Frank Tucker


Brief Life History of Frank

When Frank Tucker was born in 1916, in Meadows, Newfoundland, his father, John Edward Tucker, was 49 and his mother, Emily Brake, was 47. He lived in Meadows, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in 1935.

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John Edward Tucker
Emily Brake
William Tucker
Annie Beatrice Tucker
Arthur Tucker
Joseph Tucker
Frank Tucker

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  • Frank Tucker in household of John Tucker, "Newfoundland Census, 1935"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (2)


Age 25

MEADOWS. Pop. 199. Farming settlement in Humber Arm, Bay of Islands, opposite Curling. Has marine repair shop. 2 sawmills. 13 radios. PO.


Age 66

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).

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

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