2012-04-17 Talking That Talk
Daviss: hello alt!!
alt: hi Daviss, what's going on?
Daviss: not to much..what about you? oh, do you have Birmingham Adams ties?
alt: not much.... B'ham & Adams ... not that I know of... got something for me?
Daviss: I ran across a Oscar Adams picture and saw that he was in B'ham but also saw he was a pastor in the AME Church and thought of you I tried going back to save and send but had trouble last night and did not get to do it...
alt: Wow!!! My grandfather's brother was an Oscar Adams... and he was an AME, but he died in the the mid 1920's.
Daviss: this picture may have been in the 20's. I was searching for some articles on Emancipation
alt: careful now... you might be uncovering some Adams folks I don't know about LOL
Daviss: lol lol hi vkn!
alt: hello vkn. How "be's' ya?
vkn: Howdy doody
Seventies Soulchild: Hello alt, Daviss, & vkn
vkn: I bees good alt
Daviss: How's it going vkn?
alt: hi Ms. Seventies Soulchild, has it cooled off in the NY area?
Daviss: Hi Seventies!!
Seventies Soulchild: Yes by about 15 degrees.
alt: okay, can't have you 'over-heating" LOL LOL
Seventies Soulchild: alt, you know that accident with my cousin happened in Van Wert, OH. Had you ever heard of it???
vkn: Going well daviss and how goes your searching?
Daviss: Not well vkn on my end vkn
alt: Yeah, I know Van Wert.... is this the recent loss in your family Seventies Soulchild?
Daviss: oops too many vkn's lol
Seventies Soulchild: yes alt. It took so much time to find the story online.. name changes with her. She had 3 husbands. Plus I didn't know the accident happened in Ohio
alt: Not too many AA's living in that area Seventies Soulchild, was she a resident of Van Wert?
Seventies Soulchild: No she lived in Taylor, MI and was driving along 127
vkn: Oh well we need a few this vkn is overworked and underpaid lol
Seventies Soulchild: There had been another accident there around the same time she had her accident.
Daviss: Was this another person besides the one you talked about last week seventies!!
Seventies Soulchild: No Daviss, same person.
alt: okay, I know Rt 127 and the route to Taylo, MI.. have driven on it a few times.... 2 lane highway & somewhat curvy.
Seventies Soulchild: ok The funeral arrangements are still not made. Her children are just devastated.
alt: oh my, I can imagine
Seventies Soulchild: Their father came up to assist.
Daviss: I can imagine
Seventies Soulchild: She was only 51
alt: oh no, that is way too young.
Seventies Soulchild: I agree alt.
vkn: We are seldom prepared for these tragic events. So very sorry!
alt: does the family line in Taylor, MI?
Seventies Soulchild: This line is my father's family. His eldest sister Julia left Alabama and moved to Detroit, MI.
alt: hello AYWAlton, how you doing today?
Seventies Soulchild: This was her youngest child.
AYWalton: good afternoon, all.
Seventies Soulchild: Hi AYWalton
AYWalton: howdy alt, Daviss, SoulChile greetings, vkn!!!!!!!
vkn: Howdy AYW
Daviss: Hello AYWalton!!!
alt: oh my, that is devestating, she is around the age of my daughters.
Seventies Soulchild: They are descendants of the Tyus family, the same line of the man Lewis Tyus who was the executor of the estate of Baxter Smith who freed our ancestors Charity and Harriet
AYWalton: just catching up reading, so very sorry to read about the loss, SoulChile.
vkn: Trying to chat from ipad and it is a bit awkward to manage
Seventies Soulchild: Thank you AYWalton.
alt: hang in there vkn.. you ucan handle it.
Seventies Soulchild: vkn, do you have an external keyboard for that? Or is it built in to the programming?
alt: probably better than I can from this PC LOL LOL
Daviss: can you see me trying to use Ipad lol
Seventies Soulchild: oh Daviss, you'd be a whiz! lol My 2 yr old godson uses it all the time.. lol He thinks everything is a touch screen lol
Daviss: lol lol
alt: hope everyone has finished with the Tax man... Today is his day LOL
Seventies Soulchild: I think I've heard EVERYONE complain about taxes this year.
Daviss: ok back..had to get that last cup of java
Seventies Soulchild: I missed my coffee yesterday.. I couldn't even get up to make a cup
vkn: Good article on last night. I have not read in full but on my 2do list AYW
Seventies Soulchild: But I made up for it today!
Daviss: I spilled mine when Seventies said her godson types better than me lol
AYWalton: sorry I stepped away.
Seventies Soulchild: My 2 year old godson... lol
Daviss: lol @ seventies
alt: trying to get some younger family members interested in fam hist & genalogy... put some 1940census images w/photos from the 2010 fam reunion on the Adams Family website.. think I'll drop some of them on Face book too.
AYWalton: which article, vkn?
Daviss: Hi there Selma!!
vkn: Just mentioning your blog ayw
Seventies Soulchild: You know did anyone catch Dr.Gates Sunday night? I totally forgot about it
Selma: Good Tuesday afternoon folks
AYWalton: howdy Mizz Selma!!
Seventies Soulchild: alt, that would be great. I've started that video BTW.. I wasn't kidding with Melvin.
AYWalton: I missed it, SoulChile
vkn: Howdy Selma
AYWalton: which video SoulChile?
alt: I saw Gates on Sunday's program
Daviss: I did not catch him either Seventies, I was at my grands affair at ASU
Seventies Soulchild: Melvin made a video on YouTube for the Reed family Reunion in Chicago.
AYWalton: ahhh ok.
Seventies Soulchild: Daviss, she is looking more and more like you everday... wow
Daviss: thx Seventies, she is a cutie pie
alt: nice photo of your grand at the ASU event Daviss
Seventies Soulchild: Let me take a break from watching "Roots the Next Generation".
Daviss: ty alt
Seventies Soulchild: I'm going to see if the episode has been posted online.
Daviss: I will have to catch it that way also.
Seventies Soulchild: Who in the world are these people? Angela Buchdahl Rick Warren Yasir Qadhi
vkn: About newspapers and abolition Avec Indians ayw not remembering exact a
Seventies Soulchild: did you browse through the free proquest newspapers vkn?
Daviss: Rick Warren is that controversal minister, not sure of the others
vkn: Not member title
alt: a female rabbi of Korean origin and a Pakastani muslim Seventies Soulchild
AYWalton: ah ok, on my Afr-NativeAm blog.
alt: did I say Hello Selma .. if not Hello Selma LOL LOL
AYWalton: where did you see the names of those folks, SoulChile?
Seventies Soulchild: Samuel Jackson, Condolezza Rice, Ruth Simmons, John Legend (Stephens) and Wanda Sykes will be coming up next.
vkn: No I did not /Seventies so glad you posted seventies
Seventies Soulchild: On the PBS Finding Your Roots website
AYWalton: ahhh ok.
Seventies Soulchild: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/finding-your-roots/
AYWalton: SoulChile did you get your photos up on Precious Photos, or get your questions answered that you had?
Seventies Soulchild: Didn't upload the photos AYWalton. Will submit sometime this week. Oh shoot, Hey Selma..
Selma: Sorry folks..making Mom lunch..
Seventies Soulchild: Make something delicious!
vkn: I spoke with Alta who says her few secs on the tube took three days of filming
alt: hello to Mom Selma.. what's for lunch? LOL
Selma: Smoked Turkey sandwich..no salt potato chips Sugar free apple pie
alt: I saw that vkn re: Alta & WDYTYA
Selma: wow vkn
Seventies Soulchild: No salt, No Sugar? Oh poor mom! :}
alt: remember Selma... no more than 6 poatato chips LOL
Selma: she sneaks sweet stuff when I am not looking
Seventies Soulchild: lol
vkn: Mom is blessed to have a cring daughter seventies
Selma: Bought here a sugar free bunny for Easter
Seventies Soulchild: Well alright! :}
Selma: I try to stock up on sugar free stuff when she is coming..cause I know she has a sweet tooth I started indexing this AM..
Seventies Soulchild: What area are you indexing Selma
alt: wonderful Selma.. If they give you Ohio records ....HURRY!!!!! LOL
Seventies Soulchild: lol
Selma: Did two batches of 1940 Washington DC..and one VA
Seventies Soulchild: alt, tell Irita hello. And to keep looking for those Sheltons for me in Michigan! lol
AYWalton: going to run, folks. Gotta make some calls. have a good day.
Seventies Soulchild: Later AYWatlon
alt: will do Seventies Soulchild
Seventies Soulchild: Is anyone indexing major cities? I'm having trouble in Detroit, MI and St. Louis, MO
alt: not me Seventies Soulchild
Selma: What kind of trouble?
Seventies Soulchild: Looking for the Gary family. Mary Gary, Ruth Gary and some of the boys. Mary died in St. Louis, MO Sister Ruth and Mom Carried died in Northern AL. Buried at Tuskegee. I don't know why.. sisters were both born and raised in Adams Co., MS
alt: I don't know the 'geography' of the major cities to do any good with them Seventies Soulchild when searching by ED's.
Selma: Oh I thought you were indexing the city..and was having problems
Seventies Soulchild: If I could index that well and fast, Selma I"d have had it done by now... lol
Selma: You don't know why they were buried in places other than adams Co. MS
Seventies Soulchild: I do know that sister Margaret attended Tuskegee. I think maybe Carrie may have also. These people moved so much.
Selma: They moved alot more than folks think..it is interesting, somehow we see ourselves as more mobile
alt: once they got educated Seventies Soulchild, you couldn't keep them 'down on the farm' LOL
Seventies Soulchild: They lived in more places than I have and I was in the military!
Seventies Soulchild: I guess not alt! lol Chester moved to OK with his brother Scott Jr. and then later Carrie and her children. Then Margaret live in MO, AL and finally NC
Selma: Afternoon bbenn
Daviss: hi bbenn!
Seventies Soulchild: Hi bbenn.
alt: hello bbenn.. how goes it with you?
Selma: Who is on the schedule this week bbenn?
bbenn: Hello vkn, Daviss, Seventies Soulchild, Selma, Alt.. Lynne M. Jackson, the gggrandchild of Dred Scott.
vkn: You re really managing Facebook like a pro alt Congrats
Selma: Oh right..gotta remember to stay up.. LOL
bbenn: Please stay uplol
Selma: I will
vkn: Howdy Bbenn
bbenn: I have a workshop earlier that day at a middle school...
Selma: You are a busy, busy woman bbenn
bbenn: yes, too busylol lol
alt: bbenn, I mentioned your name to my cousin who lives in Silver Spring.... He now enjoys your shows on thurs evening.
vkn: Candle both ends is a scorcher Bbenn
bbenn: Thanks for mentioning the show alt!
alt: yw bbenn
bbenn: Hey alt, I keep seeing you in my DNA trangulations!
Daviss: later folks!! have a nice day
Selma: Its a great show bbenn..
alt: bbenn, you do!!!!!
bbenn: oh, thanks Selma, I truly appreciate hearing you say that...:}
Selma: Alt..is one of those 6 degrees of separation folks
bbenn: I will download and send you the names alt
bbenn: Yes, I am noticing several facebook folks on my DNA match list.
alt: okay bbenn, I haven't been doing much with the DNA stuff as of lately.
Seventies Soulchild: My son just called and asked me to buy him a pair of Khaki pants for his concert tonight. The one item he just doesn't have. ugh.
Selma: Is he in the band seventies?
Seventies Soulchild: You know it! :} Trumpet in band and drums on the side
alt: then 'hop to it, Momma' LOL LOL
Selma: My grandson plays clarinet..he wanted to play drums..but position was filled
Seventies Soulchild: Clarinet is good, I played that in the band. I started out on drums. Influenced by Shelia E.
bbenn: I check maybe once a week and then I get all kinds of information to verify kinship..
Selma: I think she is going to be playing tonight on Dancing with the Stars tonight..one of my Mom's favorite shows.. LOL
Seventies Soulchild: Selma, but I totally got bored with it. Oh yea?
Selma: Last night and tonight is Latin night..Santana played last night When I was in HS in NY in the early 60's Latin music and dances were the hot thing
Seventies Soulchild: did you see Shelia E. on Unsung? I had no idea that she was 'half' black. Mom is Creole.
bbenn: It liiks as if Gladys is hanging in there:}
alt: I put my stuuf in the 23andme profile bbenn, if folks want to find me and what I have genealogywise it is all there for them to 'peruse' lO
vkn: I noTiced Santana
bbenn: That's a great idea.
Seventies Soulchild: Alright, let me go grab a pair of pants from the 'company' store... love being able to shop at work! lol One of the perks. talk to you all tonight.
Selma: I hope you get a discount
Seventies Soulchild: No discount.
alt: later Seventies Soulchild
Seventies Soulchild: Later all
vkn: Naptime peeps see you 2nite
bbenn: Santana is still going strong:}
alt: I like DWTS.. that Jaleel White can really dance IMHO.
bbenn: I also need a nap but need to clean-up before the grandchild comes overlol Unfortunately, Jaleel is getting a bad rep...what's going on with him? He had a breakdown last week..
alt: dunno bbenn is it quittin time? LOL
bbenn: Selma, have you ever submitted a brick wall to the Sanford African American track?
Selma: No.. This is my first time going to that track
bbenn: OK, I am thinking about submitting my brick wall challenge. I still need to find a place to stay.
Selma: I told Angela I am still deciding if I am going to Samford or SLC..I can't do both..have big family reunion in Florida this summer
bbenn: Well, that's difficult decision. I have my plane ticket for Samford and will go as planned. I was also invited to carry the flag for the Homestead Parade in Nebraska. It will cost me $200 just to change my ticket. The parade is on the 16th at 9 am . I am not going to the parade.
Selma: Oh.. But I do understand..
bbenn: Cannot afford to lose $200 to rebook a ticket that will cost over $600.
Selma: There are 2 other conferences in Oct 2012..AAHGS In Nc and VGS in Lynchburg VA Plus it is so close to Christmas..
bbenn: Too many conferences...mo moneylol lol lol
Selma: I know, I know.. LOL I will decide by the end of this week.
bbenn: it's time to start offering webinars...
Selma: Thats a thought..well I gotta run, got a meeting at 3 this afternoon
bbenn: got to run...nice chatting! bye
alt: take care ladies
Selma: Bye bben and alt..