The Waltons (1971–1981)
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The Family Tree 

Jason helps Verdie research her family tree. They find people who knew her family. Elizabeth starts writing to a soldier at Camp Lee, pretending she is 18 years old by sending Erin's picture as her own.

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John Walton, Sr.
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The Grandfather
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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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Jason Walton
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Erin Walton (as Mary Elizabeth McDonough)
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Ben Walton
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Jim-Bob Walton
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Elizabeth Walton
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Ike Godsey
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The Narrator (voice) (as Earl Hamner)
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Ernestine Barrier ...
Miss Estelle Unwin
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Mrs. Nelson
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Arnold Kevin
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Jason helps Verdie research her family tree. They find people who knew her family. Elizabeth starts writing to a soldier at Camp Lee, pretending she is 18 years old by sending Erin's picture as her own.

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Drama | Family | Romance

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9 February 1978 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This episode was made a year after Alex Haley's series Roots had been released in which he famously told the story of his descendants back to Kunta Kinte. Clearly it was made with similar sentiment. See more »

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As Grandpa, Jason and Verdi enter the estate's gate you can see what looks like production trailers on the left of the screen and again past some trees. See more »

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Verdie Foster: Your family owned mine!
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