Finding Your Roots

Amy Carlson Admires Her Sixth-Great Grandmother’s Stoicism

Clip: Season 8 Episode 10 | 36s  | Video has closed captioning.

When Amy Carlson's sixth great-grandfather died in battle after 26 years in the Swedish military, one of his son's replaced him in service. Here, Amy admires the stoicism it must have taken for her sixth-great-grandmother to accept her son's decision.

Aired: 04/19/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Eight is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C. Corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS …

Support provided by:

Finding Your Roots.

Explore Free Resources
Finding Your Roots: Season Nine

Episode Guide

Finding Your Roots: Season Nine

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.

Read More