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2012-01-16 Dr MLK,Jr day

*LunchBunch

Start: 11:58:37
End: 13:01:20
Chatters: alt, AYWalton, gsft, HistoryBuff, Khathu, ProfDru, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vkn

alt: hi ... Happy MLK, Jr. Day Seventies soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: Hi alt. same to you. Keith Beauchamp advertised that his documentary on Emmitt Till will be on today on TVOne at 430EST

alt: enjoying your day off? okay thanks

Seventies Soulchild: No. Not really. I am helping the children with laundry. Then I have to do my hair, which will take at least 3 hrs.

alt: ah so.. good momma LOL

Seventies Soulchild: I did sleep in until 6 lol

alt: a bonus, huh? LOL

Seventies Soulchild: lol oh yea... lol welcome gsft

alt: hello gsft...

gsft: hello

alt: your user name isn't familiar.. first time with us?

gsft: in the lunch bunch. the second time on chat. first time was on saturday

Seventies Soulchild: brb

alt: okay gsft. don't think I made it Saturday 9:00 PM is a little late for me. welcome back & did you enjoy Saturday?

Seventies Soulchild: back. Ok gsft, welcome. What surnames and states are you researching? I'm researching primarily SW Mississippi (Adams and Wilkinson Counties) My main focus is on the Thompson-Galmore and Rounds-Washington families Hello Khathu

gsft: Yes, I enjoyed the short chat on saturday. Two of the folks were fellow 23andme members. Well, I'm just doing my entire line, nothing specific.

alt: hello Khathu Happy MLK Day

Khathu: Hello everyone

gsft: hello khathu

Seventies Soulchild: ok

alt: ah so, you've done 23andme? what States are you focusing on gsft?

gsft: Paternal (Randolph (VA) Diggs (Va) Roberts, Gray, Edenfield in GA. Various White fanilies in Orangeburg SC. Maternal Southall, Ligon, Ferguson in VA. Ishman, Mostella/Marstellar, Gains, Austin and Hinton in various states... Yes, I'm on 23andme and FTDNA

Seventies Soulchild: OK I see that we get quite a few VA researchers in here.

alt: Is Randolph a surname in VA you're researching?

gsft: Yes

alt: are you familiar with the Slaves of John Randolph who were freed in Charloote Co ca 1846 and migrated to Ohio?

gsft: I live in NY, what about you gyus?

alt: Charlotte 'm in Ohio

Khathu: Washington, DC here

gsft: John Randolph? No. I think my Ishman line might have some FPOC that went to Ohio. I'm looking at a John Ishman who lived in Ohio pre civil war. The last Randolph I have is named Stanford (1845-) he was in Virginia in 1870.

Seventies Soulchild: NY also

alt: okay on the Randolphh's... I research Ohio & FPOC .. any idea where your Ishman family may have been located... I'm not familiar with that surname.

gsft: He lived in Highland. There are some White dna cousins that live in the same area, but I have not made the papertrail connection. I'm not sure if it is there.

Seventies Soulchild: oh we lost alt. gsft, interesting. Do you think your family or part of it may be Melungeon?

alt: back , whew LOL

Seventies Soulchild: wb alt. Hello Selma

Selma: Good afternoon alt, gsft, Khathu and seventies

alt: Greenfield, in Highland Co. not too far from me...

gsft: Paternal side no? On my maternal side, I don't know. There is admixture, but none of the dna has shown Native American. Supposedly a few might be from Roanoke. I don't really know enough about those communities. hello selma

Seventies Soulchild: ok

alt: Hello Selma,,, how are you and the Lil Darlings?

Selma: We are doing fine..today is one of the little Darlin's B-Day..she is anxiously awaiting her CAKE

Khathu: Hello Selma

alt: Oops. my son from NJ just pulled up

Selma: Afternoon Khathu Tell him we said Hi alt gsft..who was in VA in 1870?

Seventies Soulchild: I guess alt will be leaving us again. :)

gsft: I was talking about one of the second ggf on my paternal side, stanford randolph, he is listed as being from south river, augusta

alt: gotta run y'all see ya tomorrow.

Selma: Bye alt.

Seventies Soulchild: I'm going to head out too. Bye all

gsft: bye

Selma: Looks like folks are running out..

Khathu: I'm next Selma

Selma: gsft..have you found him somewhere else

Khathu: tommorrow night

Selma: Thanks for giving us a heads up.. Oh well

gsft: only uptil 1900 in the same county, don't know what year he died probably between 1900 and 1910

Selma: How old was he in 1900

gsft: 55

Selma: Not sure if you will find a death record for that time frame 1896 to 1912 They pick back up in June 1912..I believe

gsft: yeah, i had a lady look up some death records in VA post 1912. Richmond should have records between 1896-1912, right? I'm hoping so for other lines on my moms side. where are you from?

Selma: Virginia begins keeping birth and death in 1853..continue until 1896 Then they stop for 16 years until 1912...when they pick up again

vkn: Howdy

gsft: hello vkn

Selma: The independent cities like Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk..etc..kept records for the 1896 to 1912 time frame.. Good afternoon vkn..

gsft: cool, i have family in those counties

Selma: Happy MLK day

AYWalton: good afternoon all.

gsft: hello

Selma: Good afternoon AyWalton

vkn: I am watching the service from Ebenezer

AYWalton: that's nice, vkn, it is being televised.

vkn: Happy MLK day back atcha

Selma: There is a Richmond County..but there is also a Richmond the City..they are not one and the same

AYWalton: howdy HistoryBuff

Selma: Good afternoon History Buff..Happy MLK Day

HistoryBuff: Hey AYWalton, Selma, Vkn, and gsft. Happy Holiday to all.

vkn: Yes and I am waiting in the community room waiting to do my MLK presentation ayw

Selma: You all just missed alt, Khathu and seventies

gsft: hello historybuff

vkn: Howdy History

HistoryBuff: I''m sorry I missed them. When does Alt's program begin?

gsft: selma, the records say Ricmond, Independeny city.

Selma: Yes.. As I said Richmond, Lynchburg, Norfolk etc..are independent cities

AYWalton: what will you be presenting vkn?

Selma: Are you giving the I Have A Dream Speech?

vkn: Lol The highlights of his life

Selma: I have to run folks...have a great day.

AYWalton: I just uploaded an MLK piece for my blog: myancestorsname.blogspot.com ProfDru is in the house!

ProfDru: hello gang

gsft: hello ProfDru

HistoryBuff: Hey ProfDru.

AYWalton: wassup ProfDru?

ProfDru: getting ready to go out to eat at a new restaurant

vkn: Good ayw I put the birthday greeting up as a reply to your photo post. Hope all will respond

AYWalton: hope all is well in NewportNews. sounds nice.

ProfDru: just cold, but all is well

vkn: The preacher is doing a great job

AYWalton: who is the preacher, vkn?

ProfDru: wassup with you, angela?

AYWalton: not a lot new, just staying busy. when is your hat presentation?

ProfDru: feb. 18th

AYWalton: if anyone is planning to go to Samford, registration is tomorrow.

ProfDru: yall have fun in samford

AYWalton: Howdy alt!!!!

vkn: The pastor of Ebenezer introduced by rev Bernice

alt: back for a minute

gsft: AYWalton, nice site, I listen to your podcast

ProfDru: angela, can you send the hat photo today?

AYWalton: yes

ProfDru: I've received some beautiful old hat photos from several people.

vkn: Comparing Obama to Nehemiah

alt: vkn, AYWalton .. y'all got the newsletter

ProfDru: Becayse if space limitations, I have to break up my hat program activities into several rooms--participants will move in groups from room to room.

AYWalton: the newsletter, alt?

alt: AAGGMV Newlsetter

HistoryBuff: Hey there Alt. I was multi-tasking.

vkn: Yes alt I got it not read as yet

ProfDru: I need to work on getting my hat program outfit together today so I won't have to worry about it next month when I get busy. looking a wearing one of granny's outfits and hat. Well I gotta run now.

HistoryBuff: Cya

ProfDru: have a good program vkn

vkn: Running

HistoryBuff: wb AY

AYWalton: I guess that was my signal to get up and do something as well away from the computer.

HistoryBuff: Cya Vkn

AYWalton: Hope you all have a good MLK Day. Do something to honor Dr. King, today. Have a good one, folks.


18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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