Apr 20, 2015
Fisher opens the
show with some fascinating "Family Histoire" news. First,
Spain is embracing its Sephardic Jewish heritage which was driven
out by the Spanish Inquisition in 1492. They are opening
doors to all who can prove their Sephardic lineage, resulting in
Jews around the world researching their Spanish heritage.
Then, it was an amazing discovery, just in time for the 150th
anniversary of the conclusion of the Civil War. A Virginia
minister made the find after being asked to memorialize a slave,
the only civilian killed at the last big battle of the Civil War at
Appomattox Court House. Wait until you hear what he learned
super-blogger Randy Seaver of Geneamusings joins the show to talk
about crowdsourcing your research. It's an idea he learned
can bring free research assistance from anywhere in the world.
As usual, Randy has a great story to go along with it.
Listen in for the details.
visits with Cathy Greaves Spurgeon, cousin of the late Theresa Rose
Greaves. It's Cathy's first radio interview since Fisher
found Theresa's next-of-kin. (She had been missing for 32
years before her remains were recently found in Utah.) Cathy
remembers Theresa's childhood and brings us up to date on how the
family is doing through this difficult experience.
Then, Tom Perry
from TMCPlace.com answers a listener question on compatibility of
your old videos, and how to get them all into the same digital
That's this week on Extreme Genes, America's Family History