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Freed slave's story uncovered by owner's descendant

February 21, 2007

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While Leona W. Martin's forebears were fighting for the British during the Revolutionary War, the freed slave that genealogist David Lambert counts as an adopted ancestor was performing heroically for the patriots at Bunker Hill. (Full article: 547 words)

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