This essay DAVY CROCKETT has a total of 327 words and 3 pages.
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
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 that he that
Davy killed 105 bears in 3 weeks and he made an alligator do what he
wanted him to do.
Davy worked on people\'s farms. He was a plowboy on a farm,
he learned how to make hats, he helped with the cattle, and did many
odd jobs. When he wasn\'t working he went hunting and roamed the
Davy was the best at telling stories. He got to know a lot of
people liked him. They elected him to the legislature. He was
successful. He had 2 terms.
Davy wanted to go fight with the 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 well-loved pioneer.
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