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Belvidere in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Polly Finlay Crockett

 
 
Polly Finlay Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
1. Polly Finlay Crockett Marker
Inscription.  David Crockett, his first wife and their children settled on a homestead a few miles east about 1813. She died in 1815, following her husband's return from the Creek War. She is buried in an old cemetery overlooking Bean's Creek, about five miles southeast.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 35° 5.812′ N, 86° 13.65′ W. Marker is in Belvidere, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 64 close to Maxwell Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvidere TN 37306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Kentuck" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jesse Bean (approx. 1.6 miles away); Falls Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); John Ruch (approx. 2.1 miles away); First United Church, U.C.C.
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Hunter's Grocery (approx. 4 miles away); Huntland Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Captain Samuel Handly (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belvidere.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. David & Polly's Homestead
 
Polly Finlay Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
2. Polly Finlay Crockett Marker
Polly Finlay Crockett Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
3. Polly Finlay Crockett Grave
Polly Finlay Crockett Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
4. Polly Finlay Crockett Grave
Polly Finlay Crockett Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
5. Polly Finlay Crockett Grave
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,860 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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