Henrietta Turner

about 1848–
Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henrietta

When Henrietta Turner was born about 1848, in Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Turner, was 39 and her mother, Mary Williams, was 29. She married James Prouse on 14 March 1870, in Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons.

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Family Time Line

James Prouse
1846–
Henrietta Turner
about 1848–
Marriage: 14 March 1870
Arthur Turner PROUSE
1871–
Percival Turner Prouse
1874–
George Turner PROUSE
1879–
John Turner Prouse
1880–1944

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 March 1870Bideford, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 32
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    1884
    Age 36
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Trinder
    Toner
    Tarner
    Turney

    Sources (8)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Henretta Turner - Government record: birth-name: Henrietta TURNER
    • Henrietta Prouse in household of James Prouse, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Henrietta Prouse in household of James Prouse, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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