Davy Crockett David "Davy" Crockett- "King of the wild frontier", Pioneer, Patriot, Soldier, Trapper, Explorer, State Legislator, Congressman, Martyr. Born David Crockett August 17, 1786 Greene County, Tennessee (then in the State of Franklin
David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a celebrated 19th century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier and politician. He is commonly referred to in popular culture by the epithet "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives, served in the Texas Revolution, and died at the Battle of the Alamo.
David "Davy" Crockett (1853?-1876) - A gunman and outlaw, Crockett was the nephew of the more famous Davy Crockett of Alamo fame. A native of Tennessee, he made his way to Texas where he soon wound up in prison. However, he escaped in 1872 and made his way to the Cimarron, New Mexico area where he worked on a ranch. There, he endeared himself to the likes of Clay Allison, as both men were from Tennessee and shared a dislike of the black troopers stationed at Fort Union.
Davy Crockett was born on 8/17/1786 in Greene County, Tennessee. In 1813, he participated in a massacre against the Cree at Tallussahatchee. In 1826, he earned a seat in the 21st U.S. Congress. He was re-elected to Congress twice before leaving politics to fight in Texas Revolution. On March 6, 1836, Crockett was killed at the Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.