Henry Theodore Tuckerman

Male20 April 1813–17 December 1871

Brief Life History of Henry Theodore

When Henry Theodore Tuckerman was born on 20 April 1813, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Harris Tuckerman, was 29 and his mother, Ruth Lyman Keating, was 26. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1850 and New York City, New York, United States in 1870. He died on 17 December 1871, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Henry Harris Tuckerman
Ruth Lyman Keating
Henry Theodore Tuckerman
Elizabeth Tuckerman
Lucy Keating Tuckerman
Charles Keating Tuckerman
Ruth Keating Tuckerman

Sources (7)

  • Henry Tookerman in household of Charles Pinta, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Theodore Tuckerman, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Henry T Tuckerman, "New York, New York, Index to Passenger Lists, 1820-1846"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 14

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’ (see Tucker 1) + -man, either for a tucker, or for his servant or assistant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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