Eliza Pinckney family. She was the oldest of 4.Her dad name was George Lucas her mom name was Ann Lucas.
George bought several plantations near Charleston , one with 600 acres of land near Wappoo Creek and the other a 1,500 acre parcel at garden hill
Despite the move, her mother died soon after their arrival in South Carolina
She even tutored a few of the slave children and soon thereafter
Eliza, with natural curiosity in botany considered the indigo plant as one of these crops. Indigo, was a valuable plant throughout the Wast indies and they were brought to South Carolina but met with very limited success.
Her dye was found to be superior to the french made indigo and she happily began to planter throughout South Carolina and within three years more than 100,00 pounds of indigo was shipped to England