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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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from my father cherokee al, and other states he had children over several states alabama from my father yes ive heard this from other family members

my grandfather supposedly had over 25 children over several states but i do not know where he came from? Our family has 3 different spellings to our last name roberson,robertson and robinson. I know nothing of his history or where he is from.They he might have been a hundred years old when he died in the 1960s. my mom said he looked if he was mixed of with american indian or pure breed american indian. I would like to learn where he is from and where i come from. He died before i was born i didnt get a chance to meet. my aunts wont tell me anything i dont if there ashamed if he was a slave or own slaves?

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