2011-09-14 Yatah & vitals • ThisNthat
alt: Hi daviss... why the small "d"?
daviss: lol I was trying to see if I could get in with a small d and still have my red clothes on
alt: yes you can LOL
daviss: lol how are you doing today and did Irita say when she was going to sit down for a spell
alt: I'm doing fine, hope you are as well..... Irita said this trip next week and the one to the NBGS in Ft. Wayne next month are her 'swan song' genealogywise until next spring.
daviss: lol I see
Selma: afternoon folks..
alt: hello Ms. Selma, how IS you today? LOL
daviss: I have a question about font.. where do I go to enlarge the text for all phases on the computer Hello Selma everything is small and I "aint" no techie
alt: somewhere in the control panel and "display" I would think daviss
AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.
daviss: ok I will searcH around for that
AYWalton: howdy alt, daviss, and Ms. Selma!!! how is everybody/ ? you still got your red dress on, daviss! text too small daviss? hit the Control Key followed by the PLUS + sign. Ok-----look where the smiley face is. You will see a plus and minus sign. click on the + sign. see if that helps.
alt: Hello yatah, how are you?
yatah: good still work on death cer and try find , alt
daviss: for chat , now I have to get it on all pages on computer did I say hello yatah
yatah: no but it all rite wink dont worry smile
daviss: ok thanks alt, I don't know what I did, because it was not like that when I first got this puter
AYWalton: go to a general page like the AfriGeneas.com, or CNN, and see if the Contol + will work.
daviss: ok hold on
Selma: Do you have a number with a percentage symbol next to it onthe bottom or your screen daviss
daviss: no, dont see that Selma
Selma: See thats why I don't like so called "improvements"..cause I can't figure them out
daviss: If I had an inkling of tech I could too Selma but I am clueless. I will piddle around with this after chat
Selma: BRB..gotta find my other glasses
daviss: itty bitty font even in my email box oh well, back to the topic of the day lol Any suggestions folks? lol
alt: not me... I'm ready to just listen LOL
AYWalton: I see that George Geder wrote an interesting review of the Afr. American Quick Sheet by M. Hait.
daviss: ok well I could say something to make you talk alt lol
AYWalton: it is at at gedergenealogy.com if you have not read it.
daviss: oh I had not AYWalton
AYWalton: this is a review of the 4 page laminated sheet that came out earlier this year.
alt: okay, I haven't read Geder's review yet.
daviss: 4 page whats he selling it for may I ask
AYWalton: his last sentence sums it up: "If you have spent any time in African American genealogical research... ....you may already know everything contained in this quick sheet."
daviss: just read the review
Selma: Great posting by Tim Pinnick..on Genealogy & History Forum
AYWalton: He does state that for professionals who have never done Afr. American research, it might be useful just to know what is out there to use, which is a good point.
alt: MH has hit the market using 'key words' for selling his brand... anything that has African_American on it anywhere.
daviss: dang 7.95 plus 4.95
yatah: i ask you quick question if i cant find death cer of my ggg parents mean not record that state ?
Selma: Yatah..it depends..where did he die? When did he die?
daviss: not necessarily yatah it just might not be online
Selma: Yatah..are you only looking online?
AYWalton: that is a great post by Tim!
yatah: yes selma
alt: just read the 'serendipity' post Selma ... yes, that is a 'goose bump' raiser.
yatah: he died yrs and she died yrs i dont know too
AYWalton: I can imagine the incident and even meeting the man's descendant!
Selma: Yatah..first off NOT ALL records are online. YOu know approximately when they died? What state?
yatah: i try find them death cer and birth cer come out nothing south carolina
AYWalton: what time period, yatah?
yatah: i know what yrs they born 1886 and 1890
Selma: Yatah So when is the first census and last census you found them on?
daviss: where is Tims post alt?
Selma: on Genealogy and History..go to recent messages
yatah: i found them 1910 and 1930
AYWalton: on the main forum, daviss.
daviss: thx Sel
alt: on the Gen/Hist Forum I read it from the recent messages page
Selma: I always go to recent messges alt.. lOL
AYWalton: so could he have lived beyond 1930?
alt: me too Selma
yatah: my gg parents there 1910 and 1930 that my gg grandma with her sons he not there 1930 just his wife there
Selma: Yatah. Does anyone who is living now remember meeting her after 1930
daviss: Tims post is nice
alt: does 1930 say she is a widow yatah
Selma: Yatah..so he could have died between 1910 and 1930?
yatah: yes he went reg draft war
Seventies Soulchild: Good afternoon lunch bunch!
Selma: Yatah..you don't mention the 1920 census..can you find them Afternoon seventies
alt: Are they on the 1920 census together yatah?
yatah: maybe after 1930 after their daughter died 1929
alt: hello Seventies Soulchild .... ten-hut!!!!!! lol
Seventies Soulchild: lol
yatah: no i cant find them 1920 i have 1900 he is on list
Seventies Soulchild: doing great
AYWalton: I believe that the SC death index is online on Ancestry.
Selma: When did they marry..Yatah?
AYWalton: not the certificates but an index to the certificates.
yatah: selma, they married guess1910 after has baby son
Seventies Soulchild: for all you texas folk, there's a new movie coming out about black houston
Selma: Yatah..are they together as a couple on the 1910 census?
daviss: oh you are cute today seventies lol how many in here lol
yatah: no josephine live with her mother mary and her hubby with her too 1910
daviss: black Houston huh
Seventies Soulchild: yep..
alt: yeah ,,,,, 'snap-to' Seventies Soulchild LOL
yatah: plus son luther
Selma: Yatah..so in 1910 Josephine is not married and living with her mother Mary and Mary's husband
daviss: Who is in the staring role and is it structured after Sam Houstons servant
AYWalton: gotta run, folks. Have a good one!
Seventies Soulchild: The film is called Thunder Soul about the Kashmere High band
daviss: oh ok
yatah: no josephine married to edward quiller know as edgo josephine has brother and sis on list too
daviss: thanks for the heads up Seventies
yatah: that mary's son in law that josephine's hubby edgo
Selma: Have to run folks..have a good day..
Seventies Soulchild: you too Selma
Seventies Soulchild: http://thundersoulmovie.com/
daviss: Jamie Foxx huh
Seventies Soulchild: It opens in NYC on the 23rd... we'll be going to see it. My son is in the band this year.
alt: is this the upcoming & next 'Miles Davis' Seventies Soulchild?
Seventies Soulchild: no... these guys are like your kids ages alt.
daviss: thats good... I would have liked to have seen them but Pemberton High School in marshall Texas was the band
Seventies Soulchild: well we
alt: no, I mean your son, the 'trumpteer' as the next Miles Davis Seventies Soulchild
Seventies Soulchild: we'll see... I know my HS band sucked...still does lol No. He wants to be a drummer still. No formal lessons though
alt: okay Seventies Soulchild
daviss: The band at pemberton was an all black band and their theme was HIT THE ROAD JACK Those kids could really step
Seventies Soulchild: This is the band from the Kashmere Gardens projects in Houston..
daviss: HS band seventies too right
Seventies Soulchild: ok
daviss: all those school bands (black) were quite good
Seventies Soulchild: I love the black HS bands daviss
daviss: oh yeah me too. I also will never forget the college bands either
alt: daviss, I see Dera Williams of the northern CA gen group has given our Black Confedrate Soldier descendant an opportunity to have his story published in her newsletter.
daviss: I used to go to the Cotton Bowl when they had the battle of the bands
Seventies Soulchild: yes that's usually the best part of the game ... lol
daviss: yes I saw that alt. Was there a response yet
Seventies Soulchild: This is on the boards alt?
daviss: yep seventies it is
alt: I still go over to Indianapolis for the 'Circle City Classic' just for the battle of the bands daviss I haven't seen a response as yet daviss
daviss: I would love to get my grandkids to see a band in person AA band that is
Seventies Soulchild: We will be going next year to see somebody's college... lol
daviss: They finally got to see an all black Rodeo
alt: in AZ daviss?
daviss: The Bill Pickett Invitational came here several years ago
alt: ah so... daviss
Seventies Soulchild: great! My kids get to see horses and cows often enough... they love horseback riding and four wheeling They still have rodeos all over the south and southwest
daviss: I enjoy things like that but its so rare especially here
Seventies Soulchild: Black Rodeos
alt: my first and only experience with Black rodeo's was when I spent time at Tinker AFB in OKla.... we would go over to Boley, OK for that all-black rodeo
daviss: Prison Rodeo alt lol It was one of the best I wonder if it is still as popular as it used to be
alt: dunno daviss, but it was a big thing in Boley... course I was there looking at 'other' types of animals
daviss: lol lol lol
Seventies Soulchild: lol alt I doubt it... lol
alt: and there were some 'mighty fine specimen's' too
Seventies Soulchild: alright I'ma let you all continue chatting. I have to get to work... can't stop! won't stop! Have a good day
daviss: lol later seventies
daviss: I guess I will flip the light switch alt
alt: okay lady, later's