James Simeon Tucker

Brief Life History of James Simeon

When James Simeon Tucker was born on 27 December 1878, in Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Simeon Tucker Sr, was 39 and his mother, Ann Maria Baker, was 39. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Frances Ella Doerner. He lived in Beat 3, Neshoba, Mississippi, United States in 1900 and Beat 3, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He died on 26 May 1945, in Collinsville, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hamrick Cemetery, Collinsville, Lauderdale, Mississippi, United States.

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James Simeon Tucker
Frances Ella Doerner
Jennie Tucker
Harvey Tucker
Jim Tucker
Maggie Tucker
Steve Tucker
Jimmie Dee Tucker
Julius Stevens Tucker

Sources (3)

  • James L Tucker in household of James L Tucker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grave marker photo
  • Jas S Tucker in household of Ben F Tucker, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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