William Tuck1,2

ID# 2163, (abt 1770 - )
FatherThomas Tuck1,3 ( - bt 25 Apr 1786 - 22 Sep 1788)
MotherSarah [surname unknown]1,3 ( - bef Jun 1792)

Key Events:

Birth: about 17704
Marriage: 22 Aug 1797, Hannah Irby 5
AncestryThe Tuck Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William Tuck was born about 1770.4
     William was named an heir in the will of Thomas Tuck, his father, dated 25 Apr 1786, to received an equal share with his siblings other than his eldest brother Thomas, of their father's cattle, horses, hogs, and household goods.6
     William married Hannah Irby, daughter of Joshua Irby, on 22 Aug 1797.5
     On 29 Nov 1832 William submitted an affidavit in support of his brother Thomas's application for a pension based on his Revolutionary War service.7 On 28 Apr 1845, while living in Halifax Co., he submitted an affidavit in support the application of the widow of his brother John for a pension based on his Revolutionary War service.8
     
Research Note, 18 Nov 2008:

It has been proposed that Dr. Davis Green Tuck was descended from Thomas Tuck, the father of William Tuck. But Thomas had three sons, Thomas, John and William, and no evidence has been found to establish which of them might have been Davis' father.9,10

Children:
     There were no children with Hannah Irby

Citations

  1. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 2:291, Thomas Tuck will, 22 Sep 1788, shows William as his son.
  2. [S4481] Eady Tuck widow's pension file, W. 6314, Revolutionary War Pension Files, affidavit of William Tuck, 28 Apr 1845.
  3. [S4481] Eady Tuck widow's pension file, W. 6314, Revolutionary War Pension Files, affidavit of William Tuck, 28 Apr 1845, shows he was brother of John.
  4. [S4481] Eady Tuck widow's pension file, W. 6314, Revolutionary War Pension Files, affidavit of William Tuck, 28 Apr 1845, shows his age at 75.
  5. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 16.
  6. [S4477] Will Books, Halifax Co., Virginia, 2:291, Thomas Tuck will, 22 Sep 1788.
  7. [S4480] Thomas Tuck pension file, S. 7761, Revolutionary War Pension Files, affidavits of applicant, William Tuck, John Arrington 29 Nov 1832; folder jacket summary.
  8. [S4481] Eady Tuck widow's pension file, W. 6314, Revolutionary War Pension Files, affidavit of William Tuck, 28 Apr 1845; Edy Tuck letter 9 May 1845.
  9. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 28, states that Davis' parents are not known, but he is believed by some to be descended from Thomas Tuck who died in 1788. Notes that Davis' plantation was in the section in with Thomas took up land in the 1750's, and was bisected the the Cowford Road which Thomas opened in 1756.
  10. [S4575] Halifax Co. Deeds, Halifax Co., Virginia, 34:90-2, 8 Aug 1826, Adam Toot and wife Sarah, 280 acres to Davis G. Tuck and wife Elizabeth for "love and affection"; 38:136-8, 13 Nov 1830, , same parcel to Daniel L. Dunscomb.