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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 #305r

9/18/2021
Believe it or not, Fisher HATED history as a kid. How he came to love it can work for your child or grandchild, too.

Duration:00:00:46

Fisher’s Top Tips #304r

9/15/2021
Fisher shares a simple strategy for growing your ancestral photo archive.

Duration:00:00:48

Episode 391 - AI Allows Descendants To Interact With Your Story Recordings / Man Learns Birth Father’s Frightening Past

9/13/2021
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 plug for his upcoming appearance in the WikiTree Challenge, where WikiTree researchers will go to town to try to find new breakthroughs for David. Family Histoire News begins with the identification of another Pearl Harbor victim from the USS Oklahoma through DNA. Hear the family’s reaction. Then, St. James Gardens in...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #303r

9/11/2021
Continuing his conversation on family photo archives, Fisher gives a quick overview on what you have to do to keep them safe.

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #302r

9/8/2021
OK, you’re the one in your family with all the family pictures. Now what? The first thing you have to do has nothing to do with technology.

Duration:00:00:48

Episode 390 - Diahan Southard Talks DNA Challenges / Maureen Taylor On Standardizing Photo Metadata

9/6/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Family Histoire News begins with word of another major acquisition for (sponsor) Ancestry.com. This may be a big one for you if you have French ancestry. Hear all about it. Then, the Salem Witch Trials have been revisited by some middle schoolers who want to make a change in history. Catch what they’re up to! Meanwhile, another “archive in...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher's Top Tips #301r

9/4/2021
Fisher talks about the “luck” he has enjoyed through the years in genealogy, and how it really isn’t as much by chance as you would think.

Duration:00:00:45

Episode 389 - Connecting To Ancestors Through Food / Ancestry.com Makes A Game Changing Database Release

8/30/2021
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 listener story of how he found a key genealogical puzzle piece on eBay after hearing about the strategy on the show. Fisher also announces the full searchability of all past and present episodes of Extreme Genes on the new ExtremeGenes.com website. David then notes his upcoming appearance on the WikiTree Challenge! Who...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 388 - CeCe Moore Reveals Her Family’s Own DNA Surprise / CeCe On Jane and John Doe Research

8/23/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys talk about the odd places being designated as dog parks… historic cemeteries. David then has an update on the state of the Titanic. Next, who knew that fruit could survive 2,400 years… in a basket! Fisher then begins his two part visit with Parabon’s CeCe Moore. He begins by asking about surprises leading CeCe to reveal a DNA...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 387 - Solving A Cold, COLD Case… Research In The South

8/16/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David opens congratulating Fisher on his new ExtremeGenes.com website and course offerings. The guys then dive into an amazing collection of 1860s era handwritten genealogies currently on eBay. They were created in response to an author’s request and were later used to create a book on descendants of the Hart and Andrews families. They are a...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 361: Classic Rewind - 500 War Letters From Dad Found In The Attic

8/9/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens this Classic Rewind show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins by losing his head over a story about Marie Antoinette’s mirror. It’s a mirror, mirror on a wall in England, but until recently no one knew its origins. David shares some details. Then, a teen in Britain has made a fascinating find on a British mountainside that impacted a family in Australia. Hear what he...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #300

8/7/2021
Fisher explains what lineage societies are and why you might want to join one.

Duration:00:01:03

Fisher’s Top Tips #299

8/4/2021
As more and more secrets are exposed by DNA tests, are we prepared to discover that our ancestors were simply human?

Duration:00:01:14

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