George Warren Tucker

25 Mar 1882 - 17 Dec 1958


George Warren Tucker

25 Mar 1882 - 17 Dec 1958
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George Warren Tucker

Married: 27 Nov 1901

Provo City Cemetery

610 S State St
Provo, Utah, Utah
United States


June 2, 2011


June 1, 2011

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Contributor: SouthPawPhilly Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

George Warren Tucker, 76, died at his home, 27 W. 8th N., Orem, Wednesday evening following a 10-day illness. He was born Mar. 25, 1882, at Fairview, the son of George and Sarah Jane Brady Tucker. He received his education in the Sanpete County schools. He married Keziah Frances Mower, Nov. 27, 1901, in the Manti LDS Temple. In 1923, he moved to Provo with his family where he lived until one year ago when he moved to Orem. A carpenter and a builder by trade, he had also served as County Assessor for Sanpete County for several years and had farmed in Fairview. Mr. Tucker had been an active member of the LDS Church working in the Sunday School, MIA and Genealogy Committee. He was secretary of the High Priest Quorum of the Orem Tenth Ward and serving on the Genealogy Committee at the time of his death. He had sponsored four families to this country from Holland. He was a writer of poetry and composed words and music for songs. He sang in many choruses and played in a dance orchestra for more than 20 years. He is survived by his widow and 10 sons and daughters: George W. Tucker Jr. of Willard; Clarence Tucker of Provo; Ernest L. Tucker of Edgemont; Mrs. Jesse (Alice) Young of Provo; Mrs. Jerald (Laura) Henrie of Provo; Mrs. Stanley (LaVon) Roberts of Provo; Mrs. Raymond (Virginia) Green of Heber; Mrs. J. Monte (Maxine) Wight of Pinedale, Wyo.; Mrs. Arlo (Vonda) Richardson of Salt Lake City and Mrs. Brady (Olive) Walker of Orem. Forty-nine grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; a half-brother, Heber Mower of Fairview; four sisters, Mrs. George Shelley of Provo; Mrs. George Twilling, Mrs. William Harris and Mrs. Charles Shepard of Sacramento, Calif. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Aura C. Hatch Mortuary. Friends may call at the mortuary Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday prior to services. Burial will be in Provo City Cemetery.

Love Thy Neighbor

Contributor: SouthPawPhilly Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

One snowy night, someone decided to steal some grain from George & Keziah. It was easy to open the unlocked granary door and fill their sacks. The loss of grain was bad enough, but they carelessly left the granary door open so that the horses got in and ate grain until they foundered. The theives didn't realize that there was a hole in one of the the sacks of grain that left a tell-tale trail in the snow that could easily be followed. Morning dawned and as usual, George and the boys went to feed the livestock and milk the cows. When the corral gate was opened, there lay the two dead horses. What a tragedy! They were all simply heartsick. Keziah pointed out the trail of grain upon the snow and suggested that George quickly apprehend the thief. He left, but in a very short time he came back, slowly and thoughtfully. When questioned, he answered, "I don't want to know who the thief was. Every man in this town is my friend and I prefer not to know who stole the sacks of barley--even though it caused the death of the newly purchased horses." The thief never revealed himself but they were sure he had a guilty conscience as the word quickly spread around town about their experience. The horses were not yet paid for, so George elected literally to pay for two dead horses. He truly loved his neighbor, and this incident was just one of many that were a valuable teaching tool for their family. It also graphically illustrated why they had such an enviable reputation. Source: The Tucker Book by Ruth Baum

Life timeline of George Warren Tucker

George Warren Tucker was born on 25 Mar 1882
George Warren Tucker was 11 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
George Warren Tucker was 27 years old when Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825. Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. The company sells automobiles and commercial vehicles under the Ford brand and most luxury cars under the Lincoln brand. Ford also owns Brazilian SUV manufacturer Troller, an 8% stake in Aston Martin of the United Kingdom, and a 49% stake in Jiangling Motors of China. It also has joint-ventures in China, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and Russia. The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is controlled by the Ford family; they have minority ownership but the majority of the voting power.
George Warren Tucker was 30 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
George Warren Tucker was 47 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
George Warren Tucker was 57 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
George Warren Tucker was 63 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
George Warren Tucker died on 17 Dec 1958 at the age of 76
Grave record for George Warren Tucker (25 Mar 1882 - 17 Dec 1958), BillionGraves Record 7643 Provo, Utah, Utah, United States