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Local author to talk about her family’s place in history

By From page A5 | February 23, 2014

On Sunday, Feb. 23, Jeannette Molson will speak at 2 p.m. about her colorful ancestors at a Yolo County Historical Society meeting at the Hattie Weber Museum, 445 C St. in downtown Davis.
Molson has been researching her ancestors for the past 35 years. She share her discoveries about a relative who came to California during the Gold Rush as a slave, others who fought in the Civil War as soldiers in the U.S. Colored Troops regiment, and one who fought with the New York 107th; she even has a relative who was a stationmaster on the Underground Railroad.
Molson ┬áhas co-authored a book with Eual D. Blansett Jr. titled “The Torturous Road to Freedom.”

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