Sarah Turner

about 1640–
Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Turner was born about 1640, in Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She married Henry Oliver on 10 July 1661, in Yapton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Henry Oliver
1639–
Sarah Turner
1640–
Marriage: 10 July 1661
William Oliver
1658–
Henry Oliver
1660–
Mary Oliver
1662–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 July 1661
Yapton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

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).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sarah Turner, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Sarah Turner, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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