Estella Maude Tucker

15 September 1880–27 August 1964 (Age 83)
Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States

The Life of Estella Maude

When Estella Maude Tucker was born on 15 September 1880, in Dakota City, Humboldt, Iowa, United States, her father, Preston Tucker, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ann Strong, was 21. She married Howard McCorkell on 27 March 1901, in Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 27 August 1964, in Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard McCorkell
Estella Maude Tucker
Marriage: 27 March 1901
Wesley W. McCorkell
Esther Imogene McCorkell
Alta Marie McCorkell
Sybil Lodene McCorkell
Caryl Jannette McCorkell
Dorothy Lucille McCORKELL
Evah Maude McCORKELL
Jeanne McCorkell
Lois Rae Mccorkell

Spouse and Children

27 March 1901
Akron, Plymouth, Iowa, United States


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Parents and Siblings

    Preston Tucker





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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 4

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Estella M McCorkill in household of Fred W Burnett, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Estella Mccorkell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Estilla M Mcconkell in household of Howard Mcconkell, "United States Census, 1930"

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