Hello Art!!!! Grass all cut LOL [Art] you bet, i woldn't be allowed to "play" if it weren't You are right on time today! That is soooo funny. That was a good session on yesterday [Art] I really enjoyed yesterday's seesion, how bout you? It was great! So lively and filled with good information. It was good to hear about your datavase [Art] I met Alta thru the forum database Oh she is great [AltaCann] Good Morning! Is just opening her own business to do fund development for HDCUs [Art] Yes, I have about 2.5K on my family page that is indexed and available Hryyy Alta Was just speaking of you [Art] Hi Alta Alta I need the URL for your website the log failed to capture it. [AltaCann] Pleasantly speaking, I hope! How else? LOL [AltaCann] Certainly http://www.eFundsAssist.com [AltaCann] LOL .... Thanx a bunch! Another cold day in Alabam [AltaCann] You are very welcome .. I also want to sent you an information packet. pleae email me a mailing address [AltaCann] chilly here, too ..but not cold [Art] warm here, good grass cutting weather, too bad I did mine y'day in the heat I will do just that Well I am wrapped in a blanket [AltaCann] Doubtful that I wll participate much .. preparing a financial statement to investor .... need more $$$ ..while waiting for accounts receivable [AltaCann] Our HBCUs are notorious for slow payment ... why is that so? Yeah gotta eat and pay the rent [Art] Where did the two of you go to school? college, and are you sorors ? Alta thry do not have the money [AltaCann] Howard Bison here and Delta til I die Their cash flow is next to a dribble Talladega College is in dire need of the help you are offering [AltaCann] VKN, they have the money, it's about priorities. A majority consultant that I sometimes work with, never had this problem ...this is what burn me up ... it's like I can wait ans he cannot? You may want to test their waters. [AltaCann] I believe Talledega has a woman President? I will send her something next week. [Art] Did you see where CSU's Art Thomas was acquitted of any wrong doing. The "State" tried to "hang' him on his severance package. [AltaCann] My editor is a Talledega graduate [AltaCann] Any realtion to you, Art Thomas? WEll I heard he was a eascal, Art [AltaCann] Is this Central State? [Art] Bad Rap, he just had too much "street" in him for a college pres. Great VP of Acad Affairs Rascal [AltaCann] VKN, where in Alabama are you? Anniston [AltaCann] I see, I was there once That is 90 miles West of Atlanta and 55 miles East of Birmimgham Oh when was that? [Art] Howard, my dau-in-law's bro is working on the Harlem burial ground project at Howard. Dr. Mark Mack [AltaCann] Passed through on the Southern Crescent .. we had a problem with trin and stopped there ..in the mid-80s Art are you Ohio born? O see I see [Art] Ohio, to the 'bone", just as country as i can be. [AltaCann] People were nice ..but not much to see from train stop Art I recall years ago you writing about first families. [AltaCann] My resident assistant was from there, a Jones, I forget her first name ... Alta populayion is about 19,000 [AltaCann] Barbara I think [Art] Yes, that was me. Got into FF of Champaign County, proved people here in 1813 Was from Anniston or Talladega? [AltaCann] I sm certain Barbara Jones .. Dr. Barbara Jones, got Ph.D from HOward in the early to mud 70s [AltaCann] Anniston, that was the first time I ever heard of Anniston from Barbara I will ask my cousin, Helen Bush Caver ( a DST) about her. [AltaCann] She was still in this area about 10 yeas ago. Okay, she was a tall, healthy woman, beautiful dark skin... Art were there quite a few? OK I shall inquire. [Art] Two families of mine among many. one family had 12 chd, the other 16 chd, great research area for collateral lines [AltaCann] Before, I return to this report, I have one question? OK shoot the question [AltaCann] How is is it that this center is affliliated with MSU? Seems like an odd palce for it. Just curious? I was searching for a freebie to host the mailimg list [AltaCann] I see.. interesting .. it is quite impressive I must say! and Gon Mabry at MsState offered to help at o cost [Art] Right on!, you picked a good one That was five years ago Don Mabry [AltaCann] One last question .. do you single handedly run the web site? [AltaCann] Are you really the webmaster? Just about. [AltaCann] sorry, two questions I read abd approve every message that is posted. [AltaCann] How do you handle it all? I trash the remainder [AltaCann] Good .. I am sure you get some doozies Workaholic I am LOL [AltaCann] I must assume that you are retired? [AltaCann] You must do this full time But yje web site is assisted by BJSmothers who is truly a guru. She does the design and planning [AltaCann] I see .. I also have a final comment OK Surnames is done by Anita in NJ [AltaCann] I just love your husband's name "Hasker" ... I love that name ..what are its origins Damita assists with the States Eric Thomas handles some of the admin tasks with the mailing list [AltaCann] When I have time ..I intend to volunteer in some capacity [Art] Workaholic that's true. I remember your post to the AAHGS Journal about 7-8 years ago on helping folks research the Anniston area. Hasker lives in Cincinatti Ohio and is no kin [AltaCann] Oh my goodness ,,, always thought he was yours! LOL Herman lives in Anniston with me LOL [AltaCann] Glad to know you are with your chosen one [AltaCann] LOL [Art] Wait'll I tell Hasker. :-)) [AltaCann] LOL Did you read about the book Hasker has published? [AltaCann] Not yet ..but want to get it ..pouring everything inot the business these days Dis=did [Art] Got a copy two weeks ago when he was at Wilberforce. How is it Art? [AltaCann] OK .. I am back to work ..but peeking at the screen ..you two behave in there OK Alta [Art] Wonderful, Just sent a questionaire to a 90 year old cousin in Indiana and gave my ex M-I-L one this AM Very very good. Art how do you rate the Dee Woodtor book? [Art] M-I-L is also 90 and she was born in Lincoln, AL parents were Embry and Hall How about that! [Art] very good, use it often as a reference for "tips" Have you found them in the census? [Art] got Talladega Co., from 1870- 1920, she came to Ohio in 1917 [Art] Have also used the 1866 Calhoun Census for AA's So they were in the Talladega County and you found them there? Oh yes I extracted that one. [Art] Yep, a bunch of Embry's [Art] Just saw a pic this AM of M-I-L's father as a teenager with his parents and sibs I mean I yranscribed the 1866 for Calhoun Black population. [Art] And it was a great job. transcribed I will have to take another look fro Embry I knew some Embrys but they were from Indiana [Art] The Delaney family is/was related/married to the embry's Same as the Felaney sisters? [Art] 1866 Calhoun Census Delaney's Oh okay Did you get the documents needed for Delaney? I ask because I can always take a looksee when I go to the Alabama Room. [Art] have marriage and death along with Census from 1870 Wonderful! Then all of your bases are covered. [Art] However can always use more documentation laughing Well you have no brick wall. I only help where there is a brick wall. [Art] I've got some "arguing" folks, need all the proof I can get. I understand There was a time when I would look and search [Art] I know, and you never get to your "stuff" Then I found that I was repeating steps already travelec. Sometimes it is difficult. traveled Hello Izzy how are you Come on in and jump in [Art] 'lo izzy, How ya doin' [izzy] ok, just trying to sort ort how this works. We are just musing and munching with a bite of genealogy thrown in the middle. So are we Izzy It is a new environment for each of us. [Art] I'm in Ohio, can I help in your research? and I am in Alabama Izzy. [izzy] I'm in California and researching Pennsylvania, Virginia, Michigan, and Texas . . . [AltaCann] I am in MD ..but have access to some VA [Art] Also looking at parts of NC, KY, VA, IN [Art] Where in Michigan? [AltaCann] What counties in VA, Izzy? amd I do Florida annd Georgia as well as Nirginis My expertise is slave research [Art] VKN, she does everything but Windows :-)) Hello Ruth come on in!!! Welcome to you Ruth [AltaCann] Hello Izzy and Ruth You are so right Art I don't do windows. I'se a Mac I is LOL [Art] Really, I didn't know you were a Mac person All of my computer ten years Art [Art] How does Mac work with FTM and some of the other Gen packages? Not very well Art I use a program called Reunion It is super outstanding. I also use PAF. and there are a few others. FTM is too clunky for me [Art] Haven't used Reunion have worked with PAF Just saved a log for us [Art] Thanks Reunion is about 9 years old Art But it is only for the Mac platform It tried to do Windows for a while but they sold it to Generations [Art] Oh, Okay, guess that's why I haven't worked with it. [izzy] What's agood program for a beginner? and Now I understand that The Learning Tree is dying on the vine? Aren't they the parent for FTM? [Art] I started with Family Origins, they were Parsons, now FTM owns them Izzy I would say PAF [AltaCann] ? It is a program done by the Mormons Think it sells for $39.00 [AltaCann] FTM amd PAF? [Art] Personal Ancestral ???? [Art] FTM= Family Tree Maker at one time they were giving it away but not sure if that is still the case. [Art] They give their latest version, when they update then you pay. Kinda like Shareware was/is Personal Ancestral File Oh I see [izzy] Who gives it away? Latter Day Saints is the giver [Art] Check LDS site, I think Familysearch.com or something like that. Art can you get it at their website? [Art] Yes, they let you download from their site---Free Oops you answered my question while I was syill asking. LOL syll=still [Art] Ain't I quick? [izzy] Great, will check it out. and correct as well as quick. We'd better package you, kiddo Izzy, if you have a problem check back here and we will help We are a friendly group and hopoe you will become a part of us. [Art] VKN, got to thank for this past week. Hope the Chat just takes off, it's fun and you too Ruth. Well Art it may take a month to really get a following Then we can begin to invite guests to give a brief presentation [Art] If you build it they will come........you've built well [izzy] Another question . . . military records from the mid-1940's, where to locate them? Have you been to page of Bennie McRae, Izzy? [Art] Check the Lest We Forget Link on Afrigeneas Links, it'll get you to MIL REcs He is the military expert. [izzy] No. What's the address? [izzy] Ok. got it. Oops what is it Art? Wow you are great, Art [Art] don't have it handy, but it is on Afrigeneas Links Yes the links page is a road map to every where [Art] The Best I've seen for AA research [izzy] This chat is great. I'm ready to spend my breakfast hour with you regularly! [Art] breakfast?????? That is great Izzy Izzy are you ib california? [izzy] Breakfast time in CA. [Art] OOPS, I forgot Where in Cal? [izzy] Modesto . . . northern, near Oakland adn Sacramento. I spent most of my paid working life in California [AltaCann] Wine country [Art] Great Group in the Bay Area, [izzy] Where? I know Modesto area well/ Santa barbara [Art] Afrigeneas Links, has their site listed, Northern Cal AA Gen Grp [izzy] You do? this little burg? We call Santa Barbara "The Peatl of the Pacific" Pearl [izzy] It is. By the way, have I read somewhere that you were/are a social worker? Izzy I was with the State Department of Social Services and traveled the entire state [izzy] Wow. I was with them for a while, just prior to coming here. I am a socila worker by training, ny profession and by experience LOL ny=by [Art] I'm gone y'all, have a good weekend. But by practive I am a Human Resource Developer Bye Art [izzy] Thanks for the help, Art. Izzy did you work in Sacto? [izzy] No. In San Mateo and here and the Mid-West. Well the hour has reached the quarter past mark [izzy] See you next week. We were offered a job in San Mateo when we left the U od Michigan BUT Santa Barbara was too beautiful to pass by. San mateo is a nice community [izzy] You made a good choice. [AltaCann] Pardon [AltaCann] VKN ...interested in your HR skills Yes mam [AltaCann] Will email you after you visit my site Okay I will go there when we shut doen here. [AltaCann] You may be a resource in moer ways than one OK [AltaCann] Ok ..sorry ..please proceed .. Well Izzy are you on the mailing list for AfriGeneas? [izzy] yes. Great! [AltaCann] I am sorry, Izzy missed your surnames Well beautiful people, gonna call it a day [izzy] OK Yes Izzy what are your surnames? [AltaCann] Thanks VKN and all [izzy] FORD, EDMONDS, TAYLOR Call your ancestral Roll and then I will vamoose [izzy] ? [AltaCann] CANNADAY, WEBB, DILLARD, TATE WHITE, MARTIN in VA Yes Izzy [izzy] OK. didn't know the term. packages?
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