Name: Rufus Reuban Tucker
Given Name: Rufus Reuban
Birth: 24 Jan 1855 in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont
Death: 8 Apr 1924 in Stockbridge, Windsor, Vermont
Burial: Mt Pleasant Cmty, Stockbridge, Vermont
!BIRTH-NIL: Birth Records; ; Royalton, Windsor Co, VT.
Change Date: 30 May 2013 at 01:00:00
!BIRTH-NIL: Vermont Vital Record Card Index; ; Dept of Vital Records, Montpelier, VT.
!BIRTH-PARENTS-SIBLINGS: Civil War Service Record/Pension File #79.845; ; 9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; ; National Archives; NOTE: Original record was viewed and copied, birth date comes from Statement his grandmother, Mehitable Tucker. Date given as 1855. Appears to be in conflict with later date of 1853.
1860 US Census, Windsor Co, VT; 1860; Royalton; ; National Archives; NOTE: in the poor house, enumerated with parents, Rufus (8).
1870 US Census, Windsor Co, VT; NIL: Could not locate in Barnard, Bridgewater, Royalton or Woodstock, VT.
1880 US Census, Canaan, Grafton Co, NH; 1880; ED 78, SD 82; ; National Archives; NOTE: Rufus 23.
1900 US Census, Lebanon, Grafton Co, NH; 1900; ED 64; ; National Archives; NOTE: Rufus (47) born Jan 1853, mrd 24 years; enumerated with sister Ida. This birthdate conflicts with other sources.
1920 US Census, Stockbridge, Windsor Co, VT; 1920; ED 156, SH 4; Ln 31; National Archives; NOTE: Rufus R. Tucker (64), (living alone but next to his son Albert).
!SIBLINGS: Probate Record; ; Probate Court, Windsor Co, Hartford District, Vt; Vol 26,29; pp 411, 267; Courthouse, Woodstock VT; NOTE: appoints John Slack as guardian. Appears to have been named Rufus Blodgett Tucker, Jr. Statement that they moved to Lamoille County. Checked with Lamoille County Probate Court but no records were listed.
!MARRIAGE-PARENTS: Vermont Vital Records Card Index; 1870-1908; Royalton Town Rcds Bk XXV; p 10; Dept of Vital Records, Montpelier, VT; NOTE: Age of Groom 21 years. Parents names given as Rufus R. Tucker and Betsy George.
!DEATH-BURIAL: Vermont Vital Records Card Index; 1909-1941; Town Clerk, Stockbridge, VT; ; Dept of Vital Records, Montpelier, VT; NOTE: Cause: acute hepatitis; Age 71 yrs, 2 m, 15 d. His age here conflicts with other dates.
!BIRTH-DEATH-CEMETERY: Tombstone inscription; 1853-1924; Mt Pleasant, Stockbridge, VT; ; viewed and still legible in Sept 1991; NOTE: Rufus R. Tucker 1853-1924.
!DEATH: Obituary of Rufus Tucker in BETHEL COURIER; 1924; ; ; State Library, Montpelier, VT; NOTE: he died at 4am after an illnesss of a few days.
Father: Rufus Blodgett Tucker b: ABT 1825 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont
Mother: Betsy Bates b: ABT 1830 in , , Canada
Jennie P. Sharpe b: 1858 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire
29 Aug 1876
in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont
- Ira Abial Tucker b: 22 Jun 1877 in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont
- Albert Eugene Tucker b: 17 Jun 1880 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire
- Orrias Tucker b: 31 Mar 1882 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire
- Eva May Tucker b: 1 Jun 1885 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire