reflections, observations, random thoughts and bon mots: strolling the literary and
geographic landscapes of American history
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Oldest living African-American dies at 113
. . .Winn was one of two known people left in the United States whose parents both were almost certainly born into slavery because documents show they were born before the end of the Civil War, though her great-niece Mary C. Hollins says Winn never acknowledged that.