Sherbro Tuckers

Sherbro Tuckers

The Tuckers of Sherbro are an Afro-European clan in the Southern region of Sierra Leone and they ruled as chiefs in Gbap.

Tuckers today

The Tuckers are still a well known, prominent family in Sierra Leone and are known for their distinctive looks, particularly their 'big eyes'. Many Tuckers hold positions of power in Sherbro society evn today and are known for their strong emphasis on a good education. Through historical intermarriages, some Tuckers are related to the Caulkers, Rogerses, and Clevelands of today.

Notable Tuckers

*Patricia Kabbah- late First Lady of Sierra Leone and late wife of President Kabbah
*Peter L. Tucker-Chairman of the Law Reform in Sierra Leone
*Henry Tucker -a powerful Merchant prince during the mid eighteenth century
*B.J. Tucker - an NFL Football Player
*Harrison Tucker - Late Ambassador and Chair of Black and Hispanic Studies Department of Bernard Baruch College

ee also

*Sherbro Caulkers
*Sherbro Rogerses

ources

*http://slbtbhm.homestead.com/kdy.html


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