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 Willie Elizabeth <I>Monteith</I> Tucker

Willie Elizabeth Monteith Tucker

Birth
Buckhead, Morgan County, Georgia, USA
Death 27 Sep 1940 (aged 78)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9334470 · View Source
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Remembered as a sweet, loving woman, she was the only child of Dr. William H. Monteith who was wounded during the Seven Days Battle of the Civil War and died of his wounds at a Richmond hospital. Her mother was Virginia Frances Paschal Monteith, who remarried John Alford.

Willie Elizabeth married James A. Tucker, and moved with her husband from Georgia to Texas in a covered wagon in the 1880s. Mother of 11 children, she contracted polio in the 1930s. Among her descendants are Sammie Lee, Ernestine and Betty Jane Tucker (granddaughters), who sang professionally as The Tucker Sisters.


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  • Created by: Ashley
  • Added: 18 Aug 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9334470
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Willie Elizabeth Monteith Tucker (12 Sep 1862–27 Sep 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9334470, citing Long Creek Cemetery, Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ashley (contributor 46502360) .