Hiram Hawes Turner

2 January 1851–25 October 1936 (Age 85)
Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Hiram Hawes

When Hiram Hawes Turner was born on 2 January 1851, in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Luther Turner Jr., was 41 and his mother, Anceline Hawes, was 35. He married Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" Bartlett on 3 October 1875, in Springfield, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in La Sal, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 25 October 1936, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Hiram Hawes Turner
Martha Elizabeth "Mattie" Bartlett
Marriage: 3 October 1875
Fred Luther Turner
Amy Ethel Turner
Bessie Anita Turner
Hiram Jamison Turner
Lilla Anceline Turner

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World Events (8)

Age 12
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 12
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 24
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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 (21)

  • Hiram H. Turner in household of Melvin R. Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hiram H Turner in household of Luther Turner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hiram Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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