Eda Turner

20 December 1849–11 January 1914 (Age 64)
Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eda

When Eda Turner was born on 20 December 1849, in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Kinder Turner, was 24 and her mother, Ann Johnson, was 42. She married Edward Milo Webb on 2 December 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She lived in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 11 January 1914, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Edward Milo Webb
Eda Turner
Marriage: 2 December 1896

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1896Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1851 · The First Schoolhouse in Murray
    Age 2
    A small, single room, adobe schoolhouse was built in Murray was built in 1851. A centrally located stove was used for heat. During the cold months, the students sat near the stove according to their age with the youngest children nearest the heat. Helen Holmes was the school's first teacher.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 (14)

    • Eda Turner in household of William Turner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eda Turner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Edna Turner Webb, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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