Selina Tucker

Brief Life History of Selina

When Selina Tucker was born in January 1855, in Port de Grave, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, her father, Henry Tucker, was 46 and her mother, Susanna Mary Jennings, was 41. She married Isaac Sealey Morgan on 13 June 1875, in Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Coley's Point, Newfoundland, Canada in 1921 and Coley's Point, Bay Roberts, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in 1935. She died in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Sealey Morgan
1846–
Selina Tucker
1855–
Marriage: 13 June 1875
Robert Henry Morgan
1876–
Albert Morgan
1877–
Mary Ann Morgan
1879–
Isaac H Morgan
1881–
Abraham Morgan
1883–
John McMillen Morgan
1885–
George Morgan
1886–
Jessie Morgan
1890–1962
Alan Morgan
1891–
Minnie Gertrude Morgan
1893–
Mary Jane Morgan
1895–
Ellen Morgan
1896–1986
Harvey Morgan
1898–

Sources (27)

  • Selina Morgan, "Canada, Newfoundland Census, 1935"
  • Selina Tucker, "Canada, British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"
  • Selina Tucker, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (1)

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

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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