David Crockett & Lydia Young
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                                       David Crockett
“David Crockett was born December 30, 1806, in Vinal Haven, Maine. He
married
Lydia [Young] ...December 20, 1830, in Knox County, Maine. He was
the first mayor of Payson, Utah, arrived in Salt Lake Valley October 19, 1849. In
1851 was sent by Brigham Young to help colonize the settlement at Peteetneet.
David Crockett was the first mayor of Payson, Utah . He was elected
immediately after the settlement was incorporated as a city and he served the
term of 1853-1854.”          Peteetneet Town, A History of Payson, Utah
Lydia Young Crockett
Lydia Crockett “ …wife of David Crockett, Payson's first mayor;
learned to talk to the Indians and did good wherever she could.
She became interested in helping the sick and assisted many
mothers in giving birth to their babies.   She was called out all
hours of the day or night and nursed many people with various
ailments. The family moved to Logan in 1860, where she carried
on her work as a nurse and midwife.”
"
Lydia Y Crockett attended the sick all over the Cache Valley.
She delivered over 1000 babies; was Relief Society Pres & rode on
the 24 July parade.  Peteetneet Town, A History of Payson, Utah
Lydia Young Crockett
wife of David Crockett
attended the sick all over the
Cache Valley
. Excerpts from
“History of Disease & Medical
Care in Cache Valley”   By Ruth
Smith, – mentioning my ancestors  
David Burlock Lamoreaux and
Lydia Young Crockett.

David Crockett
and his son Alvin Crockett
were very influential in the settling of Payson, Utah and the Cache
Valley as shown in these histories
Stories of
David and Lydia Young Crockett found in
PETEETNEET TOWN A History of Payson, Utah
By Madoline Cloward Dixon
David was the first Mayor of Payson and Lydia was a midwife.


Stories of
David and Lydia Young Crockett
and their son Alvin Crockett found in
The History of a Valley, Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho
Joel Ricks, Editor –
Link to Archibald Lamoreaux

Link to Crockett Ancestry

Link to Lamoreaux
BYAM, REED and YOUNG ANCESTRY
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