Sarah Turner

11 October 1859–20 January 1945 (Age 85)
Rising Sun, Randolph Township, Ohio, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Turner was born on 11 October 1859, in Rising Sun, Randolph Township, Ohio, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Elizabeth Mortimer. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Dexter S. King. She lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 50 years and Zion, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1945. She died on 20 January 1945, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Dexter S. King
Sarah Turner
Grace S. King
William H. King
John Mortimer King
James King

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Elizabeth Mortimer




World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · Hamilton County History

Age 22

History of Hamilton County Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches ~~~~~ Compiled by: Henry A. Ford, A. M. and Mrs. Kate B. Ford ~~~~~ L. A. Williams & Co. Publishers 1881
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 23

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Sarah A Turner in household of Elisha Turner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Turner in household of Elisha Turner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A King in household of Dexter King, "United States Census, 1920"

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