Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1784-1851)

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Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (September 6, 1784-August 26, 1851), author, professor of law, was born at "Matoax" in Chesterfield County, Virginia. He was usually referred to as Beverley Tucker. He was the son of St. George Tucker and Frances (Bland) Randolph Tucker. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1801 and began the practice of law in Charlotte County, Virginia. In 1807, he married Mary Coalter, sister of his brother-in-law John Coalter. In 1817, he moved to Missouri and became the Circuit Court Judge of the Missouri Territory. Nathaniel remarried twice after Mary died in 1827. His second wife was Eliza Naylor and his third wife was Lucy Anne Smith. He returned to teach law at the College of William and Mary in 1834 and died in 1851. His nephew was named Nathaniel Beverley Tucker.

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