Sep 28, 2020
Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org. The guys open with talk about Ancestry.com’s latest adjustment in ethnicity estimates. Have you checked yours recently? Next, famed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin says her childhood interest in one sports team contributed to and enhanced her career choice. Then, an island in New York likely contains the remains of over a million people, and New York doesn’t much like to talk about it. Hear which island and where it is.
Next, Fisher visits with McKenna Cooper from Legacy Tree Genealogists. McKenna talks about how genealogists deal with the ever present problem of conflicting records.
Then, Arkansas resident Kelsey Dunn talks about taking some of what he learned from Extreme Genes and making an exciting breakthrough into the origins of his grandmother in France.
David then returns for Ask Us Anything as the guys take on questions about a high school ring and researching a late father’s early career.
That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!