David William Crockett

13 March 1848–14 February 1873 (Age 24)
Dover, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of David William

When David William Crockett was born on 13 March 1848, in Dover, Davis, Iowa, United States, his father, David Crockett, was 41 and his mother, Lydia Young, was 35. He lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. In 1870, at the age of 22, his occupation is listed as farmer in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 14 February 1873, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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David Crockett
Lydia Young
Alvin Crockett
Sabra Ann Crockett
Roxanna Catherine Crockett
Malinda Melissa Crockett
Lucinda Colehill Crockett
Edwin Madsen Crockett
Wilford Woodruff Crockett I
Deborah Athenia Crockett
Barbara Young Crockett
David William Crockett
Victor Norman Crockett
Emer Crockett
Enos Samuel Crockett
Lydia Mangum Crockett

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World Events (6)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 9
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1859 · Logan is Founded
Age 11
"\""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.\"""
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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

Murder of David Crockett (Alvin was Sheriff at the time)

Notes on Charles Benson Excerpts from F. Ross Peterson, A History of Cache County (Utah Centennial County History Series), 95–99 . . . On one earlier occasion those who enforced the laws lost contro …

Sources (25)

  • David Crocket in household of David Crocket, "United States Census, 1860"
  • David W Crocket in household of David Crocket, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: David William Crockett - Individual or family possessions: birth: 13 March 1848; Dover, Davis, Iowa, United States

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