Malindy Robinson

Interviewer: Miss Irene Robertson

Person interviewed: Malindy Robinson

8th Street, West Memphis, Arkansas

Age: 61

"I was born in Wilkerson County, Mississippi. My ma never was sold, She

said she was eleven years old when peace was declared. Master Sims was

grandma's owner. Grandpa was never sold. He was born in Mississippi. He

was a mulatto man. He was a man worked about the house and grandma was a

field woman. She said she never was whooped but worked mighty hard. They

was good to grandma. She lived in the quarters. My parents b'long to the

same owner. But far as I ever knowed they married long after freedom.

They was raised close to Woodville, Mississippi."

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