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 David Hawkins Stern “Davy” Crockett

David Hawkins Stern “Davy” Crockett

Birth
Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 6 Mar 1836 (aged 49)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 2308 · View Source
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American Western Frontiersman, US Congressman. Commonly referred to as the "King of the Wild Frontier," his exploits as an American folk hero were popularized in films, stage plays, and books, which were often exaggerated.



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“Here Lie the Remains of Travis, Crockett, Bowie and Other Alamo Heroes Formerly buried in the sanctuary of the Old San Fernando Church. Exhumed July 28, 1936. Exposed to public view for a year. Entombed May 11, 1938 The Archdiocese of San Antonio erected this memorial May 11 A.D. 1938 R.I.P”


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2308
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Hawkins Stern “Davy” Crockett (17 Aug 1786–6 Mar 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2308, citing San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .