Tucker Dragoo was a son of Uel and Jane (Barnhouse) Dragoo, natives of Virginia, and was born in that State of July 9, 1842; he came with his parents to Berrien Co., Mich., when three years of age and lived there 24 years engaged in farming.
In the spring of 1869 he came to Newaygo County and bought 80 acres of wild land in Dayton Township, where he resided, and had 55 acres under cultivation. He was married Jan. 22, 1865, to Sarah Kirkendall, a native of Ohio, who was born Dec. 25, 1841, a daughter of Samuel and Margaret Kirkendall. They had three children: Albert J., Lawrence V. and Ida M. Mr. Dragoo was a National in politics.
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