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Episode 172 - Woman Sold At Birth Discovers Origins / Missouri Researcher Ties To Old West Story

Episode 172 - Woman Sold At Birth Discovers Origins / Missouri Researcher Ties To Old West Story

It’s a “Best of Extreme Genes” episode!  Fisher opens the show with David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society and AmericanAncestors.org.  They exchange tales of recent finds.  Fisher talks about his discovery that he has a connection to the Major Deegan for whom the “Major Deegan Expressway” is named.  David talks about learning that the adoption of his wife’s great great grandmother. As it turns out, she wasn’t French-Canadian… she was Irish!  David then talks about how Wisconsin Indian burial grounds are in jeopardy.  Hear what lawmakers in that state have in mind for these historic grounds. Next, David shares the news of an exciting new digitization project. David then gives you a great tip on how to find mug shots of your “black sheep” ancestors.   Fisher then shares his 2014 interview (starts at 11:09) with Heather Leathergood who was SOLD at birth by an unscrupulous woman who claimed to be a doctor. Heather talks about what she lea

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