Mary Ann Tucker

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Tucker was born on 16 March 1843, in Thomas, Georgia, United States, her father, Henry Crawford Tucker Jr, was 37 and her mother, Margaret "Peggy" Watson, was 21. She married John Sellers after 1863, in Colquitt, Miller, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Doerun, Colquitt, Georgia, United States in 1900. She died on 11 March 1902, in Colquitt, Georgia, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Colquitt, Georgia, United States.

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John Sellers
Mary Ann Tucker
Marriage: after 1863
Martha J Sellers
John Henry Sellers
Anna Eliza Sellers
Rebecca M Sellers
Sarah Sallie Elizabeth Sellers
Mary Ann "POLLY" Sellars
Minnie Safronia Sellars

Sources (9)

  • Mary Tucker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Tucker - birth-name: Mary Ann Tucker
  • Mary Ann Sellers, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1856: Colquitt, Georgia, United States


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

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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