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All Things Barack Obama
In First Lady’s Roots, a Complex Path From Slavery
Barack Obama Campaign
Fraser Robinson III and his wife, Marian, with their children, Craig and Michelle, now the first lady.
Published: October 7, 2009
WASHINGTON — In 1850, the elderly master of a South Carolina estate took pen in hand and painstakingly divided up his possessions. Among the spinning wheels, scythes, tablecloths and cattle that he bequeathed to his far-flung heirs was a 6-year-old slave girl valued soon afterward at $475. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/08/us/politics/08genealogy.html?_r=1&em