Can anyone tell me how this Robert Jetton who served in the Tennessee Senate the same time as David Crockett fits into the jetton tree? Jetton, Robert (1781-1840) Born in 1781. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1817-21; member of Tennessee state senate, 1823-25, 1831-33; candidate for U.S. Representative from Tennessee, 1835. Died in Rutherford County, Tenn., December 26, 1840. Interment at Murfreesboro City Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tenn.