Benjamin F. Tucker

23 September 1834–8 May 1916 (Age 81)
Rocky Fork Township, Boone, Missouri, United States

The Life of Benjamin F.

When Benjamin F. Tucker was born on 23 September 1834, in Rocky Fork Township, Boone, Missouri, United States, his father, William Warren Tucker, was 21 and his mother, Martha Blackwell Woodruff, was 18. He married Jeanett H. Fountain on 12 December 1855. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bourbon Township, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Sturgeon, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 8 May 1916, in Hallsville, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Sturgeon, Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Benjamin F. Tucker
Lucinda Ellen Davenport
Marriage: 12 June 1873
Cecile Tucker
Cebelle Tucker
Nina Maud Tucker

Spouse and Children


    Lucinda Ellen Davenport


12 June 1873


    Cecile Tucker


    Cebelle Tucker


    Nina Maud Tucker


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 4

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Age 26

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

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’.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ben F Tucker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Benjamin F Tucker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin F Tucker in household of William W Tucker, "United States Census, 1850"

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