Davy Crockett was born the fifth of nine children in Greene County, Tennessee to John and Rebecca (Hawkins).
Crockett marries Polly Finley.
Crockett enlists as a scout with Francis Jones' Company of Mounted Rifleman during the Creek War.
Appointed County Justice of the Peace.
Crockett runs successfully for a seat in the Tennessee General Assembly, representing Lawrence and Hickman counties. He rapidly becomes known for his strong anecdotal oratory skills.
Crockett serves until March 3, 1829.
Crockett publishes the book A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett.
Despite their political differences, Crockett famously came to Andrew Jackson’s aid during an assassination attempt.
Crockett is killed fighting in the final Battle of the Alamo. Crockett was 49 years old.