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Aug 26, 2019

Host Scott Fisher opens the show with Drew Smith, co-host of the Genealogy Guys podcast. Fisher and Drew begin Family Histoire News with a story of a 104-year-old survivor of the Holocaust. And what a birthday party she has had! Find out what made this celebration extra special. Then, the guys talk about the resolution of the Centerville, Utah assault case that was recently solved using genetic genealogy, and resulted in the “opt in” for law enforcement change on Then, Fisher talks about some recently found letters of King Edward VIII from before his days as king. Find out why these letters are so fascinating in a historical context. Then, Drew shares the news about a modern day royal who has gone high tech. Hear what she is up to. Drew then updates us on some recent endeavors of the Genealogy Guys.
Next, Fisher visits with Jessica Howe from Legacy Tree Genealogists. Jessica is focused these days on cases involving children fathered in Asia by American military men. Jessica shares stories of reuniting and explains how she solved one particularly remarkable case. There’s much to be learned from Jessica’s efforts.
Then, Fisher visits with Thomas Lester and Molly Rogers. The two are key players in the New England Historic Genealogical Society and Boston’s Catholic Archdiocese in achieving the eventual goal of indexing over 11 million records from the Catholic Churches of New England. Find out where the project stands now and what information these records contain and how they might help your research efforts.
Then, NEHGS Senior Genealogist, Rhonda McClure, answers a question about records needed for dual citizenship between the United States and Italy. Wait til you hear what Italy requires for you to become one of them!
That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show.