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Col Anthony Crockett
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1756
Prince Edward County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 1838
Frankfort
Franklin County
Kentucky, USA

A Revolutionary Patriot, Col. Crockett was the son of Irish immigrants. As a child he was given into service with his cousin Samuel Crockett when his parents died. At the age of 20, he entered the Continental Army as a private in Capt. Posey's company. Two years later he was promoted to Lt. and served in the Virginia troops under Col. George Rogers Clarke. He fought under Clarke in several of Clarke's engagement during the war. After the war, Crockett remained in service and helped to defend several towns in the West eventually settling in Kentucky. As a citizen of Franklin County, he served as a representative for Kentucky in the Virginia State Legislature then the Kentucky Legislature after it was granted statehood. For thirty years he was sargent at arms for the Kentucky Senate. With the war of 1812, Crockett raised a volunteer unit and commanded troops in several battles including the battle of the Thames where he was cited for personal bravery. He was married to Mary Robertson with whom he had 11 children. Crockett was reburied here from another location by some of his descendants. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Crockett (____ - 1766)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Robertson Crockett (1760 - 1818)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Crockett Hawkins (1781 - 1856)*
  William Robertson Crockett (1784 - 1846)*
  Elizabeth Crockett McKee (1793 - 1836)*
 
 Sibling:
  Anthony Crockett (1756 - 1838)
  James Cardwell (1761 - 1806)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Frankfort Cemetery
Frankfort
Franklin County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: DAR Lot
 
Maintained by: Richard Baldwin Cook
Originally Created by: Catharine
Record added: May 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19392594
Col Anthony Crockett
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Col Anthony Crockett
Added by: Catharine
 
Col Anthony Crockett
Added by: Catharine
 
 
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- Vonnie Cantrell
 Added: Jul. 24, 2014
We honor you and your service sir!
- descendants of Gen. John Sevier
 Added: Mar. 2, 2014
I am proud to be Col. Crockett's Greatgandson X 4.
- William Henry
 Added: Mar. 18, 2013
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