Saturday, July 21, 2012

Surname Saturday: Crockett

The CROCKETT surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the name remain unknown at this point.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 127: Mary Ann Crockett (1835-1865).  Mary Ann was born in 1835 in Owen County, Indiana.  She married April 3, 1853 in Owen County, Indiana to Peter Kirkpatrick Swafford (1827-1885).  Peter was born June 12, 1827 in Mississippi.  They raised 3 children in Owen County, Indiana.  He died in 1885.  Mary died in 1865.

Ahnentafel # 254: David Crockett (c1794-1854).  David was born circa 1794 in Virginia.  He married circa 1820 in Anderson County, Tennessee to Mary Ann Nosler (1803-1872).  Mary Ann was born May 26, 1830 in Virginia.  They raised 8 children in Owen County, Indiana.  She died August 7, 1872 in Owen County, Indiana.  David died August 1854 in Owen County, Indiana.

Ahnentafel # 508: Alexander Crockett (c1760-1816).  Alexander was born circa 1760.  He married March 21, 1793 in Jefferson County, Tennessee to Elizabeth Watkins (1775-aft1855).  Elizabeth was born in 1775 in Pennsylvania.  They raised 12 children.  She died after 1855, probably in Newton County, Missouri.  Alexander died September 15, 1816 in Anderson County, Tennessee.

Ahnentafel # 1016: David Crockett (     -c1777).  David died circa 1777 in Hawkins County, Tennessee.  Nothing further known.

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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