James Lee Tucker

18 November 1875–14 March 1949 (Age 73)
Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Lee

When James Lee Tucker was born on 18 November 1875, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, his father, William Harris Tucker, was 24 and his mother, Martha Evalene Brock, was 30. He married Martha Jane Clifton on 24 December 1899, in Hunt, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Taylor, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 6, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 14 March 1949, in Ovalo, Taylor, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ovalo, Taylor, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lee Tucker
1875–1949
Martha Jane Clifton
1878–1907
Marriage: 24 December 1899
Valtye Lee Tucker
1900–1981
Elbert Clifton Tucker
1904–1958

Spouse and Children

    Male1875–1949Male

    Martha Jane Clifton

    Female1878–1907Female

MARRIAGE
24 December 1899
Hunt, Texas, United States
children

(2)

    Female1900–1981Female

    Elbert Clifton Tucker

    Male1904–1958Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Harris Tucker

    Male1850–1939Male

    Martha Evalene Brock

    Female1845–1888Female

siblings

(9)

    Elbert Ellis Tucker

    Male1872–1896Male

    Ada Ann Tucker

    Female1873–1886Female

    Pearl Elizabeth Tucker

    Female1875–1877Female

    Male1875–1949Male

    Male1879–1944Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 20

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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)

  • J L Tucker in household of W J Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James L Tucker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J L Tucker, "United States Census, 1930"

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