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William TUCKER + Mary Ann WILLIAMS - Waikato New Zealand

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William TUCKER was born in 1836 in Cornwall, England

William left Plymouth, UK on 18th June 1863 on the ACCRINGTON
He arrived in Lyttleton, Christchurch on 9th September 1863

His future wife, Mary Ann WILLIAMS arrived in Lyttleton 7 years later . .

Not known if they knew each other in England or if they met in Canterbury but William went to the North Island before her within the following 9 years and bought 100 acres at Pukerimu
- He called his farm "Pengover"

In 1874 he sent Mary Ann, (who was still in Christchurch,) 7 through his solicitor, she then went North and in October 1874 they were married in Auckland

- their children were:

1876-1944 William George Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- he married Mary McCORMACK in 1904

1877-1877 Alfred Thomas Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- he died in Cambridge, aged 6 minutes

1878-1956 Elizabeth Ann Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- she married Herbert Gerring PEPPERCORN in 1902

1879-1892 George Douglas Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- he died aged 12

1880-1960 Fanny Francis Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- she married Edward WIlliam HOLLEVER *1874-1957) in 1908

1881-1912 Mary Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- she married Oliver James STRAWBRIDGE in 1911
- Oliver was born in Carerton to Joseph Samuel STRAWBRIDGE & Elizabeth Johanna PAVEY

1883-1968 Ivy Harper Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- she married William Frederick MORSE in 1905

1884-1951 Harry Salter Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- he went to WWI aged 32
SERIAL NUMBER - 60007
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Private
OCCUPATION - Farmer
NEXT OF KIN - William Tucker (father), Pengover, Cambridge
BODY ON EMBARKATION - New Zealand Expeditionary Force
EMBARKATION UNIT - 30th Reinforcements E Company
EMBARKATION DATE - 13 October 1917
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Wellington
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 94
VESSEL - Arawa
DESTINATION - Liverpool, England
- he was gassed and wounded. When he returned he and his brother Jack farmed "Pengover" until until their deaths

1886-1963 Edward John 'Jack' Tucker
- born in Cambridge
- he and his brother Harry farmed their fathers farm, 'Pengover'
- he died aged 77 in Cambridge

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on 2010-08-24 06:48:44

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