Interesting Question of the Day – 30 August 2016

In 1640, John Punch was sentenced to a life of forced labour, and became the first legally recognised slave on the North American continent.

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Who is his eleventh generation grandson?

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2 comments on “Interesting Question of the Day – 30 August 2016
  1. Ally says:

    Barack Obama? Cause that’d be an awesome twist of events…

    • iqtrivia says:

      It is, but not through the black side of his family.

      John Punch’s descendants wound up intermarrying with whites and wound up producing Obama’s mother.