Jul 28, 2014
survey results of the question on your oldest heirlooms. "How
old are they?!" Find out in the first segment. In
Family Histoire News, Fisher reports on the first episode of this
season's "Who Do You Think You Are?" on TLC. "Sex and the
City" star Cynthia Nixon learns about her ancestral past.
Also, a DNA study may be adding another branch to the Parker
family. That same family that settled in Texas in the 1830s,
and whose daughter became the mother of a Comanche chief!
You'll love this story! And, a 150 year old photo has
emerged of the woman who was stranded behind enemy lines... in
Virginia... in the Civil War, and became the housemaid to the First
Family of the Confederacy!
curator of Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts, joins Fisher to
talk about the myths about early America we've generally come to
accept. He has a debunking answer for most all of them.
Everything from people's height to why houses had no closets,
longevity... you name it... is on the list. You'll want to
Vetsch, an author, shares some amazing facts about 19th century
photography. You'll find out why you, too, would have looked
so glum being photographed in those days, and the risks incurred by
photographers and why they took them. It's more good
Tom Perry from
TMCPlace.com gets into more detail on getting great audio when
recording your grandparents and older relatives. Episode 52
is waiting for you now!