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Leola Lovett McLaurin
Not much is known about the mother of the McLaurin family. She was born in Slyvania, Georgia. Earned a living doing domestic housework. Married John W. McLaurin. Gave birth to seven children. Although all of her children with the exception of Catherine who died at child birth, migrated to New York, Leola never made it. She died January 1, 1933. Some of her siblings also made the trek to New York. Uncle Carl and his wife lived in St. Albans, Jamaica, New York. They opened up their home to Leola's daughter Dora who left Savannah as a teenager.

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