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David "the Elder" Crockett

David "the Elder" Crockett

Male 1729 - 1777  (48 years)

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  • Name David "the Elder" Crockett 
    Born 1729  Rogersville, Hawkins, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1777  Washington District, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In 1777, David Crockett and part of the family were killed in a Chickamauga Cherokee raid, led by Dragging Canoe, at the onset of the Chickamauga Wars
    • The Washington District of North Carolina was in a remote area west of the Appalachian Mountains, officially existing for only a short period (November 1776?November 1777) It is now the northeastern tip of Tennessee, near Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee
    Buried
    Crockett Cemetery
    Crockett Cemetery
    Crockett Cemetery
    Crockett family marker
    Crockett family marker
    On the marker place at this spot by the State of Tennessee in 1927; "Here lie David Crockett, and his wife (Elizabeth Hedge), the grandparents of Davy Crockett who were massacred near this spot by Indians in 1777".
    Crockett family marker
    Crockett family marker
    On the marker place at this spot by the State of Tennessee in 1927; "Here lie David Crockett, and his wife (Elizabeth Hedge), the grandparents of Davy Crockett who were massacred near this spot by Indians in 1777".
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    Association Cheucunsene Kunmesee (Dragging Canoe) Canoe (Relationship: Raid on David Crockett) 
    Person ID I60179  MRP Tree
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 

    Father William David Crockett,   b. 10 Aug 1709, New Rochelle, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1770, Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth "Eliza" Boulay,   b. 1710, Ulster, Donegal, North Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756, Albermarle, Augusta, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Family ID F19573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hedge, (Hedges),   b. 1730, Greene, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1777, Rogersville, Hawkins, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John A. Crockett,   b. 1754, Crockett, Wythe, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1794, Greene, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2014 00:07:10 
    Family ID F19519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1729 - Rogersville, Hawkins, Maryland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1777 - Washington District, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Books
    Crockett Amazon
    Crockett Amazon



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