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* LunchBunch

Start: 11:56:38
End: 18:30:56
Chatters: 3rdthawkins, alt, AmosNY, AYWalton, freaainnc, Ingrid_Doweary, khathu, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, Spivey, vicky, vkn

alt: Hi 3rdthawkins

3rdthawkins: hey alt

alt: guess we're in early again.

3rdthawkins: yep, usually it's me and vicky

alt: I was busy over the weekend and missed both Sat night & Sunday.. having withdrawal symptons LOL

3rdthawkins: lol been watching the games? hello alt

vicky: hello 3rd and alt!

alt: hello Ms vicky

3rdthawkins: oops vicky lol fingers slipped lol

alt: Yep, sure have 3rdthawkins, out to watch the Celtics close out the magic tonite.

vicky: I really like Paul Pierce

3rdthawkins: yeah, sure would love to see Celtics Lakers final again

alt: he's doing it in this series vs the Magic

3rdthawkins: yeah, he's the best He's definitely the Truth vicky that's his nickname hello Amos

AmosNY: Hi Hawkins!

vicky: hello AmosNY!

3rdthawkins: they were comparing Pau Gasol to Kevin McHale last nite

alt: He had a difficult time vs the Cavs, but the rest of theam realy came thru in that series.

AmosNY: Hi Vicky!

alt: Hello AmosNY

AmosNY: Hi alt!

vicky: anyone happen to have heard the name Swingler

alt: Hi Selma

3rdthawkins: I'm wondering, if he's Kevin McHale, who's Kurt Rambis for Celtics........(Could be a Fight lol)

AmosNY: Hi Selma!

vicky: hello there Sel!

3rdthawkins: hello Selma

Selma: Afternoon everyone..

3rdthawkins: sounds familiar vicky, not sure though I think I'm thinking of something else though that has something to do with that name

alt: not me vicky

vicky: I just found a Joseph Swingler in NY but born in Va

3rdthawkins: hello Khathu

alt: hello Khathu

vicky: not my line but someone I know

khathu: Hello everyone

vicky: hello khathu!

AmosNY: Hi Khathu!

Selma: Afternoon Khathu Khathu..the LVA will be closed Friday, Saturday and Monday (memorial day), in case you were thinking of driving down

alt: darn it, I was Selma LOL

Selma: LOL

vicky: funny how you never hear of these names and then all of a sudden an odd name appears

khathu: Thanks Selma because I was thinking about going on Friday well i am taking off Friday and Tuesday, so I will plan on going down on tuesday

Selma: It is closed Friday...furlough day..for state employess

3rdthawkins: you mean like when you are doing research on a name you never heard before and then all of a sudden you start seeing that name everywhere vicky???

vicky: yep 3rd same thing

3rdthawkins: yeah, that is funny

khathu: i am at a point in slave research where it is going to be very tedious

3rdthawkins: some names I heard or seen, but never paid attention until now

vicky: I can imagine khathu

khathu: i am trying to locate the original owner of my ancestors

3rdthawkins: like a business with the name Cummins, I have seen that riding by in the car, but I didn't pay attention until it came up in my family tree well, God bless Khathu...........

khathu: I know the Moodys were their last owner, I am trying to figure out how, when and where they acquired them

alt: I was at an Ohio State Genealogy meeting yesterday... They have asked me to present at their conf. next year.. Researching Ohio FPOC 1803-1865.

khathu: Congratulations

Selma: and I hope you said YES..alt

alt: ty khathu fo sho Selma

vicky: lol sho nuff alt

khathu: Selma I will be looking to you for advice on this VA line

AmosNY: You should have a lot of material alt since Ohio was not a slave state.

Selma: I'll do what I can Khathu...oops just dropped my mouse

khathu: okay....

alt: I do AmosNY, been researching Ohio FPOC's for about 15-20 years now.

Selma: Do you know which county the Moody's were coming out of in VA

khathu: Chesterfield County Jameson Moody however was born Henrico County

vicky: lol Fannie Moody from Grimes County Texas is suing my family right now for a right of way thru the Daviss property

AmosNY: Oh my.

Selma: Wow...

khathu: really...i wondered if she is related to the Chesterfield County folks

vicky: dont know khathu but they are all over in Grimes

Selma: Is her property land locked vicky?

khathu: after the Civil War the family with the exception of William L. Moody moved back to Chesterfield

vicky: land locked?

Selma: Meaning she has to cross the Davis property to get to hers

vicky: oh ok she really does not have to but ours is the shortest route to the back of theirs

Selma: One of the families vicky researches NELMS made that migration from VA to Texas..

khathu: Mine migrated from Chesterfield Co. to Freestone Co., TX in 1854

Selma: When did NELMS migrate vicky...I forget

vicky: Minors hooked up in there also Selma

Selma: I think NELMS leaves from Northumberland...I don't have the material in front of me

khathu: have a great day everyone

vicky: sorry Sel, I was reading that info yes its Northumberland I was trying to see when they first appeared in Grimes I think it may have been the late 30's not sure

AmosNY: Hi Ingrid!

Ingrid_Doweary: Good afternoon Lunch Bunch Family.

vicky: I believe the Moodys in Grimes came from NC Sel but not sure yet

3rdthawkins: hello Ingrid

vicky: heyyy Ingrid

Selma: Afternoon Ingrid

vicky: but then again all roads lol

Selma: So glad I have you trained vicky... LOL

vicky: lol lol lol

alt: Hi Ingrid_Doweary

AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.

3rdthawkins: hello AYWalton

alt: Hello AYWalton

Selma: Afternoon AY

Ingrid_Doweary: Good Afternoon, AY

AYWalton: Hello 3rd, alt, AmosNY, Ingrid_Doweary, Selma, Ms. Vicky. I hope everyone was well.

Ingrid_Doweary: I'm good, how are you, AY?

vicky: Selma, is the name Fuqua familar to you

AYWalton: doing well, Ingrid.

Ingrid_Doweary: Glad to hear that.

vicky: oh sorry, hi AYWalton! xoxoxo didn't see you come in

Selma: Yes..I went to college with a Fuqua....

AYWalton: no problem, Ms. Vicky.

alt: Frenchy Fuqua?

Selma: Did he go to Morgan STate...

AYWalton: how does one pronounce that surname.

vicky: neighbors of my grands. I see they are from Va.

3rdthawkins: I think it's FU-QUA........kind of like A-QUA

Selma: FooQah..or at least we did... LOL

Ingrid_Doweary: "Fwa-kwa" I believe.

3rdthawkins: however you said water in spanish oops say

alt: he was a running back with the Steelers and a very 'flashy' dresser

Selma: Yep..he is the one Willie Lanier was there too...

alt: okay. this was Morgan State?

3rdthawkins: Harvey Fuqua of the moonglows

Selma: Yes..

AYWalton: Is that pronounced FOO-kwa?

3rdthawkins: I think so

Selma: My sister just gave me a video on Morgan's LaCrosse team...they didn't have LaCrosse when I was there.

alt: we used to 'kill' Morgan State when I was in school LOL LOL Central State vs Morgan Stata

Selma: I don't remember that alt...musta been before my time..LOL

alt: it was... Big Roosevelt Brown

3rdthawkins: hello vkn

AYWalton: Greetings VKN!!!

vkn: howdy

Selma: Afternoon vkn

AmosNY: Hi VKN!

Ingrid_Doweary: Afternoon Vkn

3rdthawkins: bye vkn

Selma: Is it something we said.. LOL

AmosNY: I really know how to clear a room. lol lol

Ingrid_Doweary: lol

3rdthawkins: hello free

freaainnc: hi all

vicky: hello freeaainnc

AYWalton: Howdy free!

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Free

Selma: Afternoon free

AmosNY: Hi Freaainnnc!!

alt: Selma .. was there an admission person named Foston when you were there?

Selma: Not that I remember alt..

freaainnc: This is my last week in my current job and then off to my new job in genealogy!! I'm so excited

alt: okay

vicky: awesome free!

Selma: Oh got the JOB...congratulations

alt: congrats again freaainnc

freaainnc: yes Selma :) start June 1st!

Ingrid_Doweary: Congratulations Free.

freaainnc: thanks Alt :)

AYWalton: that is fantastic!! Congratulations!

Selma: and just think you started off on the AOL Forum Wednesday afternoon Chat... LOL

freaainnc: thanks Ingrid and vicky and selma and AY LOL

AmosNY: Hi Angela! Glad to be friends thru Facebook.

alt: Selma, I have some history on the founders of Morgan State... the are descendants of McCullogh family Hampshire County, VA.

freaainnc: LOL selma! that was soooo long ago! Hi SS!

Seventies Soulchild: Hello all!

Selma: Intersting alt

3rdthawkins: hello Seventies

Seventies Soulchild: hi Free

AmosNY: Hey Soulchild!

vicky: hi seventies soulchild

alt: want me to send it to you?

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Seventies

AYWalton: hey there, SoulChile?

freaainnc: SS: I was just telling them this is my last week at my current job and then start my new job in genealogy next week :)

Selma: I can't keep up with the stuff I already have...OK send it on.. Afternoon seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Hi 3rd, alt, AmosNY, AYWalton, freeaainnc, Ingrid_Doweary, Selma and vicky Did I miss anyone? :)

alt: hello Seventies Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: I bet you are so excited Free

freaainnc: lol wel, you got me twice :) hehe

AmosNY: You missed VKN!

freaainnc: she's not here amos

Seventies Soulchild: Oh really?!

freaainnc: very excited SS!

Selma: Does this mean WE get all the new finds on NC genealogical research

3rdthawkins: she was only here for like, 2 seconds

Seventies Soulchild: Yep we should! lol

freaainnc: LOL selma! nope! I'm not allowed to do that - they were very explicit about that! LOL

Selma: WHAT.....

Seventies Soulchild: Oh well now that is just... :(

alt: she be's a BOSS Selma LOL LOL

freaainnc: I know. sorry

Selma: So exactly what are you allowed to do...... We need to know our parameters..

freaainnc: I don't know actually, they just made it very clear that I was working for the people who wrote into the library and rather than my genie contacts I have online LOL selma

Selma: Thats OK ... we can all WRITE to you..

freaainnc: LOL

vicky: lol lol lol

Seventies Soulchild: lol lol lol

3rdthawkins: lol lol

freaainnc: just be aware you might have to pay LOL

Ingrid_Doweary: lol

Selma: Thats OK too...

Seventies Soulchild: Yes please post the address. . . lol lol lol

freaainnc: but I think if that is only when I need to do research

vicky: so does that also mean you cant work on your own stuff free

Selma: But if I pay I expect to get results.. LOL

freaainnc: Will do SS b/c actually part of my job duties are online marketing and outreach

AmosNY: If it was pertinent to my research I would be able to use NC research.

Seventies Soulchild: Oh that's hot. . . :) lol

freaainnc: Amos, I think you missed some of what I was talking about with this job in the past, I'll be the Genealogy (digital) Reference Librarian at the State Library of NC

Selma: Can you still come to the chat?

freaainnc: I have some plans for digital marketing and outreach, but it may take awhile to implement

Ingrid_Doweary: Ooo way to go Free!

Selma: Are they giving you a new computer

freaainnc: definitely selma!

AmosNY: Frea,that's great! When do you start?

Seventies Soulchild: Since you are now marketing, this should be a pertinent part of your job, having a presence here on Afrigeneas... lol

freaainnc: Actually I don't know selma, they don't even have a desk for me right now! LOL Exactly SS! And I pointed all y'all out as online genie contacts I already have! LOL

Selma: Well desk or no desk...we are all Thrilled for you

AmosNY: What city is the library? Raleigh?

freaainnc: Thanks Selma! unless they give me a bigger computer monitor, I am not interested in getting a new computer anyway :) yes Amos :) Spivey!!!!

Spivey: Hi everyone.

3rdthawkins: WHOA!!! Is my eyes decieving me???

Ingrid_Doweary: Hey Spivey

3rdthawkins: lol...........hello Spivey

alt: Well hello Spivey!!!!

freaainnc: heyyyy Spivey! so glad you are here!

Selma: Hi spivey

Spivey: I got a special invitation, Free.

freaainnc: wish there was a hug icon here LOL

AYWalton: hi Spivey.

vicky: wait, I just got off the I am rubbing my eyes

Spivey: I have missed you all.

AYWalton: Ingrid, anything new going on at the museum these days?

freaainnc: really Spivey? that is cool and I'm so glad you are back!

Spivey: Aw, Miss Vicky. There you go!

vicky: Is that Spivey? lol

AmosNY: Does it have plantation records?

vicky: heyyyy there Spivey lol

AmosNY: Hi Spivey!

AYWalton: my goodness!! I remember one day when you asked a question and then poof---never to return!

freaainnc: Amos: to me? I'm not sure actually. anything specific you are looking for?

Spivey: Naw, Vicky, it's my clone. LOL.

freaainnc: lol

AmosNY: Welcome back.

Ingrid_Doweary: I missed the Founders Day Observance because I opened my email late.

AYWalton: I bet that was a nice event, Ingrid.

Spivey: Hi Amos. Fill me in on what chats take place. Still Tuesday and Thursday nights?

vicky: well clone or no clone, wb Spivey

AmosNY: Frea,my research has led me from AL to NC families.

3rdthawkins: you mean Tues and Sat nite Spivey lol

Ingrid_Doweary: I understand they had a laying of the wreath. I'm sure the program was nice. I'm going to wait for the video to appear later.

3rdthawkins: and Sunday Brunch

Seventies Soulchild: AmosNY, I'm not surprised... lol

Spivey: Aw, getting old, 3rd. Memory is going, going, gone.....

freaainnc: Ok Amos. I can look in our catalog for specific books if you want to see if we have them, but I'm not sure what type of plantation sources we might have. All of the actual records are in the archives, not the library

Spivey: How is everyone's research going?

AYWalton: that will be good to see that when it comes out.

3rdthawkins: sorry to hear that Spivey :(

freaainnc: Spivey: I'm starting a FPOC chat sometime in June too. details not all worked out yet

Ingrid_Doweary: For sure, AY

Seventies Soulchild: Oh for anyone who is in the VA area, they are having a memorial dediacation for Henrietta Lacks on Memorial Day weekend

AmosNY: Anybody in SC doing research?

AYWalton: I often hear from Ben Hawley who is involved with lots of events with the USCT reenactors.

Spivey: Oh, good, Free.

Seventies Soulchild: I posted it in the Afrigeneas events. . .

3rdthawkins: Spivey, I would have to write you a book to tell you all the great discoveries and finds..........but it is going reat :)

Spivey: I am researching in South Carolina Amos, but live in New York.

AYWalton: her story is finally coming out. I wonder if they will at least involve the family this time.

3rdthawkins: reat-great

AmosNY: Thanks Spivey!

Ingrid_Doweary: That's good AY. I can't say I know of any reenactor, personally

Spivey: Oh, I am so happy to hear that, 3rd. Took you a while to get there.

3rdthawkins: Amos, I search in South Carolina yeah, it did :)

Selma: The book on Henrietta Lacks was very good

Seventies Soulchild: Yes this was posted by one of her relatives whom I met while living in Houston. They are from Harlem...

AmosNY: Thanks Hawkins.

freaainnc: Spivey: I think there is a new chat series coming up in the future on slave research as well, can't remember who will be leading that

Ingrid_Doweary: What's the title of the book?

Spivey: Seventies!! I see you're on Facebook.

Seventies Soulchild: The headstone was donated by one of the medical schools... really?

Ingrid_Doweary: Wow Seventies

Selma: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks...

Seventies Soulchild: Yes I am on FB...

AmosNY: Spivey, I'm also on

freaainnc: really Amos? me too

AmosNY: Facebook.

Spivey: I only play games on FB. No genealogy there. Better forums for doing genealogy.

3rdthawkins: [Spivey] Oh, I am so happy to hear that, 3rd. Took you a while to get there......bad memory, huh? lol lol

freaainnc: Ok, for all you facebookers out there not connected to me,

Spivey: If you play FarmVille, Farm Town or Cafe World, then look me up on Facebook. lol

AmosNY: We should all be aware that Afrigeneas is on Facebook.

Ingrid_Doweary: I can't keep up with the FB games.

freaainnc: same with me for FT and FV LOL

Spivey: I know, Amos. I am a fan there.

freaainnc: definitely amos

Spivey: Keeps me sane, Ingrid.

freaainnc: That is actually one of the things I want to do for digital outreach is create a fanpage on FB for the genealogy dept. of the library

Seventies Soulchild: Ok I have to get back to work. Two days off plus the weekend I have a lot of catching up to do.

3rdthawkins: I don't have time trying to keep up with all of that, I tried with Cafe World another restaraunt game, but it's too much have fun Seventies :)

freaainnc: thinking I could post stuff like "new acquisitions"

Ingrid_Doweary: Same here 3rd.

freaainnc: bye SS

Seventies Soulchild: Bye all

AmosNY: Frea,that should be uncomplicated.

AYWalton: later SoulChile.

Spivey: Good seeing you again, Seventies. Have a good day.

Seventies Soulchild: You too Spivey. . .

AmosNY: Bye ss

3rdthawkins: as AYWalton says, too much fluff lol

Ingrid_Doweary: Take care Spivey

AYWalton: I sure, do, 3rd.

Spivey: Oh my goodness. That devil is baaaaaaaacccccccckkkkkkkk! ROTFL.

freaainnc: LOL

3rdthawkins: lol

freaainnc: I gotta go too. LOTS of work this week, I'm not even taking breaks this week! LOL

AYWalton: take care, free.

freaainnc: will try to be back tomorrow.

Selma: Have a great day free

vicky: Sel if you see a Fuqua let me know please..

Spivey: I have had some successes in my genealogy and some failures. Thank goodness Ancestry "lost' my data and I had to re-do it all. The mistakes I had made,. WOW.

3rdthawkins: enjoy yourself free, and congrats

Spivey: Bye for now, Free.

freaainnc: thanks all and bye!

vicky: bye free dang too late

Spivey: Hee, hee, hee.

AYWalton: Vicky any updates to Mariah's Zephyr?

vicky: That is a great job she aquired. I am so happy for her

Spivey: What's The Concierge?

AYWalton: I am working on an update myself.

vicky: just the lobby I think

Spivey: I am too, Miss Vicky. It is her dream job she said.

vicky: AYWalton I posted today

AmosNY: They just changed the name a few weeks ago.

vicky: I am having a problem though with comments

AYWalton: ahh then I shall have to go and take a look. do you mean approve the comments or post your own?

Spivey: A reminder. My surnames are: adams, brinson, kelsey, spivey. All from Georgia, usa.

vicky: yes! I sent them my error msg but no reply as of yet ok Spivey

AYWalton: you are trying to approve?

vicky: yes but I keep coming up with an error I cant even moderate them

AYWalton: I will try to help you later.

vicky: much thanks!

AYWalton: maybe I can walk you through---if not I am sure that Luckie can help. I think I had that problem before.

Ingrid_Doweary: Gotto run folks, chat wi/you next.

AYWalton: take care, Ingrid.

3rdthawkins: bye Ingrid

vicky: bye ingrid

Spivey: Bye for now, Ingrid. I am going to leave too so I get to pay a visit to the forums. Anything new there?

3rdthawkins: ok Spivey........yes, lots!!!!

vicky: be surprised spivey lol

Spivey: Hmm... I better go check them out then. 'Bye for now. ;)

vicky: bye

Selma: Time for me to go .......bye

3rdthawkins: speaking of the forums, for bad for the family who searching for the guy they never seen in a while and he turns up in the SSDI

AmosNY: Bye all!

3rdthawkins: for bad-feel bad bye Amos

vicky: yes for sure 3rd. you never know especially when someone takes off and doesnt tell family where they are going or keep in contact

3rdthawkins: that has to be tough trying to info the family

vicky: lots on unknowns on = of

AYWalton: yes that is sad. I had that happen to me a few years ago. When my mother passed, I contacted a cousin to let her know. Did not get a return call, and never heard from her for months. I later found her name on the SSDI.

vicky: sad for sure..depressing

3rdthawkins: that's what I am afraid of for my grandfather's sisters, especially when whom I contacted in November she's in her 80s, haven't heard from her....heard not to think of the worse, I don't want my last communcation with them be on bad grounds heard-hard

AYWalton: Well, I had better go---working on blog myself. Everyone have a great afternoon.

vicky: ok ay why dont you try calling today while she is on your mind

3rdthawkins: I don't have this one's phone number, but I have emailed a few times in the past, no grandfather's cousin even called and left a message, but she gets no response.......but these are the same two sisters that are not trying to help anyway

vicky: I see

3rdthawkins: I believe calling her sister who lives in California triggered her to stop responding to me

vicky: oh my!

3rdthawkins: because she was going to seen me a pic of her parents (my great grandparents)

vicky: do you have that sisters number

3rdthawkins: I found it on, but I'm just not wasting my time, she, as my gf's cousin said, just doens't have a good personality it all has to do with my grandfather their brother

vicky: I was thinking mabe if you called her and told her that you were concerned about the sister and that you wanted to know if she were alright then if she gave you a good answer ask her for the phone number lol see what she says

3rdthawkins: well, I did ask my grandfather's cousin that I talk to if the one in Florida was ok, she told me she didn't get a response from her when calling, but she had already explained they are not really helpful

vicky: get the number from your grand cousin

3rdthawkins: I may, but I just don't want to bother

vicky: you call from time to time mabe she will answer oh ok just a though.

3rdthawkins: yeah, thx

vicky: thought well times up later

3rdthawkins: well, ok then vicky, later alt, turn the lights off on your way out lol

vkn: howdy

Ingrid_Doweary: Howdy

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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