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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

Episode 386 - Talkin’ DNA: Stories From The Spit, Jonny Perl Talks DNA Painter

8/2/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins the conversation talking about his recent membership in a society that honors his War of 1812 ancestor. Then, David tells the tale of the rescue of hundreds of glass negatives that were headed to the dumpster in the Boston area. Some date back to the 1860s! Next, it’s one thing to have your crime discovered through the DNA of...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #298

7/31/2021
Fisher explains the significance of “gateway ancestors” and how you can find out if you have any on your family tree.

Duration:00:00:47

Fisher’s Top Tips #297

7/28/2021
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.

Duration:00:01:06

Episode 385 - Naming Kids After Assassins, British Naval Press Gangs

7/26/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher begins the conversation revealing coming changes to the Extreme Genes website and some coming new video courses. Fisher then talks about researching Civil War figures he’s reading about to see who he and his wife Julie might be related to. In the process he learned a remarkable thing about Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth. Wait...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #296

7/24/2021
New techniques are revealing the good and the bad in our DNA test results. Are you prepared for the unexpected?

Duration:00:01:05

Fisher’s Top Tips #295

7/21/2021
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 384 - Mystery Of 1958 Disappearance Solved With DNA, Rocks Family’s World

7/19/2021
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 news about the 2022 RootsTech conference. Then, Fisher shares word of a landmark achieved by WikiTree research team with this year’s WikiTree Challenge. David then shares a DNA breakthrough story that COULD NOT have a better ending. For anybody. Ever. David then has a story of a remarkable...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #294

7/17/2021
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 #293

7/14/2021
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 383 - Experiencing Your Ancestors’ Experiences / Ancestry App Redesigned, Plus New Databases

7/12/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show. (David Allen Lambert is off this week.) In Family Histoire News, an Irish woman who accurately predicted an Atlantic storm, resulting in a key postponement of D-Day, has been honored by the US House of Representatives. Hear more of her story. Then, descendants of Betsy Ross, who legend says stitched the first American flag, have made a tremendous gift to a Philadelphia museum. Hear what you can now see. Next, some Senators of both parties are actually...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #292

7/10/2021
Was your ancestor a homesteader? If so, you may have record treasures waiting for you.

Duration:00:00:59

Fisher’s Top Tips #291

7/7/2021
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 136: 4th of July CLASSIC REWIND Samuel Roukin, “Simcoe” of TURN: Washington’s Spies Talks Rev War and Playing a Historic Figure

7/5/2021
Fisher opens this classic rewind from 2016 with Family Histoire News talking about the amazing discovery of the remains of a Roman villa underneath a barn in England. Hear how it was discovered and what is happening to the site now. Fisher then shares the sad tale of the 1838 sale of over 230 enslaved Africans by Jesuit priests in Washington DC. Here why they were sold, and which well known university exists today because its debts were paid by the sale. Also hear about why major efforts are...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #290r

7/3/2021
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 #289r

6/30/2021
Most families have stories about loved ones that aren’t particularly flattering. But should you share it in a history?

Duration:00:00:51

Episode 382 - Genealogist/DNA Connects Families Separated By Holocaust

6/28/2021
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 the show with word of a senior center in the Midwest that is home to SIX centenarians! Hear where it is. DNA has revealed the IDs of three brothers killed at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Catch their story. Then, a man working in his garden made a remarkable find that has impacted another family. Hear all about it. Next, a thousand...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #288r

6/26/2021
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 #287r

6/23/2021
The genealogy world calls it “serendipity.” You might just call it “weird!”

Duration:00:00:57

Episode 381 - Benedictine Monk on his Worldwide Adventures to Save Historic Writings / Forensic Genealogy and Probate Records

6/21/2021
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 Fisher’s recent experience that CANNOT be explained! Catch what happened. Then, David shares good news for adoptees in Connecticut. Then, in neighboring Rhode Island a host of new records have been shared online by the state. Hear what you can now find! Who knew that there was still more to explore and excavate at...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #286r

6/19/2021
We all love finding new dates and places, but digging up a new story is a much greater accomplishment.

Duration:00:00:59