Albert William Turner

1 September 1888–11 July 1946 (Age 57)
Rockingham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Albert William

When Albert William Turner was born on 1 September 1888, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Stephen Arthur Turner, was 41 and his mother, Emily Virginia Turner, was 41. He lived in Leaksville Township, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Leaksville, Rockingham, North Carolina, United States in 1910. He died on 11 July 1946, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Stephen Arthur Turner
Emily Virginia Turner
Eliza Lane Turner
Terry Stephen Turner
Claudy Turner
John Ramey Turner SR
George M Turner
Nancy Susan Turner
Albert William Turner

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Elbert W Turner in household of Stephen A Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert W Turner in household of Stephen Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert William Turner, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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