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Tuck, John

John Tuck
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Biography
Marriage Details
1865/9238, Bride: Isabella Morton, Groom: John Tuck

- unsure if correct John Tuck?
Evening Post 20 May 1886
A petition was yesterday presented to the House by Mr. G. Beetham from Mr. John Tuck, a well-known Wairarapa settler, who has recently returned for the Old Country, praying that steps may be taken to admit the importation of horses direct from Europe.


Death Details
1920/2367, John Tuck, Aged: 87Y - Date of Death 8/8/1920 from Death Registration

Auckland Star 29 January 1934
Pioneer Settler Flies at 86.
In her 87th year, Mrs. Isabella Grey Tuck, of Hamilton, had her first experience of flying on Saturday, when she was among the passengers for a flight in the monoplane Faith of Australia at Pukuhia. Mrs. Tuck came to New Zealand from Hamilton, Scotland, in 1863, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morton. They landed in Port Chalmers from the sailing ship Victory. She was married in 1865 to Mr. John Tuck at Glen Omaru (Romahapa), Otago, and Mr. Tuck following his calling as a sawmiller at Manawatu, Hawke''s Bay and Greymouth. After Mr. Tuck''s death his widow, 18 years ago, came to Hamilton. Mrs Tuck had 19 children, of whom 14 are living still, and there are 60 grandchildren and 62 great-grandchildren, her total number of direct descendants being 145. The pioneer lady, who has ridden on a bullock sledge during her honeymoon 68 years ago, was very please by the new experience of flying.



Death Details
1937/21591, Isabella Grey Tuck, Aged: 89Y - Date of Death 28/1/1937 from Death Registration

Hamilton City Council Cemetery Records
Isabella Grey Tuck, Date: 28/1/1937, Buried: 30/1/1937, Aged: 89, Type: Burial, Last Address: Unspecified, Funeral Director: Burrow, Location: Hamilton East Cemetery, FRONT-K-47

Auckland Star 30 January 1937
GREAT RECORD.
MANY DESCENDANTS.
HAMILTON WOMAN''S DEATH.
CHILDREN TOTAL 821 YEARS.
(By Telegraph—Own Correspondent.)
HAMILTON, Friday.
With the death at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. Rickard, Rototuna, of Mrs. Isabella Gray Tuck, aged 89, an Otago pioneer, is revealed the fact that the aggregate age of her children is 821 years—believed to be a New Zealand record.
Thirteen children survive Mrs. Tuck, and there are 69 grandchildren and 85 great-grandchildren. In all, 167 of her direct descendants are living in New Zealand.
Mrs. Tuck was 87 years of age when she had her first air flight in the mono-plane Faith in Australia. She thoroughly enjoyed it. She was born in Hamilton, Scotland, and came to New Zealand in the ship Victory in 1863 with her parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Martin (sic).
In 1865 she married the late Mr. John Tuck, of Romahapa, Otago. As a young woman Mrs. Tuck used to assist her husband in pit-sawing and team driving. She had lived in the Hamilton district for 21 years.
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Family Group Sheet - Child
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CHILDREN
MJohn Tuck
Birth
Death
Marriage1865to Isabella Grey Morton
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) John Tuck
Birth
Death
Marriage1865to Isabella Grey Morton
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Isabella Grey Morton
Birth1848
Death28 JAN 1937
Marriage1865to John Tuck
Father?
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CHILDREN
MJohn Thomas Tuck
Birth1867
Death7 OCT 1949
Marriage4 APR 1895to Charlotte Avery
Descendancy Chart
Isabella Grey Morton b: 1848 d: 28 JAN 1937
John Thomas Tuck b: 1867 d: 7 OCT 1949
Charlotte Avery b: 1874 d: 4 SEP 1903
Ina Charlotte Tuck b: 1895 d: 15 NOV 1979
Ewart Sylvanus Tuck b: 1898 d: 1995
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