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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 217 - Football Great Steve Young Talks Ancestry and Autobiography

12/10/2017
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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: 00:48:19


Episode 114 Classic Rewind: A Salute To Our Pilgrims and Puritans With The Creator of the Great Migration Series

12/3/2017
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Fisher opens the show in the first segment with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. As a Mayflower descendant (John Howland) Fisher talks about his first hand impressions of Plymouth Rock. David then talks about Queen Elizabeth’s approval of DNA testing to resolve a British Peerage problem. (These are different times!) David also talks about a stash of undelivered mail from the 17th and 18th centuries that has...

Duration: 00:49:32


Episode 216 - Former Governor General of Mayflower Society Talks Pilgrims / Three Generation Registers In England

11/26/2017
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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 boys open Family Histoire News talking about the remarkable news that the face of a Scottish “witch” has been recreated. Hear how it was done and little about the woman’s story. Then, David talks about a remarkable discovery in Giza, Egypt in the Great Pyramid. How did they find it? Hear what we know so far. Next, hear about a...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 215 - Genealogy and Army Repatriation / New App Means Photo Info Travels With The Photo

11/19/2017
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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 boys discuss a spooky occurrence at Fisher’s home recently that may (or may not) have involved Fisher’s long deceased ancestor. David then shares the news of an exciting new partnership involving Ancestry and NEHGS that could mean new finds of your ancestors. You’ll want hear about this 10 million name database the two organizations will...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 214 - Chromosome Mapping 101 / The “Hipster Historian” Shares Stores

11/12/2017
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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 comparing notes about their new “Ancestral Birth Year Coin” projects. (Fisher’s grandkids have gone nuts over these!) David then talks about two projects that the Smithsonian is now involved in. The first is in helping Texans affected by Hurricane Harvey to restore their damaged family heirlooms, pictures, and records. The...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 213 - Author A.J. Jacobs’ Genie Journey & New Book

11/5/2017
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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 kicks off Family Histoire News with his remarkable and personal find that happened while he was indexing records for FamilySearch.org. Wait til you hear this! Then Fred Armisen of SNL fame recently appeared on Finding Your Roots on PBS and learned he’s going to have to adjust his perception of his ethnicity. Catch what Dr. Gates...

Duration: 00:48:18


Episode 212 - Researching Eastern Europe: Where Are The Borders? / Reclaim The Records Strikes In New Jersey

10/29/2017
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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 and David begin with talk of the first old coins they’ve obtained from countries and birth years of their ancestors. (David started this whole thing!) David then shares the details behind Swedish Death Cleaning, which has to do with seniors not leaving their descendants hundreds of things they don’t want. That could include...

Duration: 00:48:18


Episode 211 - Ordinary Person Makes Extraordinary Find / The Archive Lady Returns With More New Finds

10/22/2017
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with a welcome to several new members of the Extreme Genes Patrons Club. He’s then joined by David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org who shares “Family Histoire News.” David begins with the latest news from “Reclaim the Records.” The group that is making a name for itself forcing government entities to make indexes to records available to the public, has pulled off another big score....

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 210 - One Hundred Years Later: Following Your World War I Ancestor / First Keynote Named For RootsTech!

10/15/2017
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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 with the kind of story we would all like to be in! It involves a man, his metal detector, and a historic site. Wait until you hear what he found! Then, the remarkable World War II story most people have never heard… how the Japanese bombed Texas, among other places! Find out how they did it… or at least tried. Then, Tom...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 209 - My Ancestor Was America’s First Serial Killer

10/8/2017
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist for the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David starts out “Family Histoire News” with a disturbing story out of New York where the Department of Health wants to make a few changes concerning access to records. Hear what they would like to do. Then, a century after the fact, a World War I submarine’s wreckage has been found in water near Belgium. David will tell you what is known...

Duration: 00:48:58


Episode 208 - Boston Man Learns Ties To The Dalton Gang! / What Do You Do When You Get Stuck?

10/1/2017
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and American Ancestors.org. David opens with disturbing news about the New York City Department of Health, which is attempting to limit access to certain vital records. Find out what they are. Then, a World War I submarine has been found in 100 feet of water. Find out where, and what happens next. Then, a pair of twins who served in World War II have just turned 99...

Duration: 00:49:10


Episode 207 - DNA Higher Education: CentiMorgans and Segments/ Houses In Photographs

9/24/2017
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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 starts out with info on the shiny new Extreme Genes Patrons Club. David then shares the remarkable tale of a woman who lost her mother’s wedding dress and pix years ago, only to find them again. Wait til you hear this story! Then, just in time for back to school, hear what name young Prince George is going to go by since the Royal...

Duration: 00:49:18


Episode 206 - Fisher Visits With Tuskegee Airman / Tom Talks Wet Photo Rescue

9/17/2017
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Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, the Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Fisher opens the show talking about another family history related 19th century eBay find and the amazing place it came from. David then shares a story about an article that mourns the loss of old, hand me down recipes in Hurricane Harvey. There’s a new “oldest man in the world!” David will tell you who is he, where he lives, and just...

Duration: 00:48:19


Classic Rewind: Episode 146 - Woman Sold At Birth Finds Her Birth Brothers, Tells Story / Researcher Shares Ties With Tragic Death of Young Girl in Days of The Wild West

9/10/2017
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It’s a “Best of Extreme Genes” episode! Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. They exchange tales of recent finds. Fisher talks about his discovery that he has a connection to the Major Deegan for whom the “Major Deegan Expressway” is named. David talks about learning that the adoption of his wife’s great great grandmother. As it turns out, she wasn’t French-Canadian... she was Irish!...

Duration: 00:48:18


Episode 205 - Family Vacation Triggers Slave Research Journey / Tips On Using Compilations

9/3/2017
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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 is on the road in Pittsburgh for the Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference. The guys start out talking about a fascinating “genie” David ran into at the conference. David then talks about a pic of a unique grave he uploaded to FindAGrave of a 19th century baseball Hall of Famer. David next reports on the status of the...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 204 - The Biggest Disaster You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

8/26/2017
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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 and David talk about the eclipse, and one in particular that occurred during the Revolutionary War that military leaders used to rally the troops. David then shares the remarkable story of the discovery of a uniform of a World War II vet and how it found its way into the hands of the vet’s granddaughter. Then, another World War II...

Duration: 00:48:18


Episode 203 - Microfilm Gives Way To Digital At Family History Library / Dealing With Slave Holder Ancestors

8/20/2017
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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 word of new progress coming in the War of 1812 Project. Having been delayed for a time, the Federation of Genealogical Societies begins the next phase of noting our ancestors’ service in that war soon. Hear all about it. Then, it’s word of the passing of the world’s oldest man, who had an amazing...

Duration: 00:48:19


Classic Rewind: Episode 184 - Why DNA Test Seniors First, and Other DNA Questions / GeneaMusings Blogger Randy Seaver On His Genealogy Go Over

8/13/2017
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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 with the story of a man who claims to descend from a King of Wales in the 6th century, and says he is next in line to become the successor of Queen Elizabeth II! Then, David shares the story about the discovery of a large number of 18th century coffins in Philadelphia. And, yes, there are dead people in them! Hear how this...

Duration: 00:48:19


Episode 202 - “The Great Grandfather That Never Was” / “The Archive Lady” On What You Might Find Behind Closed Doors

8/6/2017
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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 the conversation with word of a milestone achieved by MyHeritage.com (one of the show’s sponsors). MyHeritage now has 8 billion records in their SuperSearch archives! David then reveals how a search for what do to with old pants pulled up a story about the discovery of the world’s oldest known trousers… from 3,000 years ago!...

Duration: 00:48:18


Episode 202 - SAR President General Talks Revolution / Breakthrough! Name Change? No Birth Town? No Problem!

7/30/2017
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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 and David talk about the new World War II thriller “Dunkirk,” which Fisher has seen and David has not. From talking to friends who also saw the flick, Fisher has one observation for couples to consider. Hear what that is. David then congratulates AJ Jacobs on his soon-to-be released book which is coming out in November. Get the...

Duration: 00:48:19

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