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 Tennessee “Tenni” <I>Tucker</I> Andrews

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Tennessee “Tenni” Tucker Andrews

  • Birth 16 Jul 1827 Tennessee, USA
  • Death 27 Feb 1909 Marshall County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Berlin, Marshall County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 70919331

Tennessee Tucker smoked a pipe.

Sara Josephine Andrews' notes: Elgie, Hazel and David were born on Grandma Tennessee Tucker Andrews' farm - 2 miles from Elgie's farm on Milltown Road.

Tennessee Tucker's step-mother, Elizabeth Warren "Patsey" Lanier, and her husband's mother, Lucy Lanier Andrews, were half-sister's, with Nicholas Lanier as their common father.

Maggie Yarborough was related through the Tuckers and she was Dean of Women at Columbia University in New York. Tennessee Tucker's great-granddaughter, Sarah Josephine Andrews would frequently mention that she attended Columbia University, but it is not known if she attended for only for a summer, or how long.

Great grandaughter Sara Josephine Andrews had a protograph of apparently her Aunt Myrtle in middle age upon the back of which she wrote, "1808 or 9 Aunt Myrtle and Uncle Will Harris. December 21, 1917 moved to Mud Creek. Elgie, Hazel and David were born on Grandma Tennessee Tucker Andrews' farm - two miles from Elgie's farm on Miletown Road."


Name: Tennessee Andrews
Residence: District 16, Marshall, Tennessee
Birth date: 1828
Birth place: Tennessee, United States
Relationship to head-of-household: Wife
Spouse name: W.V. Andrews
Spouse birth place: Tennessee, United States
Father birth place: North Carolina, United States
Mother birth place: North Carolina, United States
Race or color (expanded): White
Ethnicity: American
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Age: 52 years
Occupation: Keeping House
Children:
A.M. Andrews
C.L. Andrews
J.D. Andrews
NARA film number: T9-1269
Page: 495
Page letter: D
Entry number: 2920
Film number: 1255269
Collection: 1880 United States Census

Name: Tennessee Andrews
Residence: Civil Districts 11-12, Marshall, Tennessee
Birth date: Jul 1827
Birth place: Tennessee
Relationship to head-of-household: Mother-in-law
Father birth place: North Carolina
Mother birth place: North Carolina
Race or color (expanded): White
Head-of-household name: Felix H Gray
Gender: Female
Marital status: Married
Years married: 50
Estimated marriage year: 1850
Mother how many children: 7
Number living children: 4
Immigration year:
Enumeration district: 0089
Sheet number & letter: 7A
Household id: 130
Reference number: 43
GSU film number: 1241587
Image number: 00607
Collection: 1900 United States Census


TENNESSEE TUCKER'S FATHER:William Tucker was the husband of Rachel Dowdy. They moved from South Carolina to Tennessee where they established their home in Flat Creek. Eight children were born from their marriage: Annis, Julia, Rebecca, Allen C., Matilda B., Emmaline, Tennessee, and George Robert Tucker. In addition to raising his own children, William took in four grandsons who were orphaned (children of Emmaline Bugg Reed). The Tuckers allowed the grandsons to run a general store out of their home during the Civil War era. Historical documents note that the hallway of the Tucker house became a thriving mercantile business. The store was eventually moved to a building close to the Tucker home. It also doubled as the Flat Creek Post Office until 1912.

William Tucker is listed on the Tennessee Pioneer Honor Roll at the Williamson County, Tennessee Library.



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  • Created by: JEA / SLSAndrews
  • Added: 6 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70919331
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tennessee “Tenni” Tucker Andrews (16 Jul 1827–27 Feb 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70919331, citing Andrews-Cunningham Cemetery, Berlin, Marshall County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by JEA / SLSAndrews (contributor 47525492) .