Mary Jane Tucker

Brief Life History 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 23 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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Enoch A Needham
Mary Jane Tucker
Marriage: 23 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

Sources (14)

  • Mary Needham in household of Enoch Needham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Parker, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Mary Jane Tucker Needham, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1846: Hopkins, Texas, United States

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

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

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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