Nathan TUCH immigrated to America in 1837 and then settled in Cleveland. After his wife died, he moved to California and settled in San Gabriel. Here he married a Native American woman and owned a small shop.

Alexander TUCH (1806), a grocer, was from Unsleben, Bavaria, immigrated to America, and settled in Cleveland, Ohio. With his wife Jetta, he had at least five children there: Simon (1841), Celia (1843), Fanny (1845), Esther (1852), and Moses (1857).