Jane Bracket Turner

7 June 1643–
Grange of Muckamore, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Jane Bracket

When Jane Bracket Turner was born on 7 June 1643, in Grange of Muckamore, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, Robert Thomas Turner, was 43 and her mother, Katherine Duncan, Lady of Antrim Ireland, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Robert Thomas Turner
1600–1660
Katherine Duncan, Lady of Antrim Ireland
1605–1679
Katherin Turner
1624–
James Turner
1639–
Henry Turner
1650–
Joshua Turner
1652–
John Turner
1626–1662
Lydya Tvrner
1627–
Tymothy Tvrner
1630–
Sir George Turner
1640–1693
Jane Bracket Turner
1643–
Mrs. George West
1643–
Sarah Turner
1644–
Richard Turner
1645–
Alice Turner
1645–
Philippa Turner
1647–
Joan Turner
1647–1717

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World Events (3)

1649

Age 6

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
1672

Age 29

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.
1690

Age 47

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.

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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