Dawson Robert Tucker

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

The Life 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

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)

  • Dawson P Tucker in household of William N Hughes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • D R Tucker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dawson R Tucker in household of John L Tucker, "United States Census, 1900"

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