Mr. Gustavus Tuckerman
Gustavus Tuckerman was born on April 26, 1785 and also entered the merchant life, specializing in hardware. He made frequent trips to Europe, one of which resulted in his 1816 marriage to Jane Francis, which took place in England. Their daughter, Jane Tuckerman, became known for being a close confidant of Margaret Fuller, the journalist and woman’s rights activist.
A supporter of the Boston Athenaeum and the Boston Dispensary, Gustavus Tuckerman died on Jan. 15, 1860.