Tom Kinte "Murray" was the son of "Chicken" George Lea and his wife, Matilda, grandson of Kizzy, and great grandson of Kunta Kinte. He is the great grandfather of Alex Haley. 

Raised up by his mama Matilda and Grandmama Kizzy, after Grandpa/slave owner Tom Leá sold his father Chicken George to pay his gambling debt to a English Cock Fighter that got the better of him.