Eliza J. Hester1,2,3

ID# 1892, (1843 - 1897)
FatherWilliam Hester4,5 (abt 1805 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 16 Dec 1843, Lafayette, Kentucky6,7
Marriage: 3 Oct 1864, Christian Co., Kentucky, Richard Watson Tuck (18 Jan 1840 - 1 Jul 1908)8,9,10
Death: 22 Oct 1897, Nashville, Tennessee11,12
Burial: 19 May 1898, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee13,14
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot

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Narrative:

     Eliza J. Hester was born on 16 Dec 1843 in Lafayette, Kentucky.6,7
     Eliza married Richard Watson Tuck, son of Dr. Davis Green Tuck and Elizabeth M. Toot, on 3 Oct 1864 in Christian Co., Kentucky.8,9,10 She with her husband Richard, and their children, Lulie and Walter appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of her father, William Hester.5
     Eliza and Richard moved to Memphis, Tennessee, by 1891, as we find him listed in the city directory that year, residing on Poplar Blvd. They apparently lived in a number of places in the few years they lived there, including on Cox Ave., at 151 Third, and back on Poplar.15,16,17
     Eliza and Richard moved to Nashville, Tennessee, by 1894, when they lived at 625 Fern. They lived on Stainback Ave. near Vaughn by 1896, and then at 502 Meridian.18
     Eliza died on 22 Oct 1897 in Nashville, Tennessee, at age 53.11,12 She was buried on 19 May 1898 in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, in the lot owned by her husband's sister, Sarah, and her husband.13,14

Children:
     Children with Richard Watson Tuck:

Citations

  1. [S4126] "In Memoriam," Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 23 Nov 1897, shows name as Mrs. Eliza J. Tuck, and father's surname as Hester.
  2. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Richard W. Tuck and E. J. Hester.
  3. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29, shows name as Eliza Hester.
  4. [S4126] "In Memoriam," Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 23 Nov 1897.
  5. [S1895] William Hester household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  6. [S4126] "In Memoriam," Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 23 Nov 1897, shows date, town, and state.
  7. [S1895] William Hester household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows age 38 and state.
  8. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, record for Richard W. Tuck and E. J. Hester, shows date, county, and state.
  9. [S1895] William Hester household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows both as married, and him as son-in-law and her as daughter of the head of household.
  10. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29, shows married.
  11. [S4134] Eliza J. Tuck, Register of Deaths, shows date, city, and state.
  12. [S4126] "In Memoriam," Hopkinsville Kentuckian, 23 Nov 1897, shows date, city, and state.
  13. [S4112] Elmwood Cemetery, burial records, 1898 pg 92, shows date, lot 299, grave 10.
  14. [S1219] Tom Leatherwood Shelby County Register of Deeds, online, death record for Eliza J. Tuck, viewed Jun 2007, shows "burial permit in Mphs 5/19/1898."
  15. [S4123] Dow's City Directory of Memphis, 1891, pg 935, shows residence as Poplar Boul; 1892, show residence as e x Cox av 2 s of Union av.
  16. [S1222] Walter H. Tuck, Register of Deaths, shows residence as 151 Third at his death, 29 Oct 1892.
  17. [S4122] R. L. Polk & Co.'s Memphis Directory, 1893 pg 950, shows residence as 219 Poplar.
  18. [S4124] Nashville City Directory, 1894 pg 921; 1896 pg 939; and 1897 pg 1020.
  19. [S1895] William Hester household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows Lulu as granddaughter and Eliza as daughter of head of household.
  20. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29.
  21. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  22. [S1895] William Hester household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows Walter as grandson and Eliza as daughter of head of household.