2013-02-18 • Yatah does DNA
Seventies: Good afternoon. I'm here cooking lunch. . .
HistoryBuff: Hey Seventies, how are you?
Selma: Good afternoon Historybuff and seventies (where every you are) Historybuff..good answer on the symbols on the USCT monument..that was very helpful Well folks have to run..have a nice day
Seventies: Hi HistoryBuff hello vkn
vkn: greetings Seventies History Hope you are each doing reasonably well
Seventies: Doing well and you??
vkn: Cooooooooollllldddddd weather in Hotlanta
Seventies: lol probably not as cold as it is here today.. feels like Chicago here. Wind and all. . .
vkn: No major complaints that are solovable seventies lol
Seventies: lol good!
vkn: well winds are calm but chill is almost frozen in place
Seventies: Anything new going on with your genealogy group?? Your seniors group... You haven't mentioned them in a while.
HistoryBuff: Hey Vkn.
vkn: oh yes sad news the instigator of that group slept away last Sunday. She was buried on Friday last.
HistoryBuff: Somber news.
vkn: Leaves an emptiness for the entire community
Seventies: yes... then the passing of Sandra Taliferro... wow
vkn: yes that is a big loss in Atlanta and in genealogy
HistoryBuff: Sorry to hear.
vkn: Sandra gave so much and her gifting will continue to serve other seekers
Seventies: absolutely...I guess she had the flu or some other sort of upper respiratory illness... that is kind of scary. Yes, she was always encouraging other researchers to tell their stories. . ..
vkn: She was wheelchair bound
Seventies: Ah... okay.
vkn: It never ends and I spose it keeps us strong
klasssicglassdesigns: hello everyone
HistoryBuff: Hey klasssicglassdesigns
Seventies: Hi klassicglassdesigns
vkn: klasssicglassdesigns howdy klasssicglassdesigns anything new in the research pool ?
klasssicglassdesigns: within the last couple of days I connected with a new family member that is researching Alfred Prior. Alfred is his g-grandfather, so I am waiting to hear back from them with more info on him
vkn: That is wonderful to hear congratulations klasssicglassdesigns
Seventies: congratulations klassicglassdesigns.
HistoryBuff: Bravo klasssicglassdesigns !
vkn: How did the connection happen klasssicglassdesigns
Seventies: OK I'm going to get outta here... see yall tomorow. Have a good day.
klasssicglassdesigns: on ancestry, I saw someone had made changes to a page on alfred, so I inboxed them and asked how are they related to him, she told me alfred is her husband g-grandfather, we shared other names of family members and bam!!!! have a good day seventies
vkn: teriffic So History what is new with you Thanx for your messages via facebook history. I am overwhelmed by the big brotherness of FaceBook
HistoryBuff: Oh not much. I finally received a book one of my distant cousins wrote on Black Migration.
vkn: klasssicglassdesigns do you do facebook
vkn: Oh wonderful HistoryBuff what path does the book follow Maybe I should say pathS well with a name with designs I guess you do klasssicglassdesigns and tell us what you are designing
klasssicglassdesigns: I make handmade jewelry crochet and knit hats and scarfs
vkn: ahhhhh and what is your point of distribution
klasssicglassdesigns: is that question for me?
vkn: yes Give us a link Name of book HistoryBuff
HistoryBuff: The title is Black migration in America from 1915 to 1960 by E. Marvin Goodwin (1997).
vkn: wow book sounds impressive Give us a link klasssicglassdesigns
HistoryBuff: He was a history professor and distant cousin on maternal grandfather's side-one of his nephews.
HistoryBuff: Thanks klasssicglassdesigns.
klasssicglassdesigns: thank you for asking
vkn: thankee and where are you located klasssicglassdesigns if i dare be so bold
klasssicglassdesigns: cleveland, ohio
vkn: ahhhhhhh I i just lost a 102 year old kin in Cleveland yesterday Rebecca Armstead Kerr
HistoryBuff: Ah Vkn, I am sorry to hear.
klasssicglassdesigns: sorry to hear about that.
vkn: thanx she lead a loooooong life and a good life.
klasssicglassdesigns: yes she was blessed
vkn: indeed Does Karamu house still stand klasssicglassdesigns
klasssicglassdesigns: still standing, my granddaughter has been in a couple of plays there.
HistoryBuff: Very nice.
klasssicglassdesigns: it needs some work done to it, but they say there going to leave it as it is
vkn: Most of the KERR Kids came through Karamu as performers
HistoryBuff: Kerr Kids?
vkn: Hmmmmmm now Karamu is Black Performing Arts History
klasssicglassdesigns: yes it it
vkn: History I need your help on my Millard Bell
vkn: Howdy yatah
HistoryBuff: Hey yatah. How may I help you, Vkn?
yatah: now my dna sample at lab and i wait for result next ,vkn
vkn: I will send you a link to him on Military History yatah greattttttt for you
HistoryBuff: Okay. What did you wish to know, Vkn?
yatah: thanks vkn, how long will be?
vkn: All will be in notification History
HistoryBuff: Okay. Great news about you Yatah.
vkn: and we can see what the end might be Yatah I know little of DNA
HistoryBuff: Yeah Yatah, I'm still review my results from both AncestryDNA and 23andme.com
yatah: i use 23 and me
vkn: See you good peeps 2morry. Will check out you products klassic
klasssicglassdesigns: see you later
yatah: guess chat over
klasssicglassdesigns: you are comparing the two DNA reports, do they seen to be the same
HistoryBuff: They have similarities.
yatah: they will find what tribe i am ?
HistoryBuff: Both indicate more West African lineage, but 23adnme was a little more specific-Sub-suharian-Bentu, Gambia.
klasssicglassdesigns: I think you have stated this answer before, but what do they compare your dna to
HistoryBuff: They have for some of Skip Gates subjects. I suppose I will have wait for the database to continue building.'
yatah: i understand
HistoryBuff: Yes I have received matches. I'm still investigating.
yatah: they will tell indian or african or white ? it is my first time do dna
HistoryBuff: Now I did see some Native American indicated in my Ancestry composite summary.
yatah: i have one my ggreat grandma part of cherokee i might some in mine will see dna result
klasssicglassdesigns: will any of this information help when it come to researching?
HistoryBuff: I see it to be helpful when you are able to identify a credible material who you can share genealogy information with documentation.
yatah: history how much % you have native american?
HistoryBuff: It was about 0.8% Northern American Indian lineage.
yatah: oh i see not much right
HistoryBuff: Well my oral history says that my maternal great-great grandfather was full blooded Cherokee.
yatah: you not full blooded cherokee ? gave me idea i will know happen of result
HistoryBuff: There is all about 7% scandinavian lineage also noted on my maternal grandfather's side.
klasssicglassdesigns: this DNA stuff is so hard to understand
yatah: cool dna for me to test if get enough i need it great yeah learn lot right
HistoryBuff: I would recommend you get explanations for genetic scientist like Gates did. That's my next move.
yatah: oh i see ok thanks
HistoryBuff: Okay good folks, I'll pick up with you another time. Take care.
yatah: ok bye i go anway