Nerissa Turton

1877–27 March 1968 (Age 91)
Greenough, Western Australia, Australia

The Life Summary of Nerissa

When Nerissa Turton was born in 1877, in Greenough, Western Australia, Australia, her father, John Turton, was 36 and her mother, Frances Peel, was 35. She married Ernest William Worth in 1902, in Lennonville, Western Australia, Australia. She died on 27 March 1968, in Claremont, Western Australia, Australia, at the age of 91, and was buried in Karrakatta, Western Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Ernest William Worth
Nerissa Turton
Marriage: 1902

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1902Lennonville, Western Australia, Australia
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    World Events (8)

    Age 0
    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
    Age 15
    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
    Age 24
    First Federal election.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Turton, a place in Lancashire named from the Old Norse personal name Thórr or Thóri (see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Nerissa Turton in entry for Ernest William Worth, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"

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