Jun 24, 2019
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 Family Histoire News with word of the first court case involving a defendant identified by genetic genealogy. Hear why this case has long term implications. Then, it’s a librarian getting into the law enforcement game helping authorities identify the bodies of three murder victims. Find out what she did and how she did it. Next, imagine the shock of one Mississippi man when he saw a commercial showing a photo of his third great grandfather! Hear what that experience has changed in this man’s life. David next shares the story of a 101-year-old World War II vet who had a unique experience with his grandson… one that no one in the family will ever forget. David’s Blogger Spotlight shines on a familiar name this week… Blaine Bettinger. Looking to learn about DNA genealogical research? His site, TheGeneticGenealogist.com, contains a wealth of information.
In the second segment, Gretchen Jorgensen, a genetic genealogy specialist from Legacy Tree Genealogists visits with Fisher about Ancestry’s new Beta product, “Thru Lines.” Have you tried it yet?
Next, Fisher visits with Tyler Stahle about this fall’s first RootsTech London, FamilySearch has announced one of the keynote speakers and performers. Hear who it is and what’s to come.
Then, Dr. Scott Woodward joins Fisher for “Ask Us Anything.” Dr. Woodward answers the question, “With DNA, how far back can you expect to prove (or disprove) paternity.” Dr. Woodward’s answer might surprise you!
That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!