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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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MOTHER GRANDFATHER BORN IN ABBEVILLE SOUTH . WASHINGTON,NORTH CAROLINA ORALLY

JAMES BENJAMIN ALEXANDER WAS BORN DECEMBER1902 TO ALEX AND MARY (MINNIE) ALEXANDER IN ABBEVILLE,SC. MY GRANDFATHER LEFT ABBEVILLE'S AS A YOUNG BOY MIGRATING TO LITTLE WASHINGTON NC WHERE HE MET AND MARRIED MY GRANDMOTHER DORA VIRGINA LANGLEY ALEXANDER FROM THIS UNION MY MOTHER CHARLOTTE LOUISE ALEXANDER BUTLER WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 26,1939 IN WASHINGTON,NC. MY GRANDFATHER NEVER EVER RETURN TO HIS BIRTHPLACE . MY MOTHER NEVER KNEW ANY OF HER FATHER'S RELATIVE'S FROM ABBEVILLE,SC. MY HEART LONG TO MEET MY RELATIVE.

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