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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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My father New York City 1819 Long Island, NY Oral history

My father said his father's family were never slaves and were mixed with Shinnecock Indian ancestry. The NY Historical Society exhibit, Slavery in NY, displays a list of jurors in 1819 that includes my father's great-grandfather's name. The source of the list of jurors is the NYC Municipal Archives.

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