Callohill Hunter Turner

about 1825–
Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Callohill Hunter

When Callohill Hunter Turner was born about 1825, in Franklin, Virginia, United States, his father, Andrew Hunter Turner, was 28 and his mother, Frances Holland, was 24.

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Andrew Hunter Turner
1797–1877
Frances Holland
1801–1898
Callohill Hunter Turner
1825–
William Hunter Turner
1825–1903
Abner Turner
1827–
John Peter Holland Turner
1829–1891
George A Turner
1833–
Andrew E. Turner
1835–1901
Sarah Elizabeth Turner
1837–1866
Callohill Minnis Turner
1839–1922
Theodrick M. Turner
1841–

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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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