Dawson Robert Tucker

13 February 1894–26 May 1922 (Age 28)
Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Dawson Robert

When Dawson Robert Tucker was born on 13 February 1894, in Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States, his father, John Lewis Tucker, was 27 and his mother, Eula L Hughes, was 24. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Ella Mae Gilmore. He lived in Henry, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 6 Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 26 May 1922, in Bay Harbor, Bay, Florida, United States, at the age of 28.

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Dawson Robert Tucker
Ella Mae Gilmore
Laura Tucker
James Eldridge Tucker
William Tucker
Sarah Virginia Tucker

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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted
Age 1
Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 8
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western 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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Sources (6)

  • Dawson P Tucker in household of William N Hughes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dawson R Tucker, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Dawson Robt. Tucker, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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