Mary Jane Tucker

26 August 1845–21 February 1936 (Age 90)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Tucker was born on 26 August 1845, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Bailey Franklin Tucker, was 31 and her mother, Mariah Moore, was 29. She married Enoch A Needham on 31 January 1861, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Hopkins, Texas, United States in 1900 and Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. She died on 21 February 1936, in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch A Needham
Mary Jane Tucker
Marriage: 31 January 1861
Nellie Needham
Luther Needham
William Eris Needham
John Bailey Needham
Emma T Needham
Nancy Marie Needham
Jessie Needham
Jennie B Needham
Enoch A Needham
Collins Breckenridge Needham

Spouse and Children

31 January 1861
Gibson, Tennessee, United States


    Nellie Needham


    John Bailey Needham


    Emma T Needham


    Nancy Marie Needham


    Luther Needham


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+13 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 1

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Hopkins, Texas, United States
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 25

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): occupational name for a fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle English tuck(en) ‘to full cloth’ (Old English tūcian ‘to torment’). This was the term used for the process in the Middle Ages in southwestern England, and the surname is more common there than elsewhere. Compare Fuller and Walker .2 Americanized form of Jewish To(c)ker ( see Tokarz ).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Glasscock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Needham in household of Robert L Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jane Tucker in household of B Tucker, "United States Census, 1860"

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