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John Wesley Crockett (b. 1754, d. 1834)John Wesley Crockett (son of David Crockett and Elizabeth Hedge) was born 1754 in Granville, NC, USA2, 2, and died 1834 in Tennessee.He married Rebecca Hawkins, daughter of Nathan Hawkins and Ruth Cole.
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John Crockett served under Col. Isaac Shelby in the Battle of King's Mountain. It was a major turing point in the south in the War for American Independence. He was a magistrate presiding when Andrew Jackson received his license to practice law. He was, also, a commissioner of building roads. In 1783 he was a Frontier Ranger. John Crockett's name appears on the Tax List of Greene county, NC, in 1783. In 1786 he lived at Limestone Creek, Tennessee. A few years later the family moved to a place in the same county ten miles north of Greenville. John Crockett who, in 1792, lived two miles East of Morristown, Tennessee chose a location near Phelps Smith, Richard Thompson and Isaac Martin. He did not tarry long at the mouth of the Limestone River, after David was born, but moved to Cove Creek, where he built a mill in partnership with Thomas Galbraith. After a flood destroyed the mill and his home, John Crockett moved his family to Jefferson county, Tennessee and opened a tavern on the road from Abingdon, Virginia to Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Date born 2: 1754, Maryland.
Died 2: 1834, Hamblen, TN, USA.2
Died 3: 1834, Hamblen, TN, USA.2
Record Change: 03 Jun 2005
Children of John Wesley Crockett and Rebecca Hawkins are:
- Nathan Crockett, b. 1778, Weakley County, Tennessee2, d. 18392.
- Sarah Crockett, b. Abt. 1780, Montgomery, Virginia, d. 30 Sep 1858, Chilton, Alabama.
- James William Crockett, b. 1780, Lincoln County, Tennessee, d. Bef. 1840.
- Aaron Crockett, b. 07 Mar 1782, Sullivan, Lincoln County, Tennessee, d. Jul 1835, Weakley County, Tennessee.
- James Patterson Crockett, b. 1784, Sullivan, Tennessee, d. 1834, Gibson County, Tennessee.
- +David Stern Crockett, b. 17 Aug 1786, Limestone, Greene County, East Tennessee, d. 06 Mar 1836, San Antonio, Bexar County, Battle of The Alamo,, Texas.
- John Wilson Crockett, b. 1787, d. 1841.
- +Elizabeth Hawkins Crockett, b. 17 Aug 1788, Limestone, Washington County, Tennessee, d. 18502.
- Rebecca Jane Crockett, b. 1796, Limestone, Washington County, Tennessee.