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STORYTELLER: family members LOCATION: Jamaica YEAR TOOK PLACE: 1861
TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN: Jamaica HOW HEARD:

My great grandmother was born in Jamaica and married a European man. My great grandmother is also Indian and gave birth to five children: one of them is my grandmom and the others are my aunts and uncles. They were born in Jamaica. My grandmother had six children also who were born in Jamaica until they moved to the United States of America during there teen years. Out of my grandmother's children of six kids my father is the oldest son.





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