Alvin Crockett

19 October 1831–9 July 1902 (Age 70)
Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Alvin

When Alvin Crockett was born on 19 October 1831, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, David Crockett, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Young, was 19. He married Mary Sophia Reed on 20 June 1852, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 9 July 1902, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Crockett
Mary Sophia Reed
Marriage: 20 June 1852
Mary Sophia Crockett
Alvin David Crockett
Ozro Ozias Crockett
Lydia Lovera Crockett
Delia Ann Crockett
Nora Ellen Crockett
George Emer Crockett
William Joseph Crockett
Roxana Catherine Crockett
Hyrum Enos Crockett
Frank Waldon Crockett
Henry Wallace Crockett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1852Payson, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    Age 16
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 28
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"

    Name Meaning

    English (Staffordshire) and Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who affected a particular hairstyle, from Anglo-Norman French croket ‘ornamental curl or roll of hair’ (Old Norman French croquet, a diminutive of croque ‘curl, hook’).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Alvin Crockett:

    CROCKETT, ALVIN (son of David Crockett and Lydia Young). Born Oct. 19, 1831, Fox Island, Me. Came to Utah Oct. 19, 1849. Married Sophia Reed June 26, 1851, (daughter of John Reed and Delia Curtis). Th …

    Sources (27)

    • Logan, Cache, Utah Territory 1870 Census
    • Death Registry
    • Alvin Crocket in household of David Crocket, "United States Census, 1850"

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