The Charles and Eva Small Family

Charles and Eva and All Six Children
Small Family History, Pictures, and Documents
401 Years in America
Earliest Family Settlement in North America (1620-1623)

Earle Gordon Fetterman Deceased July 2018 (Genealogy) (Obtuary)
Kathleen Mann Small Deceased February 2019 (Genealogy) (Obituary)
Janice Montgomery Small Young Deceased May 2019 (Janice's Family)
Paul Douglas Hauger Deceased 15 June 2020 (Genealogy) (Obituary)
Harvey Caldon Small Deceased 25 November 2022 (Genealogy)
Patricia Ann Flake Deceased 27 February 2023 (Genealogy)
All Family Deceased After 2012
Home Couple:
Charles E Small
Eva M Tuck

Ancestors of:

Charles Small
Eva M Tuck

Descendants of:
Isaac Small
& Anna Smith

Francis M Delaney
& Doorthy I Speegle

JHL Tuck
& Nancy Sleeper
& Lucy A Cutler

Egbert Adams
& Lucy Perry

(Also See Find above)

Small and Tuck Ancestry

The ancestors of Charles Small and Eva Tuck settled in North America, mainly from England, from 1620 to about 1660, but some came from Scotland and Wales, and later from Germany and Ireland in the years before the Revolution. The Tucks came to California starting in 1849, and the Smalls by 1855. Descendants of their settler ancestors are scattered all over North America.

This family tree shows the ancestry of Charles and Eva back to settlement in America, their descendants and the descendants of their parents all of whom came to California. Those that married into the family are included but their ancestry has not usually been researched. There are presently about 2,160 persons living and past in this tree.

To Begin

You can begin by exploring the Family Histories and Pictures in the link above

Or begin by browsing the details using using the named links above, or search for a name using Find / Search People above.

The main displays are Individual, Ancestors, and Descendants, selected by the light-blue tabs. The Individual display shows details for a specific person including evidence citations. The Ancestor and Descendant displays show the tree in various formats, so see the choices in the dark-blue menu below the tabs. The Standard format shows as a horizontal tree; the Ahnentafel and Register show more detail in list format. Usually, clicking on a highlighted name goes the the Individual display for that person.

If you are not logged in as a family member, first names of living persons are given as initials only, details are not displayed, and searches will not find living names. Women are listed by their birth name. To search by married name, search only on the first name, or specify her spouse's surname and gender in the Advanced Search form.

The "Family Tree"

A "family tree" represents the personal relationship of child to parents branching back in time from an individual to all direct ancestors, not just those of the family surname.  Also the tree branches down from each ancestor, descending through their children to their children's children. Along the way, marriages associate people from other families. After several generations, some descendants may marry back into another descending line of their ancestors.

A genealogy is deduced from documented evidence. Evidence includes family records, photographs, historical publications, official records, Federal Censuses, and much more. Such sources not only help establish the fact of the family relationships, but give hints as to the life and times of each person. Caution and circumspection are necessary in evaluating evidence, see Evidence Notes below. There will always be parts of the tree that cannot be fully justified by the available evidence.

Discovering the family tree is like a jigsaw puzzle, where some pieces are not cut correctly, some are missing, and some that fit are not actually from this puzzle. Each piece of evidence is a piece of this puzzle (or not). So the process is to find pieces that fit, but also to test other pieces so that you know they are not part of your puzzle! Another danger is that the pile you are looking in does not have the all pieces you need, giving the false impression that the pieces you do find should fit.

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