James John Tecca

1933–1952 (Age 18)
Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of James John

When James John Tecca was born on 21 July 1933, in Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, his father, Michele Tecca, was 27 and his mother, Catherine Louise Gallagher, was 23. He died on 27 January 1952, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michele Tecca
Catherine Louise Gallagher
Mary Domenica Tecca
Mildred Catherine Tecca
Michael II Tecca
James John Tecca
William Lloyd Tecca
Ruth Ann Tecca
George Robert Tecca
Rita Kathleen Tecca

Parents & Siblings



  • Mary Domenica Tecca


  • Mildred Catherine Tecca


  • Michael II Tecca


  • Male1933–1952Male

  • Male1934–1978Male

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1936 · The Great Lakes Exposition

Age 3

Also known as the World's Fair of 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition was held along the shore of Lake Erie. It commemorated the centennial of Cleveland's incorporation as a city. It was designed after the Chicago World's Fair and exposed visitors to the cultures of other countries, celebrated industry, and promoted local businesses. Overall, the Fair drew in 11 million visitors during its two season run.

Age 8

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Italian:1. nickname from zecca ‘tick’ (the blood-sucking insect). 2. from zecca ‘mint’, probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who minted coins.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Tecca in household of Michael Tecca, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James in entry for Michael Tecca Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • James in entry for Michael Tecca, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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