Henry Redman Turner

21 November 1871–21 January 1935 (Age 63)
Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry Redman

When Henry Redman Turner was born on 21 November 1871, in Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Nelson Turner, was 34 and his mother, Letitia A. Redman, was 26. He married Lily Logan Wickliffe on 10 February 1897, in Adair, Daviess, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 3 Mannsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Taylor, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 21 January 1935, at the age of 63, and was buried in Campbellsville, Taylor, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Redman Turner
Lily Logan Wickliffe
Marriage: 10 February 1897
George R Turner
John N Turner
Henry R Turner
Lilly Logan Turner
Alice Wickliffe Turner

Spouse and Children


    Lily Logan Wickliffe


10 February 1897
Adair, Daviess, Kentucky, United States


    George R Turner


    John N Turner


    Alice Wickliffe Turner


    Henry R Turner


    Lilly Logan Turner


Parents and Siblings


    Letitia A. Redman




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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Turner in household of John M Turner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry R Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry R Turner, "United States Census, 1900"

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