Ann Tucker

1744–23 April 1803 (Age 59)
South Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Tucker was born in 1744, in South Petherton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Tucker, was 53 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Michaux, was 36. She married Peter Reaves on 22 February 1793, in Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States. She died on 23 April 1803, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59, and was buried in Somerset, England, United Kingdom.

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Peter Reaves
Ann Tucker
Marriage: 22 February 1793

Spouse and Children

    Peter Reaves



22 February 1793
Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Ann Michaux




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World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 57

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

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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  • Lucy Reaves in entry for Peter Reaves, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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