On this weeks show, Fisher shares news from the week… starting with the coming remake of “Roots,” the 1977 mini-series that popularized family history. He tells you who is doing it and what the plans are. A Purple Heart medal was found at a flea market in Arizona where a veteran bought it. Find out about his efforts to locate the family that should have had it. Ever hear of a man who fought for BOTH sides of the Civil War? Fisher tells you about that remarkable discovery. Plus, caller Earl shares his story of a remarkable evening when his deceased mother came to visit and comfort him.
Gordon Remington from ProGenealogists.com talks about the passengers on the Mayflower, the differences between a Puritan and a Pilgrim, and some of their background. Gordon also talks about joining the Society of Mayflower Descendants, great sources for people trying to tie in to the Mayflower, and evidence that is now being accepted by the Society. For more information go to http://www.progenealogists.com/ancestry_research.htm
Preservation authority Tom Perry from TMCPlace.com tells you about a new disk that will soon be on the market on which will be enough space for you to easily store EVERYTHING you have! If the house were burning down, grab your one disk, and you would have all your important data.
This show originally aired on KNRS on 11/17/13