Walter Scott Tuck1,2,3

ID# 702, (1829 - 1854)
FatherDr. Davis Green Tuck4,5,6 (30 Dec 1793 - 3 Feb 1863)
MotherElizabeth M. Toot4,7,5 (26 Nov 1800 - 29 Dec 1873)

Key Events:

Birth: 26 Oct 1829, Halifax Co., Virginia8,9,10
Death: 7 Jul 1854, Christian Co., Kentucky11,12,13
Burial: the Tuck-Elliott Family Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky14
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Walter Scott Tuck was born on 26 Oct 1829 in Halifax Co., Virginia.8,9,10
Walter Scott Tuck's tombstone
photo by authors

     He was probably the male under age 5 listed in the household of his father, Dr. Davis Green Tuck, in the 1830 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia.15
     He moved to Christian Co., Kentucky, with his parents in 1832 or early 1833.16,17 He was probably the male age 5 to 10 listed in the household of his father in the 1840 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky.18 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents.19,20
     Walter died on 7 Jul 1854 in Christian Co., Kentucky, at age 24, while a medical student.11,12,13 He was buried in the Tuck-Elliott Family Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky.14

Citations

  1. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows name as Walter Scott Tuck.
  2. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows name as Walter Scott Tuck.
  3. [S631] Dr. Davis G. Tuck household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows name as Walter S. Tuck.
  4. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, lists him among the other grandchildren of Adam and Sarah Toot.
  5. [S631] Dr. Davis G. Tuck household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them in the same household, appearing to be parent and child.
  6. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, , 1854, Christian Co., Walter Tuck.
  7. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29.
  8. [S1038] Owen Family Bible, shows date.
  9. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, , 1854, Christian Co., Walter Tuck, shows age 24 at death 7 Jul 1854, county, and state.
  10. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date.
  11. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, , 1854, Christian Co., Walter Tuck, shows date, county, and state.
  12. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date, with year as 1854.
  13. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29, shows year,as 1852, and while a medical student.
  14. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134.
  15. [S635] Davis G. Tuck household, 1830 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  16. [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.
  17. [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."
  18. [S633] Davis G. Tuck household, 1840 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  19. [S631] Dr. Davis G. Tuck household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  20. [S659] Doct. Davis G. Tuck, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.