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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Isaac Sealey Morgan
Selina Tucker
Marriage: 13 June 1875
Robert Henry Morgan
Albert Morgan
Mary Ann Morgan
Isaac H Morgan
Abraham Morgan
John McMillen Morgan
George Morgan
Jessie Morgan
Alan Morgan
Minnie Gertrude Morgan
Mary Jane Morgan
Ellen Morgan
Harvey Morgan

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"

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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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