Genealogy Explorer focuses on listener submitted family stories, history, and mysteries! We dive into the research behind it all and bring on guests to talk about their unique experiences with genealogy and family history research.
Genealogy Explorer dives into user submitted family stories, mysteries, and research while engaging with the genealogy community! This is the teaser for the podcast with the host, Megan, explaining a bit more about it.
In this episode, Wen Huber opens up about his past involving his adoption and his current journey to find his biological family. Only 12 months old and left alone at the steps of an orphanage in Taiyuan, Shanxi, China with severe burns and no documents, Wen is now looking for the ones who left him there to reconnect with his roots and reunite with that family. Listen in as we dive into the process, talk about his history and adopted family, and figure out what's next! You can find Wen Huber on all social media platforms at @wenhuber.
*Content warning: slavery, Civil War*
Today, we sit down with Bri Westmoreland to discuss her family's newly discovered roots in African American history, the legacy of a 200+ year old family name, and their surprising ties to a Virginian slave-owner. Tune in as we also dive into the traditions and personal stories of the present-day Westmoreland clan based in Texas!
*Content warning: brief mention of suicide* Listen in as we dive into the world of gravestones and genealogy with Alicia Williams, better known online as LadyTaphos! Based in Virginia, Alicia pulls in millions of views with her videos on gravestone restorations and the stories of those buried in the graves. We learn the dos and don'ts of restoring a grave marker, her entire process, how to get started, and, of course, lots of genealogy discussion!
The first solo episode comes in as a step-by-step guide for genealogy beginners who are looking to start their own family tree. Tune in as host, Megan, goes through her process for starting your research using Ancestry!