Moses Tucker Sr

Male23 April 1744–12 January 1813

Brief Life History of Moses

When Moses Tucker Sr was born on 23 April 1744, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Lt. Benjamin Tucker III, was 41 and his mother, Mary Warren, was 40. He married Sarah Temple about 1781, in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. In 1785, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as taverner in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. He died on 12 January 1813, in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Moses Tucker Sr
Sarah Temple
Marriage: about 1781
Joseph Tucker
Moses Tucker Jr

Sources (8)

  • Moses Tucker, "New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Moses Tucker, "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783"
  • Moses Tucker, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    about 1781Marlborough, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 32

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 32

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 37

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    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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