Elizabeth Turner

12 December 1742–
Warmingham, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Turner was christened on 12 December 1742, in Warmingham, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Randle Turner and Elizabeth Johnson.

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Family Time Line

Randle Turner
–1783
Elizabeth Johnson
1717–1791
Elizabeth Turner
1742–
Edward Turner
1746–1791
Samuel Turner
1751–
James Turner
1754–
Randle Turner
1761–
Thomas Turner
1764–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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)

  • Elizabeth Turner, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Eliz. Turner, "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000"
  • Elizabeth Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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