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
Eliza Catherine Korte
Marriage: 13 May 1869
Mary C. Crockett
Sellie Nettie Crockett
Henry Joseph Crockett
Eliza M. Crockett

Spouse and Children

13 May 1869
Sullivan, Franklin, Missouri, United States


    Mary C. Crockett


    Sellie Nettie Crockett



    Eliza M. Crockett


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth James




    Elizabeth Ellen Crocket


    Mary Jane Crockett


    Hannah Jane Crockett


    James Alexander Crockett



+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.

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.

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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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