Henry Redman Turner

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

The Life Summary of Henry Redman

When Henry Redman Turner was born on 21 November 1871, in Campbellsville, Green, 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, Hancock, 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, Green, Kentucky, United States.

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

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  • Marriage
    10 February 1897Adair, Hancock, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

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    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

    English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Henry Turner in household of John M Turner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • H R Turner in entry for Elliott G Brooks and Lily L Turner, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Henry Redman Turner, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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