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2010-09-09

*LunchBunch

Start: 12:02:16
End: 13:23:40
Chatters: 3rdthawkins, alt, AYWalton, daviss, keli1, Selma, Seventies Soulchild, Spivey, vkn

vkn: Good Thursday 2 you! Good Thursday 2 you! daviss

daviss: Hello vkn, how are you?

vkn: Better than yesterday

daviss: well thats a good sign

vkn: lol i reckon

daviss: I am waiting on the man to come pick up my car for a diagnostic if it aint one thing its another lol

vkn: oh dear hope it is not too over the top

daviss: if it is, it will stay over the top lol

Seventies Soulchild: Good afternoon!

vkn: U got that right. It is called living lol

daviss: yep hi seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Finally I can get on... lol

vkn: Howdy Seventies

Seventies Soulchild: hi vkn, daviss

vkn: oops you be having log in in probs seventies

daviss: I still have two brothers on the sick list so I dont need any other worries

vkn: I know that is right daviss

Seventies Soulchild: yes, issues with the network, nothing on your side. . .

daviss: is that at home or work seventies

Seventies Soulchild: at work

alt: hello daviss, 70's & vkn

daviss: well there he is....hi alt

Seventies Soulchild: hi alt

daviss: everything went well yesterday alt

alt: very well daviss, no blockage where I had the bypass surgery, now we need to determine the why for the swelling in my left leg.. Good News overall!!!

daviss: thats good news now to take care of the rest alt

vkn: GRRRRRRRRRRRREATTTTTTTTT Alt

Seventies Soulchild: Glad you are doing well alt.

daviss: can't have that leg swelling up..its Football season!!!

alt: rest I shall... even tho' Anita us tiered of waiting on me LOL LOL

vkn: put down the salt shaker alt and swelling will decline lol

daviss: You need it to jump up and cheer for the Cardinals lol

alt: No salt vkn

Seventies Soulchild: Well good news, my cousin has sent me photos of almost all of Scott Washingtons children. I just need one of my uncle Elijah... very excited.

vkn: hmmmm

daviss: thats good news seventies

vkn: hmmmm well get a different diuretic alt lol

Seventies Soulchild: So now, I'm waiting on a couple of cousins who want to put a book together. And they want to do it right now... lol I tell them to be patient more research has to be done.

alt: wonderful Seventies Soulchild.. do you have an 'ancestral album' in your genealogy package?

daviss: mabe its something different you are eating that retains water alt

Seventies Soulchild: No. My cousin is a graphic designer she's going to put the book together. But we need more photos. They are out there, just have to track some people down.

alt: it is daviss and all of this diabetic medication I'm taking plus little or no exercise.

daviss: Put the call out on FB Seventies

vkn: Exercise is the key and I do so little of it.

Seventies Soulchild: I tried that with the Callins and FB blocked me from sending messages. I was a little upset.

daviss: me too vkn and I have a YMCA subscription

alt: FB really works in 'harvesting' photos Seventies Soulchild. at least it has for me.

Seventies Soulchild: So I'm going to post it on the Washington-rounds page

vkn: Seventies I know you be tired of naggings from me so I will get offen yo back lol

daviss: mabe you need to change settings seventies

Seventies Soulchild: LOL vkn sorry, I have been VERY busy with work and the kids starting school again, but I did get your message from yesterday

vkn: okies me understanding

Seventies Soulchild: This is a busy time of year for people in academics. I think I may reactivate my Family Griot FB page.

vkn: homeademics too

alt: you just have to keep 'bugging' folks for photos Seventies Soulchild and yes keep your web page active.

Seventies Soulchild: Two pages were just too much to manage alt along with the other things I am doing. . . Stuff just seems to fall by the wayside. . .

daviss: well now that "he" is off your mind :? lol

Spivey: Hi alt, daviss, Seventies Soulchild and vkn!

alt: Hello Spivey

daviss: hello Spivey

Seventies Soulchild: LOL Ms daviss watch it now! lol

daviss: hehehehehehe

vkn: howdy spivey

Seventies Soulchild: hi spivey hi 3rd

alt: hello 3rdthawkins

3rdthawkins: hello alt daviss Spivey vkn and welcome back to LB Seventies Soulchild

daviss: So I also guess you have given up the radio stint to seventies

Spivey: Hi 3rdthawkins!

Seventies Soulchild: LOL oh yes!

daviss: hello 3rd

vkn: On FELDER Spivey they seem to have been originally rooted in the Montgomery AL area starting with Isaac

Spivey: Huh?

Seventies Soulchild: I've gotten a response from someone who is searching for Burwell Lanier in AL on Genealogywise.

Spivey: I never traced them back beyond Elloree South Carolina.

vkn: On FELDER Spivey they seem to have been originally rooted in the Montgomery AL area starting with Isaac then moved to the Jacksonville Frenandina FL ST Marys GA area

Seventies Soulchild: Here I thought that lead was dead.

daviss: pops up at the greatest of times huh seventies

Seventies Soulchild: Yes, since I put it out there that I was going to start researching my AL family, now things are popping up.

Spivey: I don't even have an Isaac Felder in my immediate line, vkn. I have Isaiah but no Isaac.

Seventies Soulchild: Now I have to figure out how I'm going to do this line. . .

alt: once posted to the 'Net they almost never die Seventies Soulchild.I'm receiving messages to postings that have been out there for 8 to 10 years.

vkn: I see thought you were seeking an Abram or Abraham

Seventies Soulchild: Oh wow.

vkn: Me too alt

Spivey: Yes, vkn. Abraham Felder [Abe or Ham] was my daughter's great grandfather.

vkn: Was he SC AL or GA?

Seventies Soulchild: speaking on 8 to 10 yrs... I still don't have a video of my presentation in washington dc. . . I'm getting a little bothered about this.

3rdthawkins: Seventies Soulchild alt that was my main thinking, something has to spark someone to search, you have to post, you never know who is searching, something happens to spark a person to search, even if not for genealogical reasons,

alt: new folks just dtaring their research and folks who have let the research slip for a few years.

Seventies Soulchild: right.

3rdthawkins: even if it takes 10 years

Spivey: South Carolina vkn, but other states are not to be discounted. He was Jewish and I think did at one time live in Florida.

Seventies Soulchild: In addition to that now, the real family genealogist Gwen is asking me to write a short book about the family history.

3rdthawkins: unfortunately for me, some people have passed that had posted messages 10 years before

vkn: hmmmmm

alt: yup, we can't all be at the same place/level of research at the same time.

Seventies Soulchild: Hello Selma

alt: hello Selma

Spivey: Hi Selma!

3rdthawkins: hello Selma

vkn: Selma

Selma: Good Thursday afternoon everyone...

alt: Seventies Soulchild family history or genealogy? and is this just one ancestral line Gwen is asking for?

Seventies Soulchild: Well this would be my Washington and Rounds ancestors. Two lines

alt: are they connected lines?

Selma: Congrats on getting the photos seventies

Seventies Soulchild: yes, by marriage. Great grandfather Will Washington married Alice Rounds. . . Tracing Rounds and Washington ancestors thanks Selma

alt: so it would be Will & Alice (Rounds) Washington descendants, right?

Seventies Soulchild: yes that would be me... Also doing their ancestors.

Selma: Seventies the current issue of the Journal of AA History has an article on AFricans in Mexico

Seventies Soulchild: Oh I'll have to go to the page. . .

vkn: That is Alvas topic Selma

Seventies Soulchild: Thanks Selma

Selma: What is Alva's topic

vkn: Black Mexicans

alt: So owuldn't a narrative history of their des. generated by your gen software work for the descenadants with you findings on their ancestral lines work as a "book"?

Selma: Oh I didn't know that vkn She might want to take alook at the article too

vkn: Yes selma she has written a bit about it

Seventies Soulchild: Yes. I wouldn't mind fleshing the 'book' out with some stories.

AYWalton: Good afternoon, all.

alt: hello AYWalton

Seventies Soulchild: Hello AYWalton

Spivey: Hi AYWalton!

AYWalton: hello 3rd, alt, daviss,Ms. Selma, SoulChile, Spivey.

daviss: hello to all I have not seen

vkn: ayw

AYWalton: Greetings VKN!!!!!!!!!!!!

Seventies Soulchild: And my people talk alot! So there are plenty of stories. LOL

Selma: Afternoon AY

AYWalton: Selma does that article in the Journal have info on the folks in Vera Cruz or the Costa Chica folks or both?

3rdthawkins: hey Ay

alt: careful with the 'oral history' Seventies Soulchild... Document it as best you can, fiction takes on a life of it's own and is very hard to 'undo'/

Seventies Soulchild: I tread on that very carefully. but these stories have some good leads. Some of I've been able to prove.

alt: excellent work on Afro-mexicans here on Bennie's site.... http://www.lwfaah.net/cent_amer/central_america.htm

vkn: Nice to envelope in quotations and italics seventies

Seventies Soulchild: I've got to run, I've got phone calls to make and other small details to handle during my lunch break. Have a good day all

Spivey: Too late again.

daviss: I wonder if Sharon (seraph) might have some info on that topic as well

AYWalton: Two of the links don't work, but the first and last are working well, alt.

vkn: oops gotta update software check yall out later

daviss: I think her "Celia" has a story that is quite compelling

AYWalton: I don't know that story, daviss.

Spivey: Bye vkn.

daviss: Its something that she has been working on for quite awhile.

Selma: I am looking for the darn journal AY... Good grief right in front of me The title is

daviss: my memory is a little clouded AYWalton but I think she was free

AYWalton: interesting.

Selma: The Longue Duree of AFricans in Mexico: The Historiography of Racialization, Acculturation, and AFro Mexican Subjectivity

alt: WOW!!!! quite academic sounding

Selma: Written for other historians to read, cause too academic for me..but they had some interesting footnotes..you know I am into footnotes

daviss: hello keli1

alt: hello keli1

Spivey: Hi keli1!

3rdthawkins: hello kel1

Selma: It does day...for AFro Mexicans today, persistent discrimination continues to limit their opportunities for economic advancement in Mexico, even though formally they are citizens entitled to full rights

keli1: hello there everyone...

AYWalton: greetings, keli1!!

Selma: It does Say

alt: we of African descent catch 'heck' wherever we're located, huh Selma?

Selma: Yep

keli1: I found where Lawson Goings was born and his parents name, I am so excited, thanks to Irita

daviss: seems that way alt Good for you keli1!

alt: I saw that on the "Family' sites keli1, congrats

Selma: Doing the Happy Dance keli

daviss: How is Irita keli1?

keli1: AY, rememberr I wrote the letter to my ggg grand father and etc, well he answered, Irita is doing find, just indexing away...that record has not been on family search, I check once a week

daviss: ggg Keli1?

AYWalton: is that right? Wow-----details---what did he say?

keli1: he was born to Joseph and Nancy Goings in Loudoun County VA

alt: keli1, check with Denise Oliver Velez and the AfriGeneas forums. she is an 'expert' on Loudoun County, VA. I don't think it is a 'burned county'.

keli1: I will, made some connections last night

AYWalton: wonderful!! You must be excited!

daviss: Happy dance indeed keli1

keli1: he was born in 1806! happy dance indeed...again that darn record had not been there in the last 5 yrs

alt: this get you back to like 1807on that line, right... with some solid documentation.

keli1: I had his obit so new his death date, just didn't know what county he died in, cause it was not the county he lived in

daviss: when did he die keli1

keli1: he died 12 July 1874 in Clarke County VA,

daviss: Also wondering if they updated Family Search lately or are they just updating the Beta portion

keli1: yes Art, this of course leads to another County-Loudoun

Selma: There is a good library there keli..the Balach?

keli1: Irita saw it in July, I didn't, I use the beta and pilot site,

Selma: http://www.balchfriends.org/

keli1: Loudoun is next to Jefferson, and Clarke on the other side of Jefferson, I been in 85% of all cemeteries in Clarke, so far he is not there

daviss: wow thats a lot oc cemeteries oc = of

keli1: thanks...Selma, now on to Loudoun for Joseph and Nancy Goings-just dont' know if they stayed in Loudoun or moved on to Jefferson with Lawson, the saga continues they are also still noted as being free...

Selma: I was gonna check to see if there is a register

daviss: Did you happen to get Nancy's maiden name also keli1?

Selma: Denise would know if there was...and if there is no register..then might be info in the county court order books

daviss: I was also going to ask if you and Irita share the same line keli1

Selma: Art there was another sentence in the Mexico article I found interesting..

daviss: keli1 must be still dancing the happy dance lol

keli1: no Nancy's maiden name on her as of yet...I am staying positive

Selma: "In an attempt to minimize the demographic and political influse of indigenous and AFrican peoples goverment officials in the late 19th century

keli1: seems like donald moore or someone just did a talk on burned counties in va..

Selma: developed immigration policies to encourage EUROPEAN immigration to Mexico, mirroring similar efforts in Brazil and other Latin American countries influence=influse

alt: anything to minimize OUR numbers and influence, huh Selma?

Selma: "Whitening" Mexico's population

alt: my happy dance.. finding the gravesite of great-great-great-great grandmother who died in 1848 @ age 79. http://mydatabase.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=mydatabase&view=26&rand=297037049&id=3437735

Selma: I bet that was a Happy dance alt...I hope you didn't throw your back out.. LOL A wonderful find...alt

keli1: happy dance to Art, yahoo...

AYWalton: ok back again. you must have been thrilled, keli1 with that find!

keli1: one mystery solved, you know our ancestors are always watching and listening...

alt: and there were 'stones for a couple of Lewis Adams Children at that site.. one was date 1843. 1843 stone for child of Lewis Adams http://mydatabase.tribalpages.com/tribe/browse?userid=mydatabase&view=26&rand=872380339&id=3437739

daviss: gotta run

keli1: where is this at Art?

Selma: What does it say alt.. Son of ?

alt: Johnson Cemetery Concord Twp. Champaigh County, Ohio keli1 son of L. & susan Adams died March 1843 aged 11 years old

Selma: OK

keli1: You know I have never found anything in Morrow Co, Ohio -yet!

3rdthawkins: sorry, had a phone call

alt: name Isaiah keli1, your's are the only AA I've even heard of who settled for even a moment in Morrow county, Ohio I doubt if there are any AA families in Morrow county today, if so no more than a few.

keli1: the librarian there emailed me and said there was an area where colored settled...back in the late 1860's

alt: okay

Selma: How long did they stay? I am happy for you both...Ihave got to run, have a great day and keep dancing

3rdthawkins: congrats to you keli1

alt: time for me to split too.. y'all take care

keli1: it is great to have a little break through once in a while they left Jefferson county right after the civil war and was there about 2 or 3 yrs, then arriving in Manistee Mich in 1867

AYWalton: have to run

keli1: I have to head out as well 3rd, it was good chatting good luck!


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