Davy Crockett

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Davy Crockett

Davy did many thing through out his childhood all the way up to his adulthood.

Davy was born in Tennessee on August 17, 1786 . John crockett (davy’s father) sent

Davy to work for a man who was taking a herd of cattle to Virginia at age 12.

Davy helped the man drive cattle for over 200 miles from Tennessee to Virginia.

The trip was a little over 2 weeks, and then Davy finely returned home. Soon after, the

man Wanted Davy to keep working for him. Davy was homesick but he still said yes.

About one month later Davy could not stand being away from his family. So he ran away

from the mans house and headed home. At age 13 Davy set out on his own, and learned to

become one of the worlds greatest/and craftiest backwoodsman around. Legend says that

Davy was friends with a bear and could get a raccoon to come down from a tree by just

grinning at it .At age 16 Davy moved back to Tennessee with his family.

In 1811 Davy’s family moved to Tennessee. They made there home near what is

now the border of Alabama. By 1813 the white men had made the native Americans very

made. The native Americans were called the creeks. The reason for the creeks being


is because the white men took there land. The white men thought the creeks were going

to attack so they attacked first. the creeks fought back against the white men. This started

a war. Davy helped the creeks fight against the white men. When Davy got back from the

creek war, Polly gave birth to a daughter. Polly died in the summer of 1815. In 1816 Davy

married Elizabeth Patton to care for his two children, let alone her own three children.

In 1816 Davy almost died of malaria, and in 1818 Davy becomes a “court referee” in

Lawrence country, Tennessee.

In 1821 David Crockett was elected to the state legislature at age 35. In 1827

David Crockett was elected to the House of Representatives in Congress. David Crockett

served in...
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