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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 432 - Relative Race Is Back For Tenth Season Amid Host Dan Debenham’s Health Crisis

9/26/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The guys first talk about Fisher’s exploration of the backwoods neighborhood he grew up in and how it was in 1867! David then tells Fisher about house that’s being sold for the first time in centuries! Hear when the last time was this American home was for sale. Next, an ancient writing system has been cracked. Hear when it was in use and where. Captain Cook’s...

Duration:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #389r

9/24/2022
Most families have stories about loved ones that aren’t particularly flattering. But should you share it in a history?

Duration:00:00:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #388r

9/21/2022
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

Episode 431 - Woman Taken At Birth Tells Her Story and How She Learned The Truth / New Italian Databases

9/19/2022
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys first acknowledge the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, certainly a most distant cousin to many Americans with British ancestry. David then shares several macabre stories. Hear about the 17 ancient bodies found in an 800-year-old well in England and what has now been learned about them. Then, who knew that ice cream in the 19 century...

Duration:00:44:10

Fisher’s Top Tips #387r

9/17/2022
The genealogy world calls it “serendipity.” You might just call it “weird!”

Duration:00:00:57

Fisher’s Top Tips #386r

9/14/2022
We all love finding new dates and places, but digging up a new story is a much greater accomplishment.

Duration:00:00:59

Episode 350: Classic Rewind - Dr. Scott Woodward On Our Shared Blood With Neanderthals And What It May Mean In Our Response To Covid-19

9/12/2022
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 talking about the coming International Conference on Jewish Genealogy. (Want to speak there in Philly next August? Their Call for Proposals is open through November 19!) David then shares the story about how the grandson of a couple who were lost in the Holocaust recently was presented with an important item that once belonged...

Duration:00:44:06

Fisher’s Top Tips #385r

9/10/2022
Community celebrations such as the 4 of July is a great time to share family history with your kids.

Duration:00:00:51

Fisher’s Top Tips #384r

9/7/2022
Lots of kids find no joy in learning history. But when family is tied into it, things can change!

Duration:00:00:48

Episode 394: Classic Rewind - Genie Learns Grandpa Was Very Active In The Community / Lockbox Discovery Reveals WW2 Jewish Rescue Efforts

9/5/2022
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 the story of the National Archives release of a remarkable database… Confederate Slave Payrolls. David explains the significance. Then, a new dig is underway at the Outer Banks to learn more about the 1585 settlement at Roanoke… the Lost Colony. In Utah, a young woman who found her birth father...

Duration:00:44:09

Fisher’s Top Tips #383r

9/3/2022
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

Fisher’s Top Tips #382r

8/31/2022
If you haven’t at digitized newspapers in a while you might be missing out on some “new” old material!

Duration:00:00:55

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

8/29/2022
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:00:44:09

Fisher’s Top Tips #381r

8/27/2022
Family history information can come in many forms, and some of them may be surprising!

Duration:00:00:58

Fisher’s Top Tips #380r

8/24/2022
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:00:01:06

Episode 381: Classic Rewind - Benedictine Monk On His Worldwide Adventures To Save Historic Writings / Forensic Genealogy And Probate Records

8/22/2022
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:00:44:14

Fisher’s Top Tips #379r

8/20/2022
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

Fisher’s Top Tips #378r

8/17/2022
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

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

8/15/2022
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 #377r

8/13/2022
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