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
Ella Cordelia Tucker
Marriage: 17 May 1888
James H. Temple
Willie J Temple
Charles B. Temple
Martha Temple
Mary Ella Temple

Spouse and Children

17 May 1888
Hernando, Florida, United States


    James H. Temple


    Willie J Temple



    Martha Temple


    Mary Ella Temple


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Crawford Tucker


    Martha Dinitia Sanders




    Florence Brown Tucker


    Lucy Louise Tucker



    Annie Lee Tucker


    Thomas Greenberry Tucker


+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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