Family Across Generation
what is your full name? why did your parents select this name for you? did you have a nick name
Mother: Tangela Tuckenberry
StepFather: Robert Knight
When and where were you born?
Mother: Born April 25, 1968 Chicago IL
StepFather; Born January 1, 1963
How Did Your Family Come To live There ?
Stepfather; mother move to Chicago from down south
Mother; born and raised in Chicago
Cousin : Born in Chicago
Where there other family memebers in the area? who?
Stepfather: yes, sister, brothers, and cousins
Cousin: yes, aunties and cousins
what is your earliest childhood memory?
Stepfather: going to preschool
Mother: going to Mississippi
Cousin : when me and my cousin and aunties went to six flags
How many memeber did you in your family gorwing up? where you the oldest/youngest, only child?
Stepfather: 2 sisters and 1 brother. the youngest
Mother: 3 sister. the second oldest
Cousin : 2 sisters. Middle child
Descibe the personalities of your family memebers?
Stepfather: Brother was arrogant. sisters was ambitious and a loving person
Mother: loving ,caring, funny and crazy
Cousin :moody and cry baby
what kind of household chores did you have at your home
what age did you get your first job? what did you do for that job?
Stepfather: 15 years old , KFC
Mother: 13 years old , Day care
Cousin : 17 years old, checkers
what was school like for you as a child? what were your best/worst subject? where did you attend grade school? highschool?college?
Stepfather; strict . Best subject is graphic arts worse subject is data entry. Grade school he went to was W.E.B Dubois. High school he went to was carver
Mother: school was fun. Best Subject was English worst subject was math. she attended Brenan Elementary , Corliss High School, Olive Harvey College
Cousin: School was stressful but sometimes fun. Best subject was math worst subject is economics. Dirsken Middle School ,Thornridge High school.
Do You Rememeber any fads from your youth? popular hairstyles? clothes?
Stepfather : Bell bottoms finger waves, stack shoes
Mother; Pin ups, jordache jeans
Cousin: levis, roca wear, darion, all stars, micro braids, kinky twist
what are your thoughts/ attitude on the institution of marriage ?
Stepfather: marriage is a good thing . wonderful thing that there is someone for everyone
Mother: marriage is a good thing. good to be committed and faithful to one person for the rest of your life
Cousin : don't really care about marriage
what do you think of kids today?
Stepfather : they disrespectful and rude
mother : disrespectful
cousin : they cool
what advice would have for high school age student today?
Stepfather : stay in school, stack or starve
mother: stay in school learn as much as you can
cousin : stay in school