Horace Tucker

1811–
Union, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of Horace

When Horace Tucker was born in 1811, in Union, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, William Zelotes Tucker, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Snow, was 31. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

William Zelotes Tucker
1781–1845
Sarah Snow
1780–1876
Beza Warren Tucker
1804–1895
Zelotes Tucker
1805–1856
Spencer Jackson Tucker
1808–1876
Calvin Tucker
1810–
Horace Tucker
1811–
Caroline Tucker
1813–1889
James Tucker
1814–1890
Lavenia Tucker
1816–
William Tucker
1818–
Mary Tucker
1820–1903

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 1

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1820

Age 9

Maine is the 23rd 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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