Halifax County woman makes connection to ancestors

Many African-Americans living in Halifax County today are descendents of slaves, but most have a hard time tracing their family’s history.

The institution of slavery disconnected many African-Americans from their heritage leaving descendents to wonder where they came from and who are their ancestors.

County resident Margaret Sutphin Waajid, who lives on Sutphin Road in South Boston, doesn’t have to wonder about her lineage any more.

After many years of researching her family’s history, Waajid has made a connection to many of her ancestors.

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