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.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Absalom Hopper
1853–1898
Mary Elizabeth Tucker
1856–1928
Lula Gertrude Hopper
1877–1913
Clara Hopper
1879–1936
Effie Hopper
1882–1970
Leota Hopper
1885–
Nettie Hopper
1887–
David Edward Hopper
1888–1959
Robert Hopper
1889–
Sarah Hopper
1891–
William Hopper
1893–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Lula Gertrude Hopper

    Female1877–1913Female

    Female1879–1936Female

    Female1882–1970Female

    Female1885–Female

    Nettie Hopper

    Female1887–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 5

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1863

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.

Possible Related Names

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"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.