Daniel Morgan Tucker

23 July 1856–23 December 1942 (Age 86)
Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Daniel Morgan

When Daniel Morgan Tucker was born on 23 July 1856, in Pope, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick "Priddy" Tucker, was 42 and his mother, Mary Jane Richey, was 36. He married Lucinda Joiner on 30 August 1883, in Lusk, Pope, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Polk Twp, Pope, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 23 December 1942, in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Harrisburg, Saline, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Morgan Tucker
Lucinda Joiner
Marriage: 30 August 1883
John Henry Tucker
William Luther Tucker
Charles Otto Tucker
J Thomas Tucker
James Arthur Tucker
Lucian Alford Tucker

Spouse and Children

30 August 1883
Lusk, Pope, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 (3)

  • Daniel M Tucker in household of Preddy Tucker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel Tucker in household of William L Tucker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Daniel M Tucker in household of Priddy Tucker, "United States Census, 1870"

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