Sarah Tucker

31 August 1875–12 May 1955 (Age 79)
Inman Valley, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tucker was born on 31 August 1875, in Inman Valley, South Australia, Australia, her father, William Tucker, was 30 and her mother, Martha Lemon, was 29. She married John Stevens Penfold on 29 June 1896, in Blyth, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 May 1955, in Balaklava, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

John Stevens Penfold
Sarah Tucker
Marriage: 29 June 1896
Ivy Ann Penfold
Dulcie Pearl Penfold
Elsie Violet Penfold
John Steven Penfold
Rupert Inman Penfold

Spouse and Children

29 June 1896
Blyth, South Australia, Australia


Parents and Siblings

    William Tucker


    Martha Lemon




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Age 17

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Age 26

First Federal election.

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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