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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

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-234-56-GENES (4363


Episodes

Episode 407 - DNA Plus Records = Amazement! Plus, Turning An Heirloom Into A Local Resource

1/24/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David kicks things off talking about how he has identified, through DNA, the source of Native American ancestry on his wife’s side of the family. Fisher then shares the joy of finding a hoard of new newspaper stories on an ancestor, and receiving TWO Priority Mail packs from cousins on both sides of the family on the same day. They passed...

Duration:00:43:51

Episode 406 - Your Union Civil War Soldiers In The Grand Army Of The Republic / What 2022 Holds For Ancestry.com

1/17/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David first talks about his significant finds in the newly released 1921 England and Wales Census. He needed to use a little trick to find his ancestor, but he did! He’ll explain what this trick is and how you might use it. Then, the guys talk about the complicated story of the removal of a statue of a Confederate leader with his own remains...

Duration:00:43:52

Episode 405 - 2022: The Year Of The Census Begins In The UK / WikiTree Challenge Makes Changes In New Year

1/10/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. They begin with a look at some of the more unusual Victorian era New Year traditions. Then, a century old postcard stamp has broken a long standing paternity question. Next, Ireland is making public remarkable land and rent records that will fill in many gaps for researchers. David will explain. A New York Times story on a 1938 home movie...

Duration:00:43:50

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

1/3/2022
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:00:43:51

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

12/27/2021
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:00:44:10

Episode 404 - The How And Why Of A Family Legend / Crista Cowan On Ancestry Changes And New Assets

12/20/2021
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 this last show of 2021 with a heartwarming story. Adopted siblings have found each other using DNA and are spending their first Christmas season together in over 50 years. Then, David talks about 68 Acadian families who were in Maine in 1790, but were passed over by the census taker. Those families have now been reconstructed...

Duration:00:43:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #330r

12/15/2021
The settling of the west wasn’t much unlike the settling of colonial America a century or two earlier. And as people came, more and more lines were drawn. Fisher shares just a few so you know what to look for as you consider your research strategy.

Duration:00:00:46

Episode 403 - Survivor Talks Pearl Harbor On His 100th Birthday / Researching Your WW2 Ancestors

12/13/2021
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 reminder that you can now sign up for RootsTech Connect 2022 at RootsTech.org. Then David opens Family Histoire News talking about the new way authorities in Australia are using DNA to solve crimes. It could be a game changer! Speaking of DNA, who ever heard of a getting DNA off a murder weapon that was a conch shell?!...

Duration:00:43:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #329r

12/11/2021
War, population growth and shifting can all contribute to boundary changes. And boundary changes mean that, even if your ancestors stayed in the same place, their records could be hiding in many places.

Duration:00:00:53

Fisher’s Top Tips #328r

12/8/2021
Fisher had given up on finding the parents of an elusive ancestor when he took one last step before closing the book on the case. And it made all the difference in the world!

Duration:00:00:51

Episode 402 - Coming To Our Census With FamilySearch in 2022 / Maureen Taylor On Old Holiday Pix

12/6/2021
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 Fisher’s latest find that took a family ancestor from a Social Security card to a top security World War II Munitions plant. He explains the trail. Not to be outdone, David shares his find of a slew of pictures of ancestral gravestones that he was unable capture due to conditions on a visit to this Canadian...

Duration:00:43:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #327r

12/4/2021
Females ancestors are sometimes difficult to find. Fisher shares a few thoughts on other ways to look for them.

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #326r

12/1/2021
Struggling to figure out where your ancestor’s Social Security records went? They might not have been there at all because things were different before 1951!

Duration:00:00:42

Episode 401 - Nathan Dylan Goodwin On His Latest Genie Crime Thriller / Crista Cowan On Ancestry

11/29/2021
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 the show with a shout out to Friend Of The Show, DNA Super Sleuth, CeCe Moore, who recently was featured in the New Yorker! David then talks about the upcoming release of England’s 1921 Census. FindMyPast will have it. Hear why this release is so special. Then, a Louisiana woman has set the world record for the 100 yard dash…...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #325r

11/27/2021
Ever notice familiar repeating family names in a single family group? It could be the parents were following a classic pattern. And that pattern can tell you some very important truths about the previous generation.

Duration:00:00:44

Fisher’s Top Tips #324r

11/24/2021
Back in 1752, England enacted a law that changed our calendars forever. But did that law ever make a genealogist’s life complicated!

Duration:00:00:58

Episode 400 - 400th Episode! / Family Docs Found In Chicken House / History Of Genealogy Societies Explored

11/22/2021
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 some Thanksgiving thanks for the 400th episode of the show! Fisher then thanks FamilySearch.org for featuring him on the FamilySearch.org blog section. David then shares some stories he picked up on his recent visit to Utah, including a woman with a bizarre tale about Extreme Genes as she listened to it in Florida. In...

Duration:00:43:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #323r

11/20/2021
Ancestors love to play tricks on us as we trace them down… sometimes by disappearing from where we think they should be. Fisher explains where you might want to look next.

Duration:00:00:47

Fisher’s Top Tips #322r

11/17/2021
Fisher worked to break open one ancestral line for fifteen years. It wasn’t until he was closing the book on the case by creating a timeline that he saw the answer!

Duration:00:00:44

Episode 399 - Paul Woodbury Talks Mitochondrial DNA, Confirmation Bias

11/15/2021
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins by sharing news that he has been featured in an article about his witch ancestor in London’s Guardian newspaper. In Family Histoire News, an Englishman has learned he descends from some Bidens. Those Bidens! Now he wants an invitation to the White House! Then, another metal detectorist in the UK has made quite a find… in his own...

Duration:00:43:50