Tuckers of Virgina
TUCKERS OF VIRGINIA
This page includes information about
the possible ANCESTORS of Henry Tucker born in 1714.
Captain William Tucker
Tucker (and his presumed wife Mary) are recorded as living in
Virginia on 16 February 1623. The Muster of Inhabitants in
Virginia (about 1623/26) record in Capt William Tucker's muster:
Capt William Tucker: aged 36; in the Mary & James:1610
Mrs Mary Tucker aged 26; in the George:
Elizabeth Tusker borne in Virginia in August.
[plus 18 others]
Where did they come from?
historians have traced the Tuckers to the West Country.There is a
hiatus of several generations, from 1100 to 1492, within which
period no Tucker has been able to trace their exact ancestry.
However, the arms on the memorial of Henry Tucker, in St. Peter's
Church, Bermuda, are the same as those granted John Tucker, thus
appearing to confirm the descent.
in 1100 permitted to wear his hat in the presence of Henry I;
received estate of Lamertin, near Tavistock.
John Tucker is
said to have came to England with the Conqueror in 1066, granted
arms by him in 1079; assigned estate of South Tavistock, County
Devon, married the widow of Trecareth who was supposed to have
been the proprietor before the conquest (Domesday). [source: 
source:  Original list of Persons of
source:  http://mydruthers.com/Geneology/Hibbert/Tucker/Tucker.html
Created: 27 August 2009 - updated 5
Feb 2010; 18 Sept 2010.