Jonathan Turner

1814–12 October 1862 (Age 48)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Turner was born in 1814, in North Carolina, United States, his father, John Webb Turner, was 34 and his mother, Ann, was 29. He married Mary Ann Geiger on 14 April 1844, in Alachua, Alachua, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Alachua, Alachua, Florida, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 12 October 1862, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Turner
1814–1862
Mary Ann Geiger
1821–1906
Marriage: 14 April 1844
Frances "Fanny" Lavinia Turner
1845–1921
Calvin B. Turner
1846–1846
Henery E. Calvin Turner
1848–1848
Matilda Callie Turner
1850–1928
Virginia Turner
1853–1853
William H. Turner
1854–1856
Stephen P Turner
1857–1907
Oscar T Turner
1860–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 April 1844
Alachua, Alachua, Florida, United States
children

(8)

    Frances "Fanny" Lavinia Turner

    Female1845–1921Female

    Calvin B. Turner

    Male1846–1846Male

    Henery E. Calvin Turner

    Male1848–1848Male

    Female1850–1928Female

    Virginia Turner

    Female1853–1853Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Webb Turner

    Male1780–Male

    Ann

    Female1785–Female

siblings

(8)

    Patience Turner

    Female1797–Female

    Betsy Turner

    Female1800–Female

    Penny Turner

    Female1807–Female

    Jane Turner

    Female1809–Female

    Henry Turner

    Male1811–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 4

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1824

Age 10

Tallahassee was named the state capital in 1824 by Floridas first territorial governor, William P. DuVal.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 16

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

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)

  • Jonathan Turner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Johnathan Turner in entry for Oscar T. Turner, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"
  • Jonathon Turner in entry for Matilda Callie Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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