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How many children did Tom have?



It's been decades since I saw this series, but I remember clearly Tom's two daughters, Elizabeth and Cynthia. However, at the end of the original series "Roots", Tom has two sons. Am I remembering this wrong? If he had two boys first, what happened to them?



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Hi
Tom and irene had 8 children altogether

6 daughter and 2 sons.
maria jane
viney
ellen
matilda
elizabeth
cynthia
tom
? not sure what the other son was called.

Hope this helps

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I may be mistaken but I think one of their kids died in infancy.


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Gracia,
(thanks)

i was about to say 5.My older sister said 7 or 8,so thank you!
Will be re-watching BOTH versions,roots and the Next GEN,all this cold winter comin up!
starting today into 2015. love it so much for decades,since i was a teen in eighties, high school,thru early nineties.love it so much.
adios.



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I know Tom had at least one son in ROOTS. The boy was played by Todd Bridges.

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