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Johnny Depp African Ancestry

According to, on Mr. Depps' paternal side, he is the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandson of the "union" between English immigrant Thomas Key (1595-1636) and a slave named Martha (b. 1612). Their child, Elizabeth Key Grinstead (b. 1630), was the first enslaved black/mulatto woman to successfully sue for her freedom and that of her infant son John Grinstead. On July 21, 1656, she acquired her freedom in the colony of Virginia.

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