GLEN ALLEN - The George Tucker Patriot Descendants Association annual reunion will take place Saturday, May 21st, at Hopewell Cemetery, located in Fayette County near Glen Allen.
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. with visitation. Lunch will be served at noon. Please bring a covered dish or two, chairs, genealogy information, pictures and come expecting to have a good time visiting with this great group of folks.
After the George Tucker reunion concludes, the association will be placing the time capsule back into the memorial marker at the Griggs-Tucker Cemetery, to be reopened in 20 years.
The association honors this great patriot of the American Revolutionary War who fought in several battles, including the famous Battle of Cowpens, SC.
Lt. George Tucker was born in Amelia County, Virginia on December 13, 1745. George lives to be 106, dying in 1852 in what was then considered Marion County, Ala., but is now part of Fayette County. According to his memorial on Find a Grave, he was married to Millie Roberts Tucker and had nine children: Silas Monroe Tucker, George Samuel Tucker, James Rains Tucker, Martha Caroline Tucker, Elizabeth Rebecca Tucker Guess, Thomas Jefferson Tucker, Henry Lafayette Tucker, William Malone Tucker and Moses W. Tucker. He has descendants in Marion and Winston counties.
All descendants and other interested persons are welcome to attend.
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