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Davy Crockett

Frontiersman/Soldier Davy Crockett

Profession: Frontiersman/Soldier

United States of America

Biography: He is commonly referred as "King of the Wild Frontier"

Born: August 17, 1786
Birthplace: Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Star Sign: Leo

Died: March 6, 1836 (aged 49)
Cause of Death: Killed in battle

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Married Life

  • 1806-08-12 Frontiersman Davy Crockett (20) weds Polly Finley in Tennessee

Historical Events

  • 1836-01-05 Davy Crockett arrives in Nacogdoches, Texas, to aid the revolution
  • 1836-03-06 Battle of the Alamo: After 13 days of fighting 1,500-3,000 Mexican soldiers overwhelm the Texan defenders, killing 182-257 Texans including William Travis, Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett

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