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Extreme Genes: Family History Radio

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Extreme Genes: Family History Radio

Extreme Genes: Family History Radio

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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Extreme Genes keeps you informed on the latest in family history research around the world. Host Scott Fisher talks to people about amazing things that have happened while they were doing family history research.

Latest Episodes

Old Books, What’s Forgotten Inside?

The guys begin by talking about an awesome gift given to Fisher a musket ball from the site of the Great Swamp Fight of 1675 during the King Philip’s (Native) War. Two of his direct ancestors were killed there, and another wounded.

--4 d ago
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Old Books, What’s Forgotten Inside?

Kitty Cooper Talks Why Note Longest DNA Segments

Fisher begins his two part visit with Kitty Cooper. Kitty is a DNA specialist and talks about why she thinks Ancestry’s new feature, showing the longest DNA segments among your matches, is a good one.

--1 w ago
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Kitty Cooper Talks Why Note Longest DNA Segments

When And How Did Your Ancestors Get Here? / New York Man Learns Father Fought Nazis… In USA

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David shares his plans for a family trip and a visit he plans to make to a place he’s been before.

--2 w ago
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When And How Did Your Ancestors Get Here? / New York Man Learns Father Fought Nazis… In USA

Man Regains Citizenship For Deceased Grandmother/Dr. Sarah South On New Ancestry Health

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org

--3 w ago
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Man Regains Citizenship For Deceased Grandmother/Dr. Sarah South On New Ancestry Health

Dr. Blaine Bettinger On Ancestry’s Centimorgan Change

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. David begins by explaining a case of serendipity from which he was the recent beneficiary. Hear what happens!

--AUG 25
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Dr. Blaine Bettinger On Ancestry’s Centimorgan Change

What’s There? Fisher Gets His “Big Reveal” On DNA From Family Envelopes

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys open with the latest news on the GEDMatch security breach.

--AUG 18
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What’s There? Fisher Gets His “Big Reveal” On DNA From Family Envelopes

Fisher Submits Old Envelopes for DNA Testing, Possible Kits

David then shares the heartwarming story of a British World War II vet, a centenarian, who raised some $40 million dollars to battle Covid-19. And his Queen has recognized him. Then, Mental Floss has come up with 14 slang terms from the colonial era.

--AUG 11
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Fisher Submits Old Envelopes for DNA Testing, Possible Kits

One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits

Fisher visits with Don Milne of Bountiful, Utah. Don got caught up a few years ago in a project to create obituaries of a few of the 400,000 Americans killed in World War II.

--AUG 4
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One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits

Unbelievable MyHeritage Free Photo Enhancement Tools

Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, then visits with Fisher about MyHeritage’s new “enhancement” tool. It’s raising eyebrows around the world. Find out why.

--JUL 28
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Unbelievable MyHeritage Free Photo Enhancement Tools

The Family History Library Makes Progress In Lockdown

David Rencher, Director of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, visits with Fisher about what’s been going on with the Library staff during the pandemic and how we will all benefit from it.

--JUL 21
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The Family History Library Makes Progress In Lockdown

Latest Episodes

Old Books, What’s Forgotten Inside?

The guys begin by talking about an awesome gift given to Fisher a musket ball from the site of the Great Swamp Fight of 1675 during the King Philip’s (Native) War. Two of his direct ancestors were killed there, and another wounded.

--4 d ago
Comments
Old Books, What’s Forgotten Inside?

Kitty Cooper Talks Why Note Longest DNA Segments

Fisher begins his two part visit with Kitty Cooper. Kitty is a DNA specialist and talks about why she thinks Ancestry’s new feature, showing the longest DNA segments among your matches, is a good one.

--1 w ago
Comments
Kitty Cooper Talks Why Note Longest DNA Segments

When And How Did Your Ancestors Get Here? / New York Man Learns Father Fought Nazis… In USA

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. David shares his plans for a family trip and a visit he plans to make to a place he’s been before.

--2 w ago
Comments
When And How Did Your Ancestors Get Here? / New York Man Learns Father Fought Nazis… In USA

Man Regains Citizenship For Deceased Grandmother/Dr. Sarah South On New Ancestry Health

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org

--3 w ago
Comments
Man Regains Citizenship For Deceased Grandmother/Dr. Sarah South On New Ancestry Health

Dr. Blaine Bettinger On Ancestry’s Centimorgan Change

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. David begins by explaining a case of serendipity from which he was the recent beneficiary. Hear what happens!

--AUG 25
Comments
Dr. Blaine Bettinger On Ancestry’s Centimorgan Change

What’s There? Fisher Gets His “Big Reveal” On DNA From Family Envelopes

Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys open with the latest news on the GEDMatch security breach.

--AUG 18
Comments
What’s There? Fisher Gets His “Big Reveal” On DNA From Family Envelopes

Fisher Submits Old Envelopes for DNA Testing, Possible Kits

David then shares the heartwarming story of a British World War II vet, a centenarian, who raised some $40 million dollars to battle Covid-19. And his Queen has recognized him. Then, Mental Floss has come up with 14 slang terms from the colonial era.

--AUG 11
Comments
Fisher Submits Old Envelopes for DNA Testing, Possible Kits

One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits

Fisher visits with Don Milne of Bountiful, Utah. Don got caught up a few years ago in a project to create obituaries of a few of the 400,000 Americans killed in World War II.

--AUG 4
Comments
One Man Seeks 400,000 WWII Obits

Unbelievable MyHeritage Free Photo Enhancement Tools

Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, then visits with Fisher about MyHeritage’s new “enhancement” tool. It’s raising eyebrows around the world. Find out why.

--JUL 28
Comments
Unbelievable MyHeritage Free Photo Enhancement Tools

The Family History Library Makes Progress In Lockdown

David Rencher, Director of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, visits with Fisher about what’s been going on with the Library staff during the pandemic and how we will all benefit from it.

--JUL 21
Comments
The Family History Library Makes Progress In Lockdown
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