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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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family members Saline County, Missouri 1800s Marshall, Slater and Sedalia, Missouri my great cousin

Our family supposedly claims to have the first black woman to marry a white man (irishman) in Saline County in the 1800's. It is told that he was the train conductor that drove through Marshall, Slater and Sedalia, Missouri.

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