James Dixon Turner Jr

1901–1944 (Age 42)
Texas, United States

The Life of James Dixon

When James Dixon Turner Jr was born on 7 May 1901, in Texas, United States, his father, James Dixon Turner, was 38 and his mother, Martha Mahala Eads, was 20. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1920. He died on 13 March 1944, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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James Dixon Turner
Martha Mahala Eads
Margaret Almeda Turner
Alva Beatrice Turner
James Dixon Turner Jr
Frank Turner

Parents & Siblings

  • James Dixon Turner


  • Female1881–1975Female



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 4

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 12

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Turner Jr. in household of James Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J D Turner Jr. in household of James D Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J D Turner, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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