deannie: Hi Daviss
vkn: Howdy howdy
deannie: evening vkn
vkn: and how is deannie
deannie: great and yourself
vkn: owdy Daviss viss I thought you ere in California Not too bad trying to get acustomed to this unseasonable weather
deannie: Here too....Chicago has had great weather....70's
vkn: 80's in Atlanta today I don't think Daviss was actually in the room
deannie: I think she was early and she just have not return yet...
vkn: I see
Daviss: hi there Dennie and vkn!
deannie: Do you have any research trips planned this summer
Daviss: sorry I was on the phone
vkn: heyyyyyyyyy Daviss
deannie: Hi Daviss
Daviss: heyy vkn lol and Deannie
vkn: I thought you were out of town Daviss
Daviss: I still am lol
vkn: oh oh I see
Daviss: here in Moreno Cali Moreno Valley
deannie: I watching the marathon on The Green Hornet...I liked him better then Batman.....
vkn: What is the nearest real city lol
deannie: You get around Daviss
Daviss: came for spring break lol
vkn: ahhhhhhhh ok
deannie: You have spring break from the College of Genealogy lol
Daviss: took the kids to Knottsberry farm ha! @ deannie
deannie: I went to go to your college....where did I send my application
Daviss: lol it called the AA School of Genealogy Break when you can lol
deannie: Do they have dorm...I want to live on campus lol
Daviss: I hear ya deannie you see I am still thinking genealogy on here now my brother asked me if I ever took a break from computer
deannie: You never where you can network...... The answer to that is never,,,,,you may miss something
Daviss: hi bearnut2 lol
vkn: bearnut hiwdy
Bearnut2: Good Evening everyone!
Daviss: how's it going bearnut2?
deannie: Hi Bearnut2
Bearnut2: Good--but I'm beat! Did you have a good bd?
Daviss: yes thank you..
Bearnut2: I'm not gonna ask how old you are...lol
Daviss: 68 lol
Bearnut2: good for you!
Daviss: aint shame lol
deannie: Great age
Bearnut2: I'm not one of those women who is afraid to tell her age either
vkn: grrrrrrrreatt at 68
Bearnut2: thats right vkn!
Daviss: glad to be on this side of the dirt
deannie: Never....do not meet me there.....beat me there...is my motto
Bearnut2: love it deannie so...what are you "girls" talkin' about?
Daviss: we really just got online...no topic really Do you have anything to report anything new at all
Bearnut2: I had to speak to my af am genealogy group today...boy was i nervous but i made it through
Daviss: was this your first
vkn: What was the subject Bearnut2
Daviss: and what was your topic
Bearnut2: first time i was officially on the program
Daviss: great bearnut what did you speak on
Bearnut2: basically they just wanted me to speak about the time investment in genealogy
Daviss: that is a good topic
Bearnut2: how it takes a lot more time than what they see on who do you think you are
Daviss: so true
Bearnut2: and how you can't just call the library and they'll be waiting there for you with your family
deannie: ditto...Friday"s WDYTUR was a rerun
Bearnut2: pped out all mapped out Something else new...I got two of my paternal grandmother's siblings to take a RITF test
Daviss: oh good! I wont hit them will I
Bearnut2: um...i don't know...I can't remember what side you're on lol
Daviss: I took the maternal
Bearnut2: No, your brother matched--whats your brother's name
Daviss: oh thats right!!! hmmmm I have to see which brother brb
Bearnut2: boy! don't we have bad memories ! lol
Daviss: 68 remember used to be 67 lol
Bearnut2: so deannie and vkn-- anything new with you?
AYWalton: Good evening, all.
Bearnut2: Hey AYWalton
AYWalton: just popping in to say hello. Not staying very long. Howdy Bearnut2, Daviss, deannie, Greetings, vkn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
deannie: Good you asks....I think I located my grandfather on the 1930 census...one of my cousin had me looking into the wifes of my grandfather brother...and I think my grandfather is in the house 2 doors over I'm waiting to talk to my cousin Hi Aywalton
Bearnut2: cool deannie! where are you researching deannie?
deannie: My new found cousin I help me so much...I can't wait to meet in him in April...on my Mississippi trip Claiborne county,ms
Bearnut2: thats wonderful deannie! Finding new cousins is great isn't it!?
deannie: I know...because he working on our family tree too........
Bearnut2: I found a great one recently on Ancestry who had a picture of my great great grandfather--no on in the family I know had a picture of him.
Daviss: oops was it Theodore Daviss bearnut2 HEYYY AYWalton!
deannie: That want I'm talking about....family with benefits
AYWalton: phone......better run.
Bearnut2: Yep Daviss! And you'll be happy to know that the connection is on that side cuz he matches my father and grandmother so look out for my great aunt and uncle in the next 6-8 weeks!
Bearnut2: try not sound so excited :p
Daviss: lol I am was just thinking
Daviss: he is my full brother
Bearnut2: I know--thats the randomness of dna! If he hadn't tested, we'd never know we were related
Daviss: I am excited trust me lol deannie did you test?
Bearnut2: Daviss you might end up having a match with one of them...
deannie: No....I work in correction and I did not know what they will do with it later...I have a lot of family on the other side of the law lol
Bearnut2: lol deannie
Daviss: oh no!!! dont think like that lol
deannie: No not really.....I just have not got to it yet....my cousin just called me...I going to talk to him...but I will still look at the chat.....
Daviss: I would like that bearnut2 to match with one of them lol plus I have two females also that tested
Bearnut2: I found two new cousins on Facebook this week (siblings) they are my 2nd cousins--their grandfather was my paternal grandfather's brother.
Daviss: How did you find them on FB
Bearnut2: I found their grandfather's obit online and did some sleuthing and found them on FB
Daviss: thats wonderful!
Bearnut2: I sent them both friend requests--one accepted but havent heard from the other.
Daviss: thats great
Bearnut2: I also was able to fix a photo of my grandfather in his army uniform...
Daviss: You are working it
Bearnut2: funny story...An uncle of his gave the pic to my grandmother years ago saying "Here, I thought you would want this picture of you and Woodrow"
bbenn: Hello Everyone!
Daviss: Hi BBenn
Bearnut2: she took it and thanked him, but the picture wasn't of her! It was some girl he was dating at the time waaay before he met my grandma lol Hi BBenn
bbenn: Hi Daviss, Bearnut2:}
Bearnut2: Its the only pic we have of him in uniform and there is some unknown woman with him, so I edited her out of the pic so its just him.
Daviss: we are talking about bearnut2's luck
Bearnut2: lol Daviss
bbenn: Sorry to tune in late... Bearnut2 - any news from my cousin?
Bearnut2: no prob bbenn -- so whats new with you?
bbenn: Vacation is over and I am back to scheduling guest for the summer months..
Bearnut2: I added some surnames and places to his profile. Its about all we have right now but his wife is supposed to look for the book from the reunion a few years ago.
bbenn: I played tour guide all last week. Now, I need a rest.:}
Bearnut2: fun! I think I need to come visit you and the National Archives!
bbenn: I was filmed on yesterday in my volunteer duties at the National Archives working on the widows pension records.
Daviss: R U at the archives bbenn?
Bearnut2: cool! Wish I had your "job"
Daviss: me too
bbenn: I am having fun and the files are amazing..so much information.
Bearnut2: are you part of the digitizing project bbenn?
bbenn: Yes, I am part of the prep team.
Daviss: you guys are so luck to live out that way as it is...so much going on
bbenn: Genealogist candy store....I love it. Just not enough hours in the day to research, analyze and write up the findings. I need an assistant.
Bearnut2: thats a great description--Genealogist candy store!
Bearnut2: I've got to make plans to visit that candy store--maybe next year... I've got Florida planned for this year.
Daviss: oops gotta run folks cya
Bearnut2: bye Daviss
bbenn: The University of Maryland has a great exhibit on Women and the Civil War. I hope that they will call in on Thursday to share what they have developed for the general public.
bbenn: Folks are logging out. Next time I will log in earlier. Good Night..
Bearnut2: nite bbenn guess I'll go too... take care deannie!