YADKIN COUNTY and CASWELL COUNTY

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PINNIX, SHORE, DICKERSON, PARDUE, MARTIN, OLVEY, SWAIM of Yadkin Co. and SHAW, SIMPSON, MILES, MATKINS, BOULDIN, LEATH, HORNBUCKLE, GUNN, HOOPER, SNIPES, KIMBROUGH, GRAVES, STADLER, ARNOLD, BLALOCK, PRENDERGAST, WILDER, VINCENT, WALKER, ASHFORD, BIRD, WHITTED, CLENEAY of Caswell/Alamance/Orange Co. -- also WALL, WHITSETT, MOORE, HENRY of Rockingham Co.

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  • ID: I119368
  • Name: Thomas Tucker
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 14 OCT 1750 in Calvert Co., MD
  • Death: 1837 in Lincoln Co., TN
  • Event: Fact 1790 Stokes Co. Census.
  • Event: Fact 30 DEC 1797 Thomas Tucker and wife Ann, deeded to James LOVE Sr., Edward JEAN, William JEAN, James LOVE, Jr., Edward COOLEY, Robert FULTON and Arch CAMPBELL one acre at the head of Rocky Branch in Stokes Co. on which to build a Methodist Church.
  • Event: Fact 1800 Stokes Co. Census.
  • Note:
    December 30, 1797
    Stokes Co., NC
    Thomas TUCKER and wife Ann, deeded to JAMES LOVE SR., Edward JEAN, William JEAN, James LOVE, Jr., Edward COOLEY, Robert FULTON and Arch CAMPBELL one acre of land located at the head of a small branch called Rocky Branch, for the purpose of establishing a Methodist Church. The church was established with the devisees as trustees. It is now known as Love’s Church. He provided that no other then a Methodist minister should be allowed to preach in the church to be built on the land. The church is located in Walkertown, N.C. The church still owns the land but has added to it and has a large congregation at the present time.
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    Copy
    April 8, 1928
    Elmer A. Tucker,
    947 West End Blvd.,
    Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Sir:
    I advise you from the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim, S.3835, it appears that Thomas Tucker was born October 14, 1750, place not stated.
    While residing in Calvert County, Maryland, he enlisted and served with Maryland Troops as follows:
    In 1776, one month or six weeks in Captain Frisby Freeland’s Company under Colonel Benjamin Mackall: in 1776 or 1777 two weeks in Captain Thomas Jones’ Company, and from in 1777, every other month in Captain Freeland’s Company, under Colonel Mackall, was stationed at Cherry Fields near the mouth of the Potomac River, was in several skirmishes and served twelve months.
    After the Revolution, he moved to Stokes County, North Carolina, and lived thirteen or fourteen tears, then to Morgan County, Georgia, two years, and then to Tennessee.
    He was allowed pension on his application executed January 9, 1833, at which time he was living in Warren County, Tennessee.

    There are no data as to family.
    The above noted Thomas Tucker is the only soldier of theat name found on the Revolutionary War records of the bureau, who served with the Maryland Troops, and said records fail to afford any information in regard to any Sele Tucker
    Respectfully,
    E.W. Morgan
    Acting Commissioner.
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    STOKES COUNTY RECORD OF DEEDS.

    This indenture made the thirteenth day of December in the year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, Between Thos. Tucker of Stokes County, State of North Carolina and Ann, his wife, of the one part and James Love Sr., Edmund Jean, William Jean, James Love, Jr., Edward Cooley, Robert Fulton and Archibald Campbell, Trustees in Trust for the uses & purposes herein after mentioned, all of the County and State aforesaid of the other part; Witnesseth that the said Thomas Tucker and Ann his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings specie to them in hand paid at and upon the sealing and delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged: Have given, Granted, bargained, sold, Released, confirmed and conveyed and by these presents do Give, Grant, Bargain, Sell, Release, Confirm and Convey unto the said James Love Sr., Edward Jean, William Jean, James Love Jr., Edward Cooley, Robert Fulton & Arch Campbell and their successors Trustees as aforesaid, all the Estate, Right, Title, Interest, property, claim and demand whatsoever either in Law or equity which they the said Thomas Tucker& Ann his wife, hath in or upon all and singular, a certain lot or piece of Ground situate in the County of Stokes aforesaid, lying and being on a small Branch of that fork of Muddy Creek commonly known by the name of Rocky Branch: Beginning at a stone at the root of a hickory fifty three rods east to a stone at he Root of a Red Oak, South thirteen and a third rods to a stone amidst Persimon pointers at the head of the branch, West twelve rods to a stone at the root of a Red Oak in said Brown’s line then with his line thirteen and a third Rods to the beginning. Containing One Acre, together with all and singular the houses, Woods, Waters, Ways privileged, waters or appertaining thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, To have and to hold all and singular the above mentioned and described lot or piece of ground situate lying and being as aforesaid, together with all and singular the houses, waters, Ways and privileges thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining unto them the said James Love Sr., Edward Jean, William Jean, James Love Jr., Edward Cooley, Robert Fulton and Archibald Campbell and their successors in office forever in trust that they shall Erect and build or cause to be erected and built thereon a house or place of worship for the use of the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States of America and in further trust and confidence that they shall at all times forever hereafter permit such Minister & Preacher belonging to the said church by the General Conference of the Ministers and preachers of the said Methodist Episcopal Church or by the yearly conference, Authorized by the yearly conference and none other to preach & Expound God’s Holy Word therein and in further trust and confidence that as often as one or more of the trustees herein mentioned shall die or cease to be members of the said Church according to the rules of discipline, then and in such case it shall be the duty of the Minister or preacher authorized as aforesaid who shall have the pastoral charge of the said church to call a meeting of the Remaining Trustees as soon as Conveniently may be and when so met said preacher shall nominate one or more persons to fill vacancies provided the person or persons so nominated have been one year Member or Members of said Church immediately preceding such nomination and at least 21 years of age and the Trustees so assembled shall proceed to elect and by a Majority of votes to appoint the persons so nominated to fill vacancies in order to keep the number of Seven trustees and in case of an equal number of Votes against such nomination the stationed preached to have the Casting Vote, Provided nevertheless that the said trustees or their successors be Obliged to pay any sum or sums of Money they or a majority of them shall be authorized to Raise said Money by a Mortgage on the said premises or by Selling the same after Notice given the pastor or preacher who has the oversight of the Congregation attending Devine Service. If the money be not paid to the trustees or their successors within one year after such notice given and such sale take place, the said Trustees or their successors, after paying the debt and all other charges which are due from the Money arising from such sale, shall Deposit the Remainder of the Money produced by said sale in the hands of the Stewards of the Society belonging to the said Congregation which surplus shall be at the disposal of the next yearly Conference according to the best judgment for the use of the said society and the said Thomas Tucker and Ann his wife by these presents Warrant and Defend all and singular the above mentioned and descried piece of ground with the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said trustees & their successors forever against the claim of all persons whatever. In testimony whereof the said Thomas Tucker and wife have hereunto set their hands and seals, date as above
    Thomas Tucker Seal
    Ann X Tucker Seal
    Mark

    Signed sealed & delivered before William Walker and Robert Walker?
    Ordered Register at March Term Stokes County Court, 1798
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    Stokes County Records

    Book 2, page 283. Deed William Walker to Thomas Tucker November 13, 1793. 100 acres, 25 pounds.

    Book 2, page 287, Deed Ebenezer Snow, John Snow, Isaac Snow, Joseph , Benjamin Snow, William Snow, of Randolph County to Thomas Tucker. 260 acres. 100 ponuds. Dated March 8, 1796. Sally Tucker witness to deed.

    Book 3, page 83. Land grant to Thomas Tucker. 200 acres 20 pounds. Entered April 12, 1780. Patented Dec. 18, 1797.

    Book 4, page 373. Thomas Tucker to his son Benjamin Tucker. 92 acres. $1.00 love and affection. Part of Snow land. March 6, 1804.

    Book 4, page 374. Thomas Tucker to his son David Tucker, $1.00 love and affection. Part of snow land. Dated March 6, 1804.

    Book 4, page 375, Thomas Tucker to his son Francis Tucker. 92 acres part of 600 acres grant to Robert Walker, sold to William Snow and by his heirs to Thomas Tucker. $1.00 love and affection. Dated March 6, 1804.

    Book 4, page 456. Deed Archibald Carmichael & wife Sarah to Thomas Tucker. 133 ¾ acres. $300.00 Dated October 12, 1804.

    Book 5, page 149. Thomas Tucker to Elenor Tucker and Thomas Vanhoy, 133 ¾ acres $300.00 Jan. 5, 1807. This was to his daughter and son in law.

    Book 5, page 261, Elenor Tucker to Francis Tucker, deed of Trust to secure note for $58.50. 133 ¾ acres.

    Book 5, page 471. David Tucker to James Day, 92 acres. $150.00. November 23, 1812.

    Book 6, page 160. Absolom Bostick and David Dalton to Thomas Tucker. 50 acres including mill. 300 pounds. February 16, 1807.

    Book 7, page 379. Ezekiel Haisley to James Tucker. 55 acres. $225.00. July 5, 1820.

    Book 8, page 51. John Willard to Francis Thomas. 88 acres. $100.00. October 2, 1822. James Tucker witness

    Book 8, page 395. Johnathan Manlove of Davidson County to Francis Tucker/ 108 acres. $200.00. Aug. 23, 1825.

    Book 14, page 63. Edmund Tucker to John Tucker. 180 acres $200.00. June 14, 1839.

    Book 7, page 127. Deed Michael Rominger to Simon Light. 5 acres $50.00.

    Book 7, page 132. January 1, 1821. Deed Michael Rominger to John Simon Light. 42 ½ acres. $850.00 Parcel of land including dwelling house. Near Charlestown. Peter Transou line. Store mentioned. Waugh’s Corner. Timothy Hollands line. Benjamin Wogamans line. Corner of church lot. Near school house.

    Book 7, page 167. Phillip Rothrock son of Valentine Rothrock to John Simon Leicht. 10 acres. $45.00. February 1, 1820.

    Book 8, page 298. Deed Michael Rominger to Simon Light 45 acres. $850.00. Part of tract deeded by Christian L. Benzein to Michael Rominger, on February 8, 18_6.

    Book 8, page 298. Deed Michael Rominger to John Simon Light. 5 acres on South Fork. $50.00. Jan. 20, 1824.

    Book 10, page 389. William Bowd to John Charles, John Styers and Larkin Terry, 109 acres. $650.00 Joins Salem Town land on both sides of Peters Creek. Dated September 6, 1832.
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    Tennessee
    Warren County

    On the 9th Jun 1833 personally appeared in open court before the court of pleas and quarter sessions for said county now setting. Thomas Tucker a resident of said county and state, aged eighty two years the 13th of this instant who being first duly sworn according to law doth on his oath make the following declaration in order of obtain the benefit of the act of Congress, passed 7th of June 1832. That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated. That in 1776 he entered the service of the United States as a volunteer in Capt. Frisby Freeland's company Perry Freeland, Frisby's brother Lieutenant Samuel Hance... Col. Benjaman Mackall was commander the troops organized in Calvert County Maryland. Marched to Harris landing on the Chesapeake Bay to guard and protect the country from the incursion of the enemy who were then hovering on our coast... remained there a month... weeks the British did not land and we were all discharged and went home. Again entered the service the same year or in 1777 in Capt Thomas Jones company is again organized in Calvert County and marched to a point on the Chesapeake Bay called the Flag Ponds as a British man-of-war was lying in the bay opposite that point. Remained there two weeks the man-of-war disappearing the troops were discharged and returned home. In 1777 again entered the service in Capt Freeland's company Col Mackall was the commander organized in Calvert County and marched to Cherry fields at or near the mouth of the Potomac River to guard and protect the incursion of the enemy under Governor D__more. Remained there about one month when the troops then in service were released by a fresh recruit for about one month again to the same place and continued in that way for twelve months. During this service applicant was in several skirmishes the enemy who were in their shipping came to there in the night time to procure water this applicant in company with others were placed on St. George Island to guard it. Six men of the enemy... came on board of a boat intending to land on the island our troops hailed them three times and they returned no answer and we fired and killed five of their men and took the other man on... an boat on Blackstone Island. On another occasion the enemy with seven boats attempted to land on said island our troops fired on them they returned the fire and we fired three rounds and the enemy withdrew none our troops were killed but Capt Reason Bell was wounded in the shoulder. This applicant did not enter the service any more. He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present and declares his name is not on the pension role of the agency of any state he omitted to state that he received several written discharges but that his house was burnt and these in it he therefore has no documentary evidence and he knows of no person whose testimony he can procure who can testify to his service and there is no clergyman who resides in his neighborhood.

    Sworn to and subscribed in open court
    9th Jany 1833

    Thomas (mark) Tucker
    Jos Colville clk


    We Shadrack CAPPS and Woodson NORTHCUT citizens residing in the county of Warren and in the neighborhood of Thomas Tucker hereby certify that we are well acquainted with the said Tucker who has subscribed and sworn to the above declaration that we believe him to be about eighty two years of age that he is respected and believed in the neighborhood where he resides to have been a soldier of the revolution and that we concur in that affirmation.


    Sworn to and subscribed in Shadrack Capps
    open court 9th Jany 1833 Woodson Northcut
    Jos Colville clk

    Answers to the interrogatory directed to be put by the court say he was born on the 14th of Oct 1750 has no record of his age. Lived in Calvert State of Maryland when he entered the service. Remained there until 1788 or about that time. In stokes County North Carolina about 12 or 14 years. Morgan County Georgia two years the balance of the time in Tennessee and with last 14 years in Warren County said state where he now resideS... volunteered ... with no regulars except a company commanded by Capt Reason Bell at the mouth of the Potomac at a place called Cherry field. Received written discharge his were burnt, he is quartered in the neighborhood where he now lives with William Bates, ____ Sapp, Samuel Lance. There is no clergyman residing in his neighborhood with whom he is acquainted.

    Sworn to and subscribed in Thomas Tucker
    open court 9th Jany 1833 mark
    Jos Colville clk

    And the said court hereby declares their opinion after the investigation of the matters and after putting interrogatories prescribed by the war department that the above applicant was a revolutionary soldier and served as he states and the court further certify that it appears to them that Thomas Tucker who Shadrack Capps and Woodson Northcut who signed the preceding certificate resides in the county of Warren and is reputable(?) person and that their statement is entitled to full credit and it appears to the satisfaction of the court there is no clergyman residing in the neighborhood where the applicant resides.
    _____ll ______ seal
    Samuel Denby seal
    Philip Hoodpage seal

    I Joseph Colvelle clerk of the court of pleas and quarter sessions do hereby certify that the forgoing contains the original proceedings of the said court in the matter of the application of Thomas Tucker.
    In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and mine seal seal there being no seal of office this 12th 1833

    Jos Colville clerk
    By J Colville DC

    Letter to Elmer A. Tucker dated April 8 1929.

    I advise you from the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim, S.3835, it appears that Thomas Tucker was born, October 14 1750, place not stated.
    While residing in Calvert County, Maryland, he enlisted and served with the Maryland Troops as follows:

    In 1776, one month or six weeks in Captain Frisby Freeland's Company under Colonel Benjamin Mackall; in 1776 or 1777, two weeks in Captain Thomas Jones' Company, and from in 1777, every other month in Captain Freeland's Company, under Colonel Mackall, was stationed at Cherry Fields, near the mouth of the Potomac River, was in several skirmishes and served twelve months.
    After the Revolution, he moved to Stokes County, North Carolina, and lived thirteen or fourteen years, then to Morgan County, Georgia, two years and then to Tennessee.
    He was allowed pension on his application executed January 9, 1833, at which time he was living in Warren County, Tennessee.
    There are no data as to family.
    The above noted Thomas Tucker is the only soldier of that name found on the Revolutionary War records of this bureau who served with the Maryland Troops, and said records fail to afford any information in regard to any S_l_ Tucker.
    Respectfully,

    E.W. Morgan
    Acting Commissioner.




    Father: Surry Couny NC Area Unplaced Tuckers

    Marriage 1 Nancy Sapp??? Benion??? Blum??? b: ABT 1755
      Children
      1. Has No Children Eleanor Tucker
      2. Has Children Benjamin Mitchell Tucker b: ABT 1775 in Calvert Co., MD
      3. Has Children Francis Tucker b: 2 OCT 1777 in MD
      4. Has Children David Tucker b: ABT 1780
      5. Has Children Sarah Tucker b: ABT 1785
      6. Has Children James Tucker b: 27 APR 1794
      7. Has Children Catherine Tucker b: ABT 1796

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