Hester Mariah Turner

3 February 1849–30 June 1928 (Age 79)
Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Hester Mariah

When Hester Mariah Turner was born on 3 February 1849, in Grundy, Missouri, United States, her father, Rev James Turner, was 40 and her mother, Jane Nordyke, was 35. She married John Daniel Boon on 4 February 1869, in Livingston, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Sampsel, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 30 June 1928, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Daniel Boon
Hester Mariah Turner
Marriage: 4 February 1869
Ammon Walter Boone
Mary Lucille Boone
Sarah Ann "Annie" Boon
James Maryland Boon
Edward Boon
Martha Alice Boon
Lillie Edith Boone
Edward Lee Boon
John Henry Boone

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1869Livingston, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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 (9)

    • Hester M Turner in household of James Turner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hester A Turner in entry for John A Boone, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
    • Mariah Turner in household of Emeline Shook, "United States Census, 1850"

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