Mary Emma Turnbow

Female20 February 1882–25 April 1903

Brief Life History of Mary Emma

When Mary Emma Turnbow was born on 20 February 1882, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, her father, Benjamin Riley Turnbow, was 53 and her mother, Martha Ann Jenkins, was 42. She married George Francis Evans on 27 November 1901, in Whitman, Washington, United States. She died on 25 April 1903, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Eden Valley Cemetery, Eden, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Francis Evans
Mary Emma Turnbow
Marriage: 27 November 1901

Sources (5)

  • Mary E Turnbow in household of Ben R Turnbow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E Turnbow, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Mary Emma Turnbow Evans, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1901Whitman, Washington, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 4

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1889 · Washington Becomes a State

    Age 7

    On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

    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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