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The Forget-Me-Not Hour


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Your Ancestors Want Their Stories to Be Told. Find out how genealogy can help you discover the mysteries of your family history.

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Holly Sammons, genealogy librarian and head of the Local History & Genealogy Department at the Onondaga County Public Library in Syracuse, joins Jane today to talk about the Local History & Genealogy Department of the library and the... more

Bennett Greenspan, president and CEO of Family Tree DNA, joins Jane to talk about mitochondrial (mt) DNA. Find out what mtDNA is, what the differences between mtDNA and yDNA haplogroups are, and how to interpret our results.... more

Today Cynthia Van Ness, Director of Library and Archives at the Buffalo History Museum, joins Jane to talk about the archives and library at what is otherwise known as the Buffalo and Eric County Historical Society. Find out what gems... more

Serendipity? Chance? Metaphysics? Author Henry Z Jones discusses these and his book Psychic Roots: Serendipity and Intuition in Genealogy as it applies to genealogy research. Find out what serendipity is and how Hank began his... more

Author and spiritual teacher Clark Strand joins Jane to talk about his latest book, Waking up to the Dark: Ancient Wisdom for a Sleepless Age. Clark will explain what his message about the Dark is, how our ancestors related to the dark, and... more

We had some major technical difficulties with this show. It's been spliced and diced, but it's a great interview. Enjoy! Kathryn Lake Hogan, Dominion Genealogist of the United Empire Loyalists Association of Canada, joins Jane... more

The directors of IGHR (Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research), SLIG (Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy), and GRIP (Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh) join Jane in a round-table discussion of the genealogy institutes.... more

Jim Gandy, librarian-archivist at the New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, joins Jane to talk about the collection in the archives at the museum in Saratoga Springs. Find out the history of this repository... more

Note: Caroline Pointer, Vice President of Membership, filled in for Josh Taylor today. D. Joshua Taylor, President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), joins Jane to talk about this organization and its mission. Why was it... more

Author Henry Z Jones, FASG & FGBS, joins Jane to talk about the Palatine Germans in New York. Hank is the author of multiple books on the Palatine Germans who settled in New York in the early to mid 1700s. Find out who these... more

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