GA Family Group Sheet for Tavner RUCKER Family

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HUSBAND: Tavner RUCKER
Birthdate: 12 Jan 1787 VA (probably Culpeper Co)
date and place of marriage: Pre 1822 GA
other marriages: None
military service: None
Death date: 20 Aug 1855 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
father: William RUCKER
mother: Elizabeth ALEXANDER
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WIFE: Elizabeth WADE
Birthdate: 5 Jul 1793 Bedford Co VA
date and place of marriage: Pre 1822 GA
other marriages: None
Death date: 6 Jan 1864 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
mother's father: Joshua WADE
mother's mother: Anna BOATWRIGHT
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CHILD 1: Joshua W. E. RUCKER
Birthdate: 21 Aug 1822 Franklin Co GA
married: None
date and place of marriage:
other marriages:
Death date: 31 Jul 1860 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
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CHILD 2: Frances Mary Anne Jane RUCKER
Birthdate: 16 May 1825 Franklin Co GA
married: None
date and place of marriage: None
other marriages: None
Death date: 4 Mar 1903 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
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CHILD 3: Martha E. A. RUCKER
Birthdate: 11 Jan 1828 Franklin Co GA
married: Joel M. SKELTON
date and place of marriage: 27 Feb 1845 Franklin Co GA, by John B. WADE, MG
other marriages: William B. WHITE
Death date: 8 Jan 1888 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
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CHILD 4: Daughter RUCKER (unnamed)
Birthdate: 16 Feb 1830 Franklin Co GA
married: None
date and place of marriage: None
other marriages: None
Death date: 18 Feb 1830 Franklin Co GA
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CHILD 5: William J. W. RUCKER (1st)
Birthdate: 5 Feb 1831 Franklin Co GA
married: None
date and place of marriage: None
other marriages: None
Death date: 23 Apr 1833 Franklin Co GA
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CHILD 6: William J. Wesley RUCKER (2nd)
Birthdate: 19 Jul 1833 Franklin Co GA
married: None
date and place of marriage: None
other marriages: None
Death date: 15 Jun 1852 probably Franklin Co GA
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CHILD 7: Annie Sarepta Matilda RUCKER
Birthdate: 21 Aug 1836 Franklin Co GA
married: William A. JACKSON
date and place of marriage: 27 Dec 1860 Greene Co MO
other marriages: None
Death date: 23 Apr 1916 Greene Co MO, bur Wade Chapel
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SOURCES:
Original Wade Chapel Cemetery records, Greene Co MO
Tavner Rucker bible
1830 Franklin Co GA census
1840 Franklin Co GA census
1850 Franklin Co GA census
1860 Greene Co MO census
Franklin Co GA marriages
Greene Co MO marriages
Greene Co MO probate records
Greene Co MO divorce records
Elbert Co GA deed records
Greene Co MO deed records
Greene Co MO History of Greene Co MO, published 1883, p 672
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NOTES:
Child #1 owned a store in Franklin Co GA before moving to MO.

Child #3 m (1) Joel M. SKELTON who was murdered in his yard in
Greene Co MO during the Civil War. He was s/o Noel SKELTON &
Margaret "Margy" Hannah McGEE who appear in census of Franklin
Co GA 1830 to 1850, then in census of Hart Co GA 1860.

Child #3 m (2) William B. WHITE 9 Dec 1869 Greene Co MO. They
were divorced 2 Dec 1871 Greene Co MO. William B. WHITE and
his first wife (Mary M. BROWN) appear in the 1850 census of
Elbert Co GA.

Child #7 was divorced 4 Mar 1868 Greene Co MO.

Several members of the SKELTON, RUCKER, and WADE families
moved from Franklin & Hart counties GA to Greene Co MO about
1852 where they settled in Pond Creek Township. Other members
of these families remained in Elbert, Franklin, and Hart
counties GA.
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