finding your roots


Jason Gaines April 10, 2012

My name is Jason Gaines, i was born in Marrero,LA and although I do not carry the last name of my father, i found out that his born name was Nathan Hill but he thought Hills sounder better so he changed it. My grandfathers name was also Nathan Hill and my great grandfathers name was Saul Hill. This is as far as my search has taken me.

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The basic drive to discover who we are and where we come from is at the core of the new 10-part PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the 12th series from Professor Gates, the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. Filmed on location across the United States, the series premieres nationally Sundays, March 25 – May 20 at 8 pm ET on PBS (check local listings).

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