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Genealogy and History of the Family  TOOKER/TUCKER
Most America genealogy records  for both Tooker and Tucker point back to John Tucker who emigrated from England to American  to escape religious persecution.  He was a Puritan. It is not  know, for sure, why the Tookers used the Tucker form of the name for a time, but  it could of been an effort to escape religious or political persecution. It appears they began to use the Tooker spelling again at about the time of the restoration of King Charles II (1660). Johnís son, known as Captain John Tooker (1692), became a prominent citizen of Long Island, New York, and his brother, Charles, was one of the original founders of Elizabeth Towne, New Jersey.

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4 Complete Searchable Publications on one CD
1.  The Tucker genealogy : a record of Gilbert Ruggles and Evelina Christina (Snyder) Tucker, their ancestors and descendants  Chicago: Morris, Tyler Seymour,, 1901, 325 pgs.
2.  Genealogy of the Tucker family from various authentic sources: Worcester, Mass.: F.S. Blanchard, 1895, Tucker, Ephraim, 440 pgs.
3.  Nettie's diary: the 1880's diary of Nettie Ketcham; a young lady living on the south shore of New York's Long Island.  A wonderful first person account of life on Long Island as a young lady in the 1800s. Nettie lived in Center Moriches. when the built during the period when the Long Island Railroad was built.  Her Diary was begun abt 12 yrs of age, poor spelling  and all is verbatium.  Her real name was Antoinette Penny Ketcham 1868-1938.  She married Will Tooker from across the street. Edited by Van and Mary Field, for the Ketcham Inn Foundation, Inc.        
4.  The Memoirs of John Tooker of Long Island -


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