Crystal May Tucker

Female14 April 1916–14 October 2004

Brief Life History of Crystal May

When Crystal May Tucker was born on 14 April 1916, in Fesserton, Severn, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, her father, Benjamin Joshua Tucker, was 34 and her mother, Annie Wilhemia White, was 31. She married Lorne Austin Coates on 22 June 1938, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Tay, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in 1931. She died on 14 October 2004, in Barrie, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 88, and was buried in Brampton Funeral Home and Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Lorne Austin Coates
1915–2009
Crystal May Tucker
1916–2004
Marriage: 22 June 1938
Patricia Gayle Coates
1942–2021
Garry Wayne Coates
1944–1962

Sources (2)

  • Crystal Tucker, "Canada Census, 1931"
  • Crystal May Tucker Coates, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1938Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (7)

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 18

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 27

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

    Age 39

    From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

    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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