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  2. Davy Crockett - Wikipedia

    David Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was an American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician. He is often referred to in popular culture as the "King of the Wild Frontier". He represented Tennessee in the U.S. House of Representatives and served in the Texas Revolution .

  3. Davy Crockett | Biography & Facts | Britannica

    Davy Crockett, byname of David Crockett, (born August 17, 1786, eastern Tennessee, U.S.—died March 6, 1836, San Antonio, Texas), American frontiersman and politician who became a legendary figure. His father, having little means, hired him out to more prosperous backwoods farmers, and Davy’s schooling amounted to 100 days of tutoring with a neighbour.

  4. Davy Crockett: Alamo, Children & Death - HISTORY - HISTORY

    Davy Crockett was a frontiersman, soldier, politician, congressman and prolific storyteller. Known as the “King of the Wild Frontier,” his adventures—both real and fictitious—earned him American...

  5. 10 Things You May Not Know About Davy Crockett - HISTORY

    Portrait of Davy Crockett by J.G. Chapman. Bettmann Crockett tried his hand at everything from farming to manufacturing wood barrels and gunpowder, but he found his greatest success as a...

  6. Davy Crockett - Quotes, Movie & Death - Biography

    Davy Crockett was a frontiersman who later became a folk hero. In 1813, he participated in a massacre against the Creek Indians at Tallushatchee and later earned a seat in the 21st U.S. Congress....

  7. The Life and Legend of David "Davy" Crockett - ThoughtCo

    David "Davy" Crockett, known as the "King of the Wild Frontier, was an American frontiersman and politician. He was famous as a hunter and outdoorsman. Later, he served in the U.S. Congress before heading west to Texas to fight as a defender at the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, where it is believed he was slain with his comrades by the Mexican army.

  8. Did Davy Crockett Die in Battle at the Alamo? - ThoughtCo

    Davy Crockett (1786–1836) was born in Tennessee, which at the time was a frontier territory. He was a hard-working young man who distinguished himself as a scout in the Creek War and provided food for his whole regiment by hunting. Initially a supporter of Andrew Jackson, he was elected to Congress in 1827.

  9. The Truth About How Davy Crockett Died -

    First of all, the only thing we know for sure about Davy Crockett is that he is, indeed, dead. (He was born in 1786. This math is not difficult.) He really did grow up on what was then the American frontier, learning to shoot and hunt at the age of eight, so despite the Disney song, he probably did not kill him a b'ar when he was only three. He ran away from home at age 13 and stayed away for two years.

  10. American frontiersman Davy Crockett fights in the Creek Indian War, is elected to the U.S. Congress and fights for Texas at the Alamo. Director Norman Foster Writer Thomas W. Blackburn Stars Fess Parker Buddy Ebsen Basil Ruysdael See production, box office & company info Watch on Prime Video rent/buy from $3.99 More watch options Add to Watchlist

  11. Fess Parker - Ballad of Davy Crockett (1955) - YouTube

    Theme Song. Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. (August 16, 1924 -- March 18, 2010) was an 6'6" American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in Walt Disney 1955-56 TV...