Tucker, Mark, Dd
Tucker, Mark, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Whitestown, N.Y., June 7,1795. He studied at Whitestown, graduated from Union College in 1814, and was instructed in theology by president E. Nott, D.D.; ordained pastor at Stillwater, October 8, 1817, and dismissed in 1823; installed colleague with Reverend Solomon Williams, at Northampton, Massachusetts, March 10, 1824, and dismissed August 16, 1827; called to the Second Presbyterian Church, at Troy, N.Y., October 31, 1827; to the Beneficent Church, at Providence, R.I., in June of 1837, and dismissed March 24, 1856; installed at Vernon, Connecticut, April 15, 1857, and was pastor of this church until 1863. He resided without charge at Ellington and Old Saybrook, and after 1865 at Weathersfield, where. he died, March 19, 1875. He was chosen a director of the American Home Missionary Society in 1832, a vicepresident in 1844, and. was a corporate member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions from 1838. See Cong. Quarterly, 1876, page 435.