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  • ID: I124942
  • Name: David Stern CROCKETT
  • RELA: 12th cousin 5x removed
  • Sex: M
  • ALIA: Davy//
  • Birth: 17 AUG 1786 in near Limestone, TN
  • Event: Military service BET 24 SEP 1813 AND 27 MAR 1815 2d Regt, Tennessee Vol.
  • Event: Military service 27 MAR 1818 Lt. Col., 57th Regt. Tennessee Militia
  • Event: Elected BET 4 MAR 1827 AND 3 MAR 1831 Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee
  • Event: Elected Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Tennessee BET 4 MAR 1833 AND 3 MAR 1835
  • Death: 6 MAR 1836 in The Alamo, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
  • Title: Col.
  • Burial: Fairview Cem., Dyersburg, Dyer Co., TN
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Event: Sound
  • Event: Pic Davy Crockett
  • Note:
    CROCKETT, David, (father of John Wesley Crockett), a Representative from Tennessee; born at the confluence of Limestone Creek and Nolichuckey River in the State of Franklin, present day Greene County, Tenn., August 17, 1786; attended the common schools; served in Creek campaign, 1813-1814; member of the Tennessee state house of representatives, 1821-1823; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Nineteenth Congress in 1825; elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress (March 4, 1827-March 3, 1829); changed from a Jacksonian to an Anti-Jacksonian; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-second Congress in 1830; elected as an Anti- Jacksonian to the Twenty-third Congress (March 4, 1833-March 3, 1835); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Twenty-fourth Congress in 1834; fought at the Battle of the Alamo, San Antonio, Tex., 1836; died about March 6, 1836; remains cremated.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress




    Father: John Wesley CROCKETT b: BET 1753 AND 1754 in Maryland
    Mother: Rebecca Sullivan HAWKINS b: 1764 in Baltimore, Baltimore Co., MD

    Marriage 1 Mary FINLEY b: ABT 1788 in Hamblen, TN
    • Married: 12 AUG 1806 in Dandridge, Jefferson Co., TN
    Children
    1. Has No Children John Wesley CROCKETT b: 10 JUL 1807 in Jefferson Co., TN
    2. Has No Children William F. CROCKETT b: 25 NOV 1808 in Franklin Co., TN
    3. Has No Children Margaret Finley CROCKETT b: 25 NOV 1812 in Franklin Co., TN

    Marriage 2 Elizabeth Margaret PATTON b: 22 MAY 1788 in Buncombe Co., NC
    • Married: 22 MAY 1816 in Lawrence Co., TN
    Children
    1. Has No Children Robert Patton CROCKETT b: 16 SEP 1816 in Lawrence Co., TN
    2. Has No Children Rebecca Elvira CROCKETT b: 25 DEC 1818 in Lawrence Co., TN
    3. Has No Children Matilda CROCKETT b: 2 AUG 1821 in Lawrence Co., TN

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