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THE HOLLINGERS
Adam Hollinger and Eliza ? and Marie Francoise Lefleur and Marie Joseph Juzan and (?)
William Hollinger and Levetia Hettie Colbert

Adam Hollinger and Rubine Innerarity
Levetia Hollinger and Isaac Gilbert House

See the transcriptions of the original marriage and
birth records of the Hollinger family
.

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ADAM HOLLINGER and his wives ELIZA?? and MARIE FRANCOISE LEFLEUR and MARIE JOSEPH JUZAN and maybe (?)

Adam Hollinger

LifeNotes: He was of Irish birth (per marriage records -- Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile). A well-known Indian countryman.

Thought to have served in the Revolutionary War.

Named in a 1786 Spanish land grant. He was names as age 46 and shown as unmarried in the 1787 Spanish census for the Tensaw District. He lived among the Creek Indians and operated a river crossing, Hollingers Ferry. He established the flat boat ferry on the Tombigbee River in 1797 -- this ferry was the only crossing between Fort Stoddert and Fort Mims.

Owned a large tract of land on Cut Off Island, and the land stayed in the family for a very long time.

From "Early Washington County", by Robert V. Haynes:: " In June 18-- Sargeant announced his patronage decisions. As justices of the county courts he named James Fair, John Johnson, John Chastang, John Caller, Joseph Thompson, and Flood McGrew; he selected John Pierce to be county coroner; David Mims, treasurer; Samuel McCarkle; prothonotary to the Court of Common Pleas, clerk to the Court of General Quarter Sessions, and County Recorder; and James Fair, judge of probate. To the coveted post of sheriff, Wilson Carman was appointed as a reward for loyal servies. The officers of the county militia were Adam Hollenger and Joseph Stiggins, captains; Flood McGrew and William Pierce, lieutenants and Daniel Johnson and John Lindar, ensigns." Note: the Sargeant was Governor Sargeant.

About 1797 Adam and some of his friends took Jacob Townshen prisoner and killed him. Read Benjamin Hawkins' account.

See the deed of gift of slaves to his children 1808

Born: about 1741 according to census and referred to as Irish in his Catholic marriage record (or ca 1853 Ireland per other sources)
1st-Married:
2nd-Married: 8/12/1788, Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, British Territory, West Florida. See the transcription of the original record.
3rd-Married: 4/11/1792, Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, AL See the transcription of the original record.
Died: 1809-1810, buried at his summer home in Mount Vernon. Will dated 4/9/1808; see the text.
Parents:

1st- Elizabeth "Eliza" Moniac

LifeNotes: she may have been a wife, may have not. She was Creek.

Born: Married: Died:
Parents:

Their children were:

Marie Francoise Lefleur

LifeNotes: Was of French-Choctaw blood

Born: 10/27/1769, St. Emanuel St., Mobile Parish, Mobile, AL
Married: 8/12/1788, Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, British Territory, West Florida
Died: 7/12/1789, Hollinger's Isle, Mobile, Spanish Territory
Parents: Jean Baptiste LeFlore (Lefleur) and Marie Girard

Their children were:

3rd- Marie Josephine Juzan

LifeNotes: She was of Kaskaskia Illini blood. Native of Mobile, resident in the United States at the Tombecbe.

Their home was on Dog River Island, which was known as Hollinger's Island and Nanna Hubba Island. William Hollinger was six years old at the time of his fathers second marriage and from that point on, he didn't live with his father, even though they remained on good terms. W. David Tait took William into his home.

Born: 1766 Mobile, AL
Married: 4/11/1792, Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile, AL, Spanish Territory. See the transcription of the original record.
Died: 1836, buried Church Street Cemetery, Mobile, AL
Parents: Pierre Juzan and Catherine Parnell

Note: some information below from a July, 1981 article in the Baldwin County Historical Society Quarterly, in a reprint of the text of a letter by James Fleetwood Foster to a Hollinger decendant Mrs. Raphael Semmes.

Their children were:

to Some Creek Families & Friends


WILLIAM RANDON HOLLINGER and LEVETIA HETTIE COLBERT

William Hollinger

LifeNotes: William Hollinger was six years old at the time of his fathers second marriage and from that point on, he didn't live with his father, even though they remained on good terms. W. David Tait took William into his home and the boy grew to manhood amongst the Tates.

147. William Hollinger
On 4 March 1789, I, the undersigned Pastor of Mobile, baptized solemnly in Samuel Mims' house, William, about 7 years old, Mestizo, son of Adam Hollinger and an Indian. Godparents are Joseph Thompson and Madame Mims.

Rev. Miguel Lampost

William Randall Hollinger escaaped the Ft. Mims Massacre; he and the Steadham brothers got out by cutting a hole in the wall. Is this William the one who escaped or was it his son??

William Hollinger was a guide, spy and interpreter for the US Army during the War of 1812. And he serve as an Indian guide for Gen. Andrew Jackson during the Creek War. See his application for bounty land

See his deed of gift to his daughter Levetia.

Appearing 23 October1850
Wm. Hollinger
age 64 M. Farmer $7, 000 Ala
Hetty
age 50 F C Ala
Elick
age 34 M. C. Stock keeper Ala
David
age 22 M. C Ala
Wm. Randall
age 17 M. C Ala
Vicey House
age 24 F Ala
Mary J.
age 4 F Ala
Wm. A
. age 2 Ala
James Langman
age 63 M. Ditcher Engand
Nathaniel J. Murphy
age 30 M. Overseer Ala

Note: the Vicey House and the 2 children listed below her are Levetia Hollinger House, William's daughter and her 2 children.

Born: in 1786, baptized 3/4/1789 at the home of Samuel Mims and said to be "son of Adam Hollinger and an Indian". See the transcription of the original record; Married: between 1820-5; Died: 5/1860 Monroe Co., AL (cause of death: gradual paralysis). See his will
Parents: Adam Hollinger and Eliza ?, an Indian woman

Children of William and unknown mate:

Levitce Hettie Colbert

LifeNotes:

Born: 1790; Married: between 1820-5; Died: 4/1860, Monroe Co., AL
Parents: William Colbert and Celia Sizemore

Their children were:

to Some Creek Families & Friends


ADAM CORNELIUS HOLLINGER and RUBINE INNERARITY

Adam Hollinger

LifeNotes: Adam was called the pioneer of the lumber and timber trade in Mobile. Had a large saw mill on the Dog River. He owned about 200 slaves. Was hit hard financially due to overextension in 1837 and suffered finacilaly for the next 10 years.

Born: 1/27/1793, Mobile, AL, baptized 2/20/1793, Immaculate Conception Church of Mobile
Married:
Died:
Parents: Adam Hollinger, and Marie Joseph Juzan

Rubine Innerarity

LifeNotes:

Born: Married: Died:
Parents:

Their children were:

2nd wife ? Robson of Greensboro, AL

to Some Creek Families & Friends


LEVETIA HOLLINGER and ISAAC GILBERT HOUSE

Levetia Hollinger

LifeNotes: listed in 1850 census in William Hollinger's household with her 2 children. After her husband disappeared, Levetia went to live in the home of her father. She later remarried. She received a deed of gift -- slaves and cattle -- from her father in 1846; see the text of the deed.

Born: about 1826; Married in Monroe Co., AL on 12/17/1844; Died
Parents: William Hollinger and Levetica Hettie Colbert

Isaac Gilbert House

LifeNotes: Isaac Gilbert House disappeared while on a trip taking cotton to gin in Claiborne. It is reported Gilbert had another family elsewhere.

Born: Binghamton, NY; Married: in Monroe Co., AL on 12/17/1844; Died:
Parents:

Their children were:

to Some Creek Families & Friends