Percival Tasker

29 December 1916–6 April 2007 (Age 90)
Northam, Western Australia, Australia

The Life Summary of Percival

When Percival Tasker was born on 29 December 1916, in Northam, Western Australia, Australia, his father, Ernest Oliver Tasker, was 24 and his mother, Elsie Wheatley Hardisty, was 23. He married Margaret Irene Sutton on 28 November 1942. He died on 6 April 2007, in Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia.

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Percival Tasker
Margaret Irene Sutton
Marriage: 28 November 1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1942
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.
    Age 2
    Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.
    Age 24
    Australia declares war on Italy.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name for someone who did piece-work (especially someone who threshed grain), from an unrecorded Middle English tasker, a derivative of Middle English task(e) ‘task, piece of work’ (Old French tasque), for someone who was paid for piece-work, especially threshing grain.In some cases also Slovenian (Tašker): occupational name for a maker of purses, bags, derived from taška ‘bag’, a loanword from German (see Taschner ).

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Percival Tasker in entry for Deborah Rae Tasker, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
    • Percival Tasker, "BillionGraves Index"

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