Frances Lucinda Turner

1 November 1856–26 November 1929 (Age 73)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Frances Lucinda

When Frances Lucinda Turner was born on 1 November 1856, in Missouri, United States, her father, Daniel Turner, was 43 and her mother, Therzah Wright, was 39. She married William Henry Swift on 2 December 1877, in Christian, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Christian, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. She died on 26 November 1929, in Verona, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Smart Cemetery, East Polk Township, Christian, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Swift
1848–1923
Frances Lucinda Turner
1856–1929
Marriage: 2 December 1877
Wallace Moss Swift
1878–1953
Edna Swift
1880–1907
Inez Pearl Swift
1882–1945
Elsie F Swift
1884–1922
Dr. Carl Brown Swift
1888–1930
Martha D. "Donnie" Swift
1892–1946
Frances Evelyn Swift
1894–1986
Orville Swift
1897–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 December 1877
Christian, Missouri, United States
children

(8)

    Wallace Moss Swift

    Male1878–1953Male

    Edna Swift

    Female1880–1907Female

    Inez Pearl Swift

    Female1882–1945Female

    Elsie F Swift

    Female1884–1922Female

    Dr. Carl Brown Swift

    Male1888–1930Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Turner

    Male1813–1858Male

    Therzah Wright

    Female1817–1883Female

siblings

(9)

    Mary E Turner

    Female1839–1909Female

    John Wilson Turner

    Male1841–1925Male

    William M Turner

    Male1843–1862Male

    James Knox Polk Turner

    Male1845–1896Male

    Mahalah Jane Turner

    Female1847–1860Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 4

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Francis L Swift in household of William H Swift, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frances L Swift in household of William H Swift, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frances L Swift in household of William H Swift, "United States Census, 1880"

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