Oct 22, 2018
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. Familly Histoire News begins with the story of a Swedish American girl who was playing in a lake in Sweden and made an astonishing discovery. Hear what everyone is so excited about. Then, it’s a new application for DNA. Yes, your deceased loved one’s molecular code can now be part of your tattoos! David explains. Next, a map created by the guy who is believed to have made the maps for Columbus has had technology put to use to reveal previously illegible text. Find out about the significance of this story. David then talks briefly about the link on ExtremeGenes.com to the story about 20 sets of twins separated at birth who choose either to seek or not to seek their missing sibling. David’s Blogger Spotlight this week shines on Rahkia Nance. Her site, TheLAConfidential.wordpress.com covers her journey to uncover the stories of her family’s past.
Then, Gretchen Jorgensen, a DNA specialist with Legacy Tree Genealogists, shares some great tips for maximizing your DNA matches on Ancestry.com. There may well be a few tools there that you don’t know about. But Gretchen does! Hear what she has to say.
Next, Tara Bergeson, Program Chair for RootsTech, the world’s largest family history conference, shares the latest for what to expect at RootsTech 2019 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tara reveals many changes that will cut down on lines and get you into more of what you want to see and do. Also, a RootsTech London is coming up next year! Tara will fill you in.
Then, it’s Tom Perry from TMCPlace.com, the Preservation Authority, talking about SD cards. What are they and how to they help you? Tom’s got all the skinny.
That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!