Thomas Tuckwiller, Sr.
I am interested in exchanging information on the family of Thomas Tuckwiller, Sr., of Shenandoah Co., Virginia.The following information is taken from letters I have received over the years, so I cannot vouch for all of it but it may give clues pertaining to this family.
Thomas Tuckwiller, Sr.
1768, May 25 Entry obtained by Thos Takewiller in the Late Proprietor's Office for about 400 acres #963, surveyed 1 Nov 1787, actually 119 acres [Shenandoah County Survey Book 1785-1794].
1774, Sep 27 John Duckmiller administrator of Thomas Duckmiller, John Duckmiller, Henry Whitich, and Samuel Stover enter into a bond in the Dunmore County Court [Shenandoah County Willbook A page 66].
1774, Oct 20 Inventory of the estate of Thomas Tuckwiller, appraised by Philip Baker, George Hern, and Martin Comer, John Tuckwiller administrator, was returned and ordered recorded on 27 Dec 1774 [Shenandoah Willbook A pp 72-3].
It is my current working theory that Thomas was married to Sybilla -.
Shenandoah Co., Virginia, marriage bond Jacob Wollf and Sybilla Dockwiller, dated 21 Sep 1774.
1787, Nov 1:present at the survey for Thomas Takewiller [Shenandoah County, VA, Survey Book 1785-1794, p93]
1787 [Shenandoah Co., VA, personal property taxlist]
Children of Thomas and Sybilla Tuckwiller:
John 1752-1832 married Catharine Riffe moved to Greenbrier Co., (West) Virginia maybe as early as 1778
Sivily 1761-1860 married William Henson at Botetourt Co., Virginia, 1785.Death record indicates she is a daughter of Thomas.Christopher Hedrick swore in Sivily's pension application that she was his sister-in-law as well as stating the two were sisters.She moved to Greenbrier Co., (West) Virginia.
Mary 1762-1861 married Christopher Hedrick at Greenbrier Co., (West) Virginia 1787.Death record listed parents as Jno. and Sabina Tuckwiller.
Nancy married Anthony Schoe at Greenbrier Co., (West) Virginia 1781.No proof she is a daughter of Thomas.
Thomas married Anna (-) Burner at Shenandoah Co., Virginia, 1789.Father of John (my ancestor) and Mary.No direct proof that Thomas was son of Thomas.
Daniel moved to Montgomery - Bedford Co., Virginia, area, no proof he is a son of Thomas.
Sources:In my possession and Shuck, Larry G. "Our Families," pp. 253-257.