Mary Ann Tucker

16 August 1832–26 February 1881 (Age 48)
Grove, Allegany, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Tucker was born on 16 August 1832, in Grove, Allegany, New York, United States, her father, Daniel N Tucker, was 32 and her mother, Mehitable, was 42. She married James S. Bailey about 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 February 1881, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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James Benjamin Cook
Mary Ann Tucker
Marriage: 8 April 1862
Benjamin James Cook
Anna Rosetta Cook
Alexander Cook
Roselia P. Cook
Fedelia Cook
John Henry Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1862Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 7
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Biography of Mary Ann Tucker

    Mary Ann Tucker was born August 16, 1832 in Grove, Alleghany, New York. Her parents were Daniel and Mehitable Tucker. It isn't known if she had any brothers or sisters. Nothing is known of …

    Sources (36)

    • Elsie in entry for Silene E Giroux, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Mary Cook, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Ann Tucker in entry for John Henry Cook, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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