Elly Hays

Elly Hays As the War of approached the Creek Indian Nation was in the middle of a civil war They fought brutally between themselves as well as with the white settlers who were encroaching upon tribal lan

  • Title: Elly Hays
  • Author: Lori Crane
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 229
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • As the War of 1812 approached, the Creek Indian Nation was in the middle of a civil war They fought brutally between themselves, as well as with the white settlers who were encroaching upon tribal land It was during this time Elly s family moved to the eastern Mississippi Territory for the promise of low cost land and fertile soil She had no idea they were moving into CAs the War of 1812 approached, the Creek Indian Nation was in the middle of a civil war They fought brutally between themselves, as well as with the white settlers who were encroaching upon tribal land It was during this time Elly s family moved to the eastern Mississippi Territory for the promise of low cost land and fertile soil She had no idea they were moving into Creek territory into the middle of a hornet s nest Tafv s band of warriors taunted them, stealing their property, killing their animals, and destroying their livelihood Just when the family thought things couldn t get any worse, during one of the Indian raids as Elly s husband chased the Indians away from the farm, Tafv s young son was killed in the pursuit Tafv vowed revenge against Elly s family, and a final showdown was imminent Elly Hays is based on the real life story of Elizabeth Hays Rodgers and is the epic clash between a fearless warrior with nothing to lose and a young mother on the verge of losing everything.

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  • This is based on a true story which is interesting. It is the story of the clash between native american's and white people in the early 1800's. I found the author's telling of the story interesting and I am sure a lot of research must have gone into the book. It covers a period in tome when the creek Indians were trying to protect their land, but homesteaders kept coming in. Following Jack and Sarah and their family, i think they had nine children, as they move west and the confrontations begin [...]


  • This is a short, exciting, engrossing read in which a fictionalized story is worked into the author's family tree among her real-life ancestors (she is descended from Hays and Marey). It takes place during the Creek Wars in what is now Clarke County Alabama, and the author's historical research makes the story feel as if this is actually how it all happened, and you are right in the midst of it. It so grabbed my attention that I couldn't put it down and until it was finished.


  • Two families, opposing purposes, and common ground grace the plot of Elly Hays by Lori Crane. However, in the best tradition of star-crossed purposes, much tragedy occurs before the discovery of universal emotion between two factions.Ms. Crane takes the reader on a journey back to 1812-1818 in what the U.S. government dubbed the Mississippi Territory, but the Creek Indians deemed theirs. The setting of the novel is in present-day Alabama. I was transported into the lives of the Muscogee Creek vi [...]


  • Yet again, Ms Crane has delved into her family’s history to bring us a story based on real-life events. Apart from being amazed how much Ms Crane knows about her ancestors, I am also very impressed by the way she brings Elly to life. It must be difficult to take a step back from someone you even have photos of and try to depict her as an individual rather than as a branch on your family tree.Elly Hays is set against the background of the 1812 War – a war most of us know very little about. In [...]






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