Sep 24, 2018
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys begin by discussing an email from a listener who has discovered through DNA that she has a new cousin… one who was fathered by her uncle with his former girlfriend. The cousin thinks the results are a mistake. Then the story takes a real twist! Hear what it is. Then, in Family Histoire News, David talks about a recent gathering of descendants of United States Presidents, including one who is a GRANDSON of a president who was born in 1790! Hear which president he comes through. David’s Blogger Spotlight this week shines on the University of Portsmouth in the UK. It’s a website that can be reached at RailwayAccidents.port.ac.uk and they’re documenting all the railway accidents and the railway deaths of the 20th century there! David then talks about his upcoming appearance at Family History Fanatics. He’ll be their guest on September 22nd 2018. Find out more at Humblegen.org.
Next, Relative Race returns to BYUtv for Season 4 on Sunday September 16th at 9pm ET, 6pm PT. Fisher visits with Relative Race host Dan Debenham about what we can expect this season from this geni favorite reality show.
DNA specialist Diahan Southard then joins Fisher to talk about ethnicity tests. People are often confused by their results and Diahan explains why they might not come out the way you think they would. She also reveals a recent update in ethnicity numbers with one of the major companies. Hear who it is and what to look for!
Then, Tom Perry, the Preservation Authority from TMCPlace.com, reveals some of his favorite apps as he prepares you for the best way to complete your holiday family history projects.
That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!