Tucker Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I55
  • Name: Cornelius Augustus Tucker
  • Surname: Tucker
  • Given Name: Cornelius Augustus
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 24 May 1856 in Royalton, Windsor, Vermont
  • Death: 5 Mar 1930 in Barre, Washington, Vermont
  • Burial: Branch View Cmty, S. Royalton, Vermont
  • _UID: EA825263B525CA4DB7B163850DF732750DD9
  • Note:
    !BIRTH-PARENTS-SIBLINGS: Civil War Service Record/Pension File #79.845; ; 9th Regiment Vermont Volunteers; ; National Archives; NOTE: Original record was viewed, includes statements from Lydia George & his mother as to the date of his birth.

    !CENSUS:
    1860 US Census, Windsor Co, VT; 1860; Royalton; ; National Archives; NOTE: in the poor house, enumerated with parents, could be one of the two children listed ages 4 and 6.
    1880 US Census, Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT; 1880; Vol 5, ED 145, Sht 8; Ln 20; National Archives; NOTE: Cornelius Tucker age 18, bp VT.
    1900 US Census, Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT; 1900; Vol 7, ED 152, Sh 4; Ln 95; National Archives; NOTE: Cornelius A. (43), b May 1857.
    1910 US Census, Tunbridge,Orange Co VT; 1910; ED149, SD301, SH4B; Lns 88-96; National Archives, Washington DC; NOTE: Cornelius A. age 53, mrd 33 yrs.
    1920 US Census, N. Tunbridge, Orange Co, VT; 1910; ED 46, SH 7; Ln 98; National Archives Roll #1873; NOTE: age 63, miller at grist mill, owns farm.
    POSSIBLE CENSUS:
    State Reform School in Waterbury, Washington, VT which was run by W. G. Fairbanks, superintendant. With just the initials instead of first names,
    E. H. Tucker, age 13, male, born Massachusetts, attended school within the year
    C. T. Tucker, age 15, male, born Massachusetts, attended school within the year (note middle initial is incorrect)
    Roll: M593_1626
    Page: 324
    Image: 649
    Year: 1870


    !MARRIAGES-PARENTS: Vermont Vital Records Card Index; 1870-1941; Town Clerks; ; Dept of Vital Records, Montpelier, VT; NOTE: #1 Gave his parents names as Rufus E. Tucker and Betsey C. #2 gave parents as Rufus B. Tucker and Betsy Durkee. #3 Rufus Tucker and Betsy E. Durker. Divorced from Bertha Benton (#2) on 15 Dec 1916. Desertion by wife. Volume 3, Pg 265. Vermont Vital Records, Montpelier, Vt.

    !SIBLINGS: Probate Record; ; Probate Court, Windsor Co, Hartford District, Vt; Vol 26; p 411; Courthouse, Woodstock VT; NOTE: appoints John Slack as guardian.

    !BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Tombstone inscription ; 1856-1930; Branch View Cemetery, South Royalton, VT; ; viewed and photographed in Sept 1991 by Pat Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !DEATH-SPOUSE-CHILDREN: Obituary of Cornelius Augustus Tucker, THE BARRE (VT) DAILY TIMES; 1930; 6 Mar 1930; ; State Library Montpelier, VT; NOTE: Was in hospital for amputation of leg - death from gangrene. Lived most of his life in Tunbridge as a farmer. Indicates he was married several times. Survived by his wife, Mary, 2 daughters Mrs Carrie Pratt of Windsor, Mrs Louise Fogg of Mascoma, NH; 3 sons, George Tucker of Montpelier,Augustus Tucker of Dover, NH, and Allen Tucker of Tunbridge.
    The Barre Daily Times
    Thursday, March 6, 1930

    Death of Tunbridge Man
    Cornelius Tucker, Elderly Man, Had Had Operation

    Cornelius Tucker, elderly Tunbridge resident, passed away at the City hospital here last evening at 9:30 o?clock. He underwent an operation at the institution last week for the amputation of a leg. His death is attributed to gangrene resulting from infection of the leg.
    Mr. Tucker was born on May 24, 1856 the son of Mary (Durkee) and Rufus Tucker. He passed practically all of his life in Tunbridge following the occupation of a farmer. He was well known and highly respected in the community. Mr. Tucker was married several times. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Tucker, two daughters, Mrs. Carrie Pratt of Windsor, Mrs. Louise Fogg of Mascoma, NH, three sons, George Tucker of Montpelier, Augustus Tucker of Dover NH and Allen Tucker of Tunbridge. He also leaves a number of grandchildren. The remains were taken to Tunbridge today by Bethel undertakers and funeral services will be held from his home.


    The Bethel Courier

    Tunbridge ..... Mr. Tucker was for a long time a resident of Tunbridge and had many friends in town. The funeral was held at the church in North Tunbridge Friday afternoon.... Burial was in the family lot near South Royalton.
  • Change Date: 25 Aug 2005 at 01:00:00



    Father: Rufus Blodgett Tucker b: ABT 1825 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont
    Mother: Betsy Bates b: ABT 1830 in , , Canada

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Caroline Bates b: 22 May 1862 in Pittsfield, Rutland, Vermont
    • Married: 8 Jun 1879 in Bethel, Windsor, Vermont 1
    Children
    1. Has No Children Nancy Louisa Tucker b: 10 Mar 1880 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont
    2. Has Children George Heman Tucker b: 10 Oct 1882 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire
    3. Has No Children William Augustus Tucker b: 8 Nov 1885 in Canaan, Grafton, New Hampshire
    4. Has Children Cornelius Augustus Tucker Jr. b: 30 Jun 1889 in Royalton, , Vermont
    5. Has Children Caroline Elizabeth Tucker b: 2 Apr 1892 in Royalton, , Vermont
    6. Has No Children Ai Orza Tucker b: 13 Feb 1894 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont
    7. Has Children Allen Stutley Tucker b: 5 Oct 1896 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont
    8. Has No Children Tucker b: 28 Dec 1901 in Tunbridge, , Vermont
    9. Has No Children Vera Tucker b: 29 Dec 1901 in Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont
    10. Has No Children Bernice Cornelia Tucker b: 29 Jun 1908 in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont

    Marriage 2 Bertha Lillian Benton b: ABT 1870 in Brooklyn, , New York
    • Divorced: Y
    • Married: 10 Dec 1912

    Marriage 3 Mary J. Cohaskie
    • Married: 15 Oct 1928 in Montpelier, ,Vermont

    Sources:
    1. Title: Vital Records: Vermont, State of, 1760-1954
      Publication: FamilySearch Online Database
      Note: Film Number: 540057
      Digital Folder Number: 4357161
      Image Number: 5781
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