Joe Turner

about 1845–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Joe

Joe Turner was born about 1845, in Virginia, United States. He married Elizabeth J Henderson about 1865, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Joe Turner
1845–
Elizabeth J Henderson
1845–1886
Marriage: about 1865
Tom Turner
1866–
Charlie Turner
1867–
George Turner
1869–
Lillian Turner
1871–

Spouse and Children

    Male1845–Male

    Elizabeth J Henderson

    Female1845–1886Female

MARRIAGE
about 1865
Virginia, United States
children

(4)

    Tom Turner

    Female1866–Female

    Charlie Turner

    Male1867–Male

    George Turner

    Male1869–Male

    Lillian Turner

    Female1871–Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 2

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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