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2010-05-26

* LunchBunch

Start: 11:51:34
End: 13:29:45
Chatters: 3rdthawkins, alt, AmosNY, AYWalton, Ingrid_Doweary, Khathu, march1801, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vicky, vkn

3rdthawkins: hello vicky I see we beat alt today

vicky: wow third you must have some good news to be here so early lol

3rdthawkins: no, just working on a project for my grandmother, organizing family info to give to her for her birthday though I'd come in and sit here while I work Thought

vicky: sounds like a winner.I am sure she will be thrilled

3rdthawkins: yes, she's been asking if I'm finished, I think she wants me to see her something, I told her I will anyway, I'm just wondering how she will react when she sees this DC of her daughter, I already told her I found it and will send it to her, but I'm kind of worried about the reaction dont' want her to get too depressed, you know.......my mother cried when she looked at it

vicky: Grandmothers have more strength that you know even when times are sad

3rdthawkins: yeah, but thinking about it may bring back memories it was a very tragic death and she saw it with her very eyes

vicky: oh really, that is sad! How long ago was it

3rdthawkins: 1957

vicky: did your mom witness it also

3rdthawkins: yes! that's what made her cry

vicky: I am sure and memories never fade away

3rdthawkins: no, they don't

vicky: hello AmosNY!

3rdthawkins: hello Amos

AmosNY: Hi Vicky,Hawkins!!

vicky: brb gonna pour me a cup of java

3rdthawkins: lol ok

AmosNY: Vicky,that was a wonderful video on your FB homepage.

3rdthawkins: hello Khathu

AmosNY: Hi Khathu!

Khathu: hello everyone

vicky: ok back! hi khathu thanks AmosNY!

AmosNY: Vicky,you also take a delightful photo.LOL LOL

vicky: hows it going U? lol I bet you were looking at my mom she is my profile picture in memory of her bd

AmosNY: I'm doing well with my research. Wasn't that you on your profile page. ?

vicky: nawww she is much cuter

AmosNY: That was her on the opening shot on the video?

3rdthawkins: hello vkn

AmosNY: Hi VKN!

vkn: hope all is going well with all

vicky: yes it was lol that one on my profile was when we were in Okinawa hello ms vkn

AmosNY: Vicky,when was it taken?

3rdthawkins: hello Seventies

vkn: good 3rdthawkins

Seventies Soulchild: Good afternoon lunchbunch!

vicky: in 1952

AmosNY: Hey Soulchild!

vicky: hello seventies

vkn: Seventies Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: hey 3rd, AmosNY, Khathu, vicky, vkn

AmosNY: okay

vicky: In the video I have on a red dress and also have one with an afro

AmosNY: You must have been about 18.

vicky: in the red dress I was

Seventies Soulchild: hey march1801

vkn: howdy march

AmosNY: Okay,I remember.

3rdthawkins: hello march

march1801: hi lunch bunch

vicky: there she is ! heyy march1801

AmosNY: Hi March!

Khathu: Have a great day everyone

vicky: so 3rd do you have everything on all your grams children

3rdthawkins: names dob's and children vicky, yes

vicky: and pictures

3rdthawkins: and photos of some

Seventies Soulchild: Any new genealogical news? Any research tips and tricks?

vicky: good, I am sure she will be thrilled

Seventies Soulchild: Any new projects?

vicky: lol seventies, do you have anything to share

Seventies Soulchild: Not really, still working on some of my old leads. . .

vkn: Seventies Soulchild google maps are helpful going back in time to zoom in on the geographical location of ancestors. The possibilities are most exciting.

Seventies Soulchild: oh and still putting off my Alabama research. Oh yeah.. I like the website geology.com Gives county maps with the county name and seats

vkn: We are also planning to invite members to post information about their graduates to the Writers forum

3rdthawkins: I have to ask my grandmother, what's up with her and guys with initials........it's like everybody she ever dated or married have initials, no names, except for my mother's step dad

vkn: Format Baby pic and current pic of grad. Share events in life. Tell us future plans

vicky: vkn I was telling AYWalton last week while looking at street view. Mariah sure does not want to be found.. I was on the road and what do you know, it stopped

vkn: vicky call librarian for follow up

Seventies Soulchild: You have more trouble with that mariah than any one I know of. . .

AmosNY: Vicky,did you check the mapview to see if it corresponded with streetview?

vicky: I know its amazing yep, They just did not go back that far on the road

AmosNY: I have sometimes had to do that.

Seventies Soulchild: vicky that is unbelivable... lol

vkn: Vicky the Dept of Transportation may have some answers

Seventies Soulchild: I've driven in the COUNTRY and used GPS without issue... and I do mean the COUNTRY...

AmosNY: Soulchild,what counties in AL?

vicky: I really wanted to go to the church and take a picture of it but no such look

Seventies Soulchild: Same as yours AmosNY, Autauga and Dallas Co...

AmosNY: I have Dallas and Lowndes counties.

Seventies Soulchild: Oh... why did I think you had Autauga.. hmmm good afternoon ingrid

vicky: hello Ingrid

Ingrid_Doweary: Hi March, Amos, 3rd, Seventies, Vicky & Vkn.

3rdthawkins: hello Ingrid

Seventies Soulchild: Oh I remember.... your Dunklins were living next door to my Mixons... Or a set of Dunklins @ AmosNY

AmosNY: Dallas county?

Seventies Soulchild: Hold on let me check my records....

AmosNY: Its 88 degrees now.

vicky: AmosNY if I give you the address can you see if I am doing something wrong/

Seventies Soulchild: No in Autauga Co.

AmosNY: sure

vicky: let me get it brb

Ingrid_Doweary: Which states are you speaking of?

vicky: 1149 Blocker Road Marshall, TX

AmosNY: AL

Seventies Soulchild: 1870 federal Census Beat 8, Autauga Co. James Duncan, Joe Dunklin and Jeff Dunklin

vicky: Its St John's Baptist Church

Seventies Soulchild: Lived right next door to Alec and Ellen Mixon, my ggg grandparents

Ingrid_Doweary: Dalls county,TX or Dallas county, AL

Seventies Soulchild: Alabama

Ingrid_Doweary: okay. One of my genealogical research projects involve Dallas county, AR.

vicky: Do you have Dallas County Tx peeps Ingrid?

Seventies Soulchild: oh okay

AmosNY: They may be related to my Dunklins but just may share the same last slaveowner. Mine was M.M.Dunklin. He was a doctor/dentist in 1870. He lived in Dallas county that year.

Seventies Soulchild: Ah okay...

AYWalton: Hello 3rd, AmosNY, Ingrid, march1801, SoulChile, Ms. Vicky!

Seventies Soulchild: They were also there in 1880

AYWalton: Hope everyone is well.

Seventies Soulchild: Hi AYWalton

vicky: Did they remain in Autaunga (lol) seventies

Seventies Soulchild: I think that some of them did...

vicky: you know I cant spell

Seventies Soulchild: yes I know... lol

AmosNY: What city is in A

vicky: whats up AYWalton

AYWalton: working on a video on the USCTs in my area.

AmosNY: Autauga?

AYWalton: a short one.

3rdthawkins: university kicking you out again Ingrid?

AYWalton: Will use it for the Juneteenth CoAAG.

vicky: ahhhh ok

Ingrid_Doweary: If I get kicked of the server again, I check back with you folks tomorrow.

vicky: Oh that will be a good one

Seventies Soulchild: Autaguaville and Plantersville... LOL if you want to call those cities Autauga County is beyond country. . .

AmosNY: along with Margaritaville LOL

Seventies Soulchild: lol

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey AY

AYWalton: I hope so, Vicky. howdy Ingrid, hope you are doing well.

Ingrid_Doweary: I'm hanging in there, AY. How are about you?

AYWalton: doing pretty good, just busy, of course.

3rdthawkins: is 'ville short for village? wonder........... wondering

vicky: I love travelling on those country roads as long as I dont see pointy hoods and pickups with confederate flags and gun racks with one empty row :?

Seventies Soulchild: lol you won't have to trave far from home to see that anymore vicky... lol

Ingrid_Doweary: Good for you, AY :)

vicky: I would say so 3rd

AmosNY: Hawkins, I would think so.

3rdthawkins: ok thx

vicky: the way its going seventies for sure Oh I forgive you alright!

AmosNY: Vicky,many of those folks are in the Tea Party movement.

vicky: Yes they are!

AYWalton: talk about some frustrated folks!!! They feel their place in society is slipping. They can be dangerous.

Seventies Soulchild: and other white nationalist organizations as well

AmosNY: Its nicer than the White Citizens Councils that they used to have.

Seventies Soulchild: They brought those back AmosNY

AmosNY: Ugh

Seventies Soulchild: Oh well AYWalton.... too bad so sad

vicky: plenty here in the smaller counties

AYWalton: but we cannot just shrug---we have to watch them carefully, for sure.

Ingrid_Doweary: I agree with you on that one, AY, "...they could be dangerous..."

vicky: agreed AYWalton!

Seventies Soulchild: watch and then do what? we're watching them now. . . . . . and they still keep growing.

vicky: now they want to fire all teachers with an accent

AYWalton: imagine!

Seventies Soulchild: We don't have to, they've already passed the law AND they are also cutting off ethnic education so now your kids can learn about only almighty whitey. . . lol lol lol

AmosNY: Vicky,that means northerners or Yankees can forget it. LOL

vicky: that too seventies re ethnic studies

Seventies Soulchild: LOL AmosNY Yes I'm from Noo Yawk! lol

vicky: it is so sad!

Ingrid_Doweary: I'm having a hard time imagining living in freedom in america .

vicky: brb

Seventies Soulchild: You're not the only one Ingrid. Never thought I'd be exposed to this.

AmosNY: I'm from AL but have a suspicious New Yawk accent in most cases.

Seventies Soulchild: lol

Ingrid_Doweary: lol

AmosNY: Hey there

march1801: hi selma

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Selma

Selma: Good Wednesday afternoon Lunchbunchers

3rdthawkins: hello Selma and alt

march1801: hi alt

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey there, Alt!

Selma: Hi alt

Seventies Soulchild: hi alt

AmosNY: Hey Selma,alt!

AYWalton: Greetings, alt, hey there, Ms. Selma!

alt: hi 3rd, Amos, AY, Ingrid, March, Selma & 70's

Seventies Soulchild: brb

AYWalton: how's it goins Selma?

Selma: Hi AY..its going good

AYWalton: it is hot down in VA?

Selma: Not too bad today... When we get that humidity..all we can do is Wilt

alt: doing apresnetation tomorrow for a group at the county Historical Society...... UGRR Research in Ohio &

AYWalton: that's fantastic, alt.

alt: clark County specificakky

AYWalton: same here, Selma very humid.

Ingrid_Doweary: Great news, Alt.

Selma: Sock it too em alt....tell what they thought they knew.. LOL

vicky: ok back! Hi alt and Selma!

alt: course it will be centered on the contirbutions of AA & the Black church

Ingrid_Doweary: Go get em, Alt.

Selma: Hey mizz vicky

Ingrid_Doweary: WB Vicky

AYWalton: great----that info might surprise them, for sure.

alt: no doubt, the publicity is geared toward white Abolitionist

Ingrid_Doweary: Yea, Alt. Set the record straight for them.

AYWalton: that is fantastic! So many have no idea of the involvement of the African American community.

Ingrid_Doweary: Tell the rest of the facts.

alt: we're gonna give it shot Ingrid_Doweary LOL

Ingrid_Doweary: I believe in you, Alt. We know you'll do well.

AYWalton: I have an ancestor who escaped with the assistance of a free black man. She was traveling with her slave owners and they were in Pittsburgh on route to either MD or VA and a community of free blacks helped her make it to Canada. this was a slave from Arkansas, no less.

Ingrid_Doweary: Wow AY!

AmosNY: What a wonderful story.

alt: yes Angela, I remember you relating that story.

Ingrid_Doweary: That sounds like a wonderful history lesson, AY.

AmosNY: Arkansas was a border state.

AYWalton: no it was a southern confederate slave state. and it seceded from the Union just like the rest of the south.

AmosNY: What state was north of it?

AYWalton: take your pick---directly north of Louisiana and north east of TX. and the eastern part of Arkansas forms the western half of the Delta area.

alt: one of my featured stories... a 2nd great granduncle

AYWalton: and that's why they sing the blues!!!

alt: http://artthomasfamily.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=artthomasfamily&view=62&sort=0&albumid=2&photoindex=31&rand=159282575

AmosNY: I said what state is north of AR ,not what state AR was north .

Selma: LOL..at AY

Ingrid_Doweary: Missouri, and Kentucky, AMos.

AYWalton: Missouri is directly north of Arkansas.

AmosNY: okay

AYWalton: great historical marker, alt.

alt: yes, AY

AmosNY: So long everyone!

AYWalton: Ooops----knocked myself out of the room.

Ingrid_Doweary: I'll step away and return shortly.

AYWalton: I have to finish my little project. I may return in a few.

alt: guess I cleared the room lol lol

vicky: lol @ alt march1801 you are awfully quiet alt is harmless lol lol

alt: so is Selma .....harmless & quiet lol

march1801: i know

Selma: I was reading my email...

march1801: don't have much going on.

Selma: I have been reading newspapers circa 1950 - 1953 to try and locate a picture for someone...Korean War time frame.

vicky: My grandson is getting an award today at school so I will be leaving shortly

alt: local papers Selma?

Selma: This is the white newspaper...I was actually suprised to find that they did include "some" info on AA community especially soldiers Needless to say the sport section had Joe Louis etc...

vicky: Oh Selma! I found a Somerville picture...The lady I found was this friends greatgrandmother.. He had never seen what she looked like

Selma: I found a picture of 3 military police soldiers stationed at Ft. Eustis 2 of whom were from New Orlans

alt: did they have a ,negro/colored news section Selma?

Selma: Oh wonderful vicky...

vicky: He was so happy I think I felt his smooches over the internet

Selma: No not really a colored section

alt: yes vick, kudos on your find

Selma: There were also occasional pictures of events at HU...

vicky: I dont think it was the phx heat because it was 75 degrees here lol

Selma: That is great vicky...I know he was thrilled.

alt: that always amazes me when a picture is found.... Did the person look anything like you had visualized them?

Seventies Soulchild: ok back

vicky: I wish that I could get acess to the Dallas Morning News. I would be real happy and mabe have a chance to find some of my folks

Seventies Soulchild: Tell little T. . . congratulations ms vicky!

3rdthawkins: wb Ingrid

Ingrid_Doweary: I'm black. Thanks 3rd.

vicky: I will seventies, thank you so much!

alt: do they have microfilm for rent vicky? wb 70's & Ingrid

vicky: no idea alt

Selma: Seventies..where is North, NY?

vicky: seventies my bro Bruce told Tyler he would give him 100 dollars if the Suns won and if the lakers won he had to give him a hundred lol

Seventies Soulchild: Lol Canada! Lol

Selma: No let me get the letter...

vicky: well you know what happened! Tyler jumped sky high last night lol

Seventies Soulchild: LOL vicky

Ingrid_Doweary: Yea, my oldest daughter was having fits about that.

Seventies Soulchild: Selma this is the name of a town?

vicky: It was so funny.. listen gotta run you all, have fun! bye

Seventies Soulchild: you too vicky

alt: laters

3rdthawkins: ok vicky, you too

Selma: Northton, NY 14120 zipcode...thats not a prison is it...they usually have a stamp if it is Actually Postal stamp says Buffalo

march1801: i gotta go...bye bye

Seventies Soulchild: Yes, that's what I was thinking... way up near that area Its probably a town just outside Buffalo. You recieved some sort of solicitation? Selma

Selma: No someone who is doing research or attempting to. This is the 3rd letter our group has gotten from this person...takes me and hour to decipher what he is looking for...

Seventies Soulchild: what are they looking for? or whom?

Selma: I responded to the first one, using a large font, cause not sure how literate this person is..or how well can see.

Seventies Soulchild: There are from what I've come to understand, many Viriginans who migirated to Buffalo and Northern NY State

Selma: No this family is coming out of TN...

Seventies Soulchild: hmmm

Selma: Looking for aThomas Hendrix who married in 1871 in Gibson TN...

alt: laters Y'all

Ingrid_Doweary: Later Alt.

Selma: Then a marriage that took place in DEc 5, 1905 in Chicago Illinois If this person lived near you..I was going to send him to you seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Oh no that's clear across the state... lol

Selma: OH well....I will try see what I can come up with...

Seventies Soulchild: Almost in Canada.. lol

Selma: The 2nd letter had marriages of white folks back in the 1600's...I tried to explain what I needed, but pretty sure he doesn't understand

Seventies Soulchild: Maybe they don't even know what they're looking for.

Selma: Thats what I think...or he has found some info somewhere and is trying to connect the dots without understanding what he is looking at.

Seventies Soulchild: I don't know what to tell ya. . . best of luck to this person.

Selma: I will check and see if there is an AA group in that area..

Seventies Soulchild: Oh I doubt it. Perhaps theres one in Buffalo...

Selma: Yes, Buffalo Oh well..it will be my Good Deed for the day.. LOL

Seventies Soulchild: lol

Ingrid_Doweary: lol lol

Seventies Soulchild: I wonder if I can call in some RAOGK?

Ingrid_Doweary: Raogk, 70s?

Seventies Soulchild: Random Act of Genealogical Kindness

3rdthawkins: they don't accept cash, do they?

Seventies Soulchild: lol no... lol

Ingrid_Doweary: Oh that's cute. Thanks for clearing that up for me 3rd. lol

3rdthawkins: ok, thx

Selma: Well gotta run folks have a great day

3rdthawkins: I need to find a way to pay before I ask for help

Ingrid_Doweary: lol

Seventies Soulchild: lol I have to catch up with work... been busy today. . . have a good day all!

3rdthawkins: ok SS and Ingrid

Ingrid_Doweary: Shall I turn off the lights?


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