Mary Louise Kern

Brief Life History of Mary Louise

When Mary Louise Kern was born on 1 July 1926, her father, Labon Kern, was 24 and her mother, Grace Lena Taylor, was 26. She married Raymond O. Turner in Bedford, Shawswick Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 5 January 1985, at the age of 58, and was buried in Avoca, Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond O. Turner
1921–1977
Mary Louise Kern
1926–1985
Marriage:
Jimmy Wayne Turner
1950–2019

Sources (7)

  • Mary L Kerns in household of Labon Kerns, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Louise Kern, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Mary Louise Kern Turner, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1929

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German kerne ‘kernel, seed, pip’; Middle Dutch kern(e), keerne; German Kern or Yiddish kern ‘grain’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a farmer, or a nickname for a physically small person. As a Jewish surname, it is mainly artificial.

English (southeastern): metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of milk churns, from Middle English kern, kirn, kurn, a side-form of chern ‘churn’. Compare Church .

Slovenian: nickname for a stunted person, from an old spelling of krn ‘stunted’.

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

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