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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 #195r

8/5/2020
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?

Duration:00:00:57

Episode 336 - Fisher Submits Old Envelopes for DNA Testing, Possible Kit

8/2/2020
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 the story of GEDMatch being hacked. At the time of recording, it was only believed that the entire database had been opted in for police work. Now it appears the site was fully exposed for three hours on Sunday, July 19th. David then shares the heartwarming story of a British World War II vet, a...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #194r

8/1/2020
Ireland will be adding a time capsule feature to their 2021 census, to be revealed in 100 years. Sounds like a great idea… but do we really need it?

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #193r

7/29/2020
Fisher explains that sometimes you have to pioneer your own discovery technique to mine the most out of records you find.

Duration:00:01:06

Episode 321: CLASSIC REWIND - Key Note From RootsTech, Kennerly, Talks Photography with Fisher / Paul Woodbury Shares Knowledge Distant DNA Matches at RootsTech

7/26/2020
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 story of a a woman who discovered a missing cemetery! (These things happen.) Hear the story. Next David reveals recent talk about Jeanne Calment, the French woman who has long been lauded as the oldest person ever to live at 122. But wait. Not so fast! Then a woman born in 1920 has just celebrated her 25th...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #192r

7/25/2020
Was your ancestor a homesteader? If so, you may have record treasures waiting for you

Duration:00:00:59

Fisher’s Top Tips #191r

7/22/2020
Fisher explains that not all stories are spelled out for you. They often assemble themselves through records you collect over time.

Duration:00:00:47

Episode 335 - One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits / Genie Has Successful Italian “Cousin Fishing” Expedition

7/19/2020
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. In “Family Histoire News,” David begins with a story highlighted in the Smithsonian and linked to at ExtremeGenes.com. It’s about the World War II “Race To Be Ace” that often cost American lives. Then, a national archive has opened. Unfortunately, it’s not ours. Find out whose it is and how it may benefit you. A Texas man and his son...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #190r

7/18/2020
Some newbies to genealogy aren’t so sure about the pace of this pursuit. Fisher has some advice for them.

Duration:00:00:52

Fisher’s Top Tips #189r

7/15/2020
Most families have stories about loved ones that aren’t particularly flattering. But should you share it in a history?

Duration:00:00:51

Ep. 334 - Unbelievable MyHeritage Free Photo Enhancement Tools / Grabbing DNA From Hair Without Roots

7/12/2020
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 the story of an Ohio genealogy center offering curb side genealogy services during the pandemic! Hear what they’re up to. Next, a man has tracked down an old Dodge Challenger and bought it. What’s the significance? It was once the pride and joy of his late father! Catch the details. Then, you won’t believe where seven...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #188r

7/11/2020
Sure, maybe you don’t want to tell everything, but if you don’t write your own story who will? And how will they tell it?

Duration:00:01:07

Fisher’s Top Tips #187r

7/8/2020
The genealogy world calls it “serendipity.” You might just call it “weird!”

Duration:00:00:57

Episode 311: CLASSIC REWIND - Talking Seafarers: The Wives and Families of Pirates, Man Travels To Ports His Mariner Ancestors Went, Finding Your World War II Navy Ancestors’ Records

7/5/2020
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 major news about GEDMatch.com. It has been acquired by a company out of California. Hear what we know so far. Then, there’s news that Ireland is working on reconstructing the archives that burned in 1922. Find out how they’re going about accomplishing this immense task! Then a discovery at the site of...

Duration:00:48:25

Fisher’s Top Tips #186r

7/4/2020
We all love finding new dates and places, but digging up a new story is a much greater accomplishment.

Duration:00:00:59

Fisher’s Top Tips #185r

7/1/2020
Community celebrations such as the 4th of July is a great time to share family history with your kids.

Duration:00:00:50

Episode 300: CLASSIC REWIND - DNA Reveals New Info on Mayflower Descent Lines / Woman’s Ancestor’s Dying Words/ CeCe Moore On Her Latest TV Episode

6/28/2020
Host Scott Fisher opens Extreme Genes’ 300 episode with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys begin Family Histoire News with the latest on America’s oldest living World War II vet. Hear the story of Laurence Brooks. Then, a Purple Heart awarded posthumously to an airman who died in the Battle of the Bulge has found its way back to the family. The guys then talk about a genie who spends his time making...

Duration:00:48:25

Fisher’s Top Tips #184r

6/27/2020
Lots of kids find no joy in learning history. But when family is tied into it, things can change!

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #183r

6/24/2020
When starting your genealogical journey, it’s tough to skip a link in the chain. You have to begin with what you know.

Duration:00:00:57

Episode 333 - Y-DNA Testing Revisited / The Family History Library Makes Progress In Lockdown/ CeCe Moore On Genetic Detective

6/21/2020
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 the story of the passing of the last recipient of a pension from the Civil War! Hear how this 90-year-old woman qualified. Then, George Washington feared a pandemic during the Revolution. Find out what he did for his troops to keep them healthy and ultimately win the war! David then talks about a great article from...

Duration:00:48:25