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 Elizabeth <I>Hedges</I> Crockett

Elizabeth Hedges Crockett

Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
Death Aug 1777 (aged 46–47)
Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 60325624 · View Source
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Elizabeth and David were the parents of five children:

William/abt 1748 m. Catherine Hawkins
Robert/12 Aug 1755
James/abt 1758
John B/1759

On the marker place at this spot by the State of Tennessee in 1927:
"Here lie David Crockett, and his wife, Elizabeth, the grandparents of Davy Crockett who were massacred near this spot by Indians in 1777".

Davy was named after his paternal grandfather, David "the Elder" who was killed in 1777, at his home, near today's Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, by Indians led by "Dragging Canoe". Elizabeth was also killed.

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  • Created by: Sue McDuffe:)
  • Added: 19 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60325624
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Hedges Crockett (1730–Aug 1777), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60325624, citing Rogers Cemetery, Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Sue McDuffe:) (contributor 47122067) .