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2012-05-11 WDYTYA

~WDYTYA

Start: 20:01:07
End: 21:04:51
Chatters: AYWalton, Daviss, evpace, jhonora, keli1, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, vkn

AYWalton: Turning on the lights!

jhonora: Hey AYWalton!

AYWalton: Hey hey hey, it's honoray!! Greetings, Jhonora! hope you are well.

jhonora: Doing well.

AYWalton: The show is just getting underway.

jhonora: Is Sudeikis the only guest tonight?

AYWalton: Looks like an old time house. Nothing fancy. Yes, WDYTYA always focuses on 1 guest.

jhonora: A very dated house, I notice the wood paneling

AYWalton: I did too. I wonder if the missing grandfather was in the military by the height and weight descriptions. Hey there, Mizz Selma!

jhonora: Hey Selma!

Selma: Good evening folks..

AYWalton: Jean Bloom. Don't recognize her name.

Selma: Listen to jhonora..talking about a very "dated" house

AYWalton: Wow he was a young man. Fell on the sidewalk. Hmm....Wonder why he fell. greetings, vkn

jhonora: I think snow was the cause

Selma: Good evening vkn

AYWalton: what was the month?

jhonora: Evening vkn

vkn: Evening AYW Jhonora Selma VKN

AYWalton: hope you are well, vkn. brb

vkn: Doing well ayw all things considered

Selma: How is person they are doing the research for?

vkn: Cleaned house today with a helper

Selma: Send the helper here.. LOL

jhonora: lol

vkn: lol

AYWalton: ok back! what was your question, Selma?

Selma: Who is the person they are doing the research for? and what does he do

AYWalton: ahh Jason Sudekis.

vkn: How goes i t with you Jhonora ?

AYWalton: Saturday Night Live---way past your bedtime, Selma! lol

vkn: Howdy Keli1

Selma: OH...that is really sad.. sad

jhonora: It goes very well, vkn

Selma: Evening keli

keli1: whew! made it in, hello to all

AYWalton: Keli1! Good to see you!!! Glad you made it in! You are on, tomorrow morning.

Selma: Hey how is it going in OHio

keli1: yea, remembered my ipad, lol

AYWalton: I mentioned your session in my podcast today! wow----old records, old file. that was not too long ago.

keli1: Thanks for the shout out, my session is tomorrow at 2p and just going to have fun! Mark Lowe's courthouse records has been my favorite session

AYWalton: I am sure it was good.

keli1: Selma, is it good 2155 attendees

Selma: Wow great crowd

AYWalton: about how many African Americans have you seen so far?

keli1: about 10 or 12, which is sad,they have good workshops, etc

vkn: Wow that is a big crowd

AYWalton: and yet, so few. So Jason's grandparents separated early on, but got two children in the process. wow---refuses to work.

keli1: I bet that might not be his baby

AYWalton: it makes one wonder.

vkn: refuses to work is a loaded potato

AYWalton: that is an odd expression.

keli1: the second nite, the library internet crashed, so many users

AYWalton: and the father had to have had a family of his own. ahhhh...................... bigamy!!!!!!

Selma: Wow..

AYWalton: well that explains that!!!

keli1: I met, who I believe is a relative of Art's, on his Randolph's line

Selma: Alt is the "six degrees of separation man" you might meet his relatives everywhere

AYWalton: Keli, are those Randolphs from West Virginia? I wrote a piece on my blog today about a set of documents on ebay pertaining to a black Randolph family. wb, keli1 are you on your eyepad, or cell phone?

vkn: From where were they AYW

AYWalton: West Virginina----this is a from a family Bible being auctioned on Ebay.

keli1: no, they link to Thomas jefferson's line, john randolph freed 380 slaves they went to charlotte va,

AYWalton: www.myancestorsname.blogspot.com

vkn: Thanx

AYWalton: ahhh THOSER Randolphs.

keli1: I am on my ipad, lol,

AYWalton: Thoser = those

keli1: today is Art's birthday

AYWalton: oh that's right! honoray! You have a street named after your folks!!!!!!!!!!!

Selma: Honora\

jhonora: How do you like that!

AYWalton: how cool is that!!!

vkn: Strange that he would be reading docs in the street

AYWalton: ahhh alcohol influenced. sad oh wow! oh wow. That is quite sad. hey SoulChile.

Seventies Soulchild: hey all

keli1: hi Soulchile

AYWalton: He was possibly a homeless alcholic.

vkn: Howdy seventies and evpace

AYWalton: evpace hello there!!

keli1: too bad the wife didn't put a hit on his butt

Seventies Soulchild: hi Keli, vkn, jhonora, AYWalton, Selma, evpace

keli1: Hi evpace

AYWalton: with alcohol problems the family was probably tired of him over time. Sad. evpace, good to see you!

jhonora: He should have found a less respectable street to die on lol

Selma: Hi evpace and seventies

AYWalton: lol I hear ya honora!

evpace: Evening all.

AYWalton: or maybe that gave him a spec of dignity, being on that street.

evpace: Honora is an honorable name,yes

Selma: I love the way they always smoothly say..lets go to Ancestry dot com

vkn: lol @ Selma

keli1: they are paying the bills

jhonora: And they always manage to pull something up on the first try

evpace: They make it seem so easy.

AYWalton: Good point. They never use Heritage or Family Search.

Selma: Why would they..this is show is sponsored by Ancestry

AYWalton: true.

vkn: 2 families

AYWalton: hmm...........interesting.

keli1: ancestry is a business, they are not in the business of genealogy, family search

AYWalton: From Illinois to Connecticut. Same census year?

jhonora: Maybe he was on the railroads

AYWalton: is ist without question the same man?

Selma: My grandmother and mother always say..you never know what goes on behind closed doors

AYWalton: ahhh a good thought, jhonora! she does have a point, Selma.

keli1: family search is in the business of provding an experience, that is why they are free

Selma: What does that mean keli..providing an experience

keli1: researching to locate your ancestors, to get excited, etc, ancestry doesn't care in that aspect how we love being in the records, no money with familysearch, but ancestry, the more they add, the more they want, they don't care if you get excited about researching, just pay

AYWalton: wait she went to make a call right then? I thought she would have done that ahead of the cameras.

Selma: Jeez AY..give em a break..they are acting "suspenseful"

AYWalton: lol

keli1: lol

AYWalton: who is the genealogist? ahhh ok, they just showed his name. Howdy Daviss!

Daviss: hello there!

keli1: he is lying lol

AYWalton: lol

keli1: hi Vicki

Daviss: heyy keli1

keli1: same man

AYWalton: what about age, or dates of birth, or year of birth?

keli1: wild man

AYWalton: another free commercial. I guess they have to say fully Ancestry Dot Com

keli1: money, money, mon ---ney!

AYWalton: lol true

evpace: Remember Georgie from last year.

AYWalton: so Jason has cousins in Connecticut that he may not know of. wonder how the son, Stanley ended up alcoholic and homeless?

Daviss: :|

AYWalton: returning to his hotel with the camera crew.

keli1: in the lobbby

AYWalton: ahhh he is working it quite well. interesting!

keli1: yes, I like it when they keep asking questions, it makes it a bit more real as it relates to steps to research, except we can't just fly here and there

AYWalton: he must have tons of cousins he has never met. with all of those children in the home. evpace, I was in DC today. Ended up at the Civil War museum and had a wonderful chat with Hari Jones

evpace: Great. Did Hari present in the auditorium AYWalton?

AYWalton: Yes, but I ran into him about a hour and a half before. I was taking photos and just went into the museum by chance. We talked over and hour. An amazing conversation.

evpace: Hari retired from the Marines.

keli1: I love Hari's presentations, they are so alive

AYWalton: he is wonderful! And guess what---he is from Oklahoma!

evpace: Yes he is.

AYWalton: ahhh he died in the mine!

keli1: I think my ggrandfather was a coal miner and died, somewhere around a coal mine, lol

AYWalton: wow

Daviss: Where in OK AYWalton is Hari from?

Selma: Jeez its a wonder they didn't all blow up..

AYWalton: Paul's Valley. Down in Chickasaw country.

Daviss: ok AYWalton thx

AYWalton: this is one of the first shows about an immigrant to American where they did not take the guest to the old country.

jhonora: I'm still not 100% convinced about the Stanley, Sr. being a bigamist

AYWalton: they only went back to 1900, and closed it out. quite interesting. I hear ya, jhonora. I wonder if some Sudekis descendants from those families will suddenly surface now that this had aired.

Daviss: Is it over?

Selma: Just about

keli1: 3 minutes Vicki

Daviss: Was it as enjoyable as the others

AYWalton: Kind of. I am glad they did end up going back 15 generations. They stopped with 1900.

vkn: different daviss

Daviss: hmmm wonder if that meant they could not go back further

AYWalton: sorry I meant to say did NOT go back 10-15 generations.

keli1: yea a little mystery added to this one, not all bells and whistles

AYWalton: Paula Dean is next week. interesting.

Daviss: Now that I want to see for sure

AYWalton: Darn I will be in Arkansas. I hope that we will be watching it there.

keli1: oh darn, she is sooo dramatic

AYWalton: I will be hanging out with Tam and Carla.

Selma: Wel

AYWalton: oops gotta turn off the TV.

Selma: Well then y

AYWalton: Too much weird stuff on.

Selma: you can forget it if you are haning with Tam

AYWalton: lol, yes I know.

evpace: She sure can cook.

AYWalton: she sure can.

keli1: selma, NGS in richmond 2014, st. charles, Mo 2015

AYWalton: well I better run folks, before this Bigfoot program coming on spooks me out.

Daviss: lol cya

AYWalton: have a good one everyone. take care.

Selma: Well everyone mark your calendars..see you all in Virginia

jhonora: I'm signing off y'all. Bye!

Daviss: lol Selma

keli1: yep. later, all, have a good evening, i am checking out as well

Daviss: bye all

Selma: Good night everyone..

evpace: Selma what

vkn: Enjoy Cinn Keli

keli1: Thanks, I will, so far it has been good, shared info to family search about afrigenas i hope something comes out of it

vkn: greato Talk soon Keli Be good

keli1: byeeeee


18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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