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2011-10-29 Its Saturday Night!


Start: 21:13:23
End: 22:53:34
Chatters: AYWalton, bbenn, Daviss, Davisss, deannie, di, keli1, msD, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vknAL.MillardBell

Selma: Good evening di Good evening msD..

msD: Good evening. Am I in the right place?

Selma: Well this is the Saturday night chat at Afrigeneas..if that is what you were looking for..then yes you are in the right place

msD: OK

Selma: Glad you could join this your first time in a chat?

msD: I'm in the right place.

di: hello msD and Selma

msD: It's been so long. I didn't recognize the names Not the first time.

Selma: Well glad you came back.. Have you been researching long?

msD: I kept forgetting FGS made me remember. I mean the Black Summit

Selma: Did you attend the Summit, heard it was great?

msD: Yeah I was there. It was nice to be with like minded people. Hi Daviss

Daviss: Hello di,msd and Selma!!

di: hi daviss

Selma: Evening daviss

Daviss: How is everyone this evening!

msD: Just Great

Daviss: msd how did you like the Summit?

msD: I was just saying it was great to be with like minded people. We had a lot to discuss

Daviss: I can agree with that msD, and of course you alwys learn something new when around them I love hearing about all the new finds that people make and the stories that go along with them

msD: It's good to get other peoples experiences with genealogy

Daviss: Isn't that the truth

Seventies Soulchild: good evening all

Selma: Evening seventies

msD: Good Evening.

Daviss: Did you make a new discovery while there msD? hello seventies LOL brrrrrrr

Seventies Soulchild: hello Daviss, di, msD and Selma

msD: Not really, but I did get some good leads.

Daviss: I saw all that snow on CNN you guys are really getting it

Selma: What states and counties are your researching msD

Seventies Soulchild: lol you've got that right. 33 several inches of wet snow and me with socks, sweatpants and a t-shirt on.. Man I need a snugli!!! LOL

Selma: LOL Gotta call my sister in NJ and see how they are doing

Daviss: nothing for me either but a couple of pictures of a few places in my area of research

msD: Louisiana MS Illinois now I'm in Virginia

Seventies Soulchild: Welcome msD. Are those the states that you are conducting your research in?

Daviss: lol @ Seventies

msD: Yes. the main states

Seventies Soulchild: I'm also searching in MS and partially in LA with slave origins in VA. As Selma says 'All roads lead to Virginia' lol What counties, msD?

msD: I seem to be touching some other states too

Daviss: I am kinda looking into the Shreveport area (Caddo Parish)

msD: In which states

deannie: Eveing all

Daviss: hello there deannie!!

Selma: Evening deannie

Seventies Soulchild: My Mississippi/Louisiana research is in Wilkinson Co, Adams Co. Concordia Parish, Tensas Parish and Orleans (New Orleans) Parish

msD: St. Charles, st. John the baptist, Ascension Assumption, Jefferson, & Orleans

Seventies Soulchild: My Virginia reseach, which I haven't really gotten into is in Richmond. And your Mississippi research?

deannie: Hi daviss, msD,Selma, Seventies,di

msD: I'm not sure about Virginia.

Daviss: do you have your chicago legs on yet deannie

msD: MS is Holmes County

Seventies Soulchild: hello deannie

msD: Hey Deanie. I didn't see you come in

Seventies Soulchild: That's near Houma, LA right?

deannie: yes...but I'm ready to go again

AYWalton: Good evening, all.

Daviss: I am still trying to get mine lol

deannie: Hi Angela

Selma: Evening Y

Seventies Soulchild: Holmes Co., MS? msD

AYWalton: Howdy Daviss, deannie, di, msD, Ms. Selma, SoulChile. Hope you are all well.

Seventies Soulchild: Hi AYWalton and bbenn

AYWalton: Greetings, bbenn!!

Selma: Evening bben

bbenn: Hello Everyone!

Daviss: oh yes I would to if i were near

AYWalton: Hope you are doing well.

deannie: I know you have a long ride home than I did

Daviss: Hello bbenn and AYwalton!!

msD: I'm confused.

deannie: Hi bben n

bbenn: Hello AYwalton!

Daviss: why is that msD?

AYWalton: Wassup bbenn?

msD: I'm slow

Seventies Soulchild: How close is Holmes Co, MS to the Louisiana border?

AYWalton: Did you get snow/slush today bbenn? google it SoulChile. the fastest way to pull up a map is Google.

deannie: Great to have seen you Aywalton and loved your session

bbenn: Trying to recoup from a long meeting today. Yes, lots of slush.

di: evening aywalton, bbenn, deannie, seventies soulchild

msD: Oh. holmes middle of the state

Seventies Soulchild: ok...

msD: Who had snow What state

AYWalton: Looks like it is smack dab in the middle of the state, Soul C

di: pa!

Daviss: you were out in all that snow??

bbenn: I heard that New Jersey had a lot of snow.

AYWalton: SoulChile.

Seventies Soulchild: Ny, Mass, ct, Penn,

AYWalton: who me Daviss? I did not venture out, but am feeling cold.

di: still snowinh

bbenn: Tomorrow expect sunshine.

AYWalton: going to turn up the heat tonight.

msD: I feel for you. Our turn is coming

AYWalton: I hope so, bbenn. It was chilly and raw today.

Daviss: oh ok

AYWalton: where are you located, msD?

msD: Chicago

Seventies Soulchild: Ok, I was trying to get information about msD research. She's looking at MS

Daviss: snowcone for me :}

Seventies Soulchild: LOL Chicago may as well be called Little Mississippi... lol

msD: They started in Virginia then N carolina, s carolina Georgia ended in MS

Daviss: heyyy my grand-daddy danced in Chicago I heard

bbenn: I thought that some portions of Chicago was also little North Louisiana.

Daviss: tap dancer but no proof yet lol

deannie: What yu talking about Seventiies lol

Seventies Soulchild: deannie?? your thoughts?

msD: Little MS, good name for Chicago.

Seventies Soulchild: lol deannie

bbenn: Isabel Wilkinson did a good job describing the great migrations.

Daviss: oh I loved that book

bbenn: Who will write about reverse migration? I have been following her on Facebook. Contacted her PR folks yesterday.

Seventies Soulchild: She did. But you know so many black shows during the 70's and 80's featured acurate depictions of people leaving the south and residing in the north. Example, the Evans family on Good Times came from MS

AYWalton: good question bbenn, as many are moving back home.

Seventies Soulchild: Also the Huxtables came from Virigina

Daviss: interesting bbenn because its happening more and more

AYWalton: that's funny I had no idea where the Hustables came from. they were just there in Brooklyn.

bbenn: I have thought about moving ack myself..

AYWalton: lo

Seventies Soulchild: No they are southerners.. lol

AYWalton: back to Louisiana, bbenn?

msD: every second or third person you meet in Chi comes from MS

bbenn: Definitely cheaper than the East Coast. Bucks will go further.

AYWalton: they never came through as such.

bbenn: Yes, back to Louisiana.

Daviss: What part LA bbenn?

AYWalton: and Arkansas, as well---lots of folks from western Arkansas in Chicago.

Seventies Soulchild: Or their mother, father or grandparent. :)

bbenn: New Orleans, that's home for me.

msD: Lots from New Orleans

Seventies Soulchild: I was born and raised in NY.

msD: But where were your elders from

Daviss: ever heard of the Rochons in NO

bbenn: I try to head there at least every 6 months.

msD: Lots of Rochons.

Seventies Soulchild: Alabama and Mississippi

AYWalton: bbenn did you go to high school in New Orleans?

bbenn: Yes, lots of Rochons yes, we are have a mini-class reunoin in May.

Seventies Soulchild: But I'm still a NYer :)

msD: A person changes

AYWalton: wassup out in AZ, Daviss?

Daviss: friends here are in that family. One of them was a nun way back when

Seventies Soulchild: Daviss, your mother was from east texas, right?

msD: Henriette Delille

Daviss: nothing but this crazy weather AYWalton. I did pidde around with a few pictures for my blog today

AYWalton: which school did you attend, in New Orleans bbenn? I used to recruit students from NO when I worked in college admissions. NO was one of my cities and that is how it became a favorite city. oh great a blog post is forthcoming, huh Daviss?

Daviss: yes Seventies my mother was from marshall texas

AYWalton: greetings, again bbenn. Did you get bumped out?

Seventies Soulchild: ok

bbenn: Yes

AYWalton: sorry about that! which HS did you graduate from in NOrleans, bbenn? I got to know the city through the schools.

Daviss: its not for Mariah's Zepher AYWalton

AYWalton: for the other blog Daviss?

bbenn: Carver

Daviss: Its the Az one

msD: lots of people from texas were originally from NOLA

Seventies Soulchild: I would agree, especially now.

bbenn: Did you ever vist Carver?

AYWalton: is your family still in NOrleans bbenn?

bbenn: Yes

AYWalton: I think I did once, I am trying to recall where it was located.

bbenn: Some relocated because of Katrina. My home was Camp Katrina?

msD: New Orleans people are spread all over now

AYWalton: Isn't it up near the lake?

Seventies Soulchild: Yes there were alot relocated to Houston, TX.

bbenn: The culture moves right along with them. Check out what's cooking in the kitchen. Gumbo, shrimp etoufee, red beans and rice...

AYWalton: I usually stat in the Quarter at the Royal Orleans when I visit the city. So beautiful.

Daviss: cut it out bbenn I get really hungry

bbenn: I have a wonderful Thanksgiving tradition with my New Orleans food...

msD: What's that

AYWalton: I bet you can throw down Bbenn.

deannie: Good eating..

Seventies Soulchild: speaking of the cooking, funny thing, I got a copy of Indian Country this week and they had a big crawfish boil on the cover!

bbenn: I can't help. We have the best food.

Daviss: yep

bbenn: Crawfish boil..really?

Seventies Soulchild: I don't know, I heard Gullah food is delicious!

msD: Just had some crawfish. It was good

Daviss: now I could go for that too seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Yes bbenn

bbenn: I can cook.

Daviss: When I went to Houma about two yrd ago they put two tables together and we chowed down lol

Seventies Soulchild: My mamma 'nem are pretty country. They grew up eating a lot of vegetables.

msD: What parish is that

Seventies Soulchild: lol

bbenn: Ok, I am getting homesick. I need to make my reservations to head home.

Daviss: it seemed like piranas went through the first batch and started on some some lol

deannie: grandmother and father were from NO but never learned to cook from them,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,:?

Seventies Soulchild: Too bad.

bbenn: Any interesting research challenges this week?

AYWalton: they are similar, SoulChile.

Seventies Soulchild: My grandmother from AL used to always try to show me how to cook.. didn't pay one bit of attention. And she use to make some banging tea cakes.

AYWalton: and African food is a close second. hey there keli1!!!!

Daviss: hello keli1

keli1: good evening!

deannie: it wasn't because I did what to my mother (MS) raised me

AYWalton: looks like we are having , a Ft. Wayne reunion tonight sort of!

bbenn: AYwalton, one kind of dishes do they cook in Africa?

Seventies Soulchild: AYWalton, I love some Ghananian food. Goodness. That okra thing with the fufu...

msD: Hi keli1

Daviss: seventies do you have that recipe for tea cakes

Seventies Soulchild: Hey anything with okra I like! lol

deannie: Hi killi

AYWalton: well jambalaya is the same as jolof rice.

keli1: lol, I am ready to go back to Ft. Wayne

Seventies Soulchild: Daviss, I wish I did now

deannie: sorry Keli

AYWalton: Spicy, full of stuff and delicious.

bbenn: I truly enjoyed the conference in Ft. Wayne. Kurt from ACPL is going to be on my show in January.

keli1: hi deannie!

Seventies Soulchild: So is Spanish rice... cook PR style PR = Puerto Rico

msD: I cook jambalaya

bbenn: PR style - what does this mean?

Seventies Soulchild: I cook it from the Zatarain's box! lol

deannie: bbenn I did not get a chance to me you

AYWalton: Gumbo is the same as most of the stews that I make all the time. But I might change up the ingredients---lamb or beef, okra, vegetables, and serve with either rice or a finger foot starch--fufu---anything works for that.

Seventies Soulchild: I was referencing Jolof Rice

keli1: Selma, how are you doing?

bbenn: ohh k. Zatarain8)

Daviss: lol lol

Seventies Soulchild: Its amazing how so many latin foods are really African in origins.

bbenn: AYwalton - sounds good.

Seventies Soulchild: Hi keli1

Selma: Pretty good keli..did you get snow

bbenn: Gumbo has gotten so expensive to make.

AYWalton: but I use a mixture of spices---red pepper --that is contant, garlic, nutmeg, cloves, tumeric, and more. Depends on what flavor I want to bring out. Of course pepper is basic, then take it from there.

msD: My family only eats Camellia beans

keli1: hi 70s, and Selma, no snow, just rain! but there are 5k out of power, near me

AYWalton: Plus I might mix turkey, chicken, fish--shrimp whatever.

Daviss: bbenn whenever I make it, I only use seafood so I hear ya

Seventies Soulchild: I love Camellia beans msD

bbenn: I love Camella beans and give them as gifts.

Daviss: and the file is hard to find here

Seventies Soulchild: well you can gift me anytime bbenn :}

msD: They taste different

AYWalton: I love beans--most kinds.

bbenn: I need to order my care package from NO. I cannot find the beans here..

AYWalton: (except green lima beans.)

deannie: ditto here

msD: I bring all that stuff back when I go to NOLA

Daviss: me too AYWalton

Seventies Soulchild: my new bosses wife made boiled peanuts and brought them in for us to eat.

bbenn: Ok, I will gift you:} :}

keli1: I love all beans, legumes!

AYWalton: whenever I go anywhere down south I like to visit a supermarket and just pick up spices. I try something that I just don't see around here. I love to experiment with spices.

Seventies Soulchild: I'll be in MS this summer for a reunion, I'm going to pick up a few bags of them then.

AYWalton: I will buy raw peanuts and roast them.

deannie: I like them too......

keli1: remember my rotten green beans story!

AYWalton: But I don't like boiled peanuts. I think it is a terrible thing to do to a ground nut. lol that was too funny, keli1!!!!

bbenn: msD - I travel with an empty suitcase to bring back the real NO food.

msD: You can get things down south that you can't get in the north

AYWalton: now that makes sense to me, bbenn.

Daviss: lol lol Keli1

Seventies Soulchild: They taste actually like pinto beans or black eyed peas to me boiled.

AYWalton: Is your husband from Lousiana also bben?

msD: bben, so do I

bbenn: yes

AYWalton: and Luziane coffee! or any kind of coffee with chicory!

Seventies Soulchild: I like Cafe Bustelo... that is some good strong coffee.

bbenn: Too strong for me..I don't like the coffee.

keli1: Daviss, was thinking about Miriah the other day?

AYWalton: I really enjoy strong coffee.

Seventies Soulchild: Me too AYWalton. Don't do the Chicory though.

keli1: like the chicory

Daviss: :? keli1 so was I lol

bbenn: When I worked in international health all of the coffee was strong. I needed it to saty awake.

Seventies Soulchild: lol I was just about to make the same comment Daviss

AYWalton: I enjoy it! Daviss has all of us thinking and hunting for Mariah!

bbenn: Are all of the chat's public?

AYWalton: I tell you that you were were standing on Mariah's grave when those ants got to you that day! you mean are they all logged, bbenn? or do you mean open to the public?

Daviss: I think so too AYWalton

Seventies Soulchild: Yes bbenn

keli1: yes she does, I bet she is laughing at us, because everything is right in from of us

bbenn: Logged and public for anyone to see.

AYWalton: yes they are. Keli1 have you heard from our friend Bertha this week?

Seventies Soulchild: However, the chats are reviewed and edited, if I'm nto mistaken. not

Daviss: she is so mischevious keli1 lol

Seventies Soulchild: That's where you get it from Daviss. :}

AYWalton: lol

keli1: No I have not heard from Bertha, no response from the emails

Daviss: lol

AYWalton: this time last week we were in the pj party, I do believe. I have not heard from her either, but might call her tomorrow. wanted to give her time to rest up.

keli1: she is going to have knee surgery, but don't remember the date, but it is soon!

deannie: Just arriving home...with lot of new inform and new friends

Daviss: when we said what goes on in Indiana stays in Indiana she took us at our word lol

AYWalton: I think it is in November---which is right around the corner. lol I think I found that one of her ancestors was a USCT and he got a pension. she does not know this yet, however.

Daviss: oh wow aywalton!!

AYWalton: we keep finding stuff on her family.

Seventies Soulchild: I was talking to one of our old chat members Jay today. And she recomended a book to me by Cheryl Wills

AYWalton: They were FPOCs from St. Mary's County MD

keli1: that is wonderful!

Seventies Soulchild: Has anyone ever heard of Die Free: A Heroic Family Tale?

bbenn: Cheryl Wills was a guest on my show a couple of weeks ago. Very passionate.

AYWalton: that's so nice!

Seventies Soulchild: OK I missed that show bbenn. I'll go back and look through the archives.

keli1: that is great Bernice, I heard an interview with her recently

bbenn: Her interview is still available..

AYWalton: BBenn I am continually amazed at your ability to get such fascinating folks lined up. Glad to see you on a roll.

vknAL.MillardBell: Howdy all

AYWalton: Greetings, vknAL.MillarBell

Seventies Soulchild: yes sometimes all you have to do is ask! :}

bbenn: If you don't ask , you don't get.

Seventies Soulchild: Thank You bbenn!

keli1: I am too, glad to see her show going, happy for her.

bbenn: Angela, you were great on Thursday.

Daviss: hello vknAL.MillardBell

Seventies Soulchild: Hi vknAL.MillardBell.... omg another 'mouthful' lol

keli1: Is that Vicki?

AYWalton: oh thank you bbenn. You made it all so easy!

Seventies Soulchild: When are you going to go back to your old screen name??

bbenn: google- research at the national archives and beyond - cheryl wills and you can get to that show,

AYWalton: and time just flew by!!! You are a natural host!!!

Daviss: who is vicki?

vknAL.MillardBell: AY BBENN DAVISS Deanie DI Keli msD Selma Seventies and akk

Seventies Soulchild: Yes who is vicki???

keli1: I think that is the difference between BB vs. some others, she is listening to her guest and does great interviews, as a listener, it is important

bbenn: Yes, it was quick to me. The show on Thursday is also interesting. Finding Agnes - the story about a slave who was freed by Gov Galvez. The guest is Michael Henderson and the show was featured on the History Channel.

msD: Hi vkn Michael is my cousin

bbenn: Thanks, Keli.

Daviss: I hope I can make that one bbenn, what time will it come on?

deannie: I show that show

bbenn: So you know about Finding Agnes?

keli1: I was doing some native amerian research today, very interesting

Seventies Soulchild: Ok. Hmmm maybe you should feature the Smith Family of Dallas Co. AL Good good story.

msD: I know. Agnes is an ancestor

bbenn: 9 pm est. on Thursday. www,

Daviss: ok thx

msD: I know. Agnes is an ancestor


AYWalton: where were you looking, keli!

bbenn: Wow! I love that story. So, you have seen the History Channe;s

msD: We found my ancestor, Felicite's Manumission papers

keli1: Michigan, Ottawa, found that one of my relatives husband, John Manitou was married before and found out his grandparents names

AYWalton: that is exciting, msD!!! Keli1 where were you looking for the NativeAm research?

msD: Felicite was a Darensbourg

bbenn: Great find!

keli1: oh found my first freedmen's marriage record for a co-worker she will be shocked.

msD: nes was a Mathieu

Daviss: you know I am happy for you msD

vknAL.MillardBell: Congrats keli1

bbenn: Please call in on Thursday.

AYWalton: Yes, it will be a, good show bbenn!! Looking forward to it.

msD: I was so excited. When I sent for the paperts they said she was from Senegambia

keli1: Yes, one of the Marsh's daughters married John Manitou/Maniteau, son of Joseph (b. 1802, who lived to be 110), son of Peter!

AYWalton: Just remember to tweet about it, so I can known to tune in.

bbenn: Have any of you had any interesting matches to your DNA? OK, will tweet!

keli1: I am waiting for mine 23andme results to come back, anyday

vknAL.MillardBell: bbenn keep up the good work

Seventies Soulchild: Well my MtDNA matches with the Balanta of Guinea-Bissau. And I'm considering doing my grandfather's DNA for our upcoming family reuinon in July.

bbenn: Thanks, love the encouragement!

Daviss: thats really nice msD. I am so happy for you

msD: Thanks

AYWalton: I have had some interesting ones. One is a genealogists on my Google+ circle. Kristin. She is a 3rd to Distant cousin.

Seventies Soulchild: I'm curious as to the ancestry of my grandfather's grandfather Benjamin Thompson who was a CW veteran.

bbenn: One of my matches friend me on Facebook.

Daviss: Are you reading up on Seneagambia

keli1: AY, I am trying to find out if any of the Manitou's served in the CW

AYWalton: SoulChile I pulled up out of the Balanta group on Facebook. Too much stuff on it---and few genealogists.

bbenn: I just found out that we have two other matches. We are trying to connect the dots with a paper trail. That's very hard.

msD: Will do it when I get time. Right now I'm in Virginia

AYWalton: check the Soldiers and Sailors System keli!

Seventies Soulchild: I'm also interested in his mother's grandfather James Galmore's genetic match up. So I may see if I can find a male in the Galmore line o

keli1: msD where are you, are you just visiting VA? I am looking now

msD: Researching in Virginia nn Chicago

keli1: nothing on the system AY

bbenn: Virginia researchers...I have found three ancestors on the census indicating that their parents were from Virginia.

AYWalton: don't forget the collateral relatives who married into the family, keli1.

keli1: msD, which county in VA are you researching

Daviss: deannie did you and msD get in on the RTTF DNA Kits

deannie: NO

AYWalton: were these Louisiana folks, bbenn?

msD: New Kent

bbenn: Have any of you Virginia researchers heard of the Pompey's?

Seventies Soulchild: bbenn, are these peole born before 1870 with ancestors in VA?

keli1: is 23andme still doing the free kits?

AYWalton: yes, I have, bbenn.

msD: I don't believe it exists now

Daviss: oh yes keli1

AYWalton: Let me think---some are from VA and some have ties to SC as well.

msD: 1700's

keli1: New Kent,....

bbenn: All born before 1870 - one in 1810, one in 1840.

Daviss: hold on let me get link

msD: How do I find out the county name now

bbenn: One set from Louisiana and the other from SC.

Seventies Soulchild: I do know that many African Americans came to Adams Co. and maybe on to Louisiana through a couple of overland slave trading companies out of Virginia.

bbenn: The Louisiana person also had ties in Mississippi.

keli1: New Kent, close to Richmond?

deannie: I did not know if I want to do the my lead to a warrant family member lol lol lol

Daviss: go to for 2 free kits per household!

Seventies Soulchild: deannie lol lol lol

keli1: I want to tell others

Daviss: there you are keli1

vknAL.MillardBell: For how long will the free exist daviss

Selma: There are many New Kent County records available on microfilm from LVA

Daviss: no idea how long til they get the 10,000 I guess

AYWalton: well folks I am gonna run. Turning in early tonight.

msD: what is LVA

AYWalton: have a good evening everyone.

Selma: Sorry Library of Virginia

msD: Oh

bbenn: Good night!

keli1: good night BB

msD: Selma email me at and tell me more

Daviss: di you are awfully quiet

Seventies Soulchild: so is vkn etc, etc etc.... lol

keli1: msD, whare are the surnames you are researching

msD: Melton in New Kent,

keli1: there is a AAHGS Greater Richmond chapter, you might be able to get some help

vknAL.MillardBell: Would yall say that African Ancestry is the best DNA route for and adopted female to get to her roots

keli1: Selma did you watch the trailer I sent to you about Chris Baker in Richmond?

Seventies Soulchild: What is the ethnic background of this adopted person?

vknAL.MillardBell: and=an

Daviss: I have no clue about that one vkn.. I am trying to see if an unadopted male can get to his folks

Selma: OK MsD..wrote down your email address...

msD: The person in Virginia isn't AA

Daviss: He have me the okay to the kits via RTTF

Selma: The person in New Kent

keli1: getting with a local group can help, have you research using the online resources researched

msD: They were Quakers.

Selma: Nope keli..will check tomorrow..

Seventies Soulchild: nitey nite all.

Daviss: nite I really hope he will have some success

keli1: okay, just looked via familysearch only see one, who passed in 1990

Selma: Time for me to go folks..have a good evening

Daviss: with his age I hope he will be able to connect with a sibling or a close cousin nite selma

keli1: There were Melton's in albemarle

msD: It is getting late. Good nite

Daviss: nite

msD: Where is albermarle

keli1: I am heading out as well...time for the bed to watch me

vknAL.MillardBell: b good msD

keli1: one hour from Richmond

msD: Caught my attention

deannie: Have a get nite

Daviss: lol'

keli1: I live in virginia, so does selma

msD: Bed can wait, it isn't going anywhere

Daviss: everyone signing off huh

vknAL.MillardBell: lol

msD: I found where he came into the country at Allen county

Daviss: I know a few here will still be roaming around lol

keli1: allen county what? what is he "first name"

msD: I mean, I found out where Richard Melton came into the country At Ft. Wayne, Allen county

keli1: when was your richard born?

vknAL.MillardBell: Daviss a user name in chat can have 40 characters so I am testing how one might put their area of interest as user So I am currently focusing MillardBell of AL

Daviss: hmmm vkn

keli1: we were just in ft. wayne, there are tons of Richard Melton's

vknAL.MillardBell: A creative way to put the ancestor out front

Daviss: msD was there also keli1

keli1: did we meet? sounds like the person was in ft. wayne then to va

Daviss: vdmTX.Daviss.Taylor

msD: Richard Melton came into the country about 1670 at New Kent VA

vknAL.MillardBell: yes that is one way daviss

msD: family moved to NC>SC>GA>MS

Daviss: or vdm.Daviss.MariahTaylor.Sims

keli1: I see several of them.

vknAL.MillardBell: Profiles are possible for chatters also daviss

keli1: Sims....out of virginia/wv or TX

Daviss: Sims from Tx Fayette County

keli1: lol, well I need to go...ttyl good night

vknAL.MillardBell: Daviss there are Sims in Santa Barbara from TX could be a connect for thee

Daviss: keli1 all my folks that I am searching I have this no county issue

keli1: okay, I have Sims but in Virginia/West VA, Jefferson County..

Daviss: ffrom looking at the census I see Tn, no county NC, No county, Ala no County

keli1: okay, I will keep on my radar...enjoy your evening folks

vknAL.MillardBell: Well MsD and di what is the word Vicky please read my post military board re Milton Bell

Daviss: are the Sims in Santa B hooked up with the Nelma vkn

msD: Richard Melton came into the country about 1670 at New Kent VA family moved to NC>SC>GA>MS

Davisss: oops again I meant the Nelms vkn

vknAL.MillardBell: nelma daviss???

Davisss: I meant to say Nelms in Santa Barbara

msD: going to bed. Nite

vknAL.MillardBell: Me not think so Nelms vicky

Davisss: oh ok thx

vknAL.MillardBell: thnks to you

Davisss: I better run vkn lol thanks to me lol porque

vknAL.MillardBell: jes cause I will not be here tomorry

Davisss: I'll take that lol

vknAL.MillardBell: so until Monday

Davisss: ok hope you have a wonderful day

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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