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great grandmother johns island,sc 1860s charleston,sc [Cainhoy] oral history told to me by my aunt and varified in the 1910 cenceus

One of my great uncles by the name of james brisbane was the driver for the slave master and as it was he had other task and they were to bury the dead and the masters money so James did as he was told by his master . So after the war past James waited and waited for his master to return, master never return James went back into the forest were the dead bodies and money were and became a pretty wealhty man who bought him a house in what the natives call Pie Land in with he brought my great grandmother Loela to live with him at a very young age a she lived very well off as a child in the 1900s But uncle James had a wife who traveled the world and did not no that the child she had been sending all those beautful things from around the world was of dark color soon after the Moley's return Leola was returned to her parents in st.dennis and st. thomas in,sc

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