John (Wesley) Crockett & Rebecca Hawkins Crockett

John (Wesley) Crockett b. Abt 1753 probably Virginia d. aft 1806, Jefferson County, TN
Unknown but think in East TN as it does not appear that he came with Rebecca to West TN where she appears to have lived with different children.  Note:  John ’s parents are David Crockett and Elizabeth ? This is (Alamo) David’s Grandparents.

Married Rebecca Hawkins b. Abt 1756, Baltimore County, Maryland d. Abt. 1834, Gibson County TN.  Marked grave in yard of the Crockett Cabin in Rutherford, TN. Rebecca’s parents are Nathan and Ruth Cole Hawkins.

These are the children of John (Wesley) Crockett and Rebecca Hawkins Crockett, David Crockett’s father & mother.

1. Margaret Catharine Crockett
b. Bef. 1778 Wormack’s Fort d. Ca 1792 Stone Fort Burying Ground, Greene Co. TN

(There is paper proof that Margaret was a daughter and has descendants.  She had a daughter, Catharine, by a General Taylor.  This proof was produced at the 2008 Crockett Family Reunion and research continues for 2009) jnb

2. Nathan b. 1778 d. 1839 Weakley Co. TN m.1
unknown before 1800 2. Margaret  b. 1790 Virginia 1808

3. William b. 1780 d. Bef. 1840, Lincoln Co.TN m. 3 Feb 1803, Jefferson Co. TN,  Rebecca Elliot, b. 1786, d. 23 Oct 1854, Shelby Co. Illinois, Ellis Cemetery

4. Aaron b. 7 Mar 1782, Sullivan Co.TN d. July 1835, Weakley Co. TN m. 25 Mar 1804, Sullivan Co.TN, Nancy Sampson b.14 April 1781, Maryland

5. (James) Patterson b. 1784, Sullivan Co.TN d. 1834, Gibson Co. TN, m. 21 Mar 1809, Christian Co. KY Nancy Gray 1793 TN, d. ca 1853, Cedar County Missouri

6. David b. 17 Aug 1786, Greene Co TN, d. 6Mar 1836, Bexar Co. TX, The Alamo  m. Mary (Polly) Finley 14 Aug 1806,Jefferson Co. TN, 2. Elizabeth Patton 22 May 1815, Lawrence Co. TN, b. 22 May 1788, Buncombe County, NC, d. 31 Jan 1860, Hood County, TX, Acton Cemetery

7. John b. 1787 TN, d. 1841 m. 24 Oct 1812, Jefferson Co. TN, Sarah Ann Thomas b.1786 VA d. bet. 1870-1880 Obion County, TN

8. Elizabeth b.17 Aug 1788, Greene County, TN d. ?  M. 25 Nov 1805, Jefferson Co. TN, Yarnell Reese b.1784, d. 1850 Weakley County, TN

9. Rebecca Jane b. 1796, TN, d.1865 TN, m. 9 Jun 1819, Lawrence Co. TN, John S. Foster b. 22 June 1794, NC, d. 12 May 1867, Gibson County, TN

*Information has been documented from court records, descendants
of various children and applications for pensions from service in war.  David
says in his autobiography that he is one of nine children although he doesn’t
name his siblings. Submitted by Joy N. Bland DDDC Historian, 2004

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