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Near Dandridge in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

David Crockett and Polly Finley

 
 
David Crockett and Polly Finley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 21, 2010
1. David Crockett and Polly Finley Marker
Inscription. Legendary frontiersman David Crockett and his first wife, Polly Finley, were married on August 14, 1806, at the home of Polly's parents, William and Jean Finley, one~fourth mile southeast of here. After the wedding, David and Polly lived in this neighborhood until circa 1812, when they moved to Middle Tennessee. Their first two children, John Wesley and William, were born here. Polly's father was buried 1.25 miles southwest of here in 1819.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C89.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 6.327′ N, 83° 23.966′ W. Marker was near Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker was at the intersection of Dumplin Valley Road and Chucky Pike, on the right when traveling east on Dumplin Valley Road. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Kimbrough's Crossroads (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 3.8 miles away); Mossy Creek Engagement (approx. 4.9 miles away); Battle of Mossy Creek
David Crockett and Polly Finley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 11, 2015
2. David Crockett and Polly Finley Marker
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Carson - Newman College (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Hay's Ferry (approx. 5.5 miles away); Panther Springs (approx. 5.7 miles away); Melville Milton Murrell (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dandridge.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,599 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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