Vivian May Perris

28 May 1900–7 July 1975 (Age 75)
California, United States

The Life of Vivian May

When Vivian May Perris was born on 28 May 1900, in California, United States, her father, Arthur Edward Perris, was 19 and her mother, Dessie Maude Tinklepaugh, was 20. She married Fred Drake Turner on 22 January 1918, in Marin, California, United States. She lived in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1910 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 July 1975, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Fred Drake Turner
Vivian May Perris
Marriage: 22 January 1918

Spouse and Children

22 January 1918
Marin, California, United States

Parents and Siblings




    Arthur Edward Perris


World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 6

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Greek and Southern Italian: patronymic from the personal name Perro, a dialect form of Greek Petros, Italian Pietro ( see Peter ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vivian Turner in household of Fred Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vivian M Turner in household of Fred D Turner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Baby Perris in household of Arthur E Perris, "United States Census, 1900"

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