Alicia Turner

Brief Life History of Alicia

When Alicia Turner was born in 1606, her father, Johannes Turner, was 39 and her mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Turner
1568–
Elizabeth Wilson
1568–1651
Elizabetha Turner
1590–1645
Frances Turner
1594–
Anna Wilson
1598–
Richard Turner Jr.
1602–1601
John Turner
1604–
John Turner
1595–
Richard Turner
1597–
George Turner
1602–
Gulielmus Turner
1604–
William Turner
1604–
Alicia Turner
1606–
Jane Turner
1609–
Elizabetha Turner
1609–

Sources (3)

  • Alicia Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alicia Turner, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Alicia Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (4)

1620 · The Pilgrims Board the Mayflower

"The Pilgrims boarded the Mayflower in search of religious freedom in the New World in September 1620. The Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, with 102 passengers, 40 of whom called themselves ""Saints."" After two stormy months at sea, the ship reached the New World. Nearly half of the group died during their first winter due to malnutrition and the harsh New England winter."

1642 · The English Civil War

A series of conflicts regarding England's governance during the years 1642 to 1651 is now known as The English Civil War. Charles I summoned supporters to join him against his enemies in Parliament. In October 1642, nearly 10,000 men fought for Charles I and chased Parliament across the River Tamar. Fighting continued for years and was finally ended at the Battle of Worcester on September 3, 1651, with a Parliamentarian victory.

1688 · Glorious Revolution

The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.

English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .

English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

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

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