Jerry Tucker

1939–about 1979 (Age 40)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Jerry

When Jerry Tucker was born in 1939, in Georgia, United States, his father, Williford Thomas Tucker, was 25 and his mother, Ann Hazel Matthews, was 23. He lived in District 668, Muscogee, Georgia, United States in 1940. He died about 1979, in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Williford Thomas Tucker
1914–1986
Ann Hazel Matthews
1916–1998
Tommy Gidiere Tucker
1936–2012
Jerry Tucker
1939–1979

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

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World Events (8)

1941
Age 2
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island
Age 3
Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  
1950
Age 11
United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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.

Possible Related Names

Fuller
Walker
Tokarz
Toher
Tooker
Tuckerman
Tugwell

Sources (1)

  • Jerry Tucker in household of Tommy Tucker, "United States Census, 1940"

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