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Michael Moore’s Ancestor Was a Scottish Slave Killed by American Indians

Posted by Jean-Yves on Mar 7, 2019

Flint filmmaker Michael Moore has discovered his ancestral roots — and they trace all the way back to an eighth great grandfather, brought to Boston as a slave in 1651 and later killed by American Indians.

Moore appeared on this week’s episode of “Finding Your Roots,” the PBS series that explores the family histories of celebrated guests by using DNA analysis and genealogical detective work.

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