Dec 9, 2014
Fisher opens the
show with an exciting announcement that FamilySearch.org and Roots
Magic are now utilizing MyHeritage.com's laser sharp technology to
find matches on your family tree automatically. You will love
what it does! Plus, paternal DNA research on the body of King
Richard III shows that, perhaps, there now may be a problem with
who sits on the throne of Great Britain! What's going on?
Give it a listen!
Tennesseans Charles and James Allison visit with Fisher about their
two uncles who both served in the Navy and both wound up on the USS
Arizona. Both were killed that fateful day of December 7,
1941. One of the men wrote a letter home just two months
before the attack that was only recently found. It's content
was a shock to the family. Hear all about it!
Then DNA pioneer
Dr. Scott Woodward joins Fisher to talk about the history of DNA
ancestral research and how today's techniques of matching
populations around the world began. It will give you a real
sense of how far we've come in just a decade and a half.
Then, Tom Perry,
our Preservation Authority, joins us to talk about family history
gifts for the holidays that you can still put together in time for
That's this week
on Extreme Genes, America's Family History Show!