Category: Military History
Episodes of The Family Histories Podcast featuring the topic of war and service in armed forces, whether land, air, or sea, and regardless of side and era.
S05EP02: ‘The Righteous’ with Michal Razus
Andrew meets Slovak genealogist Michal Razus and hears about a man who save a Jew from the Holocaust, and there’s a Slovak man missing in 1940’s Manhattan.
S04EP07: ‘The Reunited’ with Simon Last
Andrew meets professional genealogist, Simon Last, who tells the story about researching his mother’s biological parents, and we’re looking for a Victorian lady whose father has plenty of names.
S04EP05: ‘The Lucky’ with Paul Roberts
In this episode, Andrew meets author and former journalist Paul Roberts and hears about a soldier named ‘Lucky Sam’, and we’re looking for a woman and a burial place in 19th century Devon.
S04EP03: ‘The Resolute’ with Shaquan McDowell
Andrew meets author and genealogist, Shaquan McDowell, and hears about his 5x Gt Grandmother, Elizabeth Scott, and we’re on the trail of a Wiley Fuller in 19th Century South Carolina.
S03EP01: ‘The Benefactor’ with Denise Geelhart
Series Three begins with Andrew meeting genealogist and true crime fan Denise Geelhart, who talks about her German ancestor who came to the USA, and we try to solve a DNA mystery of a 19th century woman in Tennessee.
S02EP07: ‘The Sapper’ with Emma Jolly
In this series final episode, Andrew meets professional genealogist Emma Jolly, who talks about her TV work, her travelling Sapper ancestor, and we’re looking for her ancestor during a cholera pandemic!
S02EP06: ‘The Captain’ with Steve Jackson
Andrew meets Steve Jackson, who tells us about his One-Name Study, a relative who fought at Trafalgar, and we’re looking for clues in Shropshire to solve a parental puzzle.
S02EP02: ‘The Granddaddy’ with True Lewis
In this episode, Andrew meets True Lewis, a family historian with African-American enslaved ancestors, and a Revolutionary ancestor, and we’re looking for Anna Maria Lambert in 18th century Pennsylvania.