VKN ]Alta, I am getting your Cannady will closer to the top of my priority list. Well now that is good to hear. How is the business going? [AltaCann] I have had to put my genealogy on hold for a minute. The business though starting slowly is now taking off. I just began in July and I have three very interested Tech Companies and two colleges coming on board Well perhaps we need to get Afrigeneas as a customer Send me the details, [AltaCann] VKN it's all in Divine Order... I resigned from Howard University in June after raising more than $5 million in 20 months. I would be very interested! Saints be praised!!!!! [AltaCann] I loved working at my Alma Mater, but since I worked with virtually no staff support, I knew I could fare better by working for myself. I was a company VP for 9 years, I am qualified! LOL! Serendipity [AltaCann] Yes, when you have time please visit my site at www.eFundsAssist.com Are you ever qualified. It is wonderful. [AltaCann] There you can find a list of my services, infomation about me and a partial client listing. [AltaCann] Am I bit frightened, you bet. But my faith is stronger thatn my fear! I will certainly take a look [AltaCann] My picture is even there! So you can see me, too. What a beautiful attitude you have. [smiling] [AltaCann] Thanks you let me know what you think and I appreciate some constructive criticism! Thank you! Little girl from Franklin County makes good!!!!! When did you finish Howard? [AltaCann] I has a Howard Student help me with the site, functional but not flashy. I do plan to upgrade. Yes, the country girl is blessed. 1974 [AltaCann] has=had Just a youngster you are. So are you still in the metro DC area? [AltaCann] LOL ... we are only as young as we feel and think ... perpetual child here ... love the simplicityof life .. about 20 miles east in Bowie, MD midway DC and Baltimore I see. [AltaCann] I returned here 12 years ago .. lived in New Orleans for 11 years Wow! [AltaCann] You are also a Delta, aren't you, I pledged at HU in 1972 [AltaCann] Now THAT was an experience Yes I pledged in 1946 So I am what is called a Delta Dear [AltaCann] Wooooo .. a true Delta Dear ...where [AltaCann] LOL I am not sure that it is a term of endearment LOL [AltaCann] I think so ... where did you pledge? I think it means "gimme the torch and move over" At Fisk U mobe=move [AltaCann] LOL ... yes, I am a bit concerned about some of the thoughts of the newer ones .... aahhh A Fiskite ..you may have attended with my Uncle [AltaCann] Lawrence Cannaday? Well welll well [AltaCann] He also graduated from Meharry Medical in 1954 [AltaCann] He jsut made 75 Lawrence graduated in 1948 with the fatjer of my children father [AltaCann] Is the name familiar/ [AltaCann] My goodness, small world I think he married a Hortence [AltaCann] Actually, he is a distant cousin, he and I decended from brothers .... He married Helen Dibble [AltaCann] she passed in 1996 Oh yes now I recall Helen was Miss Fisk in 1948 [AltaCann] Wow, I never knew that Hmmm sorry to hear. Was she from Tuskegee [AltaCann] I was the first Cannaday woman to graduate from HU, most women went to Fisk, Spelman or VA State, that is correct, she is from Tuskegee I have a picture of her in the 1948 year book. Will put in my scan pile if you'd like. [AltaCann] Her brother Robert Dibble is also a doctor here and sister Ann Dibble is is married to Vernon Jordan [AltaCann] Please scan the picture, I would love to share it with Lawrence and his children OK. Vernon is a friend. [AltaCann] Hello Art Heyyyyy Art [AltaCann] I do not know him well. Alta and I are about to become kin. [AltaCann] Is this Art Thomas? [AltaCann] I see that! [Art] Hello, sorry, I'm late. wife has me cutting grass, yeah one and the same [AltaCann] Thankyoufor the package Good exercise, Art!!!! [Art] more than welcome, Alta [AltaCann] The Seibert manucripts, this is like a reunion today! [Art] VKN, wife said the same thing, you two know each other? Art I plan to send you the article by Bishop Gaines LOL [Art] OK, looking forward to it Well I am a wife too, Art, and I gyess we all have the same scripts LOL [Art] Alta, I'm looking at a Canada marrige right now. Rev. Morris Canada Art he gave a speech sometime in about 1880 from Ohio relating why Blacks should be thankful on Thanksgiving. [AltaCann] I also connected with Damita, she is also an AME girl! We connected through her mailing on Bishop Frederick James book. Found out we live near each other. This is a small world. Where was this Canada from? It is well done but lengthy! Well Alta that means you also live near Angela Walton and quite a few more in the area [AltaCann] Oh, my I knew about Sistuh1 aka Pearl Alice [AltaCann] I am hoping to meet thme and Louis Diggs at the conference. Still trying to budget in a day or two! Alta, Rostew (Roma Stewart) another Cannadt searcher is a grad of Fisk. I think I put the two of you in touvh. [Art] Morris Canada was born in Cinn, Oh parents were Lovell Canada & Harriett Stovall [AltaCann] Yes, Roma's son lives here in Bowie, we plan to meet when she visits again. [AltaCann] Canada and Stovall ..both anmes with VA roots [AltaCann] names Roma is an attorney in Chicago. [AltaCann] We chatted breifly and exchanged information, but think we are from different sets of Canady and Cannadays, both have VA origins, however! Art I notice your postings on the forum boards. [Art] Morris was born 27 May 1911, parents???, probably 1880-90's [Art] VKN, Just trying to keep you busy Alta I always say that it all begins in VA [AltaCann] I will keep and eye out for hi, OH is along the Cannaday migration pattern [AltaCann] I think this is true [AltaCann] hi=him [AltaCann] Art, what are your surnames? Origins? Akta I notice tha you are not posting quite as much. [Art] Thomas, Lawrence, Dickens in NC [AltaCann] I am busy working ... genealogy is on hold. If I see something that is familiar, I try and help, otherwise, I am just so swamped. It is wonderful that you are swamped. More, more more! [Art] Adams, Allen, Reno and a bunch of others in OH, IN, Canada and VA, KY [AltaCann] Praie the Lord! Hello Smezz and how are you today? [AltaCann] Canada .. goodness, we too, might be kin! [smezz] hi all,. i'm fine Smezz do we have your surnames? Please call the roll, [AltaCann] Hello, Smezz, I am pretty certain some Cannaday also are now Cannada ... Canada is not too far off! [smezz] Evans, Johnson, Mc [Art] 'lo smezz, Whassss up? Alta also Kennedy In what states Smezz? [AltaCann] Yes, but I have not been able to make a definte Kennedy connection yet. [smezz] McDaniel, Howard, Collins, Davis Turner, [smezz] MD, VA Smezz do you claim Nat Turner? [AltaCann] I know VA Turners and Davis [Art] VKN, got to get with you on the Lincoln, Anniston, Talladega area--names too numerous for the chat [smezz] No, not yet, just discovered them in tree line Okay I will stand by Art [smezz] they are Prince georges county, md [AltaCann] I live in Prince Georges County, MD ..maybe I canhelp [Art] Anyone doing Fairfax county, Va? Art we have a full range of resources in the Alabama room of yhe Anniston Public Library. Covers all of the Souteastern States. [smezz] My gggrandmother was Susanna Turner, father Alex she ws born 1868 [AltaCann] I live near there [AltaCann] used to live there and still have a library card [Art] Just got Fairfax Co., Book on FPOC's 1822-1861, mentions some former slaves of Geo. Washington [AltaCann] Have you been able to check any county records in PG or need assistance there? [Art] And My wife's people the Honesty's [smezz] I live in Balto. Smezz that means you and Alta are neighbors. [smezz] yes [AltaCann] I see, I am near you, too. live in Bowie [smezz] I went to Bowie state [AltaCann] Goodness, I live very clode to BSU Art I was noticing that someone had posted the Washington Slaves on the slave mailing list. [smezz] I don't recognize it any more over 15 years [smezz] I mean the town [Art] How far are y'all from Silver Spring MD? I visit a cousin there. [AltaCann] I am attending your new Presidents welcome reception at UMD College Park on Monday [smezz] Another one? [AltaCann] about 30 minutes from Silver Spring via the Beltway, given decent traffic [Art] Yes VKN, I posted one example of GW's slaves from the book [AltaCann] Yes, this one is gieven by the MD Regents I believe Ohh that was you/ OK [smezz] Is anyone familiar with finding about getting archive info from Hampton U in the late 1800's Art when you get a chanve let me know if you find KEELING in that fairfax book. [smezz] My ggrandmother attended there about the 1880's [Art] Does anyone know Gaitor from MD. A Gaitor married into my family ca 1847, he was from Fredericksburg [Art] Keeling, OK [AltaCann] Have you tried their Alumni Relations Departmen or Office of the Registrar? [smezz] No, I went to their website but couldn't find a connection. Mavbe I'll try there [AltaCann] Pardon me ..editiing a letter .so I maybe a bit slow responding Not to worry Alta. Smezz where have you found the most success [Art] Hampton, try the college library, they often have really old catalogs. found my Gfather's sister @ Wilberforce in 1908 that way and with what line? [AltaCann] If she attended, the Registrars Office should have the original application and other pertinent info ..HU, Howard, recently provided the entire apploication package and transcripts to a descendant Zrt I am finding the same at Talladega [smezz] Evans, and Johnson is were I am most concentrated at this time. most of my infor comes from family [AltaCann] I am not certain of Hampton's procedures ...but thsi person went through the Counsel Generals office to obtain this inforamtion [smezz] how can I get info from HU, my grandfather attended there [smezz] Howard [AltaCann] Try Alum Relations, Registrara & Counsel General Office, you may have to provide a legal document showing kinship and rught to information] [Art] I find more success tracing the whole family, not just my direct line. Now have a database with 14K people in it [AltaCann] rught=right Art that is terrific. [AltaCann] What is the HU name ..I can look it up and give you grduation year at the least [Art] VKN, as I said yesterday, I'm just searching "colored" people, right [smezz] You already gave me that info a couple of weeks ago, very appreciative [AltaCann] OK ... did not realize you were one and the same person ... LOL Art are you willing to share the database from the Afrigeneas Ohio sute" site Alta our worlds are getting smaller and that is super great! [Art] I'll respond to Individual questions, got too much data on too many people/lines for total public consumption, privacy issues [AltaCann] Certainly is! Okay I do understand. [smezz] Art, what kind of info [AltaCann] What I am finding, hoever, is that the really serious folks here, are the same ones I connect with oever and over again! [AltaCann] hoever=however [Art] birth, marrige,divorce,death,multiple marriages, children out of wedlock, you name it Alta you have a famous Howard U Delta who is an in lae to my SLATER research by the name of Jeanne Noble. Her family line is PRITCHARD. [AltaCann] I remember Jean Noble ... at least the name Alta she was national DST President but I cannot recall the year. [Art] It all sounds Greek to me. [AltaCann] Yes, Thought so. I believe she was around the era of Frankie Freeman, before Lillian Benbow! [AltaCann] LOL at Art! She was also Miss Hoeard in about 1940 or somewhere in there [AltaCann] Jeter! [AltaCann] No that, I did not know. Heyyyyy Jeter [AltaCann] Helen Dibble was also a DST [Jeter] Hello, peoples [smezz] hi jeter I know she inducyed me. inducted [Jeter] I have a day off, thought I'd join yas.. [Art] Is this the Jeter/Geder person? [AltaCann] LOL .. I see! [Jeter] One and Only! Lawrence Cannady was an Omega [Art] You're doing GOOD work, thanks for your posts/ Alta did you know Bill Callaway from Roanoke? He was a classmate of Cannady at Fisk and at Meharry. [AltaCann] No, but I am related to Callaways on my Mother' side, her aunt Lizzie Martin married a Callaway [AltaCann] There are a tribe of Callaways,. Calloways My husband also has a Callaway grandmother from Franklin County [Art] Omega, isn't that somewhere down the line from APA? Just joking, please don't throw rocks. You'd better duck Art. [Jeter] I work work with a Bill Callaway here in Oakland.. [AltaCann] Where were you born,VKN .... Art! Bad Art! LOL! [Art] IVKN I Have and I am LOL Calhoun County Alabama is the place of birth Family here since abouy 1842 [AltaCann] All from the same tree, just different branches. How did you find the VA connection. You also realted to my classmate, Charlotte Woods. about Charlotte is a niece of my husband. Herman Preston Nelson is from Boones Mill [Art] Wow, is this world getting smaller and smaller, or what? [smezz] Is anyond familiar with King and Queen county, VA Isn;t it wonderful? [Art] You bet!! Smezz I have no direct connect with King & Queen Milton hello and Welcome Glad you are here Milton [Milton] hi [Milton] thanks [Art] 'lo Milton, What's up? Draw up a chair Milton and jump in the conversation. [AltaCann] King and Queen countyis in Eastern Virginia. I know little about it, but I think some Canadys originate there. [AltaCann] I was born near Boones Mill, in Rocky Mount, VA [smezz] johnson family 1860's Milton what are are your search names? [Art] Hey y'all, my wife has looked in here a couple of times. Think I'd better get back to the yard, se you tomorrow. [AltaCann] Nothing familiar Smezz. [smezz] bye art [AltaCann] Go head .. honey dew! [Jeter] later,Art [AltaCann] See ya, later! [AltaCann] Hello Milton ... what are your surnames? [Milton] FORTE/FLOWERS/EPTING/HAMILTON/TURNER/CARR/RILEY Milton, let us know if we can help. Enjoy! Hmmm EPTING is an interesting name. [smezz] My uncle was supposed to have recieved land from a white man in VA, he was denied ownership, how can I find info on this? Smezz that is an easy one. [smezz] Turner? where, mine is MD [Milton] That's my father's mother name A aaaaaaaaaaaaaf the land records will reveal any and all trabsactions. [Milton] in MS a search [smezz] will it go back to the 1800's early 1900's Oh yes Smezz. Land records are the most substantial there are and go back to the beginning of the country. A search will reap good results for you. [AltaCann] Tha is a grat fact to know [AltaCann] grat=great [smezz] thank you, very helpful Milton, are you needing any special help? Jeter will be hosting a session each Wednesday evening in this very room. So we will need to plan to be here to show our support. [Jeter] Milton, where are your ancestors mainly from? Oops guess Milton was booted. [Jeter] Thanks for the Promo! LOL [Jeter] Yea!!!! [smezz] Jeter, what topics will you cover [Jeter] At first, it will be an open forum... [smezz] when will it start? [Jeter] Wednesdays at 6:00pm PST [Jeter] 9:00pm eastern [smezz] next wednesday? [Jeter] In Sydney, that would be .... [Jeter] Yes.. [smezz] 9:00am and 12 noon thursday in Sydney :) [Jeter] Smezz, if you have a particular subject, I could do some research... [AltaCann] Sorry about that! [smezz] At this time I am still beginning. I will keep your offer in mind [smezz] welcome back alta [Jeter] That's OK, Alta... You guys got calculators or something LOL [Jeter] LOL! Heyyyyy Alta and welcome back. [AltaCann] Thank you ...what did I miss? [AltaCann] Any Bennett College connections here? [smezz] I am presently going thru my fathers papers, he was a balto. historian. once I have compiled everything, I will share with afrigeneas family [Jeter] I'm kinda like a beginner also....but I love this stuff! Me too [AltaCann] I am a Newbie, too! Been at it some 30 plus years [AltaCann] Ahhhhh, the genealogy sage! [Jeter] You be da Queen Mentor! [smezz] I remember him sharing information about blacks in balto. I am know trying to find. lots of articles and such [smezz] now Smezz do you know Louis Diggs [Jeter] Let me know if you find the surname MELVEN in that Balto stuff.. [smezz] No, but have seen him on T.V. plenty of times, I live near catonsville where is from [smezz] I have yearbooks from Frederick Douglas 41, 42, 44, 45 and dunbar 41, 47 [smezz] High schools [smezz] will do look ups Smezz those would make a great database for the website. [smezz] I thought about that, how can I contribute I am always looking for content Smezz can you scan the info? [smezz] Scanner is broken, have to replace [smezz] I am willing to e-mail data to site Typing it may be a bit tedious Oopos the closing hour approaches. [smezz] I don't mind, I find it interesting. I love sharing with others Gotta run some errands downtown. [smezz] trait I picked up from dear old dad So glad to spend this time together! [Jeter] Yea, me gotta go; Later y'all! [smezz] good bye Smezz let us continue this discussion tomorroe. Niters to jeter, Smezz, Alta See yall tomorrow.
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