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Walter George Ewen TUCKER

Walter George Ewen TUCKER

Male 1879 - 1941  (62 years)

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  • Name Walter George Ewen TUCKER 
    Nickname George 
    Born 20 Feb 1879  Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education Primary schooling at Sandergrove and Strathalbyn  
    Military Service c1880s  Egypt Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    George and his brother volunteered for the cavalry for the Boer War. 
    Occupation Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Farmer on his own property 'Kentucky Grange' Sandergrove SA 
    Residence c1940s  Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    'Kentucky Grange' Sandergrove SA 
    Died 11 Jul 1941 
    Buried Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I-5854  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2017 

    Father Walter John TUCKER,   b. 1 May 1839, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1920, Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship -1909 
    Mother Annie MCDONALD,   b. 8 Oct 1850s,   d. c1941 
    Relationship -1909 
    Married 21 Mar 1871  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • The wedding celebrant was Reverend John Anderson.
    Residence 'Lake View' Sandergrove SAustralia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    About 5 miles south-west of Strathalbyn on the Strathalbyn/Goolwa Road. 
    Family ID F-1909  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Jane NESS,   b. 2 Nov 1883, Encounter Bay SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1931  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1908  Finnis SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Rev Rolfe was the marriage celebrant at 'Glenkeith' Finnis River SA
    Children 
    +1. Daphne Miriam TUCKER,   b. 4 Mar 1912, SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1993, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
    +2. Thelma Eileen TUCKER,   b. 27 Jun 1913, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1996, Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  []
    +3. George McDonald TUCKER,   b. 11 Oct 1914,   d. 12 Oct 1994  (Age 80 years)  []
    +4. Max Stuart TUCKER,   b. 2 Sep 1917, Sandergrove SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1999, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  []
    +5. John Turrell TUCKER,   b. 5 Jul 1919, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 2009, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  []
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2016 11:40:57 
    Family ID F-1996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rose PIERCY,   b. Yes, Date Unknown 
    Occupation Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Assistant matron at Presbyterian Girls College, Adelaide, SA  
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2017 03:27:25 
    Family ID F-1998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0447 - Walter George Tucker - on his wedding day.jpg
    0447 - Walter George Tucker - on his wedding day.jpg
    0454 - Wedding of Lucy Tucker & Sid Rogers.jpg
    0454 - Wedding of Lucy Tucker & Sid Rogers.jpg
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    0459 - Sandergrove school in ruins in 1973.jpg
    0459 - Sandergrove school in ruins in 1973.jpg

    Documents
    0455 - Wedding day of Lucy Tucker & Sid Rogers - names of people in the photo.jpg
    0455 - Wedding day of Lucy Tucker & Sid Rogers - names of people in the photo.jpg
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    Stories
    1985 - Walter George Ewen Tucker & Mary Jane Ness & Rose Piercy.pdf
    1985 - Walter George Ewen Tucker & Mary Jane Ness & Rose Piercy.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', (Donald & Christina McLean Genealogical Council Inc, Strathalbyn 1995), 65 (Reliability: 0).

    2. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au (Reliability: 3), 17 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1871 RegNo;86/552 groom:TUCKER,Walter John bride:MCDONALD,Annie at Strathalbyn SA
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