Capt. Charles Leflore, born into a prominent Choctaw family, was a deputy U.S. Marshal and captain of the U.S. Indian Police.
His wife, Angelina Guy, was born into an equally distinguished Chickasaw family and gave birth to twin daughters on July 4, 1871.
Their names were Laurina Choctaw LeFlore and Serena Chickasaw LeFlore.
The name of the town was changed to Chockie Feb. 8, 1904, at the request of Lee Cruce.
Chockie LeFlore married Charles Maupin and lived in San Antonio, Texas. She died in 1962.
Chockie, OK, is still listed on the state map on U.S. 69 north of Atoka.
Reba McEntire was raised on a ranch at Chockie.
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