Nellie Coretta Tooker

1918–2004 (Age 85)
Lawrencetown, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Nellie Coretta

When Nellie Coretta Tooker was born on 28 May 1918, in Lawrencetown, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Ralph Moody Tooker, was 40 and her mother, Alma Roberta Stevenson, was 38. She married Garnett Morse Marshall on 24 May 1933, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 11 January 2004, in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Port George, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Nellie Coretta Tooker
Garnett Morse Marshall
Marriage: 24 May 1933
Berenice Winniford Marshall

Spouse & Children

24 May 1933
Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada


  • Berenice Winniford Marshall


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+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 3

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 27

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.
1955 · Canso Causeway Completed

Age 37

The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Tucker .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Nellie Coretta Tooker in entry for Berenice Winniford Marshall, "Nova Scotia Deaths, 1890-1955"
  • Nellie Coretta Tooker Marshall, "Find A Grave Index"

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