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  • Ann Puckett (1593 - 1675)
  • Ann or Anne S Puckett, Jones (1657 - 1694)
    Updated from MyHeritage Match via father Abraham Womack by SmartCopy : Oct 8 2014, 19:09:19 UTC
  • Anne Puckett (1628 - 1679)
    Family is from England according to Ancestry dot com.
  • Caleb Puckett (1824 - 1865)
  • Drury P. Puckett, Sr. (1732 - 1794)
    Drury was stationed AT THE GLADE HOLLOW FORT - 29 AUGUST to 6 NOVEMBER, 1774 protecting the settlers from the Indians 1782 Washington Co. VA Personal Property Tax: Captain John Kinkead's Precinct: ...

About the Puckett surname

In my research of long ago, I found that Puckett means "descendent of Little Puca". A puca/pooka is a shapeshifting hobgoblin, the origin of Shakespeare's Puck but more sinister and devilish. In popular culture, the large invisible rabbit from the movie "Harvey" was a pooka, who ran out of magic mid-shapeshift between human and rabbit forms. I believe all of this mythology originates in the British isles.