Leta E Tucker

Brief Life History of Leta E

When Leta E Tucker was born on 19 April 1898, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John R Tucker, was 33 and her mother, Mollie R Leathers, was 35. She married James Lester Coston on 13 October 1917, in Seminole, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Beggs Township, Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States in 1940 and Spaulding, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States in 1950. She died on 22 April 1952, in Vinita, Craig, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Holdenville Cemetery, Holdenville, Hughes, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lester Coston
Leta E Tucker
Marriage: 13 October 1917
Lesterine Coston
Chester Harold Coston
Geraldine Coston
J R Coston
Gloria Darlene Coston

Sources (15)

  • Leader Tucker in household of J R Tucker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Letta Tucker, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Leta E. Tucker Coston, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.


Oklahoma is the 46th state.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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Story Highlight

Died in hospital, Vinita Oklahoma after long illness

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