Benton F Tucker

December 1860–1964 (Age 103)
Nineveh Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Benton F

When Benton F Tucker was born in December 1860, in Nineveh Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States, his father, John Thomas Tucker, was 42 and his mother, Jennetta Ann Hibbs, was 35. He married Fannie Lisslie Bronson on 7 September 1881, in Nineveh, Nineveh Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Greenwood, Johnson, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Downey Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died in 1964, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 104, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States.

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Benton F Tucker
Fannie Lisslie Bronson
Marriage: 7 September 1881
Fred Tucker
Lona Tucker
Thomas Tucker
Lucile Charity Whitesides
Lonnie Ernest Tucker
Clarence Alvin Tucker
Paul William Tucker

Spouse and Children


    Fannie Lisslie Bronson


7 September 1881
Nineveh, Nineveh Township, Johnson, Indiana, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Jennetta Ann Hibbs




    Celia M Tucker


    Anna L Tucker


    William Clark Tucker


    John Scott Tucker


    Mary Catherine Tucker


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 9

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 30

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Benton Tucker in household of Jennettie Nay, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Benton F Tucker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benton F Tucker, "United States Census, 1940"

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