Aug 31, 2015
This week on
Extreme Genes... more gems from newly released War of 1812 pension
applications, AND talk with a woman who just learned she descends
from a Cortez crew member and Jamestown!
Fisher opens the
show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England
Historic Genealogical Society and American Ancestors. David
has a story about a couple and their 60 years of wedding cake
sharing... with a twist! Also, Big Ben, now 156 years old, is
having trouble keeping accurate time. Hear what's happening
to correct it! Plus, David has your tech tip and info on
where he will be in September to talk genealogy with you in
visits with Fran Jensen, who, along with some colleagues, are
reading nearly every new War of 1812 pension record as it comes out
on Fold3. You'll be amazed at the gems they have found, and
you'll benefit from Fran's insight on what to expect when you dig
in to this awesome National Archives collection.
from NEHGS talks about her recent experience of learning about her
ancestry... with ancestors on both sides arriving in the America's
BEFORE the Mayflower! Wait... what?! Yes! You'll
enjoy hearing about Dani's journey of discovery.
Then Tom Perry
returns talking about preservation. One aspect of it you
might not have thought about is the right way to ship your fragile,
delicate, and special heirlooms. Have a pencil and paper...
or your smartphone... ready!
It's all this
week on Extreme Genes, America's Family History Show!