2013-06-25 • Its MAGGI Time
Sadonya: good evening
ihhmag: Hi Sadonya.
Sadonya: how are you tonight
ihhmag: Great. Just find the mid-wife for my father's birth in 1929. Now looking to find his father who was entered as white but just to erase as white.
Sadonya: lol you mean on the birth record?
Sadonya: my mother was entered as white on my sisters birth certificate
ihhmag: what year?
Sadonya: she was far from white 1955
ihhmag: father's born in Mississippi. I have a first and last year and age at time of my father's birth of his father. Can Sorry, hitting the wrong key. Can't seem to find his father in the census.
Sadonya: that is not unusal for Mississippi I have the same issue
ihhmag: I had to go a directory and I started from the A's looking for an address of any persons that matched the addresses on the certificate. Got to be too long so I started with the first letter of the last name of the mid-wife and found the midwife. Now trying the same with the white father.
Sadonya: hey Selma
Selma: evening ihhmag and sadonya
ihhmag: Hi Selma.
Sadonya: check the father as black in case they made a mistake
ihhmag: I thought about that but the story from my father (and his mother) that the man was white.
ihhmag: What are you working on?
Sadonya: me several familes\ its reunion time so I do family books for them to present at the reunion
ihhmag: Nice. How elaborate? Hi Debinva
Sadonya: I have FTM I look up as much as I can find census records, marriages, death certificates, obits funeral programs, Military records. pictures and anything else I can find
Selma: evening debinva
debinva: Hi I was reading the posts to catch up. It's a challenge to work on a Smith line.
Sadonya: I print the gen report for each major family unit yes it is debinva
ihhmag: Hi Deannie
debinva: Hi Deannie
Sadonya: hello Deannie
deannie: Good everyone debinva,inhmag, sadony, selma
Selma: Evening deannie
deannie: I going to do a little catch on on the room
debinva: Anyone researching in Richmond, VA?
deannie: No,I going to St louis
Selma: NGS will be in Richmond in May 2014
ihhmag: I have family member from Virginia. Not taking a trips anytime soon.
Sadonya: how close is Richmond to Alexandria?
debinva: Is anyone researching family lines from Richmond? I have a Smith line, and it's difficult to lock it down like I can do with my other lines.
Selma: Sorry have to run..phone call..have a great evening
deannie: Sorry...the a idea....the first person in my tree my ggggrandmother Patsy Tyler br 1795 is said to come from Virginia might be worth a trip hi
ihhmag: Sorry, have to go. Maybe next Tues. Have a great one everyone. Bye.
debinva: My gggrandfather is John Smith and his wife is Mary Smith. It's so hard to track them from Richmond to Philadelphia, Pa. They started in Richmond, but my ggrandmother said she was born in Danville, VA, which is in Pittsylvania County VA.
Sadonya: debinva I feel your pain did you find them in Phily?
debinva: Found Mary Smith in Philly with her daughter.
deannie: Ok,,,I do not know where my line comes from by the time at get there I will have more inform
debinva: Deannie: who are you researching?
deannie: Tyler (there in Mississippi in 1870, but the census say they were born in Virginia
debinva: Selma likes to point out that most lines come from VA.
Sadonya: Va hd camps that poduced slaves
deannie: I would like to go the state looks beautiful
debinva: Va keeps really good records too.
Sadonya: deannie check for her name in the slave births
deannie: Which sites can I check...or just do a google search
Sadonya: some of them are on google books
debinva: Well, it's time to say good nite. Hope everyone finds their family members who are waiting to be discovered. Have a blessed evening.
deannie: i just located a pages of a bible with a name of a husband of a gggreat aunt He name was Anding but her changed to Anderson he married my gggreat aunt sister...he was a Civil war soldier Hi vkn
Sadonya: check civil war database
vkn: Howdy deannie & Sadonya
Sadonya: hey vkn
vkn: nnie my granddaughter just started working for Oprah and needs a place to stay near Harpo Deannie any suggestions Wants to be in a safe area
deannie: Is she at the studio
vkn: Her ducats are limited
deannie: do you know where she work... I work near downtown does she what to rent
vkn: She is in LosAngeles but plans to move to chi in 6 July
deannie: that's soon
vkn: yes to rent about $800
deannie: when the University of Illinois Circle Campus is a great locate...how old is she is area great college area and it close to downtown...and it near Oprah studio
vkn: Give me your email Sadonya you are posting nice pics
Sadonya: check this site for the soilder http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm thank you I got your email
vkn: glamour to the max
vkn: Got to figure how to promote chats more
Sadonya: I agree
vkn: Thanx Deannie I fell asleep and most missed chat
deannie: It the summer, lot of people are out...place your inform in the AAGHSC in our newsletter a lot of our members might not want to on in, but the younger ones will...send it to the society
Sadonya: we had 3 or 4 others that left already
vkn: Great idea
deannie: and its free
vkn: Was daviss here or selma or seventies
deannie: I need to read before I send lol No, but we chatted on sunday
deannie: Selma was
Sadonya: Selma DebinVA & ihhmag
vkn: son had a big performance with the hubbard dancers of chicago
vkn: at the Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles Ben Vereen was there Sadonya are you ready for MAGGI and you too Deannie
deannie: I getting my things together and we chat...
Sadonya: dont know what it is
vkn: The institute in St Louis Sadonya
deannie: I'm work on my binder because we are going to do research while we are there...I have family there...
vkn: Great Deannie Angela is helping to pull that together Sadonya
Sadonya: ok i will have to talk to her
vkn: Sounds like its gonna be a good one 4 days of learning
deannie: Me and about 5 members of our group are staying 5 days...we are still on the college campus...$25 a night a bargin
vkn: That is a super great bargain
Sadonya: sure is
vkn: Plus $300 for registration
deannie: I thinks other colleges should do the the same...I want to go to Port Gibson, Ms but there is not hotel or motel there I have been trying to talk to housing director but he has not email me back...because Alcorn College is there training ticket under $50.00 round trip
vkn: Seventies may have a resource in MS Sadonya when is a good time to talk marketing?
deannie: Great...my family is in Port Gibson, Fayette
Sadonya: do you want to talk tonight
deannie: I have been going to join the Facebook pages for Mississippi
vkn: oh ok Yes briefly gotcha
Sadonya: ah ha
vkn: Gonna get a bottle of water and close blinds so give me 5 minutes Sadonya and Niters to the two of you
deannie: do you what to call it Sadonya
Sadonya: call what? oh you mean end chat?
Sadonya: okay see you next week
deannie: ok...have a great week