George William Tubb

17 October 1898–30 December 1953 (Age 55)
Tasmania, Australia

The Life of George William

When George William Tubb was born on 17 October 1898, in Tasmania, Australia, his father, Alfred Daniel Tubb, was 28 and his mother, Annie Grace Hooper, was 20. He married Mary Fitzgerald on 7 October 1925, in Rockley, New South Wales, Australia. He died on 30 December 1953, in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 55, and was buried in Bathurst Cemetery, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

George William Tubb
1898–1953
Winifred Mary Borley
1911–1979
Marriage: 7 February 1946

Spouse and Children

    Male1898–1953Male

    Winifred Mary Borley

    Female1911–1979Female

MARRIAGE
7 February 1946
Redfern, New South Wales, Australia

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1947Male

    Annie Grace Hooper

    Female1878–1928Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1901

Age 3

First Federal election.
1901

Age 3

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1914

Age 16

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Tubbe, apparently derived from either Old Norse Tubbi or Old English Tubba (an unattested form, evidence for which is found in the place name Tubney, Berkshire). There is no evidence to support the suggestion that it might be a metonymic occupational name or nickname from Middle English tub ‘barrel’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George William Tubb, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • George William Tubb, "Find A Grave Index"
  • newspaper report of coroners inquest into death of George Tubb

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