William Robert Tucker


Brief Life History of William Robert

When William Robert Tucker was born in 1868, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, his father, William David Tucker, was 33 and his mother, Frances Salome Eberle, was 23. He married Mildred Etta Dukes on 2 March 1892, in Palo Pinto, Benton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Milburn, Ballard, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 37, El Paso, Colorado, United States in 1900. He died in 1938, in Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States, at the age of 70.

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William Robert Tucker
Mildred Etta Dukes
Marriage: 2 March 1892
Jewel Mary Tucker
Hayse Robert Tucker

Sources (11)

  • Robert Bucker in household of Wm D Tucker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Wm R Tucker, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • gravestone photo from Evergreen Cemetery in Colorado Springs Colorado.

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  • Marriage
    2 March 1892Palo Pinto, Benton, Missouri, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 0

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1871: El Paso, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: El Paso, Colorado, United States

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

    Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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