Ancestors of Lesa Gibson Pfrommer

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  • ID: I00275
  • Name: Robert Elliott Crockett
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1772 in Probably Wythe County, Virginia
  • Death: 17 OCT 1865 in Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia
  • Burial: Bales Cemetery, Hancock County, Tennessee
  • Note:
    According to the Gibson family report done by John & Mercy Gibson, Elizabeth Gibson was the daughter of George Gibson I and Elizabeth Smith. According to the following, she was the daughter of Zacariah Gibson and Annie Smith.



    1. ROBERT ELLIOTT CR0CKETT, b. 1770, probably in Wythe County, Virginia; d. 1862, at Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia; in. Elizabeth Gibson (b. 1791; d. 1871) of near Cumberland Gap, Virginia, and a daughter of Zachariah Gibson and Annie Smith. It is not known just where he was born, but he came from Wythe County, Virginia and settled in Lee County, near Cumberland Gap, before the Indians left. He was a man of great enterprise and a leader in all community affairs. He was not only a farmer and miller, but, in co-operation with George Rowe, developed a considerable iron works near Cumberland Gap. They made pig iron, which was hauled to Powell's River, where it was shipped on flatboats and sold at Chattanooga, Tennessee After Mr. Rowe's death, his interest was bought by Robert Elliott Crockett Sr., and Newton Evans, who had married Elizabeth Crockett, a daughter of Robert Elliott Crockett.

    Gibson Station was named for Zachariah Gibson, who m. Annie Smith. Their children were: Johnson; George; James; Frank; Zachariah Jr.; Elizabeth, who married Robert Elliott Crockett; and Mary, who married a Mr. Coleman of Powell's River. The old log house which was first built by the Gibsons was weatherboarded and ceiled by J. M. Crockett (one of the descendants) in 1915. He afterwards went to McKinney, Texas, where he now resides.

    2. Robert Elliott Jr., b. at Gibson Station, Lee County, Virginia; d. &pt. 23, 1894; at Rose Hill, Virginia; m. Harriett Susan McWilliams (d. July 5, 1874), a daughter of Nelson McWilliams.
    3. Elizabeth; m. Newton Evans.
    4. Andrew Jackson, b. 1829; d. 1878; m. Sarah Elizabeth Brown daughter of William Brown and Easter Gibson.
    5. Harrison Brewster, b. 1831; d. 1912 at Rose Hill, Virginia; m. 1st, Catherine Ely, Nov. 11, 1856; she d. Feb. 5, 1878; Was a daughter of Hiram Ely and Keziah Bell.
    He m. 2nd, Letitia Ely, a cousin of his 1st wife.

    Census 1850
    Claiborne County, Tennessee
    October 29

    Crockett, Robert 76 Virginia Farmer
    Elizabeth 49 Virginia
    Robert 26 Virginia
    Andrew J. 22 Virginia Farmer
    Sarah A. 20 Virginia
    Harrison 18 Virginia Laborer
    James H. 15 Tennessee

    Father: Andrew Crockett b: 1745 in Augusta County, Virginia
    Mother: Sarah Elliott b: 1745 in Prince Edward County, Virginia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Gibson b: 1792 in Virginia
    • Married: 1822
    1. Has No Children Amanda Crockett
    2. Has No Children Celina H. Crockett
    3. Has No Children Robert Elliott Crockett , Jr. b: 1823 in Gibson Station, Lee County, Virginia
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth Jane Crockett b: 1825
    5. Has No Children Andrew Jackson Crockett b: 1828
    6. Has No Children Sarah Ann Crockett b: 1830
    7. Has Children Harrison Brewster Crockett b: 3 JUL 1831 in Lee County, Virginia
    8. Has No Children James Hunter Crockett b: ABT. 1836
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