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2012-04-15 Counting Greats • 1940 Finds


Start: 11:06:34
End: 12:30:15
Chatters: alt, Daviss, keli1, Khathu, Seventies Soulchild, Statustray

Statustray: Hey there Seventies Soulchild ;-)

Seventies Soulchild: Hey Statustray! Did you get your DNA results?

Statustray: Yes sure did. Just a few days ago as a matter of fact.

Seventies Soulchild: ooh what were they, spill!

Statustray: Well... not really sure to tell you the truth. I only saw the results just earlier this morning. One person sent a invitation to share. I also saw that this morning as well.

Seventies Soulchild: Oh??

Statustray: Maternal - L1c1b. Paternal - B2a1a

Seventies Soulchild: Those are your haplogroups What areas did they say your matches came from in Africa? Or Europe?

Statustray: Ohhhhh.... ok.... "my bad"..... rofl....

Seventies Soulchild: lol logging into 23andme now.

Statustray: Maternal - Region: Central Africa.

Seventies Soulchild: Angola, Congo or Central Africa Republic?

Statustray: Patternal - Region: Sub-Saharan Africa. One sec....

Seventies Soulchild: Hey hit me up on 23andme. I'm JThompson

Statustray: Region: Central Africa Populations: Bakola, Biaka

Seventies Soulchild: wow! That's great! oh wow, that's out of Cameroon! Maybe you're related to Blair Underwood? :)

Statustray: what is your email address there? Not really sure of how to do a invite other than using a email address. Region: Sub-Saharan Africa Populations: Baka, Mbenzele, Mbuti (Pygmies), Hadza, San the last post was for my paternal side

Seventies Soulchild: That's pretty specific. See I didn't get that for my grandfather. For his paternal its E1b1a8a

Statustray: So you did more than one person in your family?

Seventies Soulchild: For his maternal its L2a1c1 No one else wanted to take the test.

Statustray: Ohhhhh..... i see. Would it be accurate for me to say, that my paternal side, would be me, my father, my father's father, my father's father's father, etc? And for maternal side, my mother, my mother's mother, my mother's mother mother, etc?

Seventies Soulchild: The E1b1a8a, very specific, supposedly belonged to people in Nigeria... but I also took that AfricanAncestry test and it came out to be people from Burkina Faso Statustray, it should tell you in the "History" tabbed link

Statustray: ok

Seventies Soulchild: Hold on sorry, in the "Map" when you go into the link for your paternal ancestry. The little purple box on the right side of the screen it should give you an idea of the date range and how common it is to African Americans however, I did a lot of googling.

Statustray: I guess that's what I need to do too. This is my very first dna submittal. So I am a rookie/newbie to all of this.

Seventies Soulchild: I completely understand. I'm no expert myself

Statustray: Can the results of this testing site be shared with other sites for analysis?

Khathu: Hello everyone

Statustray: Hey there Khathu. How goes it today?

Seventies Soulchild: Yes. There is a group on facebook that you should join.

Khathu: I'm well, and yourself

Seventies Soulchild: Hi Khathu. How are you doing?

Statustray: I am doing good. Thankis ;-)

Khathu: I joined the Facebook group last week. I good Seventies.

Seventies Soulchild: Which one? The DNA facebook page?

Khathu: African DNA Group

Seventies Soulchild:

Statustray: Hmmmmmmm ;-)

Seventies Soulchild: s

Khathu: How many ggg grandparents have you been able to identify?

Seventies Soulchild: I don't like how this page automatically shortens a short URL. annoying skip the 's' on that URL

Khathu: Seventies or Statustray

Seventies Soulchild: Ok so, I was going to comment on that yesterday... but I really had to think on that.. lol

Statustray: Sorry Khathu, I didn't see your question til just now.... my bad...

Khathu: Then you should have an answer by now.....:)

Seventies Soulchild: Not yesterday.. lol the other day when AYWalton brought it up. I really had to think. I'd say

Khathu: We each have 32 Well I have been able to identify 22 out of the 32

Seventies Soulchild: Ok I've identified at least 1 5th great grandmother. Does that count??

Khathu: The possibility of identifying the other 10 is slim to none

Seventies Soulchild: lol

Khathu: But if you identified a 5th then you had to identified a 3rd

Seventies Soulchild: So you just wanted to brag.. lol Yes, but not the father just the mother.

Khathu: No I am not bragging :)

Statustray: So we are talking great great great grandparents... hmmmm.....

Khathu: Correct Statustray

Seventies Soulchild: But Ithink a special case because they were FPOCs

Khathu: A 3rd great is a 3rd great regardless of his or her status

Statustray: Let me try to count them.... i don't know right off the top of my head

Khathu: I didn't realize how many I actually had until AYWalton brought it up on Friday

Statustray: Hey there alt... Greetings to you.

Khathu: Hello alt

Seventies Soulchild: 1,+2+ wait I think I'm counting wrong people here

alt: hello everyone & good morning Khathu, Seventies Soulchild & Statustray

Seventies Soulchild: Hi alt

Statustray: :}

Seventies Soulchild: 3rd greats would be your great grandparents grandparent, correct??

Khathu: Yes

Seventies Soulchild: TY... counting again... lol

Khathu: lol I'm wondering how many people would be interested in swapping brickwalls I have a few that I would be interested in swapping

Seventies Soulchild: 4+3+6 = 13

Statustray: It is going to take me a little bit to calculate how many i have

Khathu: Cool

Seventies Soulchild: Ok 13! LOL On my mother's side.

Khathu: Okay, Statustray. I was just curious

Seventies Soulchild: wait I got RM5 and it merged my trees!!

Statustray: what is RM5?

Seventies Soulchild: Roots Magic 5

Khathu: 8 on my maternal side and 14 on my paternal.

Statustray: Ohhh... ok... hehe

Khathu: ttyl

Seventies Soulchild: Is it supposed to do that? I got the 'free' version

alt: I'm a little short on my 64 .. have all 32 on the maternal side, but only about 15 on the paternal side.

Statustray: As of recent times, I have began using FTM 2012

Seventies Soulchild: You know I love Roots Magic.. free is my favorite word!

alt: Oops, hope I didn't run Khathu off LOL

Statustray: They have a free version?

Seventies Soulchild: Shoot yea! That's why I use it! lol Its good though

Statustray: I used to use a older version of Roots Magic a long time ago

Seventies Soulchild: I just uploaded it on friday...

alt: I use the 29.95 version of RM5... only 19.95 if you have an earlier version.... Like Seventies Soulchild I swear by it.

Statustray: To be honest, I was using My Heritage's Family Tree Builder.... recently switched back to FTM2012 full time because of the source information built right into it.

Seventies Soulchild: RM does the same if you upload a gedcom I really wanted to get the images of the census or whatever resources I'm referencing when possible

alt: I mange over 23k folk sin a single database on RM5.. no problems on separating trees, families, etc. and the list of products one can print is fantastic.

Statustray: Yes, I was downloading them separately myself and inputting them into Family Tree Builder.

alt: and th media gallery (photo) options in RM are just grea!!!

Seventies Soulchild: Of course mine has limitied functionality because I have the free version

Statustray: interesting indeed... i may try it out too and see how it compares

Seventies Soulchild: Check it out. I recommended it to a cousin who is trying to get their family tree together because they can print out reports And of course its free! lol

Statustray: I use Report Generator for my reports... i tell it my gedcom and then it has all sorts of options

alt: Seventies Soulchild .. FREE is good, but the 'full monty' is a BOMB!!!! LOL

Statustray: rofl ;-)

Seventies Soulchild: lol I'm looking at my tree and it merged all of my trees... wow.

alt: and probably 'without' creating duplicate individauls Seventies Soulchild

Seventies Soulchild: yep I had been meaning to do that, but now I don't have to

alt: I ususally see Bruce Buzbee, the developer of Roots Magic, at the OGS conference, but missed it this past weekend so I didn't get a chance to see him and get the 411 on his latest developments.

Seventies Soulchild: There was a webinar a while back on RM5 and its features.

alt: yep, he has them (webinar's) frequently.. do you get his newsletter?

Seventies Soulchild: I'm not subscribed

alt: okay.....

Seventies Soulchild: Didn't know he had one. But I do check out the webinars from time to time

alt: Are you still in the NY area Statustray?

Statustray: i've only visited NY while working in New Jersey I live in Florida

alt: Oh, okay.. why did I think you were in the NY area ... hmmn

Statustray: dunno... hehe....

alt: blame it on Seventies Soulchild, she keeps me confused LOL LOL LOL

Statustray: hahahahahahaha

Seventies Soulchild: i read that! lol lol

Statustray: I have recently learned that I have LOTS of family up there though...

alt: ah so Statustray

Statustray: turns out that a couple branches in my tree moved there decades ago (in the early 1960s)

Seventies Soulchild: ahhh frm FL?

Statustray: no from MS i do have family here in Florida... but my roots are MS

Seventies Soulchild: doing a Daviss two finger typing lol lol lol

Statustray: Now of course, I did not know about them here until working my family tree... i did not know that when i moved here back in 1993 hehe

alt: folks must be 'sleeping in' today...

Seventies Soulchild: i saw daviss on facebook this AM

alt: ah so, okay

Statustray: i actually got here a little early... Seventies was in when i logged in.

Seventies Soulchild: I was up at 4 am

Statustray: i was awake around 5am

alt: sleepless night in NY, huh Seventies Soulchild LOL LOL

Seventies Soulchild: yeah I was extra tired last night

alt: got watch that Seventies Soulchild .. working too hard

Seventies Soulchild: worked a seasonal pt job

Statustray: anyone looking at the 1940 census' and downloading those?

Seventies Soulchild: yes a few pages

alt: I've downloaded a few images Statustray

Seventies Soulchild: lol hey Daviss!

alt: speaking of the devil... Oops, hello Daviss LOL LOL

Daviss: hello alt, seventies and Status

Statustray: Yeah, me too. I've probably grabbed about 15 or so images Hey there Daviss ;-) How u doing?

Seventies Soulchild: nothing to say?

alt: I'll be one happy dude when the 1940 census finally gets indexed... this searching be ED is a 'pain in the patootie'.

Daviss: doing good thanks Statustray!!

Statustray: That's good to hear Daviss. I agree alt. I'm so spoiled.... lol....

Daviss: a little nippy here

alt: although I'm seeing a lot of stuff I would probably overlook if it was already indexed by having to go page by page within an ED.

Statustray: it's hot here alt - I have got to agree with you there. I have been in the habit of finding a person via index, then going back and forth a few pages on each side to look for others. And depending on the total # of pages, I have been known to eye ball scan them page by page.

Seventies Soulchild: ok Daviss

Daviss: I am thinking of subscribing to Archives to see what they have

Seventies Soulchild: Do you follow them on Twitter

Daviss: who archives?

Seventies Soulchild: yes

Daviss: no

Seventies Soulchild: They are always posting links to stuff there relevant to their records.

alt: one thing is for sure... those enumerator's took some strange and circular routes in their canvassing.... the next family enumerated ain't neccesarily next door.... they are often around the corner on another street, across the street, but they ain't next door LOL LOL

Seventies Soulchild: Crazy.

alt: Daviss, I have, but seldom use it. don't ask me why

Seventies Soulchild: I meant the national archives sorry

Daviss: why is that alt?

alt: hhehehe @ Daviss

Daviss: oops dont ask lol

alt: I dunno... gues I'm now used to ancestry & also familysearch. and then the 'local' websites

Seventies Soulchild: brb

Daviss: now alt if you dont use it, it must not be worth it

Statustray: Hey there Keli1

keli1: good morning,hope all is doing well.

alt: I'm not gonna say that Daviss

Daviss: Hi keli1

alt: Hi keli1. I'm doing fine, hope the same is true for you.

keli1: its beautiful outside and I am heading out. I have beat my head in the wall today, need a genea break, lol

Statustray: hehehe

Seventies Soulchild: Ok Hi Keli I'm back. Was multitasking. keli1, when did you say you were speaking at the NGS conference?

alt: count down started for NGS keli1 ... less than 1 month hope I can make it down for your presentation.. Saturday, the 12th, right?

Daviss: gonna make an exit now.. later folks

keli1: I am speaking on saturday at 2p

alt: gocha keli1

keli1: I wonder how the registrations are going, they usually have good turnouts I hope to make it to AAHGS for one day, is anyone going?

alt: dunno, but I do know that the AAGGKY will be there as a group. not me keli1

keli1: I think I am only 3 hours away so not too far to drive

alt: and several of our group AAGGMV is planing on being in Cincy at the NGS

Seventies Soulchild: I'm still pooped from working yesterday... I will talk to you all later. Have a great day!

Statustray: gotta step out everyone.... Keli1: wishing you the best on your upcoming presentation.... \/ peace

alt: Oops, folks dropping like flies LOL LOL

keli1: oh that will be good Art, how is the OSG going

alt: ess it's time for me to skedaddle also.

keli1: me too,need some fresh air, later

alt: dunno keli1, didn't make it... had a series of medical test run this past thurs. & friday

keli1: i hope you are doing well, I am on weight watchers and doing good so far

alt: but getting good reports form Tim, Shamele & others wonderful... best wishes with WW

keli1: that is great! Tell your wife hello and I will chat later!

alt: okay bye

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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