Melvin Tucker

1848–1926 (Age 77)
Evans, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Melvin

When Melvin Tucker was born in September 1848, in Evans, Erie, New York, United States, his father, James Jefferson Tucker, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Ratchford, was 19. He married Margaret McAdoo on 29 September 1867, in Laclede, Missouri, United States. He lived in Martinsburg, Dixon, Nebraska, United States in 1910 and Galena Township, Dixon, Nebraska, United States in 1920. He died in 1926, in Dixon, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Martinsburg, Dixon, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Tucker
1848–1926
Julia Ann Woodard
1850–
Marriage: about 1871
Carrie Bell Tucker
1874–1925
Arthur Melvin Tucker
1878–1944
Lucy A Tucker
1880–1950
Emma E. Tucker
1883–1896
Mary Edna Tucker
1884–1948
Arthur Tucker
1885–
Alice Pearl Tucker
1886–1942
William Tucker
1888–1948
Lettie Tucker
1892–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1871
Brookfield, Madison, New York, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Julia Tucker

    Female1848–Female

    Male1848–1926Male

    Thomas E. Tucker

    Male1850–Male

    Sarah E Tucker

    Female1853–1876Female

    Mary Jane Tucker

    Female1855–1900Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867

Age 19

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 22

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Melvin Tucker in household of Joshua Tucker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Melvin Tucker in household of Joshua Tucker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Melvin Tucker in household of Joshua Tucker, "New York State Census, 1865"

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