Sally Hemings's Children: Madison Hemings

Madison Hemings's youngest child, Ellen Wayles Roberts (1856-1940) (left), moved with her husband to California.

Frederick M. Roberts(1880-1952) (right) became the first black representative in the California assembly in 1918.

Ellen Roberts’s descendants include Getting Word participants Patricia Roberts, Lucille Balthazar, and Karen Willand and her daughter Lena (left to right)

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