Moses Tucker

23 April 1744–12 January 1813 (Age 68)
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Moses

When Moses Tucker was born on 23 April 1744, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin Tucker III, was 41 and his mother, Mary Warren, was 40. He married Sarah Temple in 1760, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. 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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Family Time Line

Moses Tucker
1744–1813
Sarah Temple
1746–1791
Marriage: 1760
Uphias Alphia Euphemia Tucker
1763–1842
William Porter Tucker , Sr.
1769–1861
James Tucker
1769–
John Tucker
1771–
Josemiah Tucker
1775–
Lavinia Tucker
1777–
John Tucker
1779–1817
Allen Tucker
1781–
Joseph Tucker
1782–
Jemimah Tucker
1783–
Moses Tucker
1784–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1760Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 32
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Tooker
    Tuckerman
    Fuller
    Swinger

    Sources (10)

    • Moses Tucker in entry for Joseph Tucker, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Moses Tucker, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Moses Tucker, "New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947"

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