Mary Turner

1729–
London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Turner was born in 1729, in London, England, United Kingdom. She married John Kempton about 1749, in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Family Time Line

John Kempton
1720–1759
Mary Turner
1729–
Marriage: about 1749
Moses Kempton
1750–1818
John Kempton
1752–1775
William Kempton
1754–
James Kempton
1758–1806

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1749
Hopewell Township, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
children

(4)

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 72

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 86

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 94

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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 (2)

  • Mary Turner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Mary Turner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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