Ola Turner

4 August 1911–7 October 1985 (Age 74)
Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ola

When Ola Turner was born on 4 August 1911, in Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States, her father, Rhyness Bartley Turner, was 31 and her mother, Mary Irene Earles, was 26. She married Alva Lafayette Brookover on 11 October 1930. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Short Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 October 1985, in Grant, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alva Lafayette Brookover
1909–1995
Ola Turner
1911–1985
Marriage: 11 October 1930
Eva J Brookover
1933–
Ola M Brookover
1935–
Marion Mildred Brookover
1940–1996

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1930
children

(3)

    Eva J Brookover

    Female1933–Female

    Ola M Brookover

    Female1935–Female

    Female1940–1996Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 11

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1931

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Turnian, to turn, and ere, indicating an agent, meaning a turner

Sources (3)

  • Ola Brookover in household of Alva Brookover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ola Tuner in household of Bud Tuner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ola Turner in household of Rhyness B Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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