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Joseph & Phoebe Howard, Westmeath, Ontario

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Re: Joseph & Phoebe Tucker , Westmeath, Ontario

Posted: 14 Apr 2013 12:36PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Tucker
According to notes I have from my grandmother (Vera McEwen, nee Weston):

Sarah Howard married George Tucker and had children Joseph and Phoebe.

George Washington Tucker was Joseph and Phoebe Howard's great-grandfather. He was the first settler in the Westmeath area and came from Augusta, Maine. He was a United Empire Loyalist and built on the Ottawa river. He later gave land for the first school. His daughter-in-law, Rachel Stone (spouse of Rex) was the first school teacher.

Westmeath was settled before Pembroke and the people of Pembroke came to church in Westmeath. Georege Tucker (son of Rex) was very prominent in the community church and school.


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Ron Milford 5 Aug 2004 10:23PM GMT 
Ron Milford 5 Aug 2004 10:39PM GMT 
marian_mcewen 14 Apr 2013 6:36PM GMT 
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