Margaret Ellen Turnbow

22 June 1866–16 July 1922 (Age 56)
Farmington, Graves, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Ellen

When Margaret Ellen Turnbow was born on 22 June 1866, in Farmington, Graves, Kentucky, United States, her father, Benjamin Riley Turnbow, was 37 and her mother, Martha Ann Jenkins, was 26. She married Benjamin Washington Powers on 22 June 1887, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Whitman, Washington, United States for about 10 years. She died on 16 July 1922, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Eden Valley Cemetery, Eden, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Washington Powers
1866–1935
Margaret Ellen Turnbow
1866–1922
Marriage: 22 June 1887
Eugene Luther Powers
1890–1983
Harold Benjamin Powers
1894–1968
Leon Paul Powers
1898–1958

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 1
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1873
Age 7
Historical Boundaries 1873: Whitman, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Whitman, Washington, United States
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 15
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dürnbach, from a habitational name from any of several places so named or from places in Austria and Bavaria named Dürrenbach (meaning ‘dry stream’).

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

Possible Related Names

Turnbaugh
Turnbo
Turnbough

Sources (17)

  • Margaret Tumbow in household of Benjamin Tumbow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margret E Powers in household of Ben M Powers, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie E Powers in household of Benjamin Powers, "United States Census, 1920"

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