Thelma Lorene Turner

1921–1992 (Age 71)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Thelma Lorene

When Thelma Lorene Turner was born in 1921, her father, William Washington Turner, was 32 and her mother, Alma Gilbert, was 30. She lived in Election Precinct 35 Dogtown, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 17 June 1992, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thelma Lorene Turner
1921–1992
William Braxton Peterson
1913–1989

Spouse & Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Washington Turner

    Male1889–1924Male

  • Female1891–1962Female

siblings

(8)

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1941

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Thelma L Turner in household of Alma Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma Lorene Turner, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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