Georgia Louise Tucker

Female5 July 1891–21 January 1984

Brief Life History of Georgia Louise

When Georgia Louise Tucker was born on 5 July 1891, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Souvineer Vanderveer Tucker, was 38 and her mother, Luciana Wiese, was 31. She married George Morrill Kirk Sr. on 3 October 1912, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 20, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 21 January 1984, in San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

George Morrill Kirk Sr.
1889–1989
Georgia Louise Tucker
1891–1984
Marriage: 3 October 1912
George Morrill Kirk Jr.
1914–1995
Helen Jewel Kirk
1915–1986
James Douglass Kirk
1919–2008

Sources (11)

  • Georgia T Kirk in household of George M Kirk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Georgina L. Tucker, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Georgia Louise Tucker, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 October 1912Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1894

    Age 3

    Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 5

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1916

    Age 25

    "During a deadly heat wave, thousands of residents were at the seaside resorts of Jersey Shore. Between July 1 and July 2 of 1916, five different people were attacked by sharks, and four of them ultimately died. Scientific knowledge about sharks was limited at this time, so these tragic incidents started a wave of ""shark panic"" that was spread by telephone calls, letters, newspapers, and other media."

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

    Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).

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

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