Thomas Jefferson Turnbow

Male1 June 1871–21 March 1905

Brief Life History of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Turnbow was born on 1 June 1871, in Farmington, Graves, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Riley Turnbow, was 42 and his mother, Martha Ann Jenkins, was 31. He married Luella Watson on 6 January 1892, in Graves, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Latah, Idaho, United States in 1900. He died on 21 March 1905, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Eden Valley Cemetery, Eden, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Thomas Jefferson Turnbow
Luella Watson
Marriage: 6 January 1892
Gladys Virginia Turnbow
Bertram R Turnbow
Neal Thomas Turnbow

Sources (4)

  • Thomas Turnbow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • T. J. Turnbow, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Thomas Jefferson Turnbow, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1892Graves, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries 1873: Whitman, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Whitman, Washington, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 10

    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 form of Alsatian Dürrenbach: habitational name from Dürrenbach in Bas-Rhin (Alsace, France), a placename meaning ‘dry stream’. Compare Turnbaugh , Turnbo , Turnbough , and Turnpaugh .

    Possibly also an Americanized form of German Dürnbach (see Durnbaugh ).

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

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    Thomas Jefferson Turnbow Shooting

    The Spokane Evening Chronicle, Monday, 25 Jan 1904, Page 10. T. J. Turnbow, the Garfield real estate man, who was shot by J. E. Brown last August, and who was at Sacred Heart Hospital in this city for …

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