Ruth Tucker

Female2 December 1752–

Brief Life History of Ruth

When Ruth Tucker was born on 2 December 1752, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Job Tucker, was 24 and her mother, Ruth Dodge, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Job Tucker
1728–
Ruth Dodge
1728–
Mary Tucker
1750–
Ruth Tucker
1752–
Lucy Tucker
1755–
Nehemiah Tucker
1757–
Sarah Tucker
1759–
Judith Tucker
1760–
Elizabeth Tucker
1763–
Lois Tucker
1765–
Thomas Tucker
1768–

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  • Ruth Tucker, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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Name Meaning

English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).

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

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