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The Granger Family
Isaac Granger, using the surname Jefferson, survived into the 1840s as a free man in Petersburg, Virginia, and his recollections of life at Monticello were recorded.
In their final illnesses, George and Ursula Granger and their son George consulted a black conjurer, showing the persistence of African heritage at Monticello. Some slaves turned to root doctors and conjurers to help them mediate between the spirit world and their daily lives...