Descendants of Samuel Mason
Many thanks to Karen Weiss for submitting her Family
Tree on the Descendants of Samuel Mason Tucker. More information
can be found on him at: Ancestral
I'm attaching a genealogy report of the TUCKER surname in my
family for other researchers of the same family. Mason Samuel Tucker,
my gg grand-father, is my brick wall. Samuel & Julia lived for
awhile in the town of Scriba in Oswego Co. and were listed on the 1850
Census. All individuals listed are no longer living. This Tucker
family moved to WI in the 1850's sometime with some their children eventually
traveling West to other states and even back to NY. I have posted
information and pictures on the Rootsweb, Juneau Co., WI site. Thanks,
Karen Weiss at: <WisHist@wi.rr.com>
Generation No. 1
1. Samuel Mason1 Tucker1 was born Abt. 1818 in Maine2,
and died April 16, 1870 in Milwaukee, WI - National Home for Disabled Volunteer
Soldiers, however he is not buried there. He is listed as being buried
at Forest Home Cemetery.. He married Julia A. Delaney3 May
07, 1844 in Parishville, St. Lawrence Co. N.Y., daughter of James Delaney
and Mary. She was born March 07, 1826 in Paris, France, and died
November 18, 1904 in New Lisbon, WI4.
Notes for Samuel Mason Tucker:
The 1850 NY Federal Census, County of Oswego, township of Scriba lists
on page 389, image 272, Samuel Tucker, 26, farmer, place of birth as not
known, Julia Tucker, 26, pob not known, Mary E Tucker, 5 b. NY and George
H. 1/12, b. NY.
State Historical Society of Wisconsin Certificate of Service
This is to certify, that records in the state archives show that
late a Private in Co. A, 31st Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers
was enlisted into military service on the 4th day of August, 1862 by Captain
Chase at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, for the term of three years and was
mustered into the military service of the United States on the 9th
day of October, 1862, by Major Smith at Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
At the time of his enlistment, Private Tucker's place of birth was
not given. He gave his residence as the Town of Prairie du Chien,
Crawford County, WI.
Private Tucker was on furlough from September 8, 1863 to October 8,
1863. He was on detached service at the post bakery in Murfreesboro,
Tennessee from November 1863 to March 1864. He mustered out of the
service on July 29, 1865.
The records further show that said soldier when enlisted was 44 years
of age, had blue eyes, light hair, a light complexion and was 5 feet 10
1/2 inches in height , and by occupation was a farmer. He was wounded
August 4th 1864 and admitted August 8 to General Field Hospital, Chattanooga,
Tenn. He had a gunshot fracture of the lower jaw.
Samuel died at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (DVS).
He arrived April 13, 1870 and was there temporarily. He died at the
hospital April 16, 1870 of Consumption.
He was not buried at Wood, WI, but is listed as being interred in Forest
January 30, 2001 - Note:
Clay Jacobson, grandson of Edna Tucker, called Forest Home Cemetery and
verified that Samuel was buried there in Lot 3, Block 16, Section 31, Grave
49. He applied for a grave marker and that was placed on Samuel's
grave March 2001.
Samuel is listed as Mason Samuel Tucker in LDS's IGA Index. Samuel &
Julia's marriage is also listed and the children Marietta, George, Charles,
Frances, & Amelia. This information was submitted to the Atlanta
temple by unknown source in Sept 1991. The film contains no other
Since there is no information on Samuel's parents names, following the
naming patterns in England listed below, possibly his father's name was
George Henry and his mother's name may have been Sarah or Ann or Sarah
Ann. Charles Samuel must have been named after Samuel and Francis
William may have been named after Samuel's eldest brother.
The naming pattern in England, 1700 - 1875
More About Samuel Mason Tucker:
1st son -- Father's father
2nd son -- Mother's father
3rd son -- Father
4th son -- father's eldest brother
1st daughter -- Mother's mother
2nd daughter -- Father's mother
3rd daughter -- Mother
4th daughter -- Mother's eldest sister
Younger children would be named after earlier ancestors, but the pattern
in their case was more varied.
Burial: 1870, Forest Home Cemetery ,Milwaukee, WI - Lot 3, Block 16,
Section 31, Grave 49
Military service: August 04, 1862, Company A 31st Regiment -
Civil War - Prairie du Chien, WI
Notes for Julia A. Delaney:
The naming pattern in England, 1700 - 1875 listed under Samuel presents
the idea that possibly Julia's full name was Julia Augusta Delaney.
We know Julia's mother's name was Mary (listed on her death certificate)
and their first daughter, Maryette, was more than likely named after
her. Julia's father's name was James, but maybe Augustus was also
part of his name. Almeda Lodoska and Angelina Sivilie were probably
Julia's sister's names.
Julia's Widow's Claim for Pension was filed April 22, 1871 as a resident
of Orange in the County of Juneau and was accepted for approval December
24, 1886. She received $8.00 a month commencing April 16, 1870 and
$2.00 a month for each child as follows:
Charles Samuel born Jan. 7, 1855, 16 years on Jan 6, 1871,
From Juneau County Genealogy Obituary Scrapbook
#4 page 84
Francis William born April 19, 1857, 16 years on April 18, 1873
Almeda Lodoska born April 10, 1859, 16 years on April 9, 1875
Benjamin Theadore born June 9, 1864, 16 years on June 8, 1880
Angeline Sivilie born January 21, 1867, 16 years on January 20, 1883
It took fifteen and a half years to receive her pension.
Julia A. Delaney was born at Paris, France March 7, 1826,
and removed with her parents when about two years old to America, and resided
first at Syracuse, NY, and afterwards at Stockholm in the same state.
On May 7, 1844, she was married to Mr. Samuel Mason Tucker, and with him
went to reside at Oswego, where their eldest child Maryetta was born.
They then removed to Milwaukee, where five children were born, (see note
1.) Sarah Ann, George, Augustus, Augusta, and Charles. Then they
removed to Prairie du Chien, where five children were born, Francis, Almeda,
John, Benjamin and Angeline. They removed again to Monroe County,
WI and later to Mauston. The last three years she has lived with
her son, Benjamin, near New Lisbon, where she fell asleep in Jesus on the
morning of Nov. 18, 1904, aged 78 years 8 months and 11 days. Her
husband served as a soldier in the Civil War 3 years and six months in
Company A 31st Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers and (see note 2.) died July
29, 1865. Six children preceded her in death and five remain to mourn,
George of Phillipsburg, Kansas; Charles of Nekoosa, WI; Benjamin,
of New Lisbon; Francis of Oregon; Angeline, of Oklahoma.
Funeral services were conducted at her late home by the pastor
of the Baptist church at New Lisbon, and she was laid to rest at the beautiful
cemetery at Mauston as the sun was sinking in the west, on Sunday evening
Nov. 20, 1904
Note 1: Samuel, Julia, Maryetta
& George are listed on the 1850 NY Census, thus Sarah Ann & George
were born in New York. Sarah Ann also died in NY. Possibly,
Augustus and Augusta were also born an died in NY. The Tucker family
was not found in the 1855 NY Oswego County census.
Note 2 : The date listed
for Samuel's death was his discharge from the Service during the Civil
War because of being wounded Aug. 4, 1864. He died April 16, 1870
at the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers.
More About Julia A. Delaney:
Burial: November 20, 1904, Mauston Cemetery
Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Marriage Notes for Samuel Tucker and Julia Delaney:
Julia and Samuel were married by Elder Brown, a Methodist Pastor.
Lewis and Angeline Claflin were present at their marriage in New York.
Angeline may be an older sister to Julia or a sister to Samuel.
Children of Samuel Tucker and Julia Delaney are:
+ 2 i. Maryette2 Tucker, born June 09, 1845 in Oswego, NY;
died February 06, 1899 in Lindinia, Juneau Co., WI (at Mother's residence).
3 ii. Sarah Ann Tucker5, born January 28, 1848 in NY; died August
26, 1849 in NY.
+ 4 iii. George Henry Tucker, born May 13, 1850 in St. Lawrence Co.,
NY or Oswego Co. town of Scriba, NY; died February 27, 1907 in Phillipsburg,
5 iv. Augustus Tucker5, born August 17, 1852; died August 24,
6 v. Augusta Tucker5, born August 17, 1852; died January 07,
+ 7 vi. Charles Samuel Tucker, born January 07, 1855; died May 12,
1907 in Lawrenceburg, TN.
+ 8 vii. Francis William Tucker, born April 19, 1857 in Milwaukee,
WI; died December 12, 1931 in Compton, Willowbrook Pr., Los Angeles Co.,
+ 9 viii. Almeda Lodoska Tucker, born April 10, 1859; died July 17,
1884 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI.
10 ix. John Winfield Tucker5, born October 23, 1861; died March
26, 1863 in Prairie du Chien, Crawford Co., WI.
More About John Winfield Tucker:
Fact 1: March 26, 1863, Died
+ 11 x. Benjaman Theador Tucker, born June 09, 1864 in Prairie
du Chien, WI; died August 25, 1945 in New Lisbon, WI.
+ 12 xi. Angeline Sivilie Tucker, born January 21, 1867 in Prairie
du Chien, WI.
Generation No. 2
2. Maryette2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)6 was born June
09, 1845 in Oswego, NY, and died February 06, 1899 in Lindinia, Juneau
Co., WI (at Mother's residence)7. She married Peter Ellis Fales8
September 27, 1863 in Crawford Co., Wisconsin9. He was born July
09, 1809 in Union, Knox Co., Maine, and died September 16, 1888 in Lenora,
Norton Co., Kansas.
Notes for Maryette Tucker:
The Juneau County Chronicle newspaper dated the week of February
6, 1899 ~ Are Among The Mourned ~ Mrs. Maryet Fales Pass Away ~ Mrs. M
Fales ~ At the home of her mother Mrs. J. A. Tucker, in the town of Lindina,
Monday, February 6, Mrs. Maryet Fales died. Funeral services
conducted by Rev. Daniel Sprague will be held at Mrs. Tucker's home at
1 o'clock today. Mrs. Fales was born in Oswego, N.Y., January
9, 1845. With her family she came to this city many years ago, but
for several years has resided in Oakland, Iowa. She leaves five children
in Iowa, all grown up. Other family mourners are her mother and four
brothers. The deceased was visiting her mother when her fatal illness
More About Maryette Tucker:
Burial: February 10, 1899, Mauston Cemetery, Juneau Co., WI
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Medical Information: Secondary - LaTrippe
More About Peter Ellis Fales:
Burial: East Lenexa Cemetery Taylor Family Plot, Johnson Co., Kansas
Children of Maryette Tucker and Peter Fales are:
13 i. Charles S.3 Fales10, born Abt. 1864 in Iowa; died October
18, 1945 in Pryer, Mayes Co., Oklahoma.
More About Charles S. Fales:
Burial: Enid, Oklahoma is also listed for death
Occupation: Abt. 1900, Veteranarian
14 ii. Levilla Fales, born Abt. 1864.
15 iii. Rosetta Mae Fales, born May 29, 1866 in Chickasaw Co.,
16 iv. Amelia Augusta Fales, born January 08, 1871 in Fredericksburg,
Chickasaw Co., Iowa.
Notes for Amelia Augusta Fales:
Amelia may possibly be a twin to Adelia as her birth date is
listed as June 8, 1871 and Amelia's birth date is Jan. 8, 1871.
17 v. Adelia Fales, born June 08, 1871.
4. George Henry2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)11 was born
May 13, 1850 in St. Lawrence Co., NY or Oswego Co. town of Scriba, NY12,
and died February 27, 1907 in Phillipsburg, KS. He married (1) Amelia
Butterfield September 08, 1874 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI13.
He married (2) Ruth Anna Reynolds14 September 11, 1878 in Necedah,
Juneau Co. WI, daughter of Jabez Reynolds and Elizabeth Wilcox. She
was born November 20, 1854 in Fitzville, Huron County, Ohio, and died July
20, 1887 in Long Island, KS. He married (3) Mary Francis Churchill14
January 27, 1889 in Phillipsburg, Kansas, daughter of Henry Churchill and
Sara Brown. She was born August 04, 1867, and died July 01, 1912
in Kansas City.
Notes for George Henry Tucker:
Source: Shirley Compton Butcher
Copied from Phillips County, KS newspaper
George Henry Tucker was born in New York State on May 16, 1854, and
died in the hospital at Phillipsburg, Kansas on February 27, 1907, being
52 years, 9 months, and 11 days old. (this may be in error,
as his mother's pension papers list his birth as May 13, 1850).
When a small boy, his parents moved to Wisconsin. Here, as a
young man, he obtained his education and learned his life's work, photography.
In September 1879, he was joined in marriage to Anna R. Reynolds.
Of this marriage was born four children, one a son in New York State, one
a daughter, residing in Grand Island, Nebraska. Two other daughters
died in infancy. In the fall of 1886, the Tuckers moved to Kansas
and settled in Phillipsburg, which has been his home ever since.
Here he opened a photograph gallery.
Mrs. Anna R. Tucker died July 20, 1887. On January 27, 1889,
Mr. Tucker married Mary Churchhill. Eight children were born to them,
six of whom are living. Two weeks preceding their marriage, both
Mr. Tucker and his bride were baptized by Rev. Simmons, and united with
the Baptist Church. He has been a constant member ever since.
For some time he was secretary of the Sabbath School.
When the Spanish American War broke out, he helped enlist a company
and was first lieutenant of the same. At the close of the war he
was honorably mustered out. Coming home he at once collected enlisted,
and for some time, drilled a company of state militia. He enjoyed
all military service. Mr. Tucker belonged to the Odd Fellows, Modern
Woodman, and Knights and Ladies of Security Lodges. In the last two
orders he was a Charter Member. He was a loyal enthusiastic and efficient
member in each of these lodges and he will be keenly missed from their
midst. He was licensed embalmer. He had the touch of a nurse,
and often times his services proved invaluable. Some two weeks ago
he had an attack of the grippe. Scarcely had he recovered from this
when his old complaint again appeared. So precarious was his condition
that a delicate operation was deemed imperative. This proved successful,
but the frame was so debilitated that he gradually sank under the load,
which for years he had so patiently, heroically bourne. The end came
last Wednesday, February 27. Mr. Tucker was a loyal citizen, a good
friend and neighbor. He did not make a loud show of his piety, but
at heart he was a Christian. Often did he say, "I am not afraid to
go". He leaves a sorrowing wife and her six children, besides two
grown children by his first wife. May God of the fatherless and the
Comforter of the widow, come to their assistance at this time. The
funeral services were held at the Baptist Church at 2:00 o'clock last Thursday
afternoon, conducted by Rev. E.F. Judson. The services at the cemetery
were under the auspices of the Odd Fellows Lodge of this city.
More About George Henry Tucker:
Burial: February 28, 1907, Phillipsburg, KS
Military service: Spanish American War
Occupation: 1874, Farmer - listed on Marraige Certificate
Marriage Notes for George Tucker and Amelia Butterfield:
Witnesses were Daniel C. Petrie & Emma Peck
Parents of Amelia are Allen and Adalius A. Butterfield.
Marriage Notes for George Tucker and Ruth Reynolds:
Occupation of husband was listed as farmer on the marriage registration.
Ceremony was by verbal contract and performed P.C. Colver from Lisbon,
Witnesses were Mary E. Larson & William Reynolds.
Parents of George are Samuel & Julia Tucker
Parents of Anna are Jabez & Eliza Reynolds.
Children of George Tucker and Ruth Reynolds are:
18 i. Franklin3 Tucker14, born June 09, 1879 in Mauston,
WI; died August 11, 1943 in Batavia, Genesee Co., NY. He married
Hattie Tagg June 29, 1903 in Youngstown, Niagara Co., NY; born March 02,
1886; died November 15, 1948 in Lockport, Niagra Co., NY.
Notes for Franklin Tucker:
August 11, 1943 Frank Tucker Obituary
Spanish War Vet Dies In Hospital
Ill for the past two weeks in the US Veteran's Hospital at Batavia,
NY Frank Tucker of 323 Clinton St. Lockport, NY, Constable and Veteran
of the Spanish-American War, died there at 1:45 this morning. Mr.
Tucker was a past commander of Lockport Camp 83, united Spanish War Veterans,
one of the charter members and active in its affairs for many years.
He was born in Mauston, Wis. June 9, 1882 (see Note), serving
with Co. D 9th Infantry during the Phillipine insurrection and with the
China Relief Expedition. He was honorably discharged July 13, 1903.
On June 29, 1903 he married Miss Hattie Tagg of this city, who
survives him. For many years Mr. Tucker was employed at the Lockport
Engineering works and for the past several months at the Rialto Theater.
Besides his wife he leaves 4 sons, William, Floyd, Franklin and Clayton,
and 3 daughters, Mrs. Glenn Compton, Mrs. August Gawve and Mrs. John Drew,
all of Lockport, 11 grandchildren, 3 sisters and 5 brothers.
Note: Frank always listed 1882 as his birth date. Since his sister
Elva, was born Nov. 1882, we wondered about the right year for Frank.
Mary Ellen found a census record for Kansas that said he was born 1879?
Frank was the son of George Henry & Ruth Anna Reynolds Tucker.
This is submitted by Shirley Compton Butcher, granddaughter of Frank
& Hattie Tucker.
More About Franklin Tucker:
Burial: Acacia Cemetery, N. Tonawanda, Niagara Co., NY
More About Hattie Tagg:
Burial: November 19, 1948, North Tonawanda, Niagra Co., NY
19 ii. Elva Tucker, born November 16, 1882 in Mauston,
Juneau Co. WI; died November 02, 1970 in Lakewood, Jefferson Co., Colo.
She married William Sciple.
More About Elva Tucker:
Burial: November 04, 1970, Crownhill Cemetery, CO
Children of George Tucker and Mary Churchill are:
20 i. Roscoe Alonzo3 Tucker, born November 14, 1889.
7. Charles Samuel2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)15 was born
January 07, 1855, and died May 12, 1907 in Lawrenceburg, TN16. He
married Clarissa Ellen Harrington17 January 16, 1881 in Pittsville,
WI. She was born September 30, 1861 in Mauston, WI18, and died March
08, 1929 in Fountain, Juneau Co., WI19.
21 ii. Baby Girl Tucker, born February 08, 1893; died December
22 iii. Verna Zephyr Tucker, born August 14, 1895.
23 iv. Irma Vera Tucker, born August 08, 1897.
24 v. George Stanley Tucker, born January 27, 1900.
25 vi. Carroll Leroy Tucker, born June 18, 1903.
26 vii. Cecil Henry Tucker, born October 12, 1904.
27 viii. William Dale Tucker, born August 01, 1907.
Notes for Charles Samuel Tucker:
Charles' date of death appears in his wife, Clarissa's obituary ( March
14, 1929) as May 12, 1907 in Lawrenceburg, TN.
Notes for Clarissa Ellen Harrington:
New Lisbon newspaper dated March 14, 1929
Mrs. John Schlicht died at her home in the town of Fountain, this county
(Juneau), March 8, 1929, after a lingering illness. Her maiden name
was Clarissa Ellen Harrington, daughter of Thomas and Harriette Harrington,
and she was born at Mauston Sept. 30, 1861. Her childhood days were
spent at Union Center. She later attended the seminary at Elroy.
On Jan. 16, 1881, she was married to Charles Samuel Tucker at Pittsville,(Wood
Co.) this state (WI). To this union 9 children were born, 3 of whom
survive her viz:
Mrs. Myrtle A. Mellor town of Summit, Charles A. Tucker, Edgerton,
Mrs. Myra G. Glover, Janesville. The children who preceded her in
death are: David William, Richard Edwin, Mrs. Florence E. Webber,
Douglas Roy, Rollin Oliver, and Philip Earl. With her husband and
children she moved to Nekoosa in the fall of 1903 where they resided 3
years. They then moved to Lawrenceburg, TN., where Mr. Tucker
died May 12, 1907. Mrs. Tucker and children moved to Hickman, KY.
About 14 years ago they returned to Wis., locating at Mauston. She
was married to John Schlicht of the town of Fountain, on Sept. 2, 1917
and had made her home in that township ever since. Besides the husband
and 3 children by her former marriage, she leaves 3 step-sons, Carl, Walter
and John Schlicht, 23 grand children and 4 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the home and in the Baptist church at
Mauston. Buriel in the Oakwood Cemetery, Mauston.
Children of Charles Tucker and Clarissa Harrington are:
28 i. Myrtle Angeline3 Tucker20, born November 28, 1881
in Plymouth Twp., Juneau Co., WI; died 1930. She married Isaac Mellor
August 31, 1898 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI; born November 24, 1856 in Summit
Twp., Juneau Co., WI; died 1926 in Mauston, Juneau Co., WI.
Notes for Myrtle Angeline Tucker:
This information came from Lawrence Onsager through www.rootsweb.com/juneauco
29 ii. Charles A. Tucker, born April 1884.
Notes for Richard Edwin Tucker:
30 iii. David William Tucker, born June 1886.
31 iv. Richard Edwin Tucker, born April 04, 1891 in Juneau Co.,
WI, Mauston; died April 16, 1924 in Juneau Co., WI Nekoosa.
Mauston Star, Mauston, Juneau Co., Wisc. - Apr. 24, 1924
Richard Edwin Tucker died at Nekoosa, April 16, 1924. He was
born in this city Aug. 4, 1891.
Richard had gone to Nekoosa to visit at his sisters home for a few
days. He went into the barn on the J.C. Weber farm where the children
were pumping water for the cattle and told them to run away and he would
pump the water. Just as he grasped the pump handle a bolt of lightning
seemed to come down the ventilator shaft over the well and he was instantly
killed. Several of the sows were also killed by the lightning and
the barn was set afire but the flames were soon extinguished.
The deceased was veteran of the World War and showed conspicuous gallantry
on the battlefields of Europe, being in 4 engagements. Since returning
home he has engaged in farming.
He leaves to mourn his mother, Mrs. E. Schlicht of Fountain, 3 sisters
and 2 brothers; Mrs. Isaac Mellor of Summit, C.A. Tucker of Elroy, David
W. and Mrs. Myra G. Glover of Janesville and Mrs. Eunice Weber of Nekoosa.
His father, Chas. S. Tucker, has been dead for many years. Burial
in the Mauston Cemetery.
More About Richard Edwin Tucker:
Burial: Mauston Cemetery, Juneau Co., WI
Occupation: 1924, Farming
32 v. Florence Eunice Tucker, born May 1894.
33 vi. Myra G. Tucker, born April 1899.
34 vii. Douglas Roy Tucker.
35 viii. Rollin Oliver Tucker.
36 ix. Philip Earl Tucker.
8. Francis William2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)21
was born April 19, 1857 in Milwaukee, WI, and died December 12, 1931 in
Compton, Willowbrook Pr., Los Angeles Co., CA. He married (1)
Grace E. Dunnell November 30, 1880 in New Lisbon, Juneau Co. WI22,
daughter of Frank Dunnell and Lucinda Lutz. He married
Notes for Francis William Tucker:
Francis William Tucker wrote 3 letters in 1930 to his niece Elva (Tucker)
Sciple. Copies were given to me (KLW) from Shirley Butcher, great
granddaughter of George Henry & Anna Ruth (Reynolds) Tucker.
The first letter dated July 25, 1930 is about Francis & his brother
George H. Tucker and their family's trip to the West from WI in the late
fall of 1886. George stopped his travels in Phillipsburg, KS.
Francis continued on to Boise, ID, helped build a saw mill in the Blue
Mountains of Eastern Oregon, Portland, OR, Aberdeen, WA and San Francisco,
CA. The second letter describes his early life in Juneau Co., WI
and the 3rd letter is a story about a deer hunt in WI. These very
interesting letters indicate Francis had a flair for story telling.
According to Francis' death (12-12-1931) record from Los Angeles, CA, he
lived in Willowbrook about nine years and lived in California for 35 yrs.
This information was given by his daughter Laura A. Town. Francis
must have come to California sometime between 1890-1896.
More About Francis William Tucker:
Burial: December 15, 1931, Woodlawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Occupation: 1880, Laborer listed on Marriage Certificate
Marriage Notes for Francis Tucker and Grace Dunnell:
Grace's maiden name might also be spelled Durmell. The writing
on the marriage record could be read either way. F.P. Butler pronounced
the marriage and the witnesses were: Mary H. Butler and Frances Kizer.
Ceremony was Statute Form. Francis' occupation is listed as laborer
in Mauston. Francis and Grace were later divorced in Portland, OR.
Francis took Laura and Grace kept Cora. This was in the late 1880
- 1890's. Francis & Laura went to Aberdeen, WA and then to San
Children of Francis Tucker and Grace Dunnell are:
37 i. Laura Adeline3 Tucker, born September 26, 1884
in Juneau Co., WI23; died April 11, 1941 in Los Angeles Co., CA.
She married Male Town.
9. Almeda Lodoska2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)25 was born
April 10, 1859, and died July 17, 1884 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI26.
She married David C. Gray27 November 25, 1875 in New Lisbon, Juneau
Co. WI28. He was born 1836 in Cayuga Co., NY.
38 ii. Cora Tucker, born Bef. June 188524.
More About Almeda Lodoska Tucker:
Burial: Mauston Cemetery29
Cause of Death: Pulmonary Tuberculosis - Age 25
More About David C. Gray:
Occupation: 1875, Farmer - listed on Marriage Certificate
Marriage Notes for Almeda Tucker and David Gray:
Parents of David are Samuel and Hannah Gray
Witnesses were David A. Lewis and Samuel Tucker
The ceremony performed by Sureccu Smith was one of his own.
Children of Almeda Tucker and David Gray are:
39 i. John3 Gray30, born 1875.
40 ii. Mary Gray30, born 1878.
11. Benjaman Theador2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)31
was born June 09, 1864 in Prairie du Chien, WI, and died August 25, 1945
in New Lisbon, WI32. He married Minnie Martin August 18, 1888
in New Lisbon, WI33, daughter of Jens Martin and Johanna Nelson.
She was born August 31, 1868 in Racine, WI, and died October 18, 1933 in
New Lisbon, WI.
Notes for Benjaman Theador Tucker:
Benjamin is described as 5' 9" high, dark complexion, blue eyes and
dark hair on his Certificate of Honorable Discharge from the State of WI
National Guard. He also sold Watkins products from his horse drawn
wagon. He danced at his granddaughter Norma's wedding in 1941.
Not long after that time he became ill and his daughters cared for him
until his death.
More About Benjaman Theador Tucker:
Burial: New Lisbon, WI
Cause of Death: Arterial Sclerosis
Medical Information: Informant Mrs. Harold Oakes
Military service: Bet. 1891 - 1898, Private Co. "D" 3rd Inf. Reg. WI
Occupation: 1900, Farmer in the Town of Fountain - 1900 Census
Notes for Minnie Martin:
From the Juneau County Genealogy Obituary Scrapbook #4 Page 82
Mrs. Ben T. Tucker Died IN New Lisbon
Mrs. B.T. Tucker Was A Resident Of This Vicinity Since Childhood:
Five Sons, Six Daughters And Her Husband Survive Her.
Mrs. B.T. Tucker (nee Minnie Martin) was born in Racine, Wisconsin,
August 31, 1868, and dies in her home in this city Wednesday morning, October
At the age of 12 years she moved with her parents to the town of Lisbon,
this county, where she remained with her parents until her marriage to
Benjamin Tucker of the town of Lindina, which event took place August 18,
1888. This union was blessed with twelve children - six daughters
and six sons, all of whom are living except Wilbert, who died at the age
of 27 years.
The Tucker family lived first on a farm in the town of Lindina, later
moving to the town of Fountain where they lived for many years before moving
to New Lisbon.
Mrs. Tucker was a very industrious and ambitious woman, a fine housekeeper,
and a noble mother. She admonished her children to be pure and upright
before God and man. Her words of direction, cheer and comfort will
never be forgotten by her loved ones.
Mrs. Tucker had been suffering for many years from an injured hip,
and gradually became an invalid. She bore her sufferings most heroically.
During the ten days previous to her death other complications set in and
her condition became critical, ending fatally.
Mrs. Tucker is survived by the husband and following children: James
of Seven Mile Creek; Mrs. Ethel Morley, Chicago; Robert, of Racine; Samuel
of West Allis; Mrs. Mabel Northcott, Mrs. Edna Jacobson, Mrs. Gertie Northcott,
Mrs. Myrta Larson, Harvey Tucker, Mrs. Dorothy Oakes and George Tucker
of New Lisbon.
More About Minnie Martin:
Burial: New Lisbon Cemetery34
Marriage Notes for Benjaman Tucker and Minnie Martin:
At 7 P.M. August 18, 1888 the ceremony was performed by the Justice
of Peace, Joseph Nuttall. The witnesses were Gaylan H. and Ida Nutall.
Children of Benjaman Tucker and Minnie Martin are:
41 i. James Benjaman3 Tucker, born June 14, 1889 in Lindina,
Juneau Co., WI; died October 03, 1964 in Mauston, WI. He married
Ruby May Thorne September 28, 1913 in Fountain, Juneau Co., WI; born December
10, 1892; died September 05, 1983 in New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI.
Notes for James Benjaman Tucker:
Last rites Tuesday for James B. Tucker ~ 1964
Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 P.M. at the East Lemonweir
Lutheran church for James B. Tucker, 75, of Rt 1, New Lisbon, who passed
away Saturday at the Hess Memorial Hospital in Mauston after a lingering
illness. A son of Benjamin and Minnie Martin Tucker, he was born
June 4, 1889 in Mauston. He was united in marriage to Ruby May Thorne
on Sept. 28, 1913 in the town of Fountain. They spent most of their
married life in this area. They had just observed their 51st wedding
anniversary the past Sept. 28. Survivors include his wife Ruby; two
sons, Roland of Mauston and Marvin of Wisconsin Dells; a daughter, Mrs.
Donald Larson of route 1, New Lisbon; four brothers, Robert of Racine,
Samuel of Milwaukee, Harvey of the state of Oregon, and George of Saukville,
Wis.; six sisters, Mrs. Ed Northcott, Mrs. Gertie Northcott, Mrs. Dorothy
Oakes and Mrs. Martin Larsen of New Lisbon, Mrs. Ethel Morley of Chicago
and Mrs. Edna Jacobson of Reedsburg; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Pastor Ernest Gilberts of New Lisbon officiated at the last rites and the
Hare Funeral Home in New Lisbon was in charge of the arrangement.
More About Ruby May Thorne:
Burial: East Lemonweir Lutheran Cemetery, Fountain Twp.
42 ii. Mabel Jessie Tucker, born July 15, 1890; died
February 21, 1981. She married Edward Emmanuel Northcott July 12,
1911 in Twn of Fountain, Juneau Co., WI; born December 17, 1885 in Juneau
Co., WI; died in Juneau Co., WI.
Notes for Mabel Jessie Tucker:
In those days on the farm, to make money, the women raised chickens
and sold the eggs and Aunt Mable also raised turkeys. Turkeys are
very hard to raise. She sold these turkeys for money.
In the summer time, Mabel's sister Ethel Morley would bring her two
daughters, Beth and Arlene to their farm for the whole summer, because
the girls were deathly afraid of their father Charles Morley. They
played with Phyllis.
Marriage Notes for Mabel Tucker and Edward Northcott:
Attendants were Minnie Northcott and Wilbur Tucker.
43 iii. Wilbert Henry Tucker, born November 13, 1891
in Twn of Lindinia, Juneau Co., WI; died October 15, 1918 in WW I.
He married Ethel N. Duckworth December 24, 1913; born April 20, 1893 in
New Lisbon, WI; died May 22, 1959 in Madison, Dane Co., WI.
More About Wilbert Henry Tucker:
Burial: New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI
Cause of Death: Spanish influenza
More About Ethel N. Duckworth:
Burial: New Lisbon, WI
44 iv. Julia Edna Tucker, born April 05, 1893 in Lindina, Juneau
Co., WI; died July 13, 1975 in Owen, WI. She married Alex Almor
Jacobson December 26, 1917 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI; born March 25, 1895
in Juneau Co., WI; died April 23, 1977 in New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI.
More About Julia Edna Tucker:
Burial: New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI
45 v. Ethel Tucker, born April 21, 1895 in Mauston, Juneau
Co. WI; died August 05, 1981. She married (1) Ralsa H. Morley July
03, 1917 in Juneau Co., WI; born November 16, 1891 in Excelsior Twp., WI;
died October 13, 1918 in Europe, World War I (somewhere in France).
She married (2) Charles Morley December 25, 1919; born May 07, 1888; died
September 28, 1958.
More About Ralsa H. Morley:
Cause of Death: lobar pneumonia
46 vi. Robert Avery Tucker, born May 15, 1897 in Lyndina, WI35,36;
died January 24, 1969 in Brooksville, FL (Buried in Racine, WI)36,36.
He married Charlotte Emilie Carrie Weir37 February 24, 1920 in Reedsburg,
WI; born November 23, 1897 in Milwaukee, WI38,38; died June 25, 1987 in
More About Robert Avery Tucker:
Burial: January 1969, Graceland Cemetery
Notes for Charlotte Emilie Carrie Weir:
Charlotte's Baptism Record was a notarized copy from Ev. Lutheran St.
Lukes Church, Milwaukee, WI by Nommenen Pastor
Affidavit of Chas. O. Herrmann 3951-A
Filed 7-28-1943 Notarized 7-8-1943 North 10th St. Milwaukee
Tucker, Mrs. Charlotte C. (nee: Weir)
Passed away at the Becker Shoop Center on Thursday, June 25, 1987,
at the age of 89. Mrs. Tucker was born in Milwaukee, on November
23, 1897 and came to Racine 62 years ago. She was member of First
United Methodist Church. Surviving are her daughter, Norma (Bill)
Terry; her son, Bernard (Mary) Tucker, all of Racine; four grandchildren;
several great grandchildren; brother, Irvin (Clara) Weir of Reedsburg,
WI; a niece, Leona (Herb) Sattler; other relatives and friends. She
was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Tucker in 1969. Visitation
will be this (Friday) evening from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Draeger-Langendorf
Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Wallace
Spielman officiating. Private burial will be held at Graceland Cemetery
More About Charlotte Emilie Carrie Weir:
Baptism: May 08, 1898, Ev. Lutheran St. Luke's Church, Milw., WI
Burial: June 27, 1987, Graceland Cemetery, Racine Co.
47 vii. Gertrude "Gerty" Grace Tucker, born February
28, 1899; died April 03, 1975 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI. She married
Robert James Northcott May 02, 1920 in Mauston, Juneau Co. WI; born October
16, 1880 in Juneau Co., WI.
Notes for Gertrude "Gerty" Grace Tucker:
Gerty was head of the New Lisbon postal service. She delivered
mail all over the town. She became disabled with a hip problem and
then used a golf cart to get around the farm. She would fish on the
Lemonweir River back of Lee Larson's cottage located on the river.
More About Gertrude "Gerty" Grace Tucker:
Burial: New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI
48 viii. Myrta Tucker, born May 14, 1902 in Fountain
Twp., Juneau Co., WI; died August 30, 1996 in Tomah, Monroe Co., WI.
She married Martin Victor Larson March 01, 1922 in E. Lemonweir,
Juneau Co., WI; born December 07, 1902 in Twn of Glendale, Monroe Co.,
WI; died September 18, 1971 in Tomah, Monroe Co., WI.
Notes for Myrta Tucker:
On June 4, 1993, I had the chance to talk with grand aunt Myrta, she
reminded me so of my grandfather, Robert. She told of helping Bonnie, Harvey's
wife, with the births of Donna and Cheryl. She said her father, Ben
was a good swimmer and that he owned a music store in town and played everything
but the piano. Edna and Mabel played the piano like Liberace.
She mentioned Harvey and Bonnie managed a resort in the Dells.
Julia's bible is in California. There has been great discussion
about it, she said an aunt took it and was supposed to return it. I would
imagine this is the bible referred to in the Widow's Claim for Pension.
More About Myrta Tucker:
Burial: September 03, 1996, E. Lemonweir Cemetery, Fountain Twp., Juneau
More About Martin Victor Larson:
Burial: E. Lemonweir Cemetery, Fountain Twp., Juneau Co., WI
Marriage Notes for Myrta Tucker and Martin Larson:
Attendants were Samuel Tucker and Clara Wood.
49 ix. Samuel Charles Tucker, born February 09, 1905
in New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI; died April 06, 1974 in Mequon, Milwaukee
Co., WI. He married (1) Marie. He married (2) Irene.
More About Dorothy Elizabeth Tucker:
50 x. Harvey Tucker, born September 15, 190639; died 1978.
He married Bonnie Dutcher.
51 xi. Dorothy Elizabeth Tucker, born November 09, 1908; died
October 31, 1979 in Juneau Co., WI. She married Harold Oaks June
19, 1926 in New Lisbon, Juneau Co. WI; born February 11, 1906; died July
19, 1999 in Mauston, Juneau Co., WI.
Burial: New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI
More About Harold Oaks:
Burial: New Lisbon , Juneau Co., WI
52 xii. George Henry Tucker, born June 22, 1913; died December
23, 1974 in Saukville, WI. He married Vesta Schoonover; died Aft.
Notes for George Henry Tucker:
Plane's Occupants Unhurt in Mishap
George Tucker and his niece, Miss Bonnie Oakes, miraculously escaped
injury on Christmas afternoon when the former Cub plane struck and severed
three high tension electric cables of the WI Power & Light Co.
The accident which could have been a fatal one through crash landing or
electrocution, happened when George was attempting to land his plane on
the frozen Lemonweir river west of the tourist park in this city.
New Lisbon newspaper - Jan. 2, 1975
George Tucker, Saukville, 61, passed away Dec. 23, 1974, at his home
from an apparent heart attack.
He was born on June 22, 1913 and was married to the former Vesta Schoonover,
and was a WW II Navy veteran. Survivors are his wife and 3 children
and 6 sisters, Ethel Morley, AZ; Edna Jacobson, Reedsburg and Gerty Northcott,
Mabel Northcott, Myrta Larson and Mrs. Dorothy Oakes, New Lisbon.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 from the Mueller Funeral Home
More About George Henry Tucker:
Burial: St. Paul Cemetery
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Military service: US Navy WWII
12. Angeline Sivilie2 Tucker (Samuel Mason1)40 was
born January 21, 1867 in Prairie du Chien, WI. She married John
M. Delaney August 28, 1881 in Mauston, WI - Juneau Co.41, son of George
Delaney and Elizabeth Getinger. He was born June 25, 1867 in Rochester,
MN, and died February 27, 1946 in San Bernardino Co., CA42.
Marriage Notes for Angeline Tucker and John Delaney:
According to the certificate of Marriage, John was a farmer whose residence
was Elroy, Juneau Co. Charles N. Holdeu, Magistrate performed the ceremony.
The witnesses were Julia and Charles S. Tucker. George and Elizabeth
Delaney are the parents of John. A note is written on the side of the certificate.
- George Tucker, a brother of the Bride objected to the marriage on account
of her youth, but the mother being present and giving her consent of the
girl being 16 years old & upon the groom being sworn & there appearing
no legal impediment the parties were joined in marriage.
Children of Angeline Tucker and John Delaney are:
53 i. Female3 Delaney, born September 06, 1882 in Mauston~Juneau
Co., WI Wed. at 9:00 a.m..
54 ii. Edward C. Delaney42, born August 16, 1884 in Mauston~Juneau
Co., WI (Sat. 4:15 p.m.); died March 04, 1941 in San Bernardino Co.,
55 iii. Male Delaney, born April 30, 1888 in Mauston ~Juneau
1. Widow's Claim for Pension 197818, WI, Juneau County, 56 pages
of General Affdavits and Depositions, Dated April 22, 1871 to June 30,
2. Maryette Tucker Fales Death Cert., Juneau Co. Death Reg.,
Vol. 3 page 19.
3. Julia Delaney's Death Certificate, No. 180 - 02971 Juneau
Co. Deaths 1904.
4. Deaths Juneau Co., WI Vol. 2, pg. 30.
5. Widow's Claim for Pension 197818, WI, Juneau County.
6. Widow's Claim for Pension 197818, WI, Juneau County, Deposition
of Julia A. Tucker October 24, 1885, Lists place and date of marriage and
all children and dates of birth.
7. WI Death Index 1820- 1907, Vol 1, page 0280,Juneau Co. Reg.
of DeathsVol. 3, page 9.
8. Peter Ellis Fales info came from Timmons Family History, Worldconnect.rootsweb.com
~ surname TuckerMason Samuel Tucker.
9. Peter Ellis Fales info came from Timmons Family History, worldconnect.rootsweb.com,
Surname ~ Tucker, Mason Samuel.
10. Charles' info came from the Timmons Family History, Rootsweb
11. Marriage Register, Juneau Co., Vol 1, page 232 & page
317, 2 marriages.
12. 1850 NY Census, Oswego Co., town of Scriba, page 389.
13. Marriages Juneau Co., Vol 1, pg. 232.
14. Submitted by Shirley Compton Butcher, granddaughter of Frank
& Hattie Tucker.
15. Widow's Claim for Pension 197818, WI, Juneau County.
16. Clarissa's Obituary in New Lisbon newspaper dated 3/14/1929.
17. 1900 WI Census Mauston, Juneau Co., Vol. 30 ED 81 Sheeet
6 Line 5.
18. Clarisa's Obituary in New Lisbon newspaper dated 3/14/1929.
19. Clarissa's Obituary in New Lisbon newspaper dated 3/14/1929.
20. Lawrence Onsager Family Notes from Juneau Co. Rootsweb site.
21. Marriage Register, Juneau Co., Vol. 1, page 360.
22. Marriages Juneau Co.,Vol 1, pg. 360.
23. California Death Index 1940-1974.
24. 1885 Census ~ Necedah ~ Juneau Co., WI,
25. Marriage Register, Juneau Co., Vol. 1, page 0259, Also Death
Register Vol. 1 Page 0073.
26. Deaths Juneau Co., WI Vol. 1, pg. 0073.
27. 1880 Census - Sauk Co. WI,Vol. 26, ED 256, Sheet 7, Line
28. Marriages Juneau Co., Vol 1, pg. 0259.
29. Mauston Cemetery Book 5, Page 526.
30. 1880 Census - Sauk Co. WI, Vol. 26, ED 256, Sheet 7, Line
47, LaValle Town.
31. Death Certificate Juneau Co,Vol. 17 page 325.
32. Deaths Juneau Co., WI, Vol. 17, page 325.
33. Marriage & Death Registers , Juneau Co., Vol. 5, page
34. New Lisbon Cemetery Book 2, Page 133.
35. Birth Register, Juneau Co., Vol. 4, Page, 280.
36. Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social
Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from
M through Z, Date of Import: Apr 22, 1998, Internal Ref. #184.108.40.206985.3
37. Birth Certificate of Charlotte Weir Tucker, Milwaukee Co.
38. Brøderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 2, Ed. 4, Social
Security Death Index: U.S., Social Security Death Index, Surnames from
M through Z, Date of Import: Apr 22, 1998, Internal Ref. #220.127.116.11869.179
39. Birth Register, Juneau Co., Vol. 6, page 369.
40. Marriage Register, Juneau Co., Vol. 1, page 374.
41. Marriages Juneau Co., Vol 1, pg. 374.
42. California Death Index 1940-1974.
Back to Biography Page
Back to Town of Scriba
Return to the Oswego County homepage
2002 - 2004 Karen Weiss
All Rights Reserved