Henry Davis Tuck1,2,3

ID# 917, (1835 - 1881)
FatherDr. Davis Green Tuck4,5,6 (30 Dec 1793 - 3 Feb 1863)
MotherElizabeth M. Toot5,6,7 (26 Nov 1800 - 29 Dec 1873)

Key Events:

Birth: 3 Dec 1835, Christian Co., Kentucky8,9,10
Marriage: 6 Oct 1858, Christian Co., Kentucky, Elizabeth John Smith (11 Oct 1835 - 27 Nov 1887)11,12,13
Death: 5 Sep 1881, Christian Co., Kentucky9,8
Burial: the Henry D. Tuck 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:

     Henry Davis Tuck was born on 3 Dec 1835 in Christian Co., Kentucky.8,9,10 He was probably one of the two males under age 5 listed in the household of his father, Dr. Davis Green Tuck, in the 1840 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky.15 He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of his parents, Dr. Davis Green Tuck and Elizabeth M. Toot.16,17
     Henry married Elizabeth John Smith, daughter of Alexander J. Farrer and Permelia S. Walton, on 6 Oct 1858 in Christian Co., Kentucky.11,12,13
     Henry appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Hopkinsville, Christian Co., Kentucky, in the household of Alexander J. Farrer and Permelia S. Walton, apparently his wife's adoptive parents, with his wife, Elizabeth John Smith, and their son, Alexander. They were apparently living next door to his parents. He reported $2500 in personal property, and owning three female slaves, ages one to 22 years, and one male slave, age eight years.18,19
     Henry was named an heir in the will of Dr. Davis Green Tuck, his father, dated 25 Mar 1861, to receive $5,000 in addition to the girl Chaney and other property he had already received.20
     Henry and Elizabeth appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky, enumerated 14 Sep 1870, reporting real estate of $11,250 and personal estate of $2,500. The household included 10 year old black male servant. Their children Davis, Sallie and Corinne were listed as living with them, as was Permelia S. Walton, apparently her adoptive mother.21
     Henry and Elizabeth appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky, enumerated 5 Jun 1880, with the household including a 24 year-old white farm hand, Marcus Landrum, and a 40 year old black cook, Fannie Robb. Their children Davis, Sallie, Corinne and Emma were listed as living with them, as was Permelia S. Walton, who appears to have been her adoptive mother.22
     He was a farmer.23,22
     Henry died on 5 Sep 1881 in Christian Co., Kentucky, at age 45.9,8 He was buried in the Henry D. Tuck Family Cemetery, Lafayette, Christian Co., Kentucky.14

Children:
     Children with Elizabeth John Smith:

Citations

  1. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 60, shows name as Dr. Henry Davis Tuck.
  2. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows name as Henry Davis Tuck.
  3. [S2014] Christian Co. Wills S:105-6, shows name as Henry D Tuck.
  4. [S2014] Christian Co. Wills S:105-6, shows the boy as his son.
  5. [S1285] Wills, Shelby Co., Tennessee, 8:289-92, Sarah E. Atkinson, 1882, shows Henry as her brother.
  6. [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.
  7. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 60.
  8. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 60, shows date, county, and state.
  9. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date.
  10. [S631] Dr. Davis G. Tuck household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows age 15 and state.
  11. [S893] "Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900," Ancestry.com, shows date, county, and state.
  12. [S1761] A. J. Farrer household, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  13. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows married.
  14. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134.
  15. [S633] Davis G. Tuck household, 1840 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S631] Dr. Davis G. Tuck household, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  17. [S659] Doct. Davis G. Tuck, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  18. [S1761] A. J. Farrer household, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  19. [S1749] Alex J. Farrer and H. D. Tuck, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  20. [S2014] Christian Co. Wills S:105-6.
  21. [S1769] Henry Tuck household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  22. [S1900] Henry D. Tuck household, 1880 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  23. [S1769] Henry Tuck household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows occupation as farmer.
  24. [S1761] A. J. Farrer household, 1860 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them in same household, apparently a parent and child.
  25. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows her buried in the family cemetery of Henry and Betty, with them and two of their other children.
  26. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 61.
  27. [S1769] Henry Tuck household, 1870 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky, shows them in same household, apparently as parent and child.
  28. [S1285] Wills, Shelby Co., Tennessee, 8:289-92, Sarah E. Atkinson, 1882.
  29. [S4036] Corine T. Smith, Certificate of Death.