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Thursday, April 07, 2005

African-Americans get help in tracking family history

By Kristen GreenUNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER April 4, 2005 Margaret Lewis developed an interest in her family history watching her father research his roots. When an elderly uncle visited 10 years ago, Lewis' father suggested that she interview him. After listening to her great-uncle's stories about their family, including a grandfather who had been born into slavery, she started filling holes on the family tree. "I've been hooked ever since," said Lewis, 57. A year later, the Skyline woman helped found the San Diego African American Genealogy Research Group, which provides support to its 50 members who are tracing their heritage and encourages others to begin working on their family trees. Full Story:


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