James Tucker

about 1780–

The Life of James

James Tucker was born about 1780. He married Frances T Embree on 9 September 1813, in Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States.

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James Tucker
1780–
Frances T Embree
1785–
Marriage: 9 September 1813

Spouse and Children

    Male1780–Male

    Frances T Embree

    Female1785–Female

MARRIAGE
9 September 1813
Winchester, Clark, Kentucky, United States

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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  • James Tucker, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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