Ancestors

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Gary Bryant, a reluctant soldier in the Vietnam War, reveals how the study of his pedigree helped him discover his ancestors' legacy of military service, giving him a sense of purpose and self-worth. In the studio, hosts Jim and Terry Willard talk with genealogy expert Kurt Witcher on the value of U.S. Census and military records as sources of information. He tells viewers what detailed information to look out for, and what pitfalls to avoid when looking at these older records.

Ancestors: Season 1

Ancestors - Getting Started

Ancestors

Getting Started

Ancestors - Looking at Home

Ancestors

Looking at Home

Ancestors - Gathering Family Stories

Ancestors

Gathering Family Stories

Ancestors - The Paper Trail

Ancestors

The Paper Trail

Ancestors - Libraries and Archives

Ancestors

Libraries and Archives

Ancestors - Census and Military Records

Ancestors

Census and Military Records

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Ancestors - African American Research

Ancestors

African American Research

Ancestors - Your Medical Heritage

Ancestors

Your Medical Heritage

Ancestors - High-Tech Help

Ancestors

High-Tech Help

Ancestors - Leaving a Legacy

Ancestors

Leaving a Legacy

Ancestors - Records at Risk

Ancestors

Records at Risk

Ancestors - Family Records

Ancestors

Family Records

Ancestors - Compiled Records

Ancestors

Compiled Records

Ancestors - Genealogy and Technology

Ancestors

Genealogy and Technology

Ancestors - Vital Records

Ancestors

Vital Records

Ancestors - Religious Records

Ancestors

Religious Records

Ancestors - Cemetery Records

Ancestors

Cemetery Records

Ancestors - Census Records

Ancestors

Census Records

Ancestors - Military Records

Ancestors

Military Records

Ancestors - Newspapers as Records

Ancestors

Newspapers as Records