John Stanton Tucker

1800–6 October 1836 (Age 36)
South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of John Stanton

When John Stanton Tucker was born in 1800, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Simeon Clark Tucker, was 23 and his mother, Susanna Perry, was 20. He married Adeline B. Smith on 3 February 1828, in First Baptist Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 6 October 1836, in his hometown, at the age of 36, and was buried in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Stanton Tucker
Adeline B. Smith
Marriage: 3 February 1828
Mary C. Tucker
Sarah E. Tucker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 February 1828First Baptist Church, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 0
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 3
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1811 · USS Revenge
    Age 11
    On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

    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 (4)

    • Stanton Tucker, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
    • John Stanton Tucker, "Find A Grave Index"
    • John S Tucker in the Web: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008

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