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William Bacon Tucker
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1810
Death: Jan. 20, 1865

William Bacon Tucker was born in North Carolina on March 10, 1810, to William and Martha (Gordon) Tucker. He married Nancy Rhea in Wayne Co., Tennessee. They had eight children: Fredonia Caroline, Martha Viannah, Farada Brown, William Jasper (twin), Moses Newton (twin), Margaret Elizabeth, Nancy Josephine, and Sarah Ann.

They left Tennessee about 1849 and settled in Arkansas near White River. They left Arkansas about 1857 in a covered wagon made of hickory wood that was pulled by 4 longhorn oxen. They came to Williamson Co., Texas, bought land, built a log cabin, planted crops, and became an active part of their community.

William Bacon Tucker died of pneumonia January 20, 1865, and was buried under a beautiful oak tree, and thus started the Rocky Hollow Cemetery. His wife, Nancy, remained in Williamson Co., Texas, until she died in 1899. She was buried in the Matsler Cemetery, Williamson Co., Texas.

1860 U.S. Census Report, P.O. Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas. In that report W.B. Tucker was listed as a 50 years old farmer living with his 37 years old wife Nancy and their children: 16 years old Fredonia C.; 14 years old Martha V.; 12 years old Farrelia; the 10 years old twins, Moses and William; 6 years old Margaret and 4 years old Josephine Tucker. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy Rhea Tucker (1822 - 1899)*
 
 Children:
  Fredonia Caroline Tucker Clinton (1845 - 1918)*
  William Jasper Tucker (1850 - 1923)*
  Margaret E Walton (1855 - 1948)*
  Nancy Josephine Tucker Allen (1857 - 1946)*
  Sarah Ann Tucker Williams (1859 - 1951)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rocky Hollow Cemetery
Williamson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Oct 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9713696
William Bacon Tucker
Added by: John Christeson
 
 
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Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Feb. 8, 2015
A Confederate veteran of the Civil War having served as a Private in Company B, 2nd Brigade, Texas State Troops.
- John Christeson
 Added: Oct. 26, 2004
 
 
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