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David Crockett

Congressman , frontiersman

David Crockett, American frontiersman, congressman. member Tennessee Legislature, 1821-1823; member United States House of Representatives from Tennessee, 20th-21st, 23d congresses, 1827-1831, 33-35.

Background

Crockett, David was born on August 17, 1786 in Limestown, Tennessee, United States. Son of John and Rebecca (Hawkins) Crockett.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of books published under his name: A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, 1834. An Account of Colonel Crockett’s Tour to the North and Down East, 1834. Colonel Crockett’s Exploits and Adventures in Texas, 1836.

Membership

Member Tennessee Legislature, 1821-1823. Member United States House of Representatives from Tennessee, 20th-21st, 23d congresses, 1827-1831, 33-35.

Connections

Married Polly Findlay, 1809, 5 children including John Wesley.

father:
John Crockett

mother:
Rebecca (Hawkins) Crockett

spouse:
Polly Findlay