Henry Tucker

1760–
Halifax, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

Henry Tucker was born in 1760, in Halifax, Virginia, United States. He had at least 2 daughters with Mrs Henry Tucker.

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Henry Tucker
1760–
Mrs Henry Tucker
1770–
Rebecca Tucker
1790–
Nancy Mary Tucker
1794–1854

Spouse and Children

    Male1760–Male

    Mrs Henry Tucker

    Female1770–Female

children

(2)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 20

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1791

Age 31

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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 (2)

  • Henry Tucker in entry for Nancy Hall, "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • Henry Tucker in entry for Nancey Hall, "Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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