Alice Elizabeth Rucker

10 September 1918–22 January 2007 (Age 88)
Taylor, Texas, United States

The Life of Alice Elizabeth

When Alice Elizabeth Rucker was born on 10 September 1918, in Taylor, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Herman Rucker, was 28 and her mother, Mary Ophelia Fuller, was 28. She married Howard Charles Allen on 30 June 1941, in Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, San Saba, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 1, Taylor, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 2007, in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Austin, Travis, Texas, United States.

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Howard Charles Allen
Alice Elizabeth Rucker
Marriage: 30 June 1941

Spouse and Children

30 June 1941
Abilene, Taylor, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Joseph Herman Rucker Jr



    Mary Rucker


    Mary Lucille Rucker



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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 11

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 German (also Rücker): nickname from Middle High German rucken ‘to move or draw’.2 North German: nickname from Middle Low German rucker ‘thief’, ‘greedy or acquisitive person’.3 German: from a reduced form of the Germanic personal name Rudiger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice E Rucker in household of J H Rucker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alice Rucker in household of Joseph H Rucker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice E Rucker in household of Joseph H Rucker, "United States Census, 1930"

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