John Thomas Turnbull

14 August 1850–
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of John Thomas

John Thomas Turnbull was born on 14 August 1850, in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia as the son of John Turnbill and Mary Ann Mooney.

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Family Time Line

John Turnbill
Mary Ann Mooney
1826–1903
John Thomas Turnbull
1850–
Anne Turnbull
1854–1936
Joseph Robert Turnbull
1854–
Rosanna Turnbull
1857–
Charlotte Turnbull
1858–
Alfred Charles Turnbull
1860–
John Francis Turnbull
1865–1867

Parents and Siblings

    John Turnbill

    MaleMale

    Mary Ann Mooney

    Female1826–1903Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1867

Age 17

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 20

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1877

Age 27

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Name Meaning

Northern English (chiefly Northumbrian) and Scottish: variant, altered by folk etymology, of Trumble , on theory that it denoted a nickname for a man thought to be strong and brave enough to turn back a charging bull, from Middle English turn(en) ‘to turn’ + bul(l)e ‘bull’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • John Thomas Turnbull, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • John Thomas Turnbull, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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