Extreme Genes: Family History Radio

    Missouri Researcher Ties To Old West Story


    It’s a “Best of Extreme Genes” episode! David talks about learning that the adoption of his wife’s great great grandmother. Fisher then shares his 2014 interview with Heather Leathergood who was SOLD at birth by an unscrupulous woman who claimed to be a doctor. Next, Martha Noland Bergstrom of Independence, Missouri talks about her research which tied her into the tragic shooting in the mid-1800s. The story involves a posse, a robber, and a little girl. Hear how Martha learned of her connection and what she has done to memorialize the victim.