Moses Tucker

23 April 1744–12 January 1813 (Age 68)
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Tucker was born on 23 April 1744, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 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 6 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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Moses Tucker
Sarah Temple
Marriage: 1760
Uphias Alphia Euphemia Tucker
William Tucker
John Tucker
Josemiah Tucker
Lavinia Tucker
John Tucker
Allen Tucker
Joseph Tucker
Jemimah Tucker
Moses Tucker

Spouse and Children

Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


    Uphias Alphia Euphemia Tucker


    William Tucker


    John Tucker


    Josemiah Tucker


    Lavinia Tucker


+5 More Children

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+4 More Children

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

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)

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

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