John Tucker Davies

Brief Life History of John Tucker

When John Tucker Davies was born on 3 March 1806, in Llangwm, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Davies, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Tucker, was 32. He married Hannah Thompson on 29 November 1830, in Kingston upon Hull St Mary, Yorkshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Kingston upon Hull St Mary, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1830 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 20 December 1888, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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John Tucker Davies
Letitia Ann George
Marriage: 9 April 1839
William George Davis
Samuel Willard Davis
John George Davis
Alma Charles Davis Sr
Ephraim George Davis
Mary Sophia George Davies
Letitia Ann George Davis
Sarah Jane George Davis
Martha Helen Davis

Sources (62)

  • Jno. T. Davis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John Henry, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • John Davies, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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Atlantic slave trade abolished.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant of Davis , a patronymic equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd ‘Dafydd's son’. The name is especially numerous in south Wales. This form of the name probably shows the influence of Davy , the common English form of the personal name David in the late medieval and early modern periods (see Davey ).

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John Tucker Davis

CAPTAIN JOHN TUCKER DAVIS, a "master mariner," was born 3 March 1806 in Llangwm, Pembrokeshire, Wales. He was the son of Henry Davies (1772-1849), a mariner and fisherman, and Elizabeth Tucker (1767-1 …

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