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Re: Henry Crawford Tucker, father of 32
Posted by: Janice N. Thurmond Date: July 31, 2000 at 20:20:18
In Reply to: Re: Henry Crawford Tucker, father of 32 by scott ivey of 321

This is all that I have....would you share your information with me? I'd like to fill in all these blanks!

The Family of Matthew Tucker

Matthew TUCKER, CSA        b. 27 Sept 1827 Irwin-now-Colquitt Co., GA       d. 31 Dec 1909       Colquitt Co., GA; Buried Pleasant Grove Cem., Colquitt Co.; Served in Co. G, 12th Regiment, GA Infantry
Son of:       Henry Crawford TUCKER and Nancy SAPP
Served as : Justice of the Peace 1151st Militia District 20 Feb 1860 - 16 Jan 1861
               Treasurer of Colquitt Co. 10 May 1866 - 24 Jan 1873 and 15 Jan 1875 - 20 Jan 1877
               Surveyor of Colquitt Co. 20 Jan 1877 - 13 Jan 1891 and 10 Jan 1893 - 10 Oct 1902
Married:
       1st Nancy WATSON        born: ??       died: Before 1852 married: 25 June1849; Thomas Co., GA
       2nd Elizabeth “Betsy” GAY b. 16 June 1840        d. 14 Sept1896 married:       25 Mar 1852; Thomas Co., GA
Children:
       (1) Matthew TUCKER, Jr.
       (2) Nancy TUCKER born abt 1855 GA
       (3) Richard B. TUCKER born abt 1856 GA
       (4) Mary Ann TUCKER born abt 1859 GA
       (5) John TUCKER
       (6) Martha Ann TUCKER
       (7) Phoebe TUCKER
       (8) Emily TUCKER
       (9) Sally TUCKER

Sources:
       (1) Research papers of Blanche Pitts Smith, Doerun, GA, descendant of Henry Crawford Tucker through his son, John Tucker.
       (2) 1860 Colquitt Co., GA Census
       (3) “History of Colquitt County” by W. A. Covington; 1937
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"1864 Census for the Re-Organization of the Georgia Militia" abstracted and compiled by Nancy J. Cornell; 2000
page 162
“Colquitt County, Georgia; 7th Senatorial District 1050th Militia District
“Tucker, Matthew       37 yrs       Stockraiser       born Georgia Exemption: Stockraiser”
              
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from "Wiregrass Obituaries and Death Notices" Volume IV; Wayne and Judy Dasher; page 107
"The Tifton Gazette," Friday, October 4, 1895
       Mrs. Matthew Tucker
       Mrs. Matthew Tucker, wife of the surveyor of Colquitt County, fell from the steps of her home last Saturday and was almost instantly killed. She was quite an aged lady. It is thought that she had a stroke of paralysis, which caused her to fall.
[Elizabeth “Betsey” Gay Tucker; Matthew’s second wife. JNT]



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