City Directories and History: R&R has divided the 1930’s SCDOT map of Charleston County into (47) sectional maps. Many of the individually listed schools and churches shown on this section are pictured. However, in many cases, the individual site also has its own post on R&R, which often provides added information and image. Be wise and use the search function to locate all of the entries for this and other homeplace listings.
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Dewees Island, Charleston County, another hunting area, had the Indian name of Timicau originally. In 1697 this 810-acre island was granted to Col. Thomas Carey. By 1791 it had already received the name Dewees, apparently from the owner, or a corruption of his surname.
(Information from: Names in South Carolina by C.H. Neuffer, Published by the S.C. Dept. of English, USC)
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