Ella Cordelia Tucker

14 February 1870–23 June 1948 (Age 78)
Dawson, Terrell, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ella Cordelia

When Ella Cordelia Tucker was born on 14 February 1870, in Dawson, Terrell, Georgia, United States, her father, Henry Crawford Tucker, was 28 and her mother, Martha Dinitia Sanders, was 25. She married Charles Brashear Temple on 17 May 1888, in Hernando, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Hall, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 23 June 1948, in Memphis, Hall, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Memphis, Hall, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Brashear Temple
1868–1910
Ella Cordelia Tucker
1870–1948
Marriage: 17 May 1888
James H. Temple
1892–1913
Willie J Temple
1901–1965
Charles B. Temple
1903–1947
Martha Temple
1907–
Mary Ella Temple
1910–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 May 1888
Hernando, Florida, United States
children

(5)

    James H. Temple

    Male1892–1913Male

    Willie J Temple

    Male1901–1965Male

    Male1903–1947Male

    Martha Temple

    Female1907–Female

    Mary Ella Temple

    Female1910–1916Female

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Crawford Tucker

    Male1841–1894Male

    Martha Dinitia Sanders

    Female1844–1909Female

siblings

(12)

    Florence Brown Tucker

    Female1867–1870Female

    Lucy Louise Tucker

    Female1868–1901Female

    Female1870–1948Female

    Annie Lee Tucker

    Female1871–1918Female

    Thomas Greenberry Tucker

    Male1874–1936Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 6

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 24

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly southwestern England and South Wales): occupational name for a fuller, from an agent derivative of Middle English tuck(en) ‘to full cloth’ (Old English tūcian ‘to torment’). This was the term used for the process in the Middle Ages in southwestern England, and the surname is more common there than elsewhere. Compare Fuller and Walker .2 Americanized form of Jewish To(c)ker ( see Tokarz ).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Ella Tucker in household of Henry Tucker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ella Temple in household of Charlie B Temple, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ella C Temple in household of Charley B Temple, "United States Census, 1910"

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