2013-06-05 • Congrats to the MDFP!!!!
HistoryBuff: Hey all
daviss: Hi HistoryBuff, I will be right back
alt: Hello HistoryBuff, what's up?
HistoryBuff: Needed charge my phone. How are you?
alt: I'm doing okay & you with your charged phone? LOL
daviss: hi there
alt: welcome back daviss, had coffee, got glasses & ready to chat?
daviss: lol i hear ya alt
HistoryBuff: I'm good How are you Daviss?
daviss: doing good as can be expected
HistoryBuff: Sounds good.
alt: how are your plans for Atlanta coming daviss ... fly or drive?
daviss: still not sure yet alt lol we will probably fly...Grand daughter is still working for the summer
alt: well, you'll get to see Ms vkn.... have you met her in person before?
HistoryBuff: Go granddaughter.
alt: yep, can't beat a JOB!! LOL
daviss: never met her alt but if we go early I may get to do that My daughter wants to go that Wednesday
alt: wonderful daviss, I've yet to meet vkn in person myself.
daviss: This is the granddaughters 2nd week working so she may not be able to get that time off. The weekend would be no problem
alt: vkn, Khathu & HistoryBuff are the only "regulars" I haven't met in person.
HistoryBuff: I see.
daviss: and Seventies alt seventies
alt: Oops, how can I forget "da rebel" LOL LOL
daviss: lol I know
HistoryBuff: Hey Seventies.
daviss: Thats the best thing about going to these summits and conferences You meet the best people
alt: oh, oh HB is having phone problems
daviss: wow chat acting up, I can't see you on the right side Same thing happened when I came in earlier. i logged out thinking that would help
alt: I was 'browsing' around on Gedmatch yesterday & I see a couple of my 23+me RF matches there
daviss: good alt, and I like the way they color the new folks that come in
alt: hello Khathu, how's your "hump day" going?
Khathu: it is going
alt: Oh, Oh LOL
daviss: hello khathu The deep green is the newest person alt
Khathu: Hello HistoryBuff
daviss: wb HistoryBuff
Khathu: I am ready for my presentation tomorrow
alt: daviss, is the "list that comes up for your Gedmatch matches your total # of matches?.. I have 1 page with about 75-100 people, is that in your range?
daviss: Good Khathu, wish I could attend
alt: Is this a 'work" presentation Khathu?
daviss: Yes alt because it contains 23, FTDNA and Ancestry
HistoryBuff: Having tech difficultumies. Thanks
Khathu: No, it is for the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society
alt: is there just that 1 page of matches daviss? or are/can there be multiple pages?
daviss: and when august comes there will be many more
alt: ah so Khathu, best wishes!!!!
Khathu: Thank you alt
alt: maybe I'll know my way around the site by August daviss LOL LOL
daviss: I only have one page alt. I think when it gets down to the ones that have less dna they dont show them
alt: okay, it looks like my page goes down to about 5cM in length daviss. wb HistoryBuff
HistoryBuff: K I'll just read. Thnx Alt 2X
Seventies: Good afternoon all! alt, daviss, HistoryBuff and Khathu
HistoryBuff: Hey Seventies.
Khathu: Hello Seventies
Seventies: What is good with everyone?
alt: daviss, WOW!!!! I dropped my cM length down to 5 & added the FTDNA x-ref platform and WOW the increase in matches is amazing!!!!
daviss: Hello Seventies
Seventies: I have a couple of folks who went to Memphis and are putting out some great historical content. Loving their series.
alt: Hello Seventies, it's all good here ... how bout there?
daviss: Great Alt, lol
Seventies: Oh its a wonderful day. Went for a lunchtime walk and about ready to eat this spring mix salad. yum! with homemade salad dressing.
HistoryBuff: That's good Alt and Seventies.
Seventies: http://axiomamnesia.com/2013/06/04/episode-220-high-cotton/ http://axiomamnesia.com/2013/06/05/episode-221-slaves-haven-underground-railroad/
Khathu: have a great day everyone
Seventies: ok so what is going on with research, genealogical or historical? Ok well, did anyone know the Buckle Estate in Memphis, TN was part of the Underground Railroad and now is a museum. the story was brought to light by the estate owner's grandaughter in 1977. I had no idea about that.
HistoryBuff: Me either
alt: I've been adding FTDNA certificates to the African Ancestored FB page to show there is more in depth testing to be done on just the Y & mtDNA testing ... it's not all about autosomal testing & "cousins.
Seventies: okay.. I saw that posting alt. Interesting.
alt: "those" postings Seventies LOL LOL
Seventies: Well I saw one.. lol
HistoryBuff: Where is that posted?
alt: okay I have 3 certificates posted
Selma: Good Wednesday afternoon folks
alt: On the African Ancestored DNA Facebook page HistoryBuff
HistoryBuff: Hey Selma
Seventies: hello Selma. Indeed it is!
HistoryBuff: Ok thanks Alt.
alt: Hello Selma. what's up.... is Mom watching the French Open?
daviss: Hello Selma!
Seventies: Did you all know that Memphis was the home of the Cotton exchange until the 1970's??
alt: nope Cotton Xchange?
Seventies: They have a museum as well. Only a handful of men controlled the cotton industry in the U.S. wow!
Selma: Yes she is alt..
alt: how bout Tsonga whipping up on Federer????? I can believe that Seventies .. like the Vanderbilt's and the shipping industry & the Rockefeller's with Standard Oil.
Selma: Yes..that was something alt...
Seventies: yeah I believe it too...
alt: in 3 sets to Selma ... Tsonga wasn't playin' with Federer LOL LOL
Seventies: I never knew that Memphis had so many sites to see...
Selma: Is that part of your Road trip seventies
Seventies: I'm going to file that under 'vacaction' lol
alt: besides Graceland & the Lorraine Hotel, huh Seventies?
Seventies: oh no.. .no Graceland... lol
alt: thought that one would get Seventies 'riled up' LOL
Selma: My 9 year old grand daughter (who is visiting)...saw the smiley faces..
Seventies: lol shame on you alt!
Selma: on the screen and said I didn't know old people did that.
Selma: She won't be visiting long..
HistoryBuff: Have a great day all.
alt: wow!! is she 9 y/o already Selma
Seventies: :} watch out baby girl!
Selma: Bye History..
Seventies: bye HistoryBuff
Selma: No alt..this is another little darlin.. The little darlin who lives here is 5
alt: oh, okay ... whew, I knew time flew by, but my goodness LOL
Seventies: Ok also good news for those who live in Jackson, Chowke Lumumba won the election for mayor. He's with the Mississippi Democratic Freedom Party.... I hope they stuff the city council with MDFP candidates!
alt: oh, oh there goes the neighborhood in Jackson, MS LOL LOL LOL
Seventies: not nice alt...
daviss: lol lol
Seventies: go ahead hold out your hand... lol
alt: just pickin' on ya Seventies congrats to the MDFP!!!!
Selma: Folks..have to run..have a great day
alt: take care Selma
Seventies: have a good day Selma...*chokes on her dust* why is it just always us three?? lol
alt: well, let me go play with Gedmatch & the AA Facebook page.
alt: will be getting back with you on Gedmatch daviss
daviss: ok alt take care lol
alt: be good Seventies, if not good, be careful LOL LOL
Seventies: lol boy oh boy alt is on a roll!
Seventies: whatcha doing daviss.... ??
Seventies: I can tell. LOL
daviss: you lol
Seventies: eating this salad.. and getting ready to finish up my blog entry, I hope. lol
Seventies: And keeping my eye on my slick co-worker... smh
daviss: will it be through today lol lol
Seventies: Yea I'm on paragraph 3 and that's all I've got! lol
Seventies: I'll post a link on the FB page.
daviss: ok thanks
Seventies: daviss, its a blog not a novel.. lol
daviss: lol lol
Seventies: I'm working on getting things lined up for next month... pray for me!
daviss: you sure you want him to know you know me lol lol :o
Seventies: ooh good point... lol lol lol
daviss: lol but I will hehehehee chat later Ms Seventies
Seventies: Okay I need to run... talk to you soon.