Martha Turner

20 March 1829–20 August 1920 (Age 91)
Madison, Ohio, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Turner was born on 20 March 1829, in Madison, Ohio, United States, her father, Aquilla T Turner, was 30 and her mother, Frances Judy, was 28. She married Peter Staley on 29 November 1850, in Union, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Paris Township, Union, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 20 August 1920, in York Township, Union, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Marysville, Union, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Staley
1825–1910
Martha Turner
1829–1920
Marriage: 29 November 1850
Addie Staley
1860–
Aquilla Turner Staley
1860–1939
Luther Martin Staley
1863–1943
Alexander Burnes Staley
1865–1957
Katherine Jane Staley
1867–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 November 1850
Union, Ohio, United States
children

(5)

    Addie Staley

    Female1860–Female

    Aquilla Turner Staley

    Male1860–1939Male

    Male1863–1943Male

    Alexander Burnes Staley

    Male1865–1957Male

    Katherine Jane Staley

    Female1867–1937Female

Parents and Siblings

    Aquilla T Turner

    Male1798–1871Male

    Female1801–1854Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 7

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 31

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Martha Staley in household of Peter Staley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Martha Turner in household of Aquilla Turner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha Staley in household of Peter Staley, "United States Census, 1870"

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