Davy Crockett


Davy was born in 1786 in Greene County, Tennessee. He went to school at 13
years old. But he didn't like school. He ran away to the woods for 2 1/2 years
to avoid being punished for missing days.
Davy Crockett's father was from Ireland and he married Rebecca Crockett.
They had three boys and two girls. Davy liked hunting and killing bears. His
father taught him how to hunt deer, kill bears and fish.

In 1808 Davy Cockett married Mary Finley. They had two boys and a girl. His
first wife died. Then he married Mary Elizabeth Patton, Elizabith had two
children.

Davy loved hunting. He was the best shot with his rifle "Old Betsy". He
killed wildcats, deer and bears. A story tells ...

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Creeks. But his wife, Finley begged him
not to go. The Creeks fought only for there homes. Davy could under stand that.
He fought in Alabama and Georgia. Davy and other men went into Florida to fight
the Creeks.

Davy Crockett took his rifle "Old Betsy" and fought for Texas against
Mexico at the Alamo.He fought with James Bowie and William Travis in San Antonio
at a mission. The Mexicans attacked the mission and Davy Crockett was killed.

Davy Crockett was a famous American. He could hunt fish and telling stories.
He was good with people and tried to help them. We remember him as a ...

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