Effie Mae Turner

8 March 1906–30 March 1991 (Age 85)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Effie Mae

When Effie Mae Turner was born on 8 March 1906, in Iowa, United States, her father, Charles Enoch Turner, was 32 and her mother, Sylvia Rebecca Bullard, was 22. She married Clifford J. Corrough on 28 June 1938, in Iowa, United States. She lived in Carroll, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Union Township, Carroll, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 30 March 1991, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 85.

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Clifford J. Corrough
Effie Mae Turner
Marriage: 28 June 1938

Spouse and Children

28 June 1938
Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings



    James Melvin Turner


    Edna C Turner



    Charles P Turner


    Lawrence M Turner


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 4

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Effie M Turner, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Effie Turner in household of Charley Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie M Turner in household of Charley Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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