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Re: My LeBlanc Family
In Response To: Re: My LeBlanc Family ()
What I can tell you is that between the years of 1907-1920, there was a massive migration from Louisiana, mainly from St. Landry Parish, to Oklahoma. I don't know if it was because of the newly State of Oklahoma, which had just joined the Union in 1907, or if it was because of race relations in Louisiana at the time.
My Great-Grandfather was Ulixes LeBlanc, the grandson of Julien Deloc Gallot. He is listed in the 1910 census for St. Landry Parish, and the 1920 census for Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
My Great-Grandfather, Ozeme LaTour, he is listed in the 1900 census for St. Landry Parish, his son, my Grandfather, Lee LaTour was born in 1907, in St. Landry Parish. However, the family is liste in the 1920 census for Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
There are other French Creole families who migrated to Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
Okmulgee County is the Head of Creek Indian Nation. The Creek Indian Nation stems from French Mobile, Fort Toulouse, Alabama.
Here is my Okmulgee County Site: