|Death: ||Mar. 16, 1865|
Corp Andrew David Crockett was b in either LA Or MS in 1825 to Eli Crockett and Martha Durdin aka Patsy Durdino he came to Jasper co TX in Aug 1841 from Rankin Co MS with his widowed mother he married Clarissa Ann Richardson Richardson a dau of James Richardson and Mary Morris granddau of John Richardson and Nancy Albritton
John her grandfather was the first burial in Antioch Cem in 1850.
Clarissa was the widow of Robert W Richardson son of Benjamin and Nancy Hendricks Richardson they where 2nd cousins before marriage they had 2 small children General Lafayette and Allen Franklin Richardson
Andrew and Clarissa married 7 Aug 1851 in Jasper Co TX they had 7 children Leonard Louis, Sarah Jane wife of Aaron Dryden, David, Martha, James, William and Andrew Jackson.
Andrew died according to his Civil War records on 16 Mar 1865 of disease in what was West Liberty Liberty Co TX now called Dayton
his actual burial place is unk however upon learning his death date in the summer of 2007 I ordered a Civil War Memorial Marker for Andrew through the Veterans Administration
It was approved and the stone was sent to the caretaker of Antioch Cem and he then at my request inscribed the name of Clarissa and her dates on the front of the stone and the names and dates on the back of their children
Andrew served 4 years in the Civil War for his country in some of the most henderous conditions only to die just 2 months short of the end of the Civil War.
He served in both Capt W C Saxton's Company 1 Regt Inf Texas State Troops as a Pvt and Co K 21ST Tx Infantry as a Pvt promoted to Coporal
On March 15, 2008 among some 75 or more descendants his Memorial Stone was unveiled in Antioch Cem to mark his service to our wonderful country.
The guest speakers where Debra LaMel and Charles "Chuck" Harvey and the Cannon Salute and Civil War Ceremony was performed by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans Walter P Lane Camp 1745 and The Black Rose Members of the Gateway Rose Chapter # 42 Order of the Confederate Rose both out of Orange TX.
His stone lies next to his youngest son Andrew Jackson Crockett
Andrew may you forever be in peace
Your loving ggggranddaughter Debra LaMel
Martha Durdino/Durdin Crockett (1795 - ____)
Clarissa Ann Richardson Richardson Crockett Foster (1829 - 1922)*
Leonard Louis Crockett (1852 - 1944)*
David Crockett (1854 - 1900)*
Sarah Jane Crockett Dryden (1855 - 1879)*
James Crockett (1860 - ____)*
William Crockett (1862 - 1955)*
Andrew Jackson Crockett (1865 - 1942)*
Sarah Crockett/Lowe Richardson (1820 - ____)*
Lettie Crockett Whitmire (1822 - 1896)*
Andrew David Crockett (1825 - 1865)
Created by: Debra LaMel
Record added: Mar 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34652078
Gail McKinzie Clark
Added: Jan. 31, 2015
Not for fame or reward, not for place or for rank, not lured by ambition or goaded by necessity, but in simple obedience to Duty as they understood it. These Men suffered all, sacrificed all, dared all _ and died - My 1st Cousin|
Grady Puryear, Hill Country Camp 1938 SCV
Added: May. 19, 2014
Deo Vindice, tres bisabuelo.|
Added: Jun. 30, 2011
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