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THE LEFLORES
Louis LeFleur and his wives Mary Cravatt and Rebecca Cravatt

Michael LeFleur and Achuka
Louisa LeFlore and Daniel Krebs
Marie Francioise LeFlore and Adam Hollinger

Greenwood LeFlore and Rosa Donley

LOUIS LEFLEUR and his wives MARY CRAVATT and REBECCA CRAVATT

Louis LeFleur

LifeNotes: He was a Canadian and later resident of Mobile. He and his brother Michael (below) operated inns on the Natchez Trace during the period 1810-22 and were still living at the time of the Choctaw removal. Louis had his inn at French Camp, Mississippi.

Born: Married: Died:
Parents: Jean Baptiste LeFleur, son of Jacques LeFleur, Sieur, and Marie Girard

1st-Nancy Cravatt

LifeNotes:

Born: Married: Died:
Parents: John Cravatt and a Choctaw woman

Their children were:

2nd-Rebecca Cravatt

Born, Married, Died,
Parents: John Cravatt and a Choctaw woman

LifeNotes: She was sister to Nancy.

Their children were:

to Some Creek Familes & Friends


MICHAEL LEFLEUR and ACHUKA

Michael LeFleur

LifeNotes: He was a Canadian and later resident of Mobile. He and his brother Louis (above) operated inns on the Natchez Trace during the period 1810-22 and were still living at the time of the Choctaw removal.

Born: 10/13/1767, St. Emanuel, Mobile Parish; Married, Died,
Parents: Jean Baptiste LeFleur, son of Jacques LeFleur, Sieur, and Marie Girard

Achuka

LifeNotes: She was a Choctaw

Born: Married: 1790 Okla Fyla, Natchez Trace, Choctaw Nation; Died,
Parents:

Their children were:

to Some Creek Familes & Friends


LOUISA LEFLORE and DANIEL KREBS

Louisa LeFlore

LifeNotes:

Born: 7/13/1765, St. Emanuel St. , Mobile, AL.
Married: 2/21/1786, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Lousiana
Died: 11/2/1813, Mobile, Mobile Co., AL.
Parents: Jean Baptiste LeFlore (Lefleur) and Marie Girard

Daniel Krebs

LifeNotes:

Born:
Married:
Died:
Parents: Hugo Krebs and ? Chauvin de Joyeuse

Their children were:

to Some Creek Familes & Friends


MARIE FRANCOISE LEFLEUR and ADAM HOLLINGER

Marie Francoise Lefleur

LifeNotes:

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

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 lived among the Creek Indians and operated a river crossing, Hollingers Ferry. He established the Ferry on the Tombigbee River.

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 and referred to as Irish in his Catholic marriage record
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:

Their children were:

to Some Creek Familes & Friends


GREENWOOD LEFLORE and ROSA DONLEY

Greenwood Leflore

LifeNotes: Went to French Camp, Mississippi when he was 10. Later Greenwood was sent to Nashville to be educated under the care of John Donley, a longtime mail carrier on the Trace.

In 1824, Greenwood returned to the Choctaw country and was soon elected chief of one of the three Choctaw districts in succession to the late Pushmataha. In 1830, he signed the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, which provided for the removal of the Choctaws to the Indian Territory, but when the majority of his tribesmen departed he did not follow. Instead he
remained in Mississippi and was elected to the Mississippi Legislature as a representative from Carroll County from 1831 to 1844.

In 1854 he began work on his mansion, "Malmasion", which lay within the bounds of his 15,000 acre estate. Over $10,000 was spent on the furnishings for one room

Involved in extensive land speculating ventures which encompassed properties in Mississippi and Texas, he supported the Union during the Civil War.

Born: 6/3/1800, LeFleur's Bluff.
Married: 12/4/1817
Died: 8/31/1865
Parents: Louis LeFleur and Rebecca Cravatt

1st-Rosa Donley

LifeNotes:

Born:
Married: 12/4/1817
Died: 1829
Parents: John Donley

Their children were:

2nd-Elizabeth Coody

LifeNotes: Her brother was Cherokee chief William Shorey Coody.

Born, Married, Died:1853
Parents:

LifeNotes:

Their children were:

3rd-Priscilla Donley

LifeNotes: She was sister of Greenwood's first wife Rosa. She lived at Malmaison until her death.

Born, Married, Died: 1910; Parents: John Donley

Their children were:

to Some Creek Familes & Friends