Seventies Soulchild: Good afternoon 3rd I see we are running on CPT this afternoon! lol
3rdthawkins: hello Seventies
vicky: hello 3rd and seventies!
3rdthawkins: hello vicky
Seventies Soulchild: hi vicky
vicky: Everyone ok today?
Seventies Soulchild: Tired and HOT from last night. It was 82 degrees last night at around midnight....
vicky: wow that is hot for you all I imagine
Seventies Soulchild: It was one of those nights where clothing wasn't even an option! lo lol
vicky: I hear ya seventies lol
Seventies Soulchild: One of my co-workers was caught up in that entire Jamaica shoot out thing
vicky: plenty of those nights here
Seventies Soulchild: They just returned today.
vicky: oh my! I bet that was scary
Seventies Soulchild: But y'all have central air, we have radiators... and ceiling fans... lol
vicky: no, I have an evap cooler
Seventies Soulchild: Yea I mean I heard last night that 300 people in the flats were killed.
3rdthawkins: hello Khahtu
Seventies Soulchild: Hi Khathu
vicky: my daughter has refrigeration but it does not really do any justice when it gets too hot
Khathu: hello everyone
vicky: hi khathu! do you have any kind of breeze off the ocean seventies
Seventies Soulchild: No, not even from the Hudson river...
Seventies Soulchild: There was no breeze at all last night... I bet Khathu has central air... lol
vicky: heee hee
Khathu: naw..i have an a/c unit
vicky: heyyy deannie
Seventies Soulchild: hey deannie
3rdthawkins: hello deannie
deannie: Hi Lunch Bunch
Khathu: i just received a picture of my gg grandmother's sister and her obituary from a distant cousin i met off ancestry
Seventies Soulchild: Alright now that we've all caught up with our chatting, what's going on with everyone's genealogical research
3rdthawkins: great Khathu
Seventies Soulchild: That's great!
Khathu: hello deannie
vicky: thats wonderful khathu, have you put it online yet?
Seventies Soulchild: Were you able to get any new information?
Khathu: i just put it online about 30 minutes ago
Seventies Soulchild: on the blog?
vicky: ok I will look in a min
Khathu: no...on ourgreatness.tribalpages.com i would encourage everyone to purchase a portable scanner
deannie: I received an invite to attend a reunion in Greenville,Ms in honor of my ggcousin that I talk too, she turned 96 this year so you know I'm there
Seventies Soulchild: I'm working on it... lol
Khathu: and take it with you when visiting relatives
vicky: deannie how was daughters prom? Did she have to get a rowboat to get out from mommys happy tears lol
Khathu: that is what she has done
Seventies Soulchild: Enjoy. Make sure you go to the museum out there...
vicky: dont forget to take a recorder deannie
3rdthawkins: hello Selma
Seventies Soulchild: Hello Selma
deannie: Prom was the greatest.....her dress was like the Barbie Holiday Doll of 2008.....my baby is all grown up....Graduation was yesterday....thank s for asking
vicky: is that her on the porch khathu
Selma: Good Thursday afternoon Lunchbunchers
vicky: hi Selma!
3rdthawkins: hello Ingrid
vicky: hi ingrid
Seventies Soulchild: Khathu, where is link to the new document?
Ingrid_Doweary: Hey 3rd, Deannie, Khathu, Selma, Seventies & Vicky. How are you all?
deannie: I have my gen things packed all the time....I'm military....I keep my things pack for quick trips
Khathu: it is at the bottom of the homepage
vicky: doing good ingrid thx..U
3rdthawkins: good Ingrid
Khathu: under recent photos
deannie: Hi Irngrid_Dowery
Selma: Afternoon Ingrid
Khathu: Hello Ingrid
vicky: khathu is that her with hands on hips
Khathu: Hello Selma
deannie: Khathu...do you if anyone is using the pen portable scanner
Seventies Soulchild: Ok thanks
Khathu: Yes that is Aunt Charlotte (Perkins) Barton
vicky: that is a great picture!!!!
Seventies Soulchild: Ok nice photo
Ingrid_Doweary: Penpower, Deannie?
Khathu: no i do not deannie
Seventies Soulchild: She looks happy!
3rdthawkins: great picture Khathu, good to see some one smiling for once...........seem like every picture from that era no one's smiling
Khathu: i purchased a cannon portable scanner which is very lightweight
3rdthawkins: she looks happy
vicky: khathu, I wonder who that is in the background
Khathu: the picture was most likely taken outside her home in Jewett, Texas
vicky: may be another relative
Khathu: i don't know vicky...
3rdthawkins: could that be her husband, or brother?
deannie: It's called the Iris Pen Scanner
Khathu: probably her brother
Ingrid_Doweary: Okay. Not family with Iris Pen Scanner.
vicky: khathu that looks like a lightening rod on the other side of the smoke pipe di you get the pen scanner deannie
3rdthawkins: oh, you have an Adelaide in your family too Khathu?
Khathu: yes...My ggg grandmother was named Adelaide as well as one of her grand daughters
deannie: I'm researching it now....my gen buddy and I are going to purchase one together to see if work for or needs...about $100 total...if not we will take it back
3rdthawkins: hmmm, I have too myself, my grgr grandmother, and my grandfather's sister
vicky: is it supposed to get a full page document
Seventies Soulchild: Ok well I have a work event today, big party out on the lake.
3rdthawkins: two..........I see her name is spelled Adland.......that had to be fun seeing people spell that name
vicky: yeah yeah seventies lol
Khathu: thats on the death certificate
Seventies Soulchild: Don't hate because I have a job with perks... lol
vicky: lol lol
Seventies Soulchild: Ok folks gonna run. K
3rdthawkins: my grgr gm's name didn't get butchered that bad though
Selma: To heck with perks..do you have benefits... LOL
Seventies Soulchild: Got those too! lol
Ingrid_Doweary: Later 70s
Khathu: have a good one seventies
Seventies Soulchild: OK bye all
vicky: bye too late lol
Khathu: I would love to figure out who this young man is
Ingrid_Doweary: Was that for Soulchild or are you leaving just now. ?
vicky: you mean the informant no for 7 ingrid
Khathu: my grandmother's first cousin told me her father said it was one of his brothers
Ingrid_Doweary: Got it.
Khathu: but she does not remember which one
vicky: I see
Khathu: i obtain a copy of the picture when i was in Kansas City
passingiton: hi everyone
Selma: Afternoon passingiton
vicky: hi passingiton
Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Passingiton.
3rdthawkins: hello passingiton
deannie: Hi Passingiton
Khathu: ourgreatness.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=ourgreatness&view=75&rand=202402116 i am referring to this picture it is the 7th picture in the slide show
Ingrid_Doweary: Was the bank form from the Freedmans Savings and Trust, Khathu?
Khathu: Yes it was
3rdthawkins: love that fro
passingiton: hi free
Selma: Afternoon free
freaainnc: Hi all!
vicky: hello free
Ingrid_Doweary: The gentlemen definitelyt appears to be related to Curtis Craig by way of resembled features. Hey Free.
freaainnc: whew! so much work right now! LOL
passingiton: phew, just got off the phone with GA vital records, the death cert I've been waiting on has finally been shipped! My book might not be a total wash
freaainnc: great passingiton!
3rdthawkins: hello free
Ingrid_Doweary: Good for you Passingiton
Selma: I am sure you are relieved passingiton
freaainnc: Just finished talking to someone at the library today who is researching FPOC in NC and told them about afrigeneas and lunch bunch chat!
passingiton: I am, hopefully it will break some walls, FYI, GA is backlogged
Selma: Is this for the family reunion..
vicky: good passingiton.
Selma: What surname is are the researching free?
passingiton: yes it is, and getting ppl to contribute pics is like pulling teeth, I refuse to beg so I'll go with what I have since I've committed to it
Selma: are they?
freaainnc: I'm always surprised about how many people out here do NOT know about afrigeneas!
Selma: Are you going to the renuion...
freaainnc: Selma: today they were researching Anderson, but sounds like also Hicks and Pettiford, all FPOC surnames here
passingiton: God willing
vicky: khathu where do the Dunbars live
Khathu: Freestone County, Texas
Selma: Do those surnames appear in Heinnegs material?
vicky: wondering if they are connected with the Pattersons in Harrison County
freaainnc: yeah, but they aren't back far enough to be in the book
deannie: I tell the people in my gen meeting...an a lot of them are older and do not want to chat....I would show some but the building for the meeting doex not have WIFI....
freaainnc: They are only as far back as 1850 right now but they had never heard of Heinegg either so I make sure they knew about his website and books
passingiton: aww man, I have to run, I'll be here tomorrow, you all take care
freaainnc: bye Passington
3rdthawkins: ok pass
Selma: Have a great day
freaainnc: wb khathu
Ingrid_Doweary: WB Khathu
deannie: Hi freaainnc
Khathu: vicky - i can ask my cousin since the dunbars married into the family
freaainnc: hi deannie
Khathu: plus she is a direct descendant of the dunbars
vicky: I wonder if the place has some type of projector you could use deannie where you can do a poweroint with your pics
Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Amos
freaainnc: hi Amos!
3rdthawkins: hello Amos
AmosNY: Hello lunch bunch buddies!
vicky: yes khathu, and I know that some also came to arizona also from that bunch
Selma: Afternoon Amos
vicky: Hello AmosNY!
AmosNY: I was caught up by the Coming to the
AmosNY: Table program.
vicky: share AmosNY
deannie: I'm working on that now.....I think that a good idea for me to do that at one of our meeting...
AmosNY: Has everyone checked it out?
freaainnc: never heard of it
vicky: I have not !
Ingrid_Doweary: I haven't heard of it either.
freaainnc: lol vicky! you said that with conviction! LOL
AmosNY: The philosophy seems to follow Nelson Mandela's idea to put hatred aside and recognize each other as human beings and we are all connected. Its on our sign in page on the upper right.
vicky: cant really type free lol so dont read anything into what I say, especially when I spell
freaainnc: that sounds cool LOL vicky!
AmosNY: lol lol
Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Amos, I see how you got up in it.
vicky: and today I have my doubles on so I cant see either
Ingrid_Doweary: Where is the Eastern Menonite University located, Amos?
AmosNY: Ingrid,I'm thinking PA.
vicky: yep free and I am not shame! lol two broken pair of glasses. the one I can see out of better, the handles are missing. Sooooo I put then on top of the one with the handles via tape and bread tie.
freaainnc: oy! I need to get back to work! soooo much to do and only 1.5 days to do it! *sigh* wish I hadn't procrastinated so much in tha past! LOL
freaainnc: LOL vicky!!!
vicky: hahahaha will get to the dollar store later when chat is over
freaainnc: do you pop the lenses out of the other pair at least?
Selma: You need to post a picture vicky..so we can get the full effect
freaainnc: yes! I agree with Selma!
vicky: see how much you guys mean to me. lol
AmosNY: me too
vicky: I granddaughter just shook her head just now
freaainnc: Vicky, no offense, but that sounds like the ultimate geek look! LOL
AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.
Selma: Afternoon AY
AmosNY: Heyy Angela!
Khathu: Hello AYWalton
freaainnc: but agree with selma, we need to SEE it lol
vicky: she said she is not riding to the store with me with these doubles on lol
freaainnc: hi Selma
vicky: heyyy AYWalton!
freaainnc: I mean AY lol
Ingrid_Doweary: Hey AY. Amos, EMU is located in Harrisburg, VA
AYWalton: hello 3rd, AmosNY, deannie, freaainnc, Ingrid_Doweary, khathu, Ms. Selma, Ms. Vicky!
AmosNY: Thanks Ingrid!
Selma: Buy more then 1 when you go and stash em around the house..thats what I do..
deannie: Hi AYWalton
Selma: and I still can't fnd em when I need them.. LOL
vicky: too bad Selma, when they broke in my house they stole my camera
Selma: Oh yes..the robbery..did they ever catch the folks
3rdthawkins: Hello AY and wb INgrid
freaainnc: really vicky? your house was broken into??? so sorry to hear that!
AYWalton: vicky buy about 5 pairs of readers at the dollar store, and like Selma said, stash them around the house.
vicky: no not a peep Sel
AYWalton: Near the computer, in the bedroom, in the kitchen, laundry room, wherever you are, put them there.
Ingrid_Doweary: Sorry folks. Amos, the Shenadoah Valley was the Virgina hint for me.
AYWalton: That's what I do.
AmosNY: okay Ingrid
vicky: I will buy a couple more than what I usually buy
freaainnc: Ok folks, now I really have to go
Selma: I bought my sister in law some 6.0 strength...they have them in the catalog
vicky: ok bye free 6.0 wow!
AYWalton: Amos were you talking about the Coming to the Table program at EMU?
AmosNY: Bye free
Ingrid_Doweary: Thanks 3rd. Sorry to hear that Vicky
AYWalton: Selma I thought anything over 3.0 was eye doctor territory.
vicky: thx ingrid
AmosNY: yes Angela
AYWalton: Wow--I would not even know where to find something that strong, Selma.
Selma: They are in the "senior citizen" catalog I got...4.0, 5.0 and 6.0
AYWalton: my goodness!!
Selma: She has real glasses too...
AYWalton: what catalog was that? (as an aspiring senior citizen. ) lol
Selma: Golden Violen... Violin
Selma: You pay your AARP dues..you get all kinds of stuff..some are quite interesting.. LOL
AYWalton: wow I never knew. Been resisting AARP since they sent me stuff when I turned 40 saying "hi there". I was determined NOT to admit to aging.
Ingrid_Doweary: Stepping away. Will return shortly.
Selma: Give it up AY...time waits for no man or Woman
3rdthawkins: they have been send mail with my name on it, only the middle initial is wrong
AmosNY: I got mad with AARP when they started sending me their stuff when I turned 49 many,many years ago.
3rdthawkins: I'm only 30
Khathu: have a great day everyone
Selma: I actually enjoy their newsletter...
3rdthawkins: bye Khathu
AYWalton: hmm............am looking at that vioin site----lot's of things about sleeping issues.
Selma: Oh the youngun's are leaving Foot care, sitting, standing...LOL
AmosNY: Selma,they still have to work.
Selma: Back pain.. Somebody has to pay for Social Security...work on
vicky: lol I sure put my time in and then some
AYWalton: I love those jumbo size post-it notes.
3rdthawkins: well, have a good day everyone
AYWalton: 8 1/2 x 11 inch post its!
Selma: See I told you they have interesting things... LOL
AYWalton: that is kind of fun!
AmosNY: Vicky,I got out at 53 due to my then disability.
Selma: they have a security stamp you can block out your name from all the junk mail you get..so you don't have to shred..bought one for my mom
AYWalton: that's a nice idea.
Selma: She was trying to shred piles of stuff...
vicky: understanding that AmosNy
AmosNY: If I didn't get junk mail I would get no mail at all. lol lol
AmosNY: The last two days that's all I have received.
deannie: Have a great day and do Genealogy everyday that ends with day
Selma: Better then bills
AYWalton: quite true. Well folks I better run, got things to do and places to go. LOL
AmosNY: How true. lol
AYWalton: have a great day everyone.
Selma: Well excuse me...
vicky: cya lol
AmosNY: bye Angela
Selma: You have a great day too....I gotta run too...
AYWalton: take care.
vicky: lol us next huh AmosNY
AmosNY: So long Vicky.