Augusta Elizabeth Turrell

16 October 1846–about 1890 (Age 43)
New York, United States

The Life of Augusta Elizabeth

When Augusta Elizabeth Turrell was born on 16 October 1846, in New York, United States, her father, Leman Walter Turrell, was 34 and her mother, Amanda Malvina Newkirk, was 24. She lived in Webster, Monroe, New York, United States for about 15 years. She died about 1890, in New York, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Leman Walter Turrell
1811–1879
Amanda Malvina Newkirk
1822–1870
Augusta Elizabeth Turrell
1846–1890
George Turrell
1851–1938

Parents and Siblings

    Leman Walter Turrell

    Male1811–1879Male

    Amanda Malvina Newkirk

    Female1822–1870Female

siblings

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 17

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 24

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: variant of Tyrrell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Augusta Ferrill in household of Leman W Ferrill, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Augusta Turrill in household of Leman W Turrill, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Augusta L Turrell in household of Leman Turrell, "United States Census, 1870"

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