2012-12-04 • East TX Research
vkn: Good Mornand Good Noon Good Morn Vicky and Good Noon everyone else
Daviss: hello there vkn!
vkn: Tukufu Tz Zuberi is a new possible match re DNA fo me. Daviss is on the job hey hey hey mz vicky also vickie
Daviss: LOL vkn I would say so
vkn: Trying to see what would I say in an introductory note to him
Daviss: I just transferred mine over to FTDNA
vkn: and so what does that mean?
Daviss: Hopefully my results will be back within a few weeks
vkn: what new info are you expecting? That gets you the family finder ?
Daviss: I tested at 23&Me and have the opportunity to get the Family Finder at a discounted price
Daviss: So I ordered it..I am hoping to get new matches
vkn: I also ordered the Family Finder
Daviss: when will your results come back
vkn: It said 6 weeks
Daviss: ok.. Why don't you wait until your FF comes back before you write to Zuberi That will give you the real deal if a dna match
vkn: Good suggestion. I see that he is from Oakland though now in Philly
Daviss: I like reading his page
vkn: BTW do you recall the friend of mine with JONES research in Waco
Daviss: hmmmm not sure. is that the one i helped with?
vkn: She had gotten a tad ticked with me when I gave her a slaveholder scenario. Well she talked with me a few nights ago with all grins of agreement with my suggestions of a year ago lol
vkn: es you did help with it
Daviss: was there a wish I had of listened lol Does your friend live in Waco?
vkn: sort of but more of "You were right" lol
Daviss: My great aunt used to be the Dean Of Admissions at Paul Quinn when it was alive and well in Waco
vkn: I recall You found a photo of her rght? No friend lives in Santa Barbara but born Waco
Daviss: I had a photo of her already. i think the one I told you about was the need for a picture of someone who went to Spellman
vkn: Well she worked at Spellman and wrote a piece that was published.
Daviss: yes, a book
vkn: and Del Jupiter found a listing for her. I was trying to get a niece to find the piece
Daviss: yes Was there more than one Mary Potter School
vkn: Howdy Alt
Daviss: Hi alt!!!
alt: Hi Ladies... vkn & Daviss
vkn: Only one Mary Potter to my knowledge why did you find something?
Seventies: Hi alt, Daviss, vkn
alt: hi Seventies
Daviss: I was thinking there was one in Nacadotches Tx also
alt: hi Seventies
Seventies: hi alt
vkn: I think not Daviss though anything is possible
Daviss: hello Seventies!
Seventies: Hi Daviss Howdy Selma
alt: reading back and saw a DNA connextion to the fellow on history detectives,,, is that right?
Selma: Good Tuesday afternoon alt, daviss, seventies and vkn
alt: Hi Selma
vkn: Mary Potter was a Freedman Bureau school founded in conjunction with the Presbyterian Synod
Daviss: hello Selma!!
vkn: Howdy Selma
Khathu: Hello everyone
Seventies: Hi Khathu!
vkn: Howdy Khathu
Selma: Afternoon Khathu
alt: hello Khathu
Daviss: Ok Vkn, I just found the Obit.. It was Mary Allen Mary Allen College in Crockett Hi there Khathu
vkn: In relation to who/what daviss, Mary Potter?
Selma: You too getting your "Marys" confused
Daviss: I was thinking the name of the school that my great aunt was affiliated with besides Paul Quinn was Mary Potter but just now read it was Mary Allen instead
Khathu: Researching a group of Brewster youngsters who were sold from the Mohons to the Brewsters and finally to the Hales according to oral history
Seventies: Where was this Khathu?
Khathu: The initial sell occurred in 1850 outside of Atlanta, GA
Daviss: Sorry for the confusion vkn
Khathu: The final sell occurred in 1853 to a Hale who relocated to Rusk County, Texas All of this is from oral history
vkn: Not a prob just one AME and the other PresbyT lol
Seventies: The entire group was sold to the Hales?
alt: do these folks connect to your family lines Khathu
Selma: Were any of these slave owners related either by blood or marriage
Khathu: It was only four people - Bill, Cressie, Jefferson and Sam Jefferson is my ggg grandfather
alt: ah so, okay Khathu
Khathu: Selma - I am not sure yet. I am just retelling the oral history that was given to me. It is very detailed, I just hope it is somewhat accurate
Seventies: I hope that you can connect the dots. Interested in hearing the story and research results.
alt: never neard of the surname Mohon......could that also be a Mahan, I've heard of that one often
Khathu: The Mohon/Mahan are only in two counties in GA for 1850 Cobb and Walton The Brewsters are in nine And only one Hale family relocated to Rusk County, Texas from Georgia
alt: the Mahan's I'm familair with came of of NC and settled in KY in the late 1700's.
Khathu: Well, I am going to work my way back starting with the Hale Family
Seventies: What's the county seat for Rusk?
Seventies: neva mind. Looking it up now.
Khathu: I think Henderson
Seventies: okay... Its East TX. In east texas
Selma: Did the Hale's migrate to Texas in 1853 after the purchase?
Khathu: All of my people settled in East Texas
vkn: Selma sent cup to lady in Richmond Cynthia Wilson on Gladstone Avenue. She is getting for brother as Xmas present
Khathu: Yes, they migrated after 1853
alt: the thread on AfriGeneas by Fazzini & Ed Adams alludes to our discussion the other day ....could a slave owner 'free' his slaves in a non-slave holding state.
vkn: I saw that alt
Selma: I am glad you found a cup vkn...should make her brother's Xmas
Selma: I love mine.. LOL
alt: the posting references
vkn: Oops Patricia Wilson. The family name is Bournique selma
alt: Gov. Coles of Illinois and in the book linked to the story there is a great explanation in Chapter XVI, pages 199-205,
Selma: Umm interesting surname "Bournique"
vkn: Alt Richard Bailey of Alabama who wrote on Republican Scalawags is the person I was quoting yesterday
alt: was I here yesterday? LOL LOL
Selma: I ask myself that everyday alt.. LOL
vkn: I need to go back and read again my memory is good but my recall is questionable lol
Seventies: I had to cut out, but the school has had some kind of chemical reaction and the building is filled with some sort of chemical smoke. I just found out that some students were taken to hospital. This is a class my son takes. I'll talk to you all later.
alt: Hope all is well with Seventies son
vkn: Similar situation in Atlanta yesterday l filled with Carbon Monoxide
Selma: Hope all goes well I saw on the news vkn..scary
vkn: VERY scary
alt: oh my, that's dangerous vkn
Selma: Apparently faulty furnace
vkn: over 50 peeps to hospital
alt: oh my!!!
vkn: Y'all be good. Will read your quest later today Khathu
alt: with the internet bad news travels so very fast well, all news I guess
Selma: Yes it does alt..between that and CNN..you almost don't want to leave your bed On that somber note..have to go..have a great day
Khathu: here is a link to the oral history of the Brewsters
alt: thanks Khathu,, got it bookmarked
Khathu: I am not sure if the information has actually been verified
alt: well, you have an outline to work with
Khathu: okay, have a great day