Capt William Tucker

Capt William Tucker

Birth
England
Death
1643 (aged 53–54)
At Sea
Burial
Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
12800115 View Source

The first black american born into indentured servitude is owned by Captain William Tucker. Capt. Tucker is born in England and is the son of John Tucker Sr.and Alice Pelharm. Member of the VIRGINIA HOUSE of BURGESS. First arriived in Jamestowne with his wife mary Thompson around 1620. Captain of the ship "MARY and JAMES" Brought indentured servants Antonie and Isabell with him. They have a son and name him William Tucker after the Captain William Tucker Small William is the FIRST NON-SLAVE but indentured servant born in the NEW WORLD later to become the United States..

On March 22 1622 The Powhatan Indian Attack kills 347 colonists, in and around the Jamestowne settlement setting off a war that lasted a decade.
By 1623 May 20 in retalliation, the Jamestowne residents have Captain William Tucker conclude a peace negotiation with a Powhatan Indian village by proposing a toast with a drink laced with poison prepared by Jamestowne resident Dr. John Potts; 200 Powhatans die instantly and another 50 are slaughtered. The Indian threat is over.

Possible decendents living in Virginia, New York and North Carolina.

The first black american born into indentured servitude is owned by Captain William Tucker. Capt. Tucker is born in England and is the son of John Tucker Sr.and Alice Pelharm. Member of the VIRGINIA HOUSE of BURGESS. First arriived in Jamestowne with his wife mary Thompson around 1620. Captain of the ship "MARY and JAMES" Brought indentured servants Antonie and Isabell with him. They have a son and name him William Tucker after the Captain William Tucker Small William is the FIRST NON-SLAVE but indentured servant born in the NEW WORLD later to become the United States..

On March 22 1622 The Powhatan Indian Attack kills 347 colonists, in and around the Jamestowne settlement setting off a war that lasted a decade.
By 1623 May 20 in retalliation, the Jamestowne residents have Captain William Tucker conclude a peace negotiation with a Powhatan Indian village by proposing a toast with a drink laced with poison prepared by Jamestowne resident Dr. John Potts; 200 Powhatans die instantly and another 50 are slaughtered. The Indian threat is over.

Possible decendents living in Virginia, New York and North Carolina.


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