Domissa Mildred Tucker

5 October 1853–14 January 1863 (Age 9)
Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Domissa Mildred

When Domissa Mildred Tucker was born on 5 October 1853, in Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States, her father, Jonah Warrener Tucker, was 28 and her mother, Mary Walker Shoptaw, was 26. She died on 14 January 1863, in her hometown, at the age of 9, and was buried in Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonah Warrener Tucker
Mary Walker Shoptaw
Cyrus Talbot Tucker
Louisa Arabelle Tucker
Georganna Tucker
Domissa Mildred Tucker
James Lewis Tucker
Byron Chyard Tucker
Phonzo Marcellus Tucker
Little Bee Tucker

Parents and Siblings

    Jonah Warrener Tucker


    Mary Walker Shoptaw




    Cyrus Talbot Tucker


    Louisa Arabelle Tucker


    Georganna Tucker



    James Lewis Tucker


+3 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 8

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge

Age 9

By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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 (2)

  • Domisha Tucker in household of Jonah W Tucker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dommissia M. Tucker, "Find A Grave Index"

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