William Riley Turnbow

23 May 1868–31 March 1931 (Age 62)
Farmington, Graves, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of William Riley

When William Riley Turnbow was born on 23 May 1868, in Farmington, Graves, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Riley Turnbow, was 39 and his mother, Martha Ann Jenkins, was 28. He married Mabel Isabel Martell on 18 November 1915, in Lothair, Chouteau, Montana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 31 March 1931, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know William Riley? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Riley Turnbow
1868–1931
Mabel Isabel Martell
1894–1973
Marriage: 18 November 1915
Marion Martha Turnbow
1918–2008
Eunice Isabel Turnbow
1923–1923
Mamie Irene Turnbow
1926–1926
Eugene W Turnbow
1927–1992

Spouse and Children

Children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 2
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1873
Age 5
Historical Boundaries 1873: Whitman, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Whitman, Washington, United States
1886
Age 18
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (14)

  • William Tumbow in household of Benjamin Tumbow, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William R Turnbow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William R Turnbow, "United States Census, 1930"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.