David William Crockett

28 December 1850–24 June 1934 (Age 83)
Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life of David William

When David William Crockett was born on 28 December 1850, in Owen, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Crockett, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth James, was 30. He married Eliza Catherine Korte on 13 May 1869, in Sullivan, Franklin, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Meramec Township, Franklin, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Nez Perce, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 24 June 1934, in Sullivan, Franklin, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sullivan Ioof Cemetery, Sullivan, Franklin, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

David William Crockett
1850–1934
Eliza Catherine Korte
1849–1875
Marriage: 13 May 1869
Mary C. Crockett
1870–1870
Sellie Nettie Crockett
1871–1936
Henry Joseph Crockett
1873–1953
Eliza M. Crockett
1875–1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1869
Sullivan, Franklin, Missouri, United States
children

(4)

    Mary C. Crockett

    Female1870–1870Female

    Sellie Nettie Crockett

    Female1871–1936Female

    Male1873–1953Male

    Eliza M. Crockett

    Female1875–1876Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1816–1863Male

    Elizabeth James

    Female1820–1914Female

siblings

(8)

    Elizabeth Ellen Crocket

    Female1839–1907Female

    Mary Jane Crockett

    Female1843–1925Female

    Hannah Jane Crockett

    Female1845–1930Female

    James Alexander Crockett

    Male1848–1934Male

    Male1850–1934Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 1

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (Galloway): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Middle English croket ‘large curl’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl’, ‘hook’).2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Riocaird ‘son of Richard’ ( see Richard ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David W Crockett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Crocket, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Davie Crocket, "United States Census, 1930"

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