Rebecca Ann Tuck1,2,3

ID# 1868, (1824 - 1859)
FatherDr. Davis Green Tuck4,5,6 (30 Dec 1793 - 3 Feb 1863)
MotherElizabeth M. Toot4,7 (26 Nov 1800 - 29 Dec 1873)

Key Events:

Birth: 3 Oct 1824, Halifax Co., Virginia8,9,10
Marriage: 26 Oct 1842, Christian Co., Kentucky, Thomas Henry McNeill (1 Aug 1821 - 29 Nov 1866)11,12
Death: 22 Nov 1859, Garrettsburg, Christian Co., Kentucky13,14,15
Burial: the Tuck-Elliott Family Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky16
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family
The Tuck Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Rebecca Ann Tuck was born on 3 Oct 1824 in Halifax Co., Virginia.8,9,10
     She was probably the female age 5 to 10 listed in the household of her father, Dr. Davis Green Tuck, in the 1830 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.17
     She moved to Christian Co., Kentucky, with her parents in 1832 or early 1833.18,19 She was probably one of the two females age 15 to 20 listed in the household of her father in the 1840 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky.20
     Rebecca married Thomas Henry McNeill, son of Malcom McNeill and Martha Rivers, who lived on the adjoining farm, on 26 Oct 1842 in Christian Co., Kentucky, with Sam B. White officiating.11,12
     Rebecca and Thomas settled in Kentucky near his father's farm, near Lafayette after their marriage.21
     Rebecca and Thomas seemed to have moved their family permanently to Coahoma Co., Mississippi, about 1848, as all their subsequent children were born there.
     Rebecca died on 22 Nov 1859 near Garrettsburg, Christian Co., Kentucky, at age 35.13,14,15 She was buried in the Tuck-Elliott Family Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky.16

Children:
     Children with Thomas Henry McNeill:

Citations

  1. [S7421] Marriage Returns, Christian Co., Kentucky, 2:45, Thomas Henry McNeill and Rebeccah A. Tuck, shows name in title block as Rebeccah A. Tuck and in return as Rebecca A. Tuck.
  2. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows name as Rebecca Ann Tuck.
  3. [S3372] Anderson, "some facts," e-mail to author, 31 Mar 2008, citing Bible located at "HempHill," Christian County, KY. compiled by Margaret Metcalf McNeill Ayers, Memphis, Tennessee, shows name as Rebeckah Ann Tuck.
  4. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists her among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  5. [S2014] Wills, Kentucky, S:105-6, will of D. G. Tuck, 23 Feb 1863, mentions his McNeill grandchildren.
  6. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1859, Christian Co. 1859, Rebecca A. McNeal.
  7. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29.
  8. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date, with year as 1824, listed in date order with other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  9. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date.
  10. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 60, shows bef. 1820, county, and state.
  11. [S7421] Marriage Returns, Christian Co., Kentucky, 2:45, Thomas Henry McNeill and Rebeccah A. Tuck, shows date and officant.
  12. [S8718] Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pg 238, shows he married at age 20, adjoining farm.
  13. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1859, Christian Co. 1859, Rebecca A. McNeal, shows date, as 22nd, place, and residence as Mississippi.
  14. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date, as 20th.
  15. [S3372] Anderson, "some facts," e-mail to author, 31 Mar 2008, citing Bible located at "HempHill," Christian County, KY. compiled by Margaret Metcalf McNeill Ayers, Memphis, Tennessee, shows date, as 20th.
  16. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134.
  17. [S635] Davis G. Tuck household, 1830 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  18. [S4575] Halifax Co. Deeds, Halifax Co., Virginia, 39:464-5, 13 Mar 1832, shows that both appeared before justices in Halifax Co. on 13 Mar 1832 to certify the deed.
  19. [S4483] Act Passed at the General Assembly of Virginia 1832, pg 307, act passed 12 Dec 1833, regarding John S. Lewellen who had replaced Davis G. Tuck as trustee "he having removed from this state."
  20. [S633] Davis G. Tuck household, 1840 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  21. [S8718] Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pg 238.
  22. [S4937] "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1939, 1959-1995," FamilySearch.org, record for Flora Mcneil Caruthers.
  23. [S1351] Atkinson, Shelby Co. Tennessee loose probate records, Petition filed 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, shows Rebecca as Floria's mother.
  24. [S1225] Anderson, "Rebecca Tuck," e-mail to author, 11 Jun 2007.
  25. [S1351] Atkinson, Shelby Co. Tennessee loose probate records, Petition filed 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, shows her as his mother.
  26. [S1351] Atkinson, Shelby Co. Tennessee loose probate records, Petition filed 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, shows Rebecca as Ellen's mother.
  27. [S2156] Ellen M. Crudup, Standard Certificate of Death, shows name of mother as Miss Elizabeth Tuck.
  28. [S9186] Marriage certificates, Winnebago Co., Illinois, McNeill, Thomas H. and Nannie E. Hammond, 29 Nov 1882.
  29. [S8709] Benjamin F. McNeill, Sr., Certificate of Death, show his mother as Flora Tuck.