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2011-08-15 Tweaking • Memories

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Start: 10:42:10
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Chatters: vkn

vkn: Just getting in early to check out cut and paste vDoes not work fron FireFox and did not work with Safari


Start: 12:02:33
End: 13:31:03
Chatters: alt, Ingrid_Doweary, Seventies Soulchild, tomyroots, vkn

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Alt how are you?

Seventies Soulchild: good afternoon alt & Ingrid_Doweary

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Seventies and Alt.

Seventies Soulchild: Are we going to have issues with this new forum? I was kicked out twice yesterday. ??? what is going on???

alt: hello Seventies Soulchild sound was turned down

Ingrid_Doweary: Hi I'm back, browser updates kicked in.

alt: hello Ingrid

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Alt and Seventies. I missed Sunday Morning Brunch. What did I miss?

alt: the chat log is online Ingrid_Doweary ... check the forums

Ingrid_Doweary: Okay thanks.

Seventies Soulchild: two conversations about the movie "The Help" I bought Melvin's book 150 years later, yesterday

Ingrid_Doweary: I see the log. Thank you Alt and Seventies.

Seventies Soulchild: I'm looking forward to reading about his family's story.

Ingrid_Doweary: What's the title, Seventies?

Seventies Soulchild: 150 Years Later

Ingrid_Doweary: Melvin Collier?

Seventies Soulchild: brb going to go grab something. Yes

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Vkn

alt: hello vkn.... how are ya

vkn: Howdy and hey alt Ingrid Seventies and Me I be good

Seventies Soulchild: hi vkn Like the new format...

vkn: yassum grrrrreat ave copy/paste issues

Seventies Soulchild: and staying in the room... lol I think that's because of some of our operating systems

vkn: still have copy/paste issues what is prob with staying in room

alt: i think it's a java problem

Seventies Soulchild: I was kicked out yesterday and BBENN was kicked out too...

alt: copy/paste

vkn: Prolly need to empty cache

Seventies Soulchild: Could be java on both counts alt

vkn: could be but claims to be fixed

Seventies Soulchild: some people haven't fixed their java or either don't realize that they have an issue

vkn: So who all be off to FGS and Ft Wayne

Seventies Soulchild: I wish I could. but no such luck

vkn: It is all so expensive

alt: i be's off to Ft. Wayne vkn

Ingrid_Doweary: Yes indeed.

vkn: I think the conference planners need a master calendar

Seventies Soulchild: Just when I had my mind set on going out there.. my aunt who lives in South Bend has retired and is moving to MS lol

vkn: oops MS bound

Seventies Soulchild: yes... lol She has one son in the Bronx, one in AZ and another in Colorado

vkn: lt I have a 1910 catalogue for Talladega College with all students and faculty and staff would you like a copy can download from google books So who does she have in MS Seventies

Seventies Soulchild: I would like a copy of that. Looking for the Williamses. I was told that my aunt Alfie's son was on the staff there.

vkn: In what year?

Seventies Soulchild: My ailing grandfather and three sisters. My mom is the only one who will not relocate to MS, but I know she wants to.

vkn: So where is Mom living now?

Seventies Soulchild: She wanted to build a home on the land my grandmother was left as part of her inheritance. NY

vkn: ahhhhh

Seventies Soulchild: vkn, would I just google Talladega College 1910?

vkn: Ingrid can you reupload the videos so seventies or I can send as an attach

Seventies Soulchild: okay I think I've got it.

vkn: be sure you ask for Talladega Catalogue 70s Wake up ALT lol

Seventies Soulchild: Catalogue of the officers and students of Talladega College?? 1911

alt: was on the phone with cousin in Silver Spring, MD... sorry bout that.. my attention is now 'undivided' LOL

vkn: okies I think there is one for each year. I have actually handled those All of the Talladega records are intact and properly archived.

Seventies Soulchild: I'm also looking for records from Meharry Medical College.

vkn: see if there is one saying 1910 seventies I have a catalogue of Meharry for 1928, I think

Seventies Soulchild: ok I do see one for 1910 which is the free download.

alt: I had a post on the Forums from a Gloria Clarke, she's new to me.... Had an article from the Atlanta Constitution from 1905 on a 4th great-grandmother of mine.

Ingrid_Doweary: Nice, Alt.

vkn: wow

Seventies Soulchild: wow.. was 1905 the year she passed?

alt: no, she passed in 1907 @ 102 y/o

vkn: wow wow wow alt

Seventies Soulchild: ok.. yes I think you mentioned her before. She had a big 100 yr birthday party and that it was in the paper.

alt: yes Seventies Soulchild, that's the same lady.

Seventies Soulchild: ok

alt: the AC article was about the 100th birthday party. okay, back to the catalogue's LOL

vkn: Alt the DeKalb GA School System is trying to hire a supt from your part of the country [Lorraine] but some are balking.

alt: ah so vkn... a person of color?

vkn: yes I think her name is Anderson

Seventies Soulchild: alt, I see a Foy in here from CT ... are you researching the Foys? lol alt

vkn: Some think she comes from too small of a district to try and manage deKalb

Seventies Soulchild: that name floats around on the forums....

vkn: Tyronne Foy manages the AfriGeneas Tech forum

alt: not really Seventies Soulchild, but have Foy's from Limestone Co., Ala. in my database who settled in Urbana, Ohio.

Seventies Soulchild: ok vkn... thought I recognized it.

Ingrid_Doweary: At the recent family reunion, had a chance to show one of my husband's 1st cousins a copies of the 1880 and 1910 ining the census records containing twso family patriarchs (19th century) ancestors.

vkn: i thought there maybe some Embrys alt

alt: Lorain is just southwest of Cleveland... a mid=size town.

Seventies Soulchild: nice!

alt: I'll bet they were thrilled Ingrid_Doweary

vkn: outta sight Ingrid

Ingrid_Doweary: She loved it and was able to show all primary sources relevant to the father-son duo.

alt: actual historical docs/artifacts make a family reunion 'real'.

Seventies Soulchild: Alright well I need to go follow up on some work stuff. I'm very excited about :) I will see you good folks on Tues night. Also Mary Wells will be featured on Unsung TVOne tonight 10pm EST and 9 PM CST Watch it if you can!

alt: everyone disappeard on us vkn LOL

vkn: oops probs I see Howdy tomyroots and Welcome

alt: hello tomyroots & wb Ingrid

tomyroots: Hello there

vkn: tomyroots we are glad to see ya

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey tomyroots and thanks Vkn. Was having tech troubles so I had to log out and back in.

alt: very glad to see you tomyroots

tomyroots: ty this is the first time for me on here

Ingrid_Doweary: Welcome.

vkn: Who are you searching and where for what time period tomyroots

tomyroots: several surnames actually but in the 1700's mostly for McCarty and O'Ree

vkn: and what brickwall if any tomyroots

alt: yep, can't stay unless you us your '411' tomyroots LOL

tomyroots: trying to get out of Canada

alt: 1700's ... Wow!!!!

vkn: well that sounds deep tomyroots

tomyroots: it gets interesting back really is and hard to find anyone who can help

vkn: and where were you searching before you got to Canada or is that where you started

tomyroots: I started in Maine and into New Brunswick beyond the Loyalist movement and into

alt: I can imagine.... I have some Canadian connections... Ontario, Essex County... Malden & Sandwich, but they are much later , like the late 1700's and ca 1810 or so.

vkn: Limbo is good lol

Ingrid_Doweary: Loyalist movement before or after the French and Indian War?

tomyroots: before I'm also trying to make a connection with Thomas Peters from the mid 1600's

vkn: I am locked in the deep South

Ingrid_Doweary: Okay. Any connection with Scottish immigrant and or Native Americans?

tomyroots: what names are you researching some native but church records and court records call the names I'm looking at african

Ingrid_Doweary: Dowearys of Frederick and Carroll County, MD prior to 1860.

vkn: African is good

tomyroots: were there any other spellings to the surname Doweary? s yes it is

Ingrid_Doweary: Tomyroots, do you have any indication whether any ancestors were indentured servants. And yes, there's dowery, dowry, dow and dowell.

alt: these would be in the Nova Scotia & New Brunswick areas tomyroots?

tomyroots: yes they would

Ingrid_Doweary: Oh okay, sounds like a different region from where I was thinking.

tomyroots: no servants that far back but some from the loyalists were escaped slaves

alt: I haven't read or done muc, if any research in those areas tomyroots muc=much

tomyroots: I'm looking at Wheary for a surname also is why I was wondering about Doweary

Ingrid_Doweary: Have you researched the geographical histories of those locations, Tomyroots?

tomyroots: yes I have but of course the further back you go the less info there is

vkn: Nor have I....Keener and Moore come from Canada by way of Wastenaw County Michigan and Cuyahoga Ohio

Ingrid_Doweary: I have not heard the Wheary surname in connection with the Doweary surname.

tomyroots: Just thought I might never know

vkn: washtenaw

alt: that Ann Arbor, right vkn?

vkn: Yes alt

tomyroots: has anyone researched South Carolina records?

Ingrid_Doweary: That Washtenaw/Wastenaw name seems to be popular in the midwest area. I had a HS classmate who resided on Washtenaw on the south side of Chicago.

vkn: and the town between Ann Arbor and Inkster alt cannot call the name

alt: River Rogue ?????

vkn: no rouge is too far east

Ingrid_Doweary: I'm just beginning to research emancipation history in South Carolina.

alt: Ypsilanti ???

vkn: yes Ypsi I ove that name

Ingrid_Doweary: Yeah I've heard of it.

vkn: YPSI collected a lot of Afri folk from Canada a nd the finally settled in Cleveland also Boston Mass and Augusta County VA

alt: Sc had a 'significant' number of FPOC slave owners in the 1830 Census work done by Carter G. Woodson. Sc=South Carolina

vkn: Yes Ingrid do you have the Woodson book

alt: I have copies of both of Woodson's 1830 census work vkn

Ingrid_Doweary: Which title is that, Vkn?

vkn: Lisa Lee may have help for you tomyroots Black Owners etc 1830

tomyroots: ok and how may I contact her

vkn: also alt there is a similar book at a later time but author escapes me

alt: dunno vkn. I'm only familiar with the two Woodson books.

Ingrid_Doweary: A Life in Black History, Vkn?

vkn: write to her forum on this site

tomyroots: sometimes even if there's no common connection with someone it's refreshing to know there's someone with a common history...thank you vkn

vkn: It is by Koger Ingrid and alt

alt: Lisa Lee is the manager of the AfriGeneas Canadian Research Forum tomyroots

Ingrid_Doweary: Oh okay.

alt: ty vkn

vkn: ja velcom What is the name o f the Koger book alt

tomyroots: vkn were you ever on an aol roots chat before?

Ingrid_Doweary: "...Free Negro Owners of Slaves in the United States in 1830 (published in 1924)..." for Vkn.

vkn: lol I sure was tomyroots and prodigy before then

tomyroots: thought I recognized you s been years s= it's

vkn: I initiated the chats in both places tomyroots . Thanx Ingrid

alt: that's one of the Titles Ingrid_Doweary

Ingrid_Doweary: Okay, thanks, Vkn.

vkn: alt have downloaded any of the Journals on negro Hist from Google?

alt: did your folks get to Canada from SC tomyroots? not yet vkn

tomyroots: I think I still have copies of chats from 1999 with you, my O'Ree side I do believe is from South Carolina

vkn: Good and solid reading

alt: okay tomyroots

vkn: ahhhhhhhhhhhh what was your chat name

tomyroots: the same as here...I was resreaching Isaac Allen then

vkn: hmmmm I still have all of those old logs. In fact there is a group of aol hosts on facebook including GFL George and Dear Myrtle

tomyroots: really...I'll have to check my logs too and see who else I was talking with...I also started a page on facebook to hold a reunion next year think the was a GFS if I remember right

vkn: Alt whatever happened to Willian Bunkley or Buckley

alt: dunno vkn, I give LOL LOL

vkn: not remembering either so I too give

alt: y'all are the veterans and were in this stuff pre-alt ... I;m just a baby.. an old baby, but a baby nevertheless LOL LOL

vkn: slow crowd today. It was hopping in here yesterday

Ingrid_Doweary: Okay, thanks, Vkn.

alt: sure was. vkn. well, Y'all I gotta run.. the 'sick' is calling for help LOL

Ingrid_Doweary: Well I'm younger than you on that score, Alt. LOL Cya AS;t Alt

tomyroots: take care alt

vkn: Did you get the birthday party article for your archives alt oops

tomyroots: has anyone held a reunion before

vkn: I too must get lunch before sugar level drops too far

tomyroots: take care and hope to see you again vkn

vkn: There was a memorial program for Sam and lots of people came It was held on faceBook

tomyroots: facebook seems to be where to go

vkn: Yall be good

Ingrid_Doweary: My daughter and niece have used FB to registers attendance to family reunions. What are your questions?

tomyroots: just looking for ideas of what to plan for at a large reunion with a lot of people that have never met

Ingrid_Doweary: Hmm let me see if I can post a link to a reunion webpage.

tomyroots: I do appreciate the help :}


tomyroots: thank you...I'll have to check it out

Ingrid_Doweary: Examine this page and let me know if you have any questions. Chat with you nexttime, tomyroots. Have a great day!

tomyroots: u2 thanks again

Ingrid_Doweary: YW

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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