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Davy Crockett is famous for having been a frontiersman, politician, soldier and defender of the Alamo. The stories about his legendary ability as a frontiersman are exaggerated, though he was a skilled woodsman and story... More »

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In Davy Crockett?s immediate family tree are his parents, John and Rebecca Crockett nee Rebecca Hawkins; his sisters Margaret Catherine Crockett, Elizabeth Crockett and Rebecca Crockett; and his brothers Nathan Crockett,... More »

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"On to the Alamo: Colonel Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas" was originally falsely sold as the diary of Davy Crockett, but it was actually written by Richard Penn Smith, a newspaper editor from Philadelphia. A... More »

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Davy Crockett was born Aug. 17, 1786, in Tennessee, moved with his family westward three times before turning 12 years old, and served as a member of the Tennessee militia. Crockett was a member of Congress and died as a... More »

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In Davy Crockett’s immediate family tree are his parents, John and Rebecca Crockett nee Rebecca Hawkins; his sisters Margaret Catherine Crockett, Elizabeth Crockett and Rebecca Crockett; and his brothers Nathan Crockett,... More »

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David "Davy" Crockett is a Texas hero because of his role in the Texas Revolution and the battle at the Alamo. Crockett was also an American congressman. More »

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David "Davy" Crockett, James Bowie and William B. Travis are a few of the famous people who died at the Alamo. They perished while defending the Alamo Mission against Mexican troops during the Texas Revolution. More »

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