Mary Elizabeth Tucker

9 July 1856–20 June 1928 (Age 71)
Oak Ridge, Warren, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Tucker was born on 9 July 1856, in Oak Ridge, Warren, Mississippi, United States, her father, Caleb Ward Piper, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Malvina Tucker, was 42. She had at least 3 sons and 6 daughters with William Absalom Hopper. She lived in Beat 5, Warren, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died on 20 June 1928, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Absalom Hopper
Mary Elizabeth Tucker
Lula Gertrude Hopper
Clara Hopper
Effie Hopper
Leota Hopper
Nettie Hopper
David Edward Hopper
Robert Hopper
Sarah Hopper
William Hopper

Spouse and Children



    Lula Gertrude Hopper





    Nettie Hopper


+4 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): occupational name for a fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle English tuck(en) ‘to full cloth’ (Old English tūcian ‘to torment’). This was the term used for the process in the Middle Ages in southwestern England, and the surname is more common there than elsewhere. Compare Fuller and Walker .2 Americanized form of Jewish To(c)ker ( see Tokarz ).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary L Hopper, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Perkins in entry for Frank S. Piper, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Mary E Tucker in entry for David Edward Hopper, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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