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Archeologist, DNA tests link enslaved people from 200 years ago to Maryland families today

A few years back, Vernon Brogden and his daughters Pamela and Sheila along with Wanda Watts and her family learned their ancestors lived as slaves in a cabin on a patch of land on Belvoir plantation just outside Annapolis. They’re emotional when they talk about it. Vernon Brogden, now 89, says, “My thought is my ancestors really went through something. ”Sheila Brogden Jefferson says, “It humbles…

Archeologist, DNA tests link enslaved people from 200 years ago to Maryland families today
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