Ruth Ann Tecca

1935–1984 (Age 48)
Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Ruth Ann

When Ruth Ann Tecca was born on 16 December 1935, in Toronto, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, her father, Michele Tecca, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Louise Gallagher, was 26. She married Michael D. Grande on 12 October 1957, in Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in High House, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1935 and Island Creek Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 15 October 1984, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ruth Ann Tecca
Michael D. Grande
Marriage: 12 October 1957
Michael Domenic, Jr. Grande

Spouse & Children

12 October 1957
Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Mary Domenica Tecca


  • Mildred Catherine Tecca


  • Michael II Tecca


  • Male1933–1952Male

  • Male1934–1978Male

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World Events (8)

1936 · The Great Lakes Exposition

Age 1

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.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Age 14

The UK becomes a member of NATO.

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)

  • Ruth Ann Tecca in household of Michael Tecca, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Ann Catherine Louise C S A Rita Joseph Grande Mihalik in entry for Michael Tecca Jr, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Ruth Ann Catherine Louise C Grande in entry for Michael Tecca, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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