John Henry Turner

1884–
Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Turner was born in 1884, in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hy Turner, was 27 and his mother, Mary Turner, was 31. He lived in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

John Hy Turner
1857–
Mary Turner
1853–
William Ernest Turner
1882–
John Henry Turner
1884–
Leonard Turner
1886–
Thomas Turner
1892–
Edward Turner
1893–
Frederick Turner
1897–

Parents and Siblings

    John Hy Turner

    Male1857–Male

    Mary Turner

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(6)

    William Ernest Turner

    Male1882–Male

    John Henry Turner

    Male1884–Male

    Leonard Turner

    Male1886–Male

    Thomas Turner

    Male1892–Male

    Edward Turner

    Male1893–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1884

Age 0

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 20

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1918

Age 34

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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 (2)

  • John H Turner in household of John Hy Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • John Henry Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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