Nov 9, 2014
Fisher opens the
show with a review of the ExtremeGenes.com survey on ancestors
named for famous people. The numbers were surprising!
In Family Histoire News for the week, a fourth generation
tightrope walker was doing what his family has done for a
century... risk death for a living. This man even tightrope
walked in vitro! Plus, the journals and letters of one man's
father have led to a remarkable book on the first Americans to
fight in World War II... before December 7, 1941! He wasn't
on the battlefield. You'll have to hear this remarkable
Lindaas of HeritageConsulting.com joins the show to talk about the
Great Fires (plural) of 1871. It wasn't just Chicago that
burned on October 8th of that year. Two other places went up
as well, at the cost of even more real estate and lives. Hear
why your ancestors' deaths in these infernos aren't likely to be
found in the records.
Jen Allen from
FamilySearch.org is on to bring us up to date on the latest
developments with this coming year's edition of RootsTech.
Every year brings exciting new technology and information.
Hear why you need to be planning to be in Salt Lake City,
Utah in February!
And Tom Perry from TMCPlace.com, the Preservation Authority, is
back with news of a new product that just may save your damaged
disk, plus other suggestions on how you can salvage your valuable
"diskified" data. That's all this week on Extreme Genes,
Family History Radio!