Myrtle Elizabeth Tucker

1885–1959 (Age 74)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Myrtle Elizabeth

When Myrtle Elizabeth Tucker was born on 28 March 1885, in Missouri, United States, her father, Lewis Elza Tucker, was 36 and her mother, Olive Elizabeth Giffin, was 36. She married Henry Frederick Keufer or Keuper about 1905, in Lincoln, Missouri, United States. She lived in Lindsey Township, Benton, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 May 1959, in Bolivar, Polk, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lincoln, Benton, Missouri, United States.

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Myrtle Elizabeth Tucker
Henry Frederick Keufer or Keuper
Marriage: about 1905

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about 1905
Lincoln, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 19

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mert E Tucker in household of Le Tucker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Myrtle E Tucker in household of Lewis E Tucker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Myrtle Tucker in household of L E Tucker, "United States Census, 1910"

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