Rauna Sue Turner

29 July 1954–30 August 1955 (Age 1)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Rauna Sue

When Rauna Sue Turner was born on 29 July 1954, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, William Donald Turner, was 33 and her mother, Jewel Abel, was 32. She died on 30 August 1955, in her hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Donald Turner
1921–2000
Jewel Abel
1922–2006
Rauna Sue Turner
1954–1955

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 1

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 1

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

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 (3)

  • Rauna Sue Turner in household of Donald William Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Rauna Sue Turner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Rauna Sue Turner, "Find A Grave Index"

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