Tucker Family History & Genealogy

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Tucker Last Name History & Origin

Updated Sep 07, 2020


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Early Tuckers

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1528 - c. 1586
1532 - Unknown
1536 - Unknown
1540 - Mar 19, 1620
1540 - 1582
1550 - Unknown
1586 - Unknown
1624 - Unknown
1630 - Sep 27, 1690
1660 - Sep 24, 1709

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Sample of 20 Tucker Biographies

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Aug 4, 1896 - February 1972
Jul 27, 1912 - Oct 23, 1997
Oct 23, 1897 - March 1979
Jun 11, 1912 - June 1979
May 2, 1924 - Dec 25, 2007
Aug 12, 1953 - Jun 15, 1995
May 18, 1900 - February 1985
Aug 8, 1896 - August 1974
Jun 9, 1964 - May 31, 2002
May 24, 1923 - May 14, 2007
Jan 1, 1947 - Sep 30, 1998
Aug 18, 1905 - April 1948
Mar 31, 1890 - March 1974
May 24, 1922 - Feb 15, 2009
c. 1937 - Unknown
c. 1967 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown

Tucker Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Tucker family member is 69.8 years old according to our database of 65,584 people with the last name Tucker that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

69.8 years

Oldest Tuckers

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Nov 11, 1864 - January 1979
114 years
Jun 22, 1884 - Aug 23, 1993
109 years
Oct 13, 1861 - July 1971
109 years
Dec 3, 1889 - Jan 31, 1999
109 years
Mar 14, 1874 - September 1983
109 years
Jul 19, 1902 - May 7, 2010
107 years
Apr 30, 1897 - May 17, 2003
106 years
Jul 7, 1902 - Apr 8, 2009
106 years
Feb 2, 1903 - Sep 19, 2009
106 years
Jan 6, 1897 - Aug 4, 2003
106 years

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Pauline Drury
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Edward Tucker Family Tree;

The Missouri Pioneers of Boone County Missouri book in the archives shows Edward Tucker as a landowner in 1833. Edward and Elizabeth m 19 Dec 1811 in Madison Co., VA. Edward was the owner of a sugar orchard. William B. Woodruff was son of David Woodruff and Martha Blackwell. He married Hannah B. Turner. Wm B. Woodruff b 25 Apr 1788 d 9 Mar 1879 in Mariposa CA.
Boone County was created from Howard County and some of that land now extended into Audrain and Calloway Counties.
Edward Tucker came to Missouri in 1820 and settled in Rocky Fork, 10 miles North of Columbia in Boone County Missouri. He died of pneumonia in 1855 at the age of 75.
Edward was born in Culpepper Co., Virginia about 1777, by the birth places of some of his children it is believed that he went to Kentucky before going to Missouri in 1820. He married Elizabeth [Betsy] Simms, December 19, 1811 in Madison Co., VA. Edward b; 28 Apr, 1777 d; 7 Apr, 1855. He was born near Appomattox Court house, VA. He m; Elizabeth “Betsy” Sims 19 Dec, 1811 in Madison, VA. [1795-1880] She was the daughter of William & Mary [Leavell] Sims.
Edward died in Boone Co, MO and was originally buried in the Tucker Family Cemetery. The other Tucker's were moved to Red Top Cem. Outside Hallsville, MO so he might have too when the cemetery was destroyed.
They had 9 children:
1.Wm. Warren b; September 24, 1812 m. Martha Blackwell
2.James B. b; abt. 1816 m. Mary (Polly) Dunbar
3.Arthur Sherrod b; abt. 1818 m. Eleanor Woodruff
4.Virenda Haden b; November 28, 1822 m. John Turner
5.Parthina F. b; December 24, 1827 m. Wm. Pigg
6.Paulina Leavell b; December 24, 1827 m. Wm. Goslin
7.Lamira J. b; 1828 m. Demarcus Palmer
8.*John M. b; 1833 m. Eliz. A. White
9. Nancy Eliz. b; March 28, 1836 m. Alexander Schooler
Dec 01, 2002 · Reply
Mark Bramlette
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This newspaper clipping from around 1902, New London, Connecticut, mentions Mrs. Robert B. Crocker, W. L. Hawkins, Eugene B. Lawrence, Abel P. Tanner, and my grandfather, John Foster Tucker. It recounts a gathering of church members to thank their minister.



The reception tendered Rev. J. F.
Tucker last evening in Unity Hall by his friends was a very pleasant affair. About 200 people were present, representing members of the Unitarian society, Women's Alliance and Unity Club. The Unity Club's card tables were arranged about the hall and a large table in the center was prepared for the officers of the club and the honorary guests. Previous to the serving of refreshments entertainment was furnished by the Unity orchestra of four pieces, which gave several selections, and solos by Mrs. Robert B. Crocker and Mrs. Spiera. Both the soloists were encored and warmly
applauded by the appreciative audience.
Young women of the club served ice
cream and cake to those present and
when these had been enjoyed the feature
of the evening was sprung.

First Vice President Eugene B. Law
rence introduced President W. L.
Hawkins who presented Rev. J. F. Tucker
a prettily bound volume of the Cape Cod
Ballads. President Hawkins said he was
delegated by the members of the
Unitarian society, Women's alliance and
Unity club to present this gift, which
Mr. Tucker would receive in the spirit
in which it was given, which was that
of appreciation of Mr. Tucker's work
among the people. The fact that there
was an envelope containing $102 inside
the volume was not apparent from the
outside. Rev. Mr. Tucker replied ap-
appropriately to the presentation, wishing all present might have as good a time as he anticipated having in the reading of the ballads, and thanking the people for the gift.

President Hawkins then introduced
Abel P. Tanner to address the gathering. Mr. Tanner said that there had been an air of mystery about President Hawkins for some days, which reminded him of the story of the minister who was called to pray at a Masonic function. The minister was opposed to secret orders, but could not well refuse to offer prayer and he did so in the following words: ”Oh Lord we pray for something, we know not what. If it's good, bless it; if it's bad, cuss it, world without end, Amen.” Mr. Tanner then recalled the first time he met Rev. Mr. Tucker about six years ago. Mr. Tucker then came into his office without ceremony and began talking in the incisive way natural
to him. When he went out, Mr. Tanner
said to himself, there is a straight-for
ward, candid man, who will always say
what he means. Years had passed since
then and he had become better
acquainted with Mr. Tucker. He had sometimes differed with him, though always pleasantly, and he was glad the world was not all like, for if it were we should perish on the dead level of uniformity. Never during these years had Mr. Tanner had occasion to change or revise the judgment pronounced on first meeting Mr. Tucker. He knew Mr. Tucker was wishing he would not speak in this way and that the latter would like to choke him off, but Mr. Tucker was not in perfect command on the present occasion. It is not often than the opportunity to eulogize a man is given before the man's death, and the speaker was going to take this opportunity lest he be unable at
another time.

Mr. Tanner said: “There sits in your midst of citizen of this town who would take his coat off and give it to a man in need or would give his last dollar that some suffering man might have food. I am glad there are a few such men. I don't know that charity is always best, as those who are always helped lost the power to help themselves, but it is well there are some men of Mr. Tucker's class. If there is another world where charity is remembered and virtue is rewarded, these men will there wear crowns.”

After these remarks the affair became informal and those present greeted Mr. Tucker. A general social session completed the evening, and at last a number of the members gathered about the piano and sang college and other songs.
Feb 14, 2003 · Reply
Mark Bramlette
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Obituary of Stillman Tucker (from an undated newspaper clipping)

Stillman Tucker was a native of Vermont, was an elder in the church of Lower Liberty six years, was also an elder in the church of Central College, while pursuing his studies there under the care of the Presbytery of Franklin, as a candidate for the ministry, and was licensed to preach in April, 1850. He preached to the churches of Liberty and Little Mill Creek, and was ordained by the Presbytery in April, 1852. He continued his labors in Little Mill Creek church about a year, then supplied the church of Ashley two years, moved to Linn Co., Iowa, in 1855, as a Home Missionary, and died in afflictive circumstances, while from home seeking medical aid, at Freeport, Ill., Nov. 16, 1856. He had been dismissed from the Presbytery, but had not joined any other ecclesiastical body. He was a good man and a devoted Christian minister. H. S.

The places mentioned in the obituary without mentioning a state are evidently in Ohio. There is a picture of him here at ancientfaces in the photographs section. When Stillman Tucker died, he left his three daughters from a previous marriage, and two daughters and a son from his current marriage to the care of his wife, born Margaret S. Loy. The first three were Mariah Tucker (Mrs. Blodgett), Elizabeth Tucker (also Mrs. Blodgett) and Hellen Tucker (Mrs. Rice). The later three were Mary Tucker, Phebe Olive Tucker (Mrs. Collins), and John Foster Tucker.
Oct 22, 2003 · Reply
Bev Tucker
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Hi, I am looking for some information on Naomi. My adopted brother's
Mother I think is Naomi. He was adopted when he was 9 months old.
We live in Indiana. I just recently saw his adoption papers. It shows her name.
Any information i would appreciate. He was born May 9. He just turned 59.
He is doing great. He does not know I am doing this.

Thanks, Very much

May 23, 2013 · Reply
Marilyn Turner
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I have a Tucker photo album but none are marked. The album belonged to Mary Lease Tucker wife of Wm. Henry Tucker and they lived in McKinney, Texas in the late 1800's. How do I share them?
Nov 19, 2014 · Reply
Kathy Pinna
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Marilyn - just post them to AncientFaces and in the surname section, put the name "Tucker". It won't mean that the name of the person is Tucker, simply that he/she/they are associated with the Tucker family in some way You may also want to state that they most probably are from Texas.
Nov 19, 2014 · Reply

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