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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


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Episodes

Fisher’s Top Tips #284r

6/12/2021
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 #283r

6/9/2021
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 379 - Genies Wanted: Massachusetts 54th Statue To Be Returned To Glory / WikiTree and the “WikiTree Challenge”

6/7/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David opens “Family Histoire News” with a birthday salute to a 103-year-old, the oldest living survivor of Pearl Harbor. Then Ancestry.com provided the DNA information for the family of a man killed at Pearl Harbor to bring his remains home. Catch the story. Then, DNA has become a staple in recent years in cold case investigations. Now two...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #282r

6/5/2021
If you haven’t at digitized newspapers in a while you might be missing out on some “new” old material!

Duration:00:00:55

Fisher’s Top Tips #281r

6/2/2021
Family history information can come in many forms, and some of them may be surprising!

Duration:00:00:58

Episode 378 - Memorial Day Show: Progress On WW2 War Dead Bios / Crista Cowan on Fold3 Memorial Day Weekend Access

5/31/2021
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 word on the release of a massive military database being put out by FamilySearch.org. Hear what it is. Then, Ancestry has bought up a company overseas with huge numbers of British military records. A new society has been created to recognize African ancestors who were present in British Colonial...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #280r

5/29/2021
Modern on-line family research tends to deter us from reaching out to our relatives, but it’s still as good an idea today as it was years ago.

Duration:00:01:05

Fisher’s Top Tips #279r

5/26/2021
Let’s face it, a Wiki model tree has many benefits. But when someone “corrects” your entries and improperly merges individuals, the tangled mess can be tough to straighten out. Here’s where to go and what to do.

Duration:00:01:05

Episode 377 - “Interesting” WW2 Postcard Leads California Woman on Worldwide Adventure / Paul Woodbury On DNA Painter cM Estimator Tool

5/24/2021
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 shout out to the project team at WikiTree on the WikiTree Challenge they just completed on Fisher’s tree. He’ll explain. Then, Fisher talks about posting his discovery concerning the roots of a woman given up for adoption from a Utah maternity house in 1907. Hear about the adoptive family’s reaction. David then tells...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #278r

5/22/2021
There are various types of DNA tests, but the Y-DNA test serves one particular purpose. Here’s why you might want to “Y.”

Duration:00:01:07

Fisher’s Top Tips #277r

5/19/2021
It’s a great thing to find an old book with loads of information. But just how trustworthy are these “sources?”

Duration:00:01:00

Episode 376 - WW2 Vet, Jack Holder, Talks Experiencing Pearl Harbor and Midway Plus Another Ordinary Person With An Extraordinary Find

5/17/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys open with “David’s Find of the Week” involving a document signed by John Hancock! In Family Histoire News the number nine is almost a theme. NINE babies have been born to a woman in Mali in a single birth, and they’re all doing fine! Then nine sets of Neanderthal remains have been found in a cave near Rome. Catch the story behind...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #276r

5/15/2021
Public on line trees can reveal great information. They can also lure you into a trap.

Duration:00:00:56

Fisher’s Top Tips #275r

5/12/2021
It happens all the time. One record says one thing, and another says something else. Here’s how to sort things out.

Duration:00:00:50

Episode 375 - Man’s Father’s World War 2 Pilot Log Book Travels The World Seeking Signatures and History

5/10/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David shares a story he just learned that shows how close he came to never existing! Then the guys open up Family Histoire News with the story of an adopted woman whose DNA results led her to the identity of her biological father. The question is… will she find him first or will the FBI? Hear the details of this one! Then, we have a new...

Duration:00:44:14

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