Margaret Emma Turnbo

April 1859–17 February 1901 (Age 41)
Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret Emma

When Margaret Emma Turnbo was born in April 1859, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Turnbow, was 41 and her mother, Sarah A Spain, was 39. She married Jefferson Elwood Nowlin on 24 December 1879, in Tarrant, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Jack, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 17 February 1901, in Sherman, Grayson, Texas, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Weatherford, Custer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Elwood Nowlin
Margaret Emma Turnbo
Marriage: 24 December 1879
Lorenzo Ervin Nowlin
Nettie Nowlin
Blanch Estella Nowlin
Aubry Nowlin
Aubrey Carl Nowlin
Nell D. Nowlin
Luclle Undine Nowlin

Spouse and Children

24 December 1879
Tarrant, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 2

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 3

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 13

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dürnbach ( see Turnbow ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Turnbo in household of Andrew Turnbo, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret E Turnbow in household of A J Turnbow, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margarite Nowlin in household of Jefferson E Nowlin, "United States Census, 1900"

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