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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 #376r

8/10/2022
Public on line trees can reveal great information. They can also lure you into a trap.

Duration:00:00:55

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

8/8/2022
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:00:44:13

Fisher’s Top Tips #375r

8/6/2022
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

Fisher’s Top Tips #374r

8/3/2022
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

Episode 430 - DNA Match Leads To DNA Testing On Nigeria Trip / DNA And Lineage Societies Today

8/1/2022
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 talking about a remarkable find he recently made in New Hampshire, providing amazing details about his ancestors who were from there. The guys then speak about a frightening story that talks about how enemy states could turn your raw DNA results to custom make poison with which to target your family. Then, National Geographic...

Duration:00:44:13

Fisher’s Top Tips #373r

7/30/2022
Tracking down keepsakes of ancestors isn’t always easy. But sometimes there are mementoes just below your feet!

Duration:00:01:02

Fisher’s Top Tips #372r

7/27/2022
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

Episode 429 - NEHGS Researcher’s Supreme Court Passion Project Blows Up! Plus, 19th Century Kidnapping Mystery Solved By DNA

7/25/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. This week, the show begins its 10 year! Thanks so much to all of you who have made this possible! David begins by sharing what he learned about a cemetery he was about to explore. Then, in Family Histoire News, David reveals a new NEHGS database from the War of 1812. It could be a game changer for researchers! Next, a 19 year old has...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #371r

7/23/2022
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

Fisher’s Top Tips #370

7/20/2022
Sometimes it’s tough to know what to do with photographs where you don’t know who the subject is. Fisher shares some thoughts that might help.

Duration:00:00:53

Episode 428 - 9th Anniversary Show! Woodbury’s Tips and Tricks for DNA Matches / Bill Griffeth’s Follow Up Book “Strangers No More”

7/18/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with guest host David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher and David talk about Fisher’s recent use of two New York City databases, one of which neither had ever heard of before. David then explains how it was discovered that in the Declaration of Independence, technology revealed how Thomas Jefferson changed the word “Subjects” to “Citizens.” Next, hear about the discovery of a...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #369

7/16/2022
Fisher shares a key clue in many photographs that many people overlook. But it might be all you need to help you identify the subject of the photo.

Duration:00:00:47

Fisher’s Top Tips #368

7/13/2022
Who knows the old folks in your pictures, as well as their stories, better than old folks?! Fisher talks about how to maximize your visits to senior relatives.

Duration:00:00:48

Episode 427 - “The Compact,” A Civil War Story You Will Want To Hear

7/11/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with guest host David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins by talking about his newly found link to an accused witch of the late 1600s. Then, a top secret map used in the invasion of Normandy in World War 2 has been made public after a family donates it. Hear the story behind this remarkable document. Speaking of WW2, we have just lost our last Medal of Honor winner from the...

Duration:00:44:13

Fisher’s Top Tips #367

7/9/2022
There are definitely techniques for preserving paper documents and records that you can trust will extend the life of your important documents.

Duration:00:00:52

Fisher’s Top Tips #366

7/6/2022
If you’ve ever wondered why you don’t get everything you think you should from a search of a digitized newspaper site, Fisher has some ideas that may open up a whole lot more.

Duration:00:01:01

Episode 136 - Classic Rewind (2016): Sam Roukin, “Simcoe” of TURN: Washington’s Spies Talks Revolutionary War and Playing A Historic Figure

7/4/2022
Fisher opens this Classic Rewind from 2016 with Family Histoire News talking about the upcoming season of Genealogy Roadshow. He discloses which cities the Roadshow team will visit this year. He then talks about the amazing discovery of the remains of a Roman villa underneath a barn in England. Here 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 African slaves by Jesuit priests in Washington DC. Here why they were...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #365

7/2/2022
Marking pictures is essential for future generations, but using the right pens and markers will assure the identifications last without damaging your images.

Duration:00:00:55

Fisher’s Top Tips #364

6/29/2022
Fisher talks about the risk of taking on line trees at face value and why copying isn’t researching.

Duration:00:00:59

Episode 426 - DNA Detective CeCe Moore On The Growing Fertility Fraud Scandal

6/27/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with guest host David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David begins with a little history of Father’s Day, and how it started with the love of one woman for her dad. Dave then mentions meeting a man who actually saw Babe Ruth play when he was a boy. (Not many of those folks are around anymore!) DNA is helping the military and what they’re learning about some of those WW2 guys whose...

Duration:00:44:01