Benjamin Tucker

about 1815–
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Tucker was born about 1815, in Rhode Island, United States, his father, Acors Card Tucker, was 32 and his mother, Abbie Dyer, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Acors Card Tucker
1783–1867
Abbie Dyer
1787–1835
Acors Tucker Jr
1811–1906
Benjamin Tucker
1815–
Sarah " Sally" Tucker
1817–
George Tucker
1813–1881
Rowland Tucker
1820–1908

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 20

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

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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