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Jun 18, 2018

Host Scott Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Society. David notes the 74th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of France, the turning point of World War II. Leading off Family Histoire News, Fisher and David discuss the recently discovered hacking of and the impact it is likely to have on the industry. Then, scientists are interested in renting or buying your DNA! David will explain. Fisher then shares a new find concerning one of his wife’s relatives from a digitized newspaper story from 1903. It will blow your mind. Next, one company is cashing in on the tattoo craze… and yes, it has to do with preserving family history. In a really odd way. David then shines his blogger spotlight on Renee Schmidt. Check out her blog here. Then David shares exciting news from NEHGS concerning a new database many genis will be anxious to visit.

Then, Fisher chats with Joe Dooley, Past President General of the Sons of the American Revolution. The S.A.R. is currently in a partnership with Kings College in London, reviewing the personal papers of King George III and other high officials of the British government from the time of the Revolution. Joe reveals the goals of the project, and a story or two that has already come forth that had never been revealed before.

Finally Tom Perry, the Preservation Authority from talks reunion preparation. There’s a lot more to it than you may think!

That’s all this week on Extreme Genes, America’s Family History Show!