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62. Louisa6McAlister (Susannah5Sims, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born in 1816, Washington County, Tennessee, died 29 March 1854, Obion County, Tennessee, buried Troy Cemetery.[618] She married 24 September 1846, Obion County, to John M. Crockett,[619] born 22 March 1810, Humphreys County, Tennessee, died 23 November 1878, Troy, buried Troy Cemetery.[620] He married four times; Louisa McAlister was his third wife.

Crockett was a merchant and a farmer and held a number of county offices. He lived in Obion County, Tennessee, in 1840. In about 1828, John Crockett went to Mississippi where he lived for several years with an Indian tribe near where the city of Oxford now is in Lafayette County, Mississippi. Later he went to what is now Texas and in 1836 moved to Obion County (now Lake County), Tennessee, and settled west of Reelfoot Lake. Until 1846 he lived six miles west of Troy. He then moved one mile south of Troy where he lived until two years before his death, where his children were born and raised.[621]

John Crockett lived in Obion County, Tennessee, in 1850[622] and 1860.[623]



[618] Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Obion County, Tennessee: Loueza McAlister Crockett, born 1816, died 29 March 1854.

[619] Obion County, Tennessee, Marriage Records. John Crockett to Louisa McAlister, 24 September 1846.

[620] Tombstone, Troy Cemetery, Troy, Obion County, Tennessee: John Crockett, died 23 November 1878.

[621] Goodspeed’s History of Tennessee, 1887, Obion County, biography of Cave J. Crockett.

[622] 1850 U.S. Census, Obion County, Tennessee, p. 394, #1088/1088. Crockett, John, age 38, farmer, $3300, born Tenn.; Louisa, age 34, born Tenn.; Robert, age 17, born Tenn.; Alexander, age 14, born Miss.; Frances, age 2, female, born Tenn.; James, age 1, born Tenn.

[623] 1860 U.S. Census, Obion County, Tennessee, p. 63, Troy P.O., #1544/1544. Crockett, John, age 49, male, $11,300/$15,200; F. A., age 12, female; J. M., age 11, male; H. H., age 9, male; C. J., age 7, male. All born in Tenn.

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