Molly Tucker

1761–9 August 1779 (Age 18)
Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Molly

When Molly Tucker was born in 1761, in Middleborough Center, Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Docotor Benjamin Tucker Jr, was 27 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Thomas, was 24. She died on 9 August 1779, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Docotor Benjamin Tucker Jr
1734–1808
Mary "Polly" Thomas
1737–1800
Molly Tucker
1761–1779
Benjamin Tucker
1761–
Woodward M Tucker
1765–1850
Ephraim Tucker
1766–
Ruth Tucker
1775–
Sally Tucker
1767–1834
Lazarus Tucker
1768–1812
joseph alden tucker
1768–1854
Joseph Alden Tucker
1768–1855
Abraham Tucker
1777–1782

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World Events (2)

1776
Age 15
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 15
"""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."""""""

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.

Possible Related Names

Tooker
Tuckerman
Fuller
Swinger

Sources (1)

  • Molly Tucker, "Find A Grave Index"

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