Thomas Tucker

Male25 July 1758–

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Tucker was born on 25 July 1758, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Tucker, was 33 and his mother, Mary Kendall, was 24. He married Betty Houghton on 17 January 1784, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Thomas Tucker
1758–
Betty Houghton
1763–
Marriage: 17 January 1784
William Tucker
1784–
Thomas Tooker
1786–
Betsy Tooker
1788–
Polly Tooker
1792–
Nancy Tooker
1794–

Sources (12)

  • Thomas Tucker, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Thomas Tooker, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Thomas Tooker, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1784Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1776

    Age 18

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 18

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    1789

    Age 31

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    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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