Sat, 28 March 2009
March 28, 2008
The show is all about making improvements and changes in your life and I got a chance to share what genealogy has meant in my life and how it can be a positive journey for everyone regardless of their background.
Jim Mowatt over at the Historyzine podcast invited Lisa to be a part of the show. Jim has always been a macro history guy, but he has finally caught the genealogy bug and he invited me to come on and give a pitch to his listeners about why researching their own family history can be fascinating and actually dove tail into their love of world history. Historyzine Episode 14.
Genealogy Gems was featured in the March 20, 2009 World Vital Records Newsletter. I recently interviewed Steve Nickle the President and Chief Operating Officer for familylink about their brand new website that will be launched here in the next few months called GenSeek. Genealogy Gems Podcast episode #61.
In today's episode it's time to shake off Winter and we're going to do some Genealogical Channel Surfing!
GEM: Part 3 of Lisa's Interview with Darby Hinton, Actor and Producer Grab your surf board and get ready to ride the wave of the final segment of my interview with Darby Hinton who played Fess Parker's son for 6 years on the old Daniel Boone series. In today's episode Darby is going to tell us all about his brand new television series that he's working on called Hintons Living History.
In Episode 60 Darby Hinton shared what it was like growing up in Hollywood the son of an actor, and a child actor himself.
In Episode 61 I got a chance to share the research that I did on the Hinton Family Tree with Darby & his wife Shan.
In this final interview, Darby explains how his background in Hollywood and his interest in his family history have merged together in an exciting new television series that he's producing called Hintons Living History.
GEM: Hang Ten with Ken Marks, Executive Producer of Legend Seekers. We spent Episode 22 of my Family History Genealogy Made Easy podcast talking to Ken about this new show that features the discovery and portrayal of real life family history stories.
In today's interview, Ken is going to give us a personal look at their brand new website that just launched this week, and how YOU can submit your own family stories for inclusion in the series! So grab your remote and get ready to channel surf the genealogy wave!
GEM: Profile America
GEM: Who Do You Think You Are TV Series Scheduled Bloggers are reporting that the new Who Do You Think You Are TV series which is coming to America from the UK has won it's spot back on the Spring calendar. It's great to see this wave of genealogy shows hitting the airwaves, and my hope is that it will bring genealogy to the forefront of the television viewers minds as a fun and challenging endeavor.
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Sat, 14 March 2009
Published March 14, 2009
I am just back from attending the Family History Expo in St. George Utah. And once again my Google classes were packed! In fact I got word that both my Google: A Goldmine of Genealogy Gems Parts 1 and 2 classes broke attendance records. Here are some of the folks you're going to hear from on today's show-
We talked about how to set up a genealogy iGoogle page, Google Alerts, Site Search and a wide range of brand new Google tools that can be used to move your research forward.
MAILBOX: I got an email from Tina Kelly who lives in the United Kingdom and she has a question about obtaining vital records here in the U.S. and since I have lots of listeners outside the U.S. I thought this would be worth sharing.
GEM: Interview with Steve Nickle, President of Familylink.com Steve Nickle, President of Familylink.com shares some exciting news about a new website they are preparing to launch called GenSeek.
GEM: Part 2 Interview with Darby Hinton of Daniel Boone Fame In our last episode #60 we got to spend some time with Darby Hinton who was a child star back in the 1960s, and for six of those years he played Isreal the son of Daniel Boone played by Fess Parker in the hit TV series Daniel Boone.
In part 2 of my interview with Darby and his wife Shan I get to share what I found on the Hinton Family History.
(Above: Darby's grandfather Edward L. Hinton holding Darby's father)
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Mon, 2 March 2009
Published March 2, 2009
In this 60th episode we celebrate the two year birthday of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. And Lisa's very special guest is Darby Hinton who played the son of Daniel Boone on the hit TV series Daniel Boone that ran from 1964 to 1970. Darby is currently working on a television pilot for a new series called Hinton Living History.
In today's episode is part one of Lisa's interview with Darby, who talks about his TV career which started before he could even walk. Darby has appeared in in movies like the Son of Flubber, and classic TV shows like Mr. Ed, Wagon Train, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, and The Big Valley. But of course we all know him as Isreal the son of Daniel Boone, played by the wonderful Fess Parker. He had a fascinating childhood meeting the likes of Walt Disney and having Charleton Heston for a godfather.
GEN CLASS WINNER: Linda Scham of Illinois is the winner of the two free genealogy classes courtesy of GenClass.com Congratulations Linda!
MAILBOX: Listener Teresa Redway emailed a brickway about her ancestor Isaac Lovell born in 1844 in Bristol, England. Lisa recommends investigating both Isaac and Alfred further in England. Look in church records for Alfred as a witness to the events of others in the church.
Locate birth records in Allegheny County, PA: Start with the US GenWeb site to find out more about the records available in that county as well as the history of county. Allegheny County US Gen Web site
Another option is the vitalrec.com website. Click through to Pennsylvania and Allegheny County to find more information on the vital records for the county. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, PA hold birth records for Pittsburg from 1870 to 1905. Fee: $5 US which is a non-refundable fee for search and copy of a Birth record.
For Historical Context, Teresa can check out what was going on in Pennsylvania from 1869-1874 at the Explore PA History website. About.com website has a timeline on Pittsburgh history. The Carnegie Library of Pittsburg also has a chronology of the cityâs history and lots of other great info. The March 2009 issue of Family Tree Magazine article called "Hard Times" by Fern Glazer on page 29.
GEM: Interview with Darby Hinton of Daniel Boone Fame
Darby Hinton was just seven years old when he signed on to play Isreal, the son of Daniel Boone which ran from Sept 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC. And over 165 episodes he worked and played alongside the 6 foot 6" actor Fess Parker on the film sets in California and Utah.
In this episode you'll hear part 1 of my three part interview with Darby Hinton and his lovely wife Shan. Today we're going to start back at the beginning as Darby shares his memories of how he broke into the TV business, and what it was like to be working on the set of Daniel Boone.
Watch The TV Legends 7 part interview with Fess Parker on YouTube
Here's an excerpt from the first episode of Daniel Boone...