|Somewhat to Lewis Zirkle's credit he did free one of his slaves, George, and gave him some land in one of his wills|
|Here Lewis leaves a Mulatto boy to his wife|
Closing our eyes to slave ownership in our families is a shame. I think looking at this terrible episode in our family history can make us more sympathetic to plight of oppressed peoples, and should make us more humanitarian. I personally try to vote for those who support equal treatment for all.
|Here Lewis leaves his slave Margaret to his wife|
|Alluding to Slaves not named|