2 pilot’s log. It’s a fascinating story. Pirate talk...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #266

4/10/2021
If you’ve ever wondered why you don’t get everything you think you should from a search of a digitized newspaper site, Fisher has some ideas that may open up a whole lot more.

Duration:00:01:01

Fisher’s Top Tips #265

4/7/2021
Marking pictures is essential for future generations, but using the right pens and markers will assure the identifications last without damaging your images.

Duration:00:00:55

Episode 370 - Mayflower Silver Book Project Expands / Actress Patricia Heaton Talks Family History With Fisher

4/5/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The two begin with David talking about his find the night before of a family history item he bought on eBay! Hear what it is, what he paid for it, and how he found it. Then, some improvements have come to Ancestry.com’s DNA home page. Find out what has been upgraded. Next, could Neanderthals really have used toothpicks? David explains. Then,...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #264

4/3/2021
Fisher talks about the risk of taking on line trees at face value and why copying isn’t researching.

Duration:00:00:59

Fisher’s Top Tips #263

3/31/2021
Lots of great records are not on line, and won’t be anytime soon. Fisher talks about a Catholic record type you might want to look for.

Duration:00:00:53

Episode 369 - Nathan Dylan Goodwin And His New Genealogical Thriller / How Does MyHeritage Animate Your Photos?

3/29/2021
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 a 100th birthday tribute to a World War II vet who received a very 2021 appropriate gift. Hear what it was. Then, there’s trouble in Greensboro, North Carolina, where a parcel of land, said to be the final resting spot for twelve Revolutionary War soldiers, may soon be developed. Find out what may be built there. Next,...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #262

3/27/2021
Fisher talks about school districts who created some unique records to help plan for buildings, teachers, and enrollment. Hear what’s on these censuses and where to find them.

Duration:00:00:44

Fisher’s Top Tips #261

3/24/2021
Websites aside, it’s still a great idea to visit ancestral cemeteries. Fisher explains why and why Spring is the best time to do it.

Duration:00:00:49