The Forget-Me-Not Hour


Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
Your Ancestors Want Their Stories to Be Told. Find out how genealogy can help you discover the mysteries of your family history.

Upcoming Broadcasts

Today professional genealogist Yvette Hoitink joins Jane to talk about researching colonial American Dutch ancestors in their homeland in the 1600s and 1500s. Joining us from Holland, Yvette will discuss Dutch research -- how to find our roots in Holland, what we will expect when researching Dutch records, and more. http://www.dutchgenealogy.nl/
Reminder Edit Reminder

On-Demand Episodes

Jane E. Wilcox welcomes Christopher Densmore, head of Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. Chris will talk about Quakers in New York. Where did they come from and where did they live? What is... more

Did you know that John Rolfe and Pocahontas from the colony of Jamestown, Virginia, have living descendants? Tonight their descendant Wilhelmena Kelly, organizing regent of the Increase Carpenter Chapter DAR in Queens, joins Jane... more

Special Edition: Live from the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in Las Vegas. Julie Miller, Vice President of NGS, joins Jane to recap this year's conference in Las Vegas. Find out the highlights of the conference:... more

Jane E. Wilcox welcomes The Legal Genealogist Judy Russell as she talks about women's rights in the major legal systems in Colonial America. What rights under the law did our grandmothers have in the Dutch, British, French and Spanish... more

Journalist Paul Lukas talks about a treasure of school records from the Manhattan Trade School for Girls he found in a discarded filing cabinet in New York City. What incredible data did these 1920s and '30s report cards... more

A special live broadcast from Rootstech 2013 in Salt Lake City. This afternoon join Jane live from Rootstech where she will interview Dan Martinez, Rootstech chair. Find out what the highlights of the three-day conference were, what new... more

Tonight we explore the rich heritage of New York Jews prior to the Civil War. David Kleiman, genealogist and owner of Heritage Muse, will tell us about the early history of Jews in New Amsterdam and his work with the Gomez... more

Join Stefani Evans, conference chair for the 2013 NGS Conference in Las Vegas, as she talks about all that is in store for conference participants this year at the conference from May 8-11. Who will be speaking? What special events and... more

Join Megan Smolenyak as she talks about uncovering Michelle Obama's ancestry here in the U.S. and finding the link to President Obama's ancestry in Moneygall, Co. Offaly, Ireland. Megan has appeared on Good Morning America, the... more