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2011-12-07 TribalPages & Other Software

*LunchBunch

Start: 12:06:48
End: 13:22:51
Chatters: alt, AYWalton, Daviss, grj2019, HistoryBuff, ProfDru, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vicjorob

Daviss: hello vicjorob!!

vicjorob: Howdy Daviss. I was beginning to feel abandoned! welcome Also, finally got the chat center to work on my work computer.

Daviss: lol oh thats wonderful. did you have to download java don't feel abandoned lol we trickle in lol

vicjorob: No, just that the powers that be must have sent down a patch that updated the Java. We can't load any programs on our computers, even updates to java t!

Daviss: heyyy alt!

vicjorob: That was supposed to be Hi Alt!

alt: Hi Daviss, vicjorob

vicjorob: Okay. Gotta ask. What's on your genealogical Xmas wish list? Anyone?

Daviss: Ha! vicjorob that is a list that needs shortning lol

alt: time to do a lot of the 'stuff' I have yet to do LOL

Daviss: Finding Mariah

alt: How bout you vicjorob?

Daviss: lol

vicjorob: alt :p

Seventies Soulchild: hello alt, Daviss, vicjorob!

Daviss: hi there seventies soulchild

alt: Hello Seventies Soulchild ... how goes it today?

Seventies Soulchild: What's on my kwanzaa list? 7 days of new information! :}

vicjorob: alt - My girls will not let me put anything genealogy or crochet related on my list. But I do want to find out some more info about a few 3g grandmothers and a 4g grandmother

Seventies Soulchild: uh kind of in a bad mood.

alt: hehehe @ vicjorob, tell them that it is YOUR list LOL

Daviss: they had a sale yesterday on Spirit airlines for 18 dollars round trip to Dallas

vicjorob: Seventies Soulchild -- I like that idea. Gotta set up a plan. Mine one old website each day.

Seventies Soulchild: did you get the ticket?

vicjorob: alt- true. But they being teenagers, want the power of making me happy and they can't seem to accept that is what makes me happy

Daviss: nope, I did not get it..daughter asked if I wanted it but ....

Seventies Soulchild: lol no they just want you to have several likes...

alt: I've been adding dates & cleaning up the captions on the 900+ photos on my Tribal Pages website ......whew!!!!!

AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.

Seventies Soulchild: I bet alt! lol Hello AYWalton

AYWalton: Howdy alt, Daviss, SoulChile, vicjorob!

vicjorob: Angela!

AYWalton: Hope you are all well.

Daviss: Have you finished that yet alt?

alt: hello AYWalton

vicjorob: alt- what a chore!

Daviss: Hello AYWalton!!

alt: not yet Daviss

ProfDru: hello gang

Seventies Soulchild: Hey ProfDru

AYWalton: ProfDru is in da house!

vicjorob: Hey Prof!

alt: gotta do a better job of proof reading and dating when I update the site vicjorob

Daviss: hello ProfDru!

alt: hello ProfDru

Daviss: Its a lot better site than our old one on Family Tree alt lol that was a joke but at the time it was kind of all their was there

alt: yeah Daviss & those sites are "fixed & static" once you put them up they can't be very easily updated.

Seventies Soulchild: I need to update as well.

alt: but that was the 'state of the art' in the 1990's

Daviss: yep

vicjorob: I see that several of you use tribalpages.com. I was wondering whether I should give it a try

alt: I like it vicjorob... simple, flexible & easy to manage.

vicjorob: I assume I can link to it from my blog, right?

Daviss: I like it vicjorob.. I actually have two....one for maternal side and the other my paternal. It keeps the Hatfields and McCoys from hugging each other lol

Seventies Soulchild: lol

vicjorob: Daviss- great idea!

alt: yes you can link them to each other.

AYWalton: uh oh, who did she lose?

vicjorob: After the holidays, I will explore the site. Any good tips?

Seventies Soulchild: Does anyone have all of their trees together in one database?

vicjorob: I maintain all my lines etc. in my TMG database

Seventies Soulchild: I am considering doing this.

vicjorob: That's because they all flow from me as the starting point. wb Daviss

AYWalton: wb Daviss I am going to run, folks. Have a good one.

alt: I use mine as a database. photo album & document storage and a semi-blog vicjorob

Daviss: ok back

Seventies Soulchild: I need a genealogical godmother or father, or cousin.. lol

vicjorob: alt- hmmmmm. interesting. I plan to mine your site for more info about possible relations in SE Ohio

Seventies Soulchild: I am very optimistic about getting info on Scott washington

ProfDru: gotta run

vicjorob: BTW, where did you find the Liggens info 70s-who is scott washington welcome grj

Daviss: welcome grj2019!

Seventies Soulchild: That's one of my maternal great grandfathers hello grj2019

grj2019: thank you all.

alt: help yourself to anything I have out there vicjorob, that was my purpose for putting it online.

Daviss: Is this your first visit grj2019?

vicjorob: alt -- will do.

alt: Hello & welcome grj2019 you might be able to help me with additions, corrections, etc. vicjorob

grj2019: Nope! I am trying to get somesuggesttions advice on how to track a relative gr-grandmother who died sometime in the 20's or early 30's in dayton, Ohio??

Seventies Soulchild: alt....

Daviss: ahhhh ok

alt: I live 20 miles from dayton grj2019

vicjorob: alt -- sure thing

Daviss: we just happen to have a Ohio person here now

alt: and our genealogy group AAGGMV has many dayton members

grj2019: I still have some distant cousins in the area, but they are not "genealoigically" inclined (smile).

Seventies Soulchild: Does AAGGMV take research requests alt?

vicjorob: Daviss Kismet

Daviss: lol tell me about it grj2019

Seventies Soulchild: ha! Don't we all?

alt: send me what you need grj2019 athomas9@woh.rr.com

grj2019: Great--I put up a real long post a coule of years ago, but didn't receive any new info. from any info. Sorry I can't keep up with you all!r .

vicjorob: Who do we have from the Chicago AAGHS?

grj2019: Thanks Mr.thomas, I will.

Seventies Soulchild: I think deannie belongs to that group

vicjorob: Wonder if Crystal Simmons is still with them

alt: alt is Art, please not mr. Thomas LOL

Daviss: some folks have been lucky after a year or two on those old posts

vicjorob: alt not unless grj2019 is a minor under the age of 18 :}

Daviss: I Have heard that name Crystal

alt: deannie & Tim Pinnick are with the chicago group vicjorob

grj2019: I see that some folks do--but not me so far. But I keep trying and haven't given up

Daviss: was she a forum manager

vicjorob: Yes, I met her when I met vkn so many years ago -- Prodigy days

Seventies Soulchild: that's great grj2019

vicjorob: Daviss -- I don't recall if she was or not. She used to be the President of AAGHS or AAGHA of Chicago

Daviss: and grj2019 you have to repost from time to time

grj2019: I have had a good deal of luck in tracing my relatives from ga., but not from Ky.--my father's paternal line.

Daviss: oh ok vicjorob, mabe that was someone else

alt: what are the names in Dayton you're looking for grj2019?

Seventies Soulchild: What is the deal with Kentucky research? I don't ever see that much about it on the boards.

vicjorob: I really need to rejoin the Chicago group since I have folks on all sides of my maternal lines ending up there

grj2019: Givens--I have liviing cousins in dayton, but they know nothing aand are not particularly interested in what I am doing (smile)

alt: and KY has a new genealogy group they have a FaceBook page AAGGKY

Daviss: you should vicjorob, I see they are always doing something

vicjorob: Seventies Soulchild -- it's stuck up in the mountains with all the folks from KY ;)

grj2019: Ky has a rather small internet footprint for black genealogical research, but seems to be picking up a bit

Daviss: I wish they would put up more Ok records

alt: and I do some KY research grj2019

Seventies Soulchild: ha I guess so vicjorob!

grj2019: Great---I am most interested in Harrison, Clark, and Scott counties.

Seventies Soulchild: Me too Daviss

alt: are you related to Jack Givens the BB player form KY?

Daviss: What is your KY surname grj2019

vicjorob: Stepping away to retrieve my lunch. Back soon

grj2019: Not that I am aware of--its such a common name in that area :( Givens and Johnson

Daviss: Robins Robin

alt: he's does U of K basketball on the TV & Radio

Seventies Soulchild: Daviss who are you looking for in Oklahoma?

grj2019: Oh.. I have several young relatives who were players in HS but did not get into college ball

Daviss: my Holmes

Seventies Soulchild: Pre or post 1900?

Daviss: post Creek county

Seventies Soulchild: ok good. I'm looking in the same time period. I'm looking still in Muskogee

Daviss: I am looking for marriage records, maiden name etc

Seventies Soulchild: ok They are tight with their records and its annoying.

Daviss: I know

Seventies Soulchild: You know, I was doing some light reading on Ida B. Wells this morning and she encouraged black people to locate to Oklahoma.

Daviss: I posted a nice picture of Doris" Dorrie" Miller on my FB page. I have a Doris Holmes also male in Ok that that I am trying to find

Seventies Soulchild: Ok Yes I appreciate that photo.

Daviss: Dorrie is from Texas though

alt: are y'all looking at Ancestry on a periodic basis.. the are adding a lot of records from States where they didn't have records before... the same with FamilySearch

Daviss: yes alt I am but Ok is still scarce

Seventies Soulchild: I've been heavily on family search. And also, take advantage of the free military records on ancestry. Today is the last day.

grj2019: I second alt on checking w/Family Search regularly. I find some real gems there from time to time.

Seventies Soulchild: I think I found a cousin on there.

alt: I see they will be adding PA records here shortly... that's Familysearch.

Daviss: I know ET will be happy to see PA alt

Seventies Soulchild: I'm thrilled about the MS records. Saves me a lot of money. lol

alt: for sure Daviss re:ET

Daviss: Hello Selma!!!

Seventies Soulchild: Hey sleeping beauty! :}

alt: hello Selma.. how are ay today?

grj2019: howdy

Selma: Good Wednesday afternoon everyone... 70's the batteries in my laptop died last night...when I came back from plugging in the cord..you were leaving.. LOL

Seventies Soulchild: I thought you had called it quits! lol

Daviss: how was the chat last night Selme?

Seventies Soulchild: Where were you last night Daviss??? lol It was just Selma and I.

Selma: I wouldn't have left without saying Bye...yes by the way where was everyone..

Daviss: I had a ringing in my ear and took to the bed

grj2019: Thank you Ohio researchers--I will fillow up a soon as I can gather pertinent info.

Seventies Soulchild: Good luck with your research grj2019

Daviss: It felt like I was under a bunch of electrical currents

grj2019: Thanks--I have had a bumper year with GA.--not so much with Ohio and Ky.

Daviss: yes good luck grj2019

Seventies Soulchild: Well it can only get better grj2019

Daviss: what was your two-person topic last night Selma

grj2019: Glad to have some words of support! Unless a person is really into family research, they don't understand my "bosession" :) correction: obsession :)

Daviss: we tend to have no other life grj2019 lol lol

Seventies Soulchild: Well we talked about AAGHS some of us. . . lol

grj2019: that is too true. I am going to sign off now. Thank you everyone!

Daviss: oh I forgot about seventies lol

alt: okay grj2019 on the Ohio research

Seventies Soulchild: have a good day... Trying to keep teenage boys on the straight and narrow that's work.

Daviss: been there done that

Seventies Soulchild: Between the girls, the music, the peer pressure... no wonder I started seeing gray in my 20's lol

Daviss: lol

Selma: Value of belonging to a genealgoical group and folks on AFrigeneas for support

Daviss: oh yeah Selma I concur

Seventies Soulchild: yes and research goals Hey HistoryBuff

Selma: Afternoon History Buff..

Seventies Soulchild: HistoryBuff, what is the quickest way from Union Station to the metro?

Daviss: hello historybuff

HistoryBuff: Hey Seventties, Daviss, Selma, VicJorob and Alt.

Selma: Isn't there a Metro Station at Union STation

alt: been there and done it twice Seventies Soulchild .. sons, grandsons & soon to be great-grandsons they're 11 & 12 y/o's

vicjorob: Back Hello selma

Seventies Soulchild: I thought it was the MARC?

vicjorob: Selma Yes there is . It is the red line. Just walk through the station

Selma: I took the Metro to my son's last time I took the train..

alt: hello HistoryBuff, how goes it?

HistoryBuff: Yes, Union Station-Red Linie. Yes, Seventies, it's a MARC station as well. Good Alt and you?

Seventies Soulchild: Ok thanks ladies! :}

HistoryBuff: YW.

vicjorob: Seventies Soulchild - both the MARC and Metro can be caught at Union Station

alt: Selma, the value of membership to gen groups cannot be overstressed.

Seventies Soulchild: brb

HistoryBuff: Indeed, Seventies and indeed Alt.

alt: both black & white as well as historical societies

Selma: After the folks in your family get tired of hearing you talk about research...folks in genealogy groups still love to hear it all..LOL

HistoryBuff: Indeed also.

vicjorob: Selma :} agreed

Daviss: speaking of alt was it you that was going to send old newsletters or someone else, if we sent email addy

alt: great point Selma.. and when they question what you're saying it keeps you on your toes and "honest".

Daviss: forgive bunching up moment of silence

HistoryBuff: You PC is bunching up, Daviss?

Daviss: mabe it was geder

Selma: Was someone on this Forum researching the James Madison family from Montepelier plantation

HistoryBuff: Moment of silence for Pear Harbor Attack commemoration?

Daviss: I Don't remember that post SELMA OOPS SELMA DANG

Selma: LOL

Daviss: Selma these fingers and eyes Selma

Seventies Soulchild: ok did I just miss something?

Daviss: where were you Seventies

Seventies Soulchild: I said I'd be right back... lol

vicjorob: BTW, where do we find the log for chats? FOr example, I want to read what I missed when I stepped away to retrieve my food.

Daviss: http://www.afrigeneas.com/chat/chatlogs.cgi

Seventies Soulchild: On the main page on the link "Chat Log" but I think those come out the day after chat

vicjorob: Daviss -- thanks. you are ever so quick with the links.

Daviss: there is the link vicjorob

alt: doesn't the Meeting Center have a login for archived chats? vkn puts them out there almost daily.

Daviss: call it my two finger typing trick vicjorob lol

vicjorob: Daviss :p

Daviss: hehehehe

Seventies Soulchild: yes ctrl + v lol

Daviss: heyyyy see I just learned something lol lol

vicjorob: I love the ctrl + keys. I am just amazed you had the link at hand.

Seventies Soulchild: hehehehehe

alt: vicjorob, you mention TMG is that your software package The Master Genealogist?

vicjorob: alt- for years Dang my keyboard. Was typing that I have been using it for years

alt: okay... and I agree with your philosophy of having ALL of your folk in a single database..... with today's technology you can separate the family's easily by color coding and other methodologies.

HistoryBuff: LOL

Seventies Soulchild: See yes I was looking at that last night on the LDS blog... how do you get to those forms?

vicjorob: alt - I never really think about separating the family because I just follow up the pedigree chart. Thankfully, none of my lines share the same last name

Seventies Soulchild: I have SEVERAL trees. And I want to consolidate on Roots Magic.

HistoryBuff: When I get my laptop repaired, that's what I do consolidate with RM.

vicjorob: I have only glanced at RootsMagic. I hear it is good. Why don't you send an e-mail to the Genealogy Guys. THey love the program I'm sure they would love to cover it on their podcast

alt: You might try creating GEDCOMS for each tree and the use the Merge feature on Roots Magic Seventies Soulchild

vicjorob: alt- hmmm. She might lose some info that way

Seventies Soulchild: that would be bad.

vicjorob: 70s - what program are you using now?

Seventies Soulchild: Roots Magic4, but I am considering other software.

alt: the headache might be in dealing with Duplicated family lines vicjorob, don't think anything will be lost.

vicjorob: 70s - doesnt RM allow you to merge trees?

alt: Seventies Soulchild, Roots Magic has a special on their upcoming version 5 ... 19.95 for the month of Dec.

Seventies Soulchild: I think so. I haven't tried the feature.

vicjorob: alt- I worry about sources and other details that some gedcom formats just does not handle well. Ex are the gedcoms created by ancestry for the family trees

Seventies Soulchild: Oh really? Ancestry strips away everything when you download your tree. They keep the source citation, but they don't download your images.

alt: I hear you there vicjorob.. I owuldn't merge a tree form Ancestry into my database on a bet LOL LOL no GEDCOM will transfer images Seventies Soulchild ..... you have to try an CPOY the entire file. to get the photos to transfer...

Seventies Soulchild: Not that I have as many photos as you do alt, but still its going to be a long process.

vicjorob: 70s: here is a link to how to merge two databases in RM . FFor some reason I can't paste the link. So google the question "rootsmagic merging databases"

Seventies Soulchild: thanks vicjorob! 19 more days until I leave for D.C.! :} :} :}

vicjorob: alt- I had other problems with ancestry. Just can't remember what they were. I do recall that the sources did not carry over properly

Selma: Do you have a calendar where you are counting down the days.. LOL

Seventies Soulchild: We should have an afrigeneas meet up. So many of you are in the area

Daviss: lol

alt: the developer for RM was a 'key' software person for FTM until they went beserk and changed their whole platform in what 2006/2008.

vicjorob: Seventies Soulchild -- we're waiting for ya!

Seventies Soulchild: Sounds like they fired the developer..lol

HistoryBuff: Sounds good, Seventies.

Seventies Soulchild: We can meet at the National Archives.

vicjorob: Ooops. Gotta go to a meeting. Take care all. Until tomorrow.

Seventies Soulchild: bye vicjorob

Daviss: later vicjorob take care

HistoryBuff: Cya vicjorob

alt: he wasn't fired he left and developed RM... his other package was the Family Origins software that FTM incorporated many of his features into their FTM V16 package.

Seventies Soulchild: oh okay

Daviss: well seventies and all it will be 1 more day before I see you in lunchbunch chatroom. take care and be here on time lol

alt: later Daviss

Seventies Soulchild: lol bye Daviss

Daviss: later alt u2 7

alt: guess I'd better get busy with some other 'stuff' too, or it won't get done bye y'all

Seventies Soulchild: bye alt.. have a good day!

HistoryBuff: Laters

Selma: Me too ..have a great day everyone...

Seventies Soulchild: ok bye HistoryBuff

HistoryBuff: H=Bye 70s


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