Mary "Polly" Tucker

1829–Female
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary "Polly"

When Mary "Polly" Tucker was born in 1829, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, her father, Osborn S Tucker, was 25 and her mother, Cynthia Battershell, was 20. She married Edward A Thomas in 1850, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Edward A Thomas
1820–
Mary "Polly" Tucker
1829–
Marriage: 1850
James C Thomas
1851–
John W Thomas
1854–
Mary B Thomas
1856–
"Mollie"
1860–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1850
Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    James C Thomas

    Male1851–Male

    John W Thomas

    Male1854–Male

    Mary B Thomas

    Female1856–Female

    "Mollie"

    Female1860–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 1

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 32

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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  • Polly Thomas in household of Edward A Thomas, "United States Census, 1860"

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