When Ruth Tucker was born on 26 June 1816, in Shinnston, Harrison, Virginia, United States, her father, Harrison Jeremiah Tucker, was 33 and her mother, Ruth Ashcraft, was 27. She married Jeremiah Robey Jr. on 7 November 1833, in Shinnston, Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 17 January 1892, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.
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 ).