2011-11-01 TuesNite Chat
msD: anybody here?
Seventies Soulchild: Hi di, we are in TuesNite chat... come join us!
msD: Hello Seventies
Seventies Soulchild: Hey Khathu
Khathu: Hello Seventies
Seventies Soulchild: How are you tonight?
Seventies Soulchild: Hard day at work?
Khathu: I'll be in NYC tomorrow night through Friday for my cousin's funeral
Seventies Soulchild: Sorry to hear that. Drive safely. Most of the snow is melted.
Khathu: hard day at work and a killer session with the trainer it snowed in NYC
Seventies Soulchild: yes on Saturday.
Khathu: so I need to wear my Tims
Seventies Soulchild: no.. it should be all cleared up by now.
Seventies Soulchild: Where will the funeral be? In Manhattan or another borough?
Khathu: Most likely in Brooklyn
Seventies Soulchild: ok on Atlantic Ave I bet.
Khathu: I am catching the Mega Bus
Seventies Soulchild: I heard the mega bus was like $5!
Khathu: So I should get to NYC around 9 or 10 that is one of those frequent miles or user thing
Seventies Soulchild: ok
Khathu: it is still cheap $13-$16 one way
Seventies Soulchild: that is very cheap. Hmmmm I may have to look into that. do they have a website?
Khathu: megabus.com, i think
Seventies Soulchild: ok
Khathu: have you gotten your result back from 23andMe
Seventies Soulchild: No.. They just e-mailed me this morning to let me know that my package was mailed out. I guess I'll be getting it either later this week or next week. I will have to mail the test outside of NY state.
Khathu: okay, i got the same email. i thought you had used them before
Seventies Soulchild: I'm going to mail it to my granddaddy and some other family members. and have them send it back.
Khathu: why is that? they ran out of kits
Seventies Soulchild: NY state doesn't allow them to do the medical testing because they are basically not licensed to do so in NYS
Khathu: my mother tried to obtain a free yesterday and they were charging $99
Seventies Soulchild: really???
Khathu: yeah...go to the site and check it out
Seventies Soulchild: Well I'll tell you what, if I don't use all my kits I'll send it off to your mom. Did someone just come into the chat.
Khathu: thank you! in exchange i will be your driver when you come down to DC if they did they into another room
Seventies Soulchild: Ok... It was di... I think she chose the wrong room. brb I don't think I'll be using all my kits.
Khathu: good evening msD
Seventies Soulchild: Hey msD... sorry I type the wrong name.
Khathu: thanks seventies
msD: I went to the wrong room
Seventies Soulchild: So I'm considering doing African Ancestry again.
Khathu: Really? Why is that? How much do they charge? MsD is this your first time in chat?
Seventies Soulchild: Well I want specific data. I am still confused with the haplogroup thing. Its too much for the people I'll be dealing with. I'm waiting for the holiday specials Khathu
msD: No, but I haven't been here to often
Khathu: okay, well welcome back
Khathu: any new research findings or brickwalls?
msD: I've just been updating
Seventies Soulchild: hello deannie
Khathu: hello deannie
msD: hi deanie
deannie: I was checking out some new things on Family search...some tax things. From mississippi
Seventies Soulchild: I LOVE the MS tax records. especially the older ones. It gives good information. lol Ok I mean the later ones. It shows where the people lived and worked. its a good substitute for the census. Did they have any for Jefferson Co.?
deannie: I just started the one's I looking at today is from 1866 Claiborne county,MS
Seventies Soulchild: brb
deannie: Jefferson county is also one of my county
msD: Hi Selma
Selma: Good evening everyone..
deannie: Hi Selma
Selma: Evening History Buff
deannie: My name for Jefferson county...TYLER, WESBTER.....
Khathu: Hello Selma and HistoryBuff
msD: hi history buff
HistoryBuff: Hey Selma, Deannie, Khathu, msD and Seventies.
deannie: Hi HistoryBuff
HistoryBuff: Hey Daviss
Selma: Seems as if family seach has made all the Mississippi researchers happy Evening Daviss
msD: hi Davisss
HistoryBuff: How so, Selma?
deannie: Hi Daviss
Davisss: hello HistoryBuff, Selma and msD
Davisss: hello deannie and seventies lol
Selma: they have uploaded a number of new Mississippi records..
deannie: It a lot of help....'
Davisss: oh and hi there khathu!
msD: It's about time they did something for MS
HistoryBuff: That's good. How is it helpful to a beginning researcher?
Khathu: Hello Daviss
Davisss: did they have any birth records in Ms
Khathu: Thanks again for the link to 23andMe I ordered just in time to get the free kit
Seventies Soulchild: Hi Daviss, HistoryBuff
Khathu: Daviss were you able to get the files from dropbox?
Davisss: good for you khathu
deannie: Not until after 1912...and black my not have been included
Davisss: yes Khathu, I thought I had told you thanks so much I really appreciate you
Khathu: You mentioned that you would try once you got back from the conference.
HistoryBuff: Kudos to you Khathu for getting in on the DNA free kit. I keep getting distracted from other demands.
Davisss: ahhhh well again I will say thanks much
Seventies Soulchild: Daviss, they don't have any birth certificates online for the MS records on family search hey Selma
Davisss: Khathu did you order two kits?
Selma: Hey seventies
Davisss: thx seventies
msD: I need death records from MS
Seventies Soulchild: LOL so funny I was intending on calling my aunt tonight about this DNA test and she ended up calling me
Khathu: I ordered one and then entered my grandmother's info and email
HistoryBuff: Where there any records of membership to associations, society's or any other groups.
Davisss: is she a yes auntie seventies
Seventies Soulchild: You will have to write for those msD... and it ain't cheap IMO
HistoryBuff: Good timing, Seventies. lol
Khathu: Yes, they have applications for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas applications
msD: Good ole Mississippi
Seventies Soulchild: LOL she's an oh h3ll no auntie!
HistoryBuff: Yep Ole Miss!
Seventies Soulchild: She's calmed down over the years though. Thank goodness! lol Naw, I was asking about how to approach my grandfather for the dna test.
Davisss: did she calm down enough to give a sample lol oh ok I forgot about gramps
Seventies Soulchild: She doesn't need to give me a sample. We've already gotten the lineage from me. She's my mother's sister
deannie: Has another tried Linda Rudd for MS death cert...she only charges $5.00
Seventies Soulchild: When I write the MDAH, I make sure that I listed a whole lot of people.
msD: Deannie, Remind me to get that info from you
deannie: That what I heard about MDAH
HistoryBuff: A 1st cousin and I have some research interests in Mississippi. I need to get her to write down for me which geographic areas in MS she's researching. In fact we can exchange info. She visited MS last year about this time and get to meet and stay with some relatives on her father's side of the family.
Seventies Soulchild: ok
msD: Where are you researching in MS
Davisss: good for your cousin HB
HistoryBuff: I would love to see any of the early 20th century college yearbooks for Alcorn State U.
Khathu: good everyone
Seventies Soulchild: Uh oh did you say Alcorn State U??
HistoryBuff: CYa Khathu
Davisss: oh yeah HB that would be nice
Seventies Soulchild: that's my mom's and many of my family member's alma mater But I don't know if they have any yearbooks.
HistoryBuff: Yes I did. A paternal great aunt, sister to my paternal grandmother is said to be an alumnae.
Seventies Soulchild: I have a year book from 1990-91, but I'm not in it.
HistoryBuff: Wow. That's very interesting, Seventies! I don't know of any current family members who attended. Perhaps, that 's a good lead also.
Seventies Soulchild: I actually met family members while attending. I have a few relatives who are attending right now. Daviss Iris' daughter just started this year.
HistoryBuff: Have you seen copies of any of their diplomas or academic records, Seventies?
Seventies Soulchild: My mom's and aun'ts diplomas. Alcorn State is our family school. My mom's family. Selma College and Tuskegee are my dad's family alma mater
Davisss: deannie i sent alt your email, thx loads
HistoryBuff: That's fantastic Seventies. I hope you have copies among your family artifacts. I just finally seen photographs of my great aunt, last year.
Seventies Soulchild: Who had her photos?
deannie: Thanks davisss...I just learnning to send things.....
Seventies Soulchild: lol
Davisss: you did good my friend
Seventies Soulchild: It'll get easier as time goes on. Any other good news?
HistoryBuff: Seventies, you could most likely provide a presentation of ancestry academic institutional history. That sounds very promising to augment HBCU history. :}
Davisss: well nite my friends
Seventies Soulchild: lol HistoryBuff... I would love to, BUT busy working on the James Galmore mystery.
HistoryBuff: What do you think about that, Sevenites?
Seventies Soulchild: Its something that I'll file away in my mind. :}
HistoryBuff: Well perhaps you could add that project to your wish list for collaboration with other family members.
Selma: Have to run folks... long day..have a good evening
HistoryBuff: ...You know down the road. Bye Selma.
Seventies Soulchild: I guess its just us MS folks left on here... lol
HistoryBuff: Ole Miss!
Seventies Soulchild: lol Ok well I guess I'd better head off too. I have had a long day as well. Have a good night.
HistoryBuff: Nite Seventies.
deannie: what happen
msD: Seventies just left I better go get ready for tomorrow. Nite
HistoryBuff: I've gotten as far as obtaining census records for MS. I need to see marriage records and death records. Ok Deannie I'll turn off the lights. Have a good evening.