WDYTYA – March 2

This week on Who Do You Think You Are? Reba McEntire is discovering her roots. She wants more information on her mother’s family. First she finds out some information on her family before the Revolutionary living in North Carolina. Then she finds that her ancestor George Brassfield came to America from England in 1698 when …

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WDYTYA – Feb. 24

This week on the NBC show “Who Do You Think You Are?” the person  investigating his heritage is Blair Underwood. He finds out that his great-grandfather had 2 slaves. Plus through a DNA search, Blair finds a distant “cousin” living in the country of Cameroon in western Africa. Blair and his father get to visit …

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WDYTYA – Feb. 10

On the next episode of Who Do You Think You Are? on Friday Feb. 10th, Marisa Tomei investigates her great-grandfather, Leopoldo Bianchi. Marisa says her family story was that her great-grandfather was a womanizer and a gambler whose philandering ways led to him being fatally shot in a bar. Documents that Marisa finds show that …

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WDYTYA – 3 Feb.

Who Do You Think You Are? returns for a third season on 3 Feb. The person that is being profiled is Martin Sheen. He was born Ramón Antonio Gerard Estévez in the US to immigrant parents. His father was from Spain and his mother was from Ireland. There aren’t any clues on the WDYTYA website …

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Genealogy TV Series Coming Soon

“Who Do You Think You Are?” returns to NBC on Feb. 3rd in the same time slot as last year, Fridays at 8pm. The producers say that the series “leads celebrities on a journey of self-discovery as they unearth their family trees that reveal surprising, inspiring and even tragic stories that often are linked to …

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Talk on Kate Gleason – 5/10

The Life & Letters of Kate Gleason by Janis Gleason Tuesday May 10th, Greece Town Hall, 7:00 p.m., One Vince Tofany Blvd, 14612 Kate Gleason was the first woman to be accepted into Cornell’s engineering program. While she did not finish at Cornell, she is credited with helping her family’s small business grow into a …

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WDYTYA? – Friday 4/8

The celebrity that is profiled this week on Who Do You Think You Are? is Ashley Judd, actress, and also known for her support of philanthropic causes. She knew a lot about her mother’s side of her family but very little about her father’s family because her parents were divorced when she was very young. …

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WDYTYA? – Friday March 25

After two weeks of repeats we are getting a new episode of Who Do You Think You Are? this week. The celebrity they are profiling is Steve Buscemi who is noted for playing unsavory characters in some sort of trouble. Steve ends up finding out about his great-great-grandfather, Ralph B. Montgomery, a Civil War soldier …

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WDYTYA? – Friday, March 4

This week on Who Do You Think You Are? the celebrity finding his roots is Lionel Richie, musician, songwriter and record producer. He travels to Chattanooga, TN to the grave of his great-grandfather, Lewis Brown, a pharmacy worker and cemetery caretaker who died in 1931. Richie’s grandfather worked with famous educator and political leader Booker …

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