Genealogy Podcast Roundup – Week of August 9, 2011

mp3 players This week’s Genealogy Podcast Roundup has an interview about the DNA of King Tut, more biblical family trees, how to plan a trip to your ancestor’s homeland, and much more!

World Radio Switzerland has an episode that was released on August 2, 2011. This episode is called “Half of European men are related to King Tut, Zurich genealogy firm claims”. Host Alex Helmick interviews Roman Scholz, who is the managing director of iGENEA (the group that made the discoveries about King Tut’s modern relatives).

Genealogy Gems has an episode that was released on August 6, 2011. This is episode number 115, and it is called “How to Travel to Your Ancestor’s Homeland”. This episode covers the details that go into planning a trip to your ancestor’s homeland, a discount code for a genealogy Expo, responses to email sent in by listeners, and tons of information about genealogy resources.

Geni Podcast has an episode that was released on August 5, 2011. This episode is called “Genealogy Research Logs”. Genealogists can learn a lot from this episode about what a genealogy research log is, what it keeps track of, and why you should use one.

GeneaBloggers has an episode that was released on August 5, 2011. This episode is called “Heirlooms and Genealogy”. Special guests on this episode include Joy Shivar, (from JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange), Sharon Sergeant, (who has done research about the original owners of books, letters, furniture and more), and Melissa “Missy” Corley (from the Bayside Blog).

African Roots Podcast has released episode number 122 on August 5, 2011. In this episode, host Angela Walton-Raji talks about many upcoming genealogy conferences, a slave cemetery in Texas, and an article about how DNA testing lead to discovering family ties that go back to the 1600’s, and more.

Victory Church has added more episodes in their series about the family tree’s of people who appear in the Bible (and who are part of the family tree of Jesus). Part 8 talks about Manasseh. Part 9 focuses on Josiah.

Previous episodes in this series are still available for you to listen to through the Victory Church website. So far they have discussed Adam, Abraham, Jacob, Rahab, David, Solomon, Hezekiah, and now Manasseh and Josiah.

Irish Roots Cafe has an episode that was released on August 2, 2011. This episode is called “World’s Top Irish Genealogy Tent at Dublin, Ohio, festival”. This episode was from the Genealogy Tent at the Dublin, Ohio, Irish Fest. You can find some great suggestions of genealogy CDs, genealogy groups, and research tips in this episode. The episode has an electronic voice reading you the details that are found in the show notes.

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