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Extreme Genes is a story-driven program about America's hottest hobby of family history research. It features stories of discovery, surprise and reunion with informative expert guests. expert guests.

Extreme Genes is a story-driven program about America's hottest hobby of family history research. It features stories of discovery, surprise and reunion with informative expert guests. expert guests.
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United States

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Extreme Genes is a story-driven program about America's hottest hobby of family history research. It features stories of discovery, surprise and reunion with informative expert guests. expert guests.

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English

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1-234-56-GENES (4363


Episodes

Episode 256 - Making The Most Out Of Your Ancestry.com DNA Matches / Nice Changes Coming For RootsTech 2019

10/21/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Familly Histoire News begins with the story of a Swedish American girl who was playing in a lake in Sweden and made an astonishing discovery. Hear what everyone is so excited about. Then, it’s a new application for DNA. Yes, your deceased loved one’s molecular code can now be part of your tattoos! David explains. Next, a map created by the...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #12 - Got DNA Skills? Become A Search Angel For Others!

10/20/2018
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Adoptees in particular, but many others as well, are looking for answers. If your skilled in the DNA world, you might want to consider helping these folks as a “search angel.”

Duration:00:00:46

Fisher’s Top Tips #011 - Tracing Forward Can Yield Family History Gold

10/17/2018
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Want to find rare family photos, family Bibles, and who knows what else? Fisher suggests that you try tracing forward!

Duration:00:00:46

Episode 255 - How You Can Become A Search Angel / Photo Restoration Ideas

10/14/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David opens Family Histoire News with the story of a German roofer who discovered, on a rooftop, a message in a bottle. The message, it turned out, was written in 1930 and had twist that will make your jaw drop! Then the guys talk about a parade that took place in Philadelphia 100 years ago, in 1918, that resulted in the deaths of...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #010- Planning Your Research Trips To Increase Your Chances Of Success

10/13/2018
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Fisher explains the importance of planning your research trips to maximize your results.

Duration:00:00:41

Fisher’s Top Tips #009 - Old Family Stories Are Wonderful Tales…But That’s Often All They Are

10/10/2018
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Fisher talks about investigating your family stories before you pass them along.

Duration:00:00:46

Episode 254 - Bent Prop Project Bringing Home World War II Casualties / Arizona Woman Finds Birth Family, Becomes “Search Angel”

10/7/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David starts out sharing details of his experience taking a cruise on America’s oldest active naval ship, the USS Constitution. The guys begin Family Histoire News with a note that this past week marked the 100th anniversary of the start of the Meuse Argonne Offensive in World War I. The action led to the end of the war, but cost tens of...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #008 - There Is No Single Expert In Family History Research

10/6/2018
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Fisher explains why virtually all researchers need help from other experts along the way.

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #007 - In Researching Your Family Less Is More

10/3/2018
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Fisher shares the math of genealogical research and the importance of focusing in on your goals.

Duration:00:00:47

Episode 253 - A Quarter Million Miles Of New England Stone Walls… Why?! / Maureen Taylor On Photo Fishing At Antique Shows

9/30/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. The guys share an email sent by a listener who was excited to learn something new about two Scottish ancestors because of a recent guest’s exhaustive study. David then begins “Family Histoire News” with the amazing story of a man who located his birth mother. She then reached out to the birth father, her former high school boy friend. The old spark relit. And you...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #006 - Helping Friends Get Started With The First Fundamental Rule

9/29/2018
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Fisher suggests that when friends ask what they need to do to get started in family history research that you don’t suggest signing up for an on line service… and that you share the first fundamental rule.

Duration:00:00:54

Fisher’s Top Tips #005 - Teaching Kids To Love History Through Family History

9/26/2018
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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

Episode 252 - Relative Race Season 4 Begins / Diahan Southard Talks On Ethnicity Test Results

9/23/2018
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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 discussing an email from a listener who has discovered through DNA that she has a new cousin… one who was fathered by her uncle with his former girlfriend. The cousin thinks the results are a mistake. Then the story takes a real twist! Hear what it is. Then, in Family Histoire News, David talks about a recent gathering of...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #004 - Growing Your Photo Archive

9/22/2018
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Fisher shares a simple strategy for growing your ancestral photo archive.

Duration:00:00:48

Fisher’s Top Tips #003 - Keeping Your Ancestral Photos Safe

9/19/2018
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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

Episode 251 - What’s Ahead For FamilySearch? / Researching Descendants And Learning About Ancestors

9/16/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher shares two stories from his recent trip to Indiana, including a unique experience while giving his keynote address at the Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in Fort Wayne. The other story illustrates the unexpected danger of exploring cemeteries in Michigan! Listen to what happened! David then opens Family Histoire News...

Duration:00:48:24

Fisher’s Top Tips #002 - You’ve All Got The Old Pix- What’s The First Thing You Do?!

9/15/2018
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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

Fisher's Top Tips #001 - What Stories Will You Miss Out On?

9/11/2018
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Fisher's Top Tips #001 - What Stories Will You Miss Out On?

Duration:00:00:45

Episode 250 - Ancestor “Changes” Race To Educate Kids / Tom Perry On Deadlines For Digitizing Before The Holidays

9/9/2018
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with Brooke Ganz, Founder and President of “Reclaim the Records,” who fills in for David Allen Lambert this week. Family Histoire News begins with the story of a baby who was abandoned in a phone booth in 1954. He’s all grown up now and recently took a DNA test. You’ll want to hear where it led him. Then, Brooke talks about the amazing “lost city” found beneath the fields of Kansas. It may have been one of the largest cities in ancient America. Catch some of...

Duration:00:48:24

Episode 217 Classic Rewind - Football Great Steve Young Talks Ancestry and Autobiography

9/2/2018
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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 what has to be called “Thanksgiving Leftovers.” It’s a page on the NEHGS site that gives bios on each of the passengers of the Mayflower, and gives descendants a chance to share a photo of themselves along with which passenger they descend from. Next, the guys talk about one renowned descendant of the Mayflower, former...

Duration:00:48:24