Emma Jane Turner

1 April 1868–3 June 1926 (Age 58)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Jane

When Emma Jane Turner was born on 1 April 1868, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, her father, William Henry Turner, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Jane Comley, was 25. She married Louis N Meid on 1 June 1892, in Weber, Utah, United States. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 June 1926, at the age of 58, and was buried in Aultorest Memorial Park, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis N Meid
1865–1962
Emma Jane Turner
1868–1926
Marriage: 1 June 1892

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 June 1892Weber, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Giving all the right to vote
    Age 2
    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
    1886
    Age 18
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Trinder
    Toner
    Tarner
    Turney

    Sources (31)

    • Emma J Turner in household of William H Turner, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emma J Turner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emma J Turner in entry for Louis N Meid, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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