John Lewis Turner

1927–1976 (Age 48)
Hawfields, Alamance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John Lewis

When John Lewis Turner was born on 4 November 1927, in Hawfields, Alamance, North Carolina, United States, his father, Andrew Loraine Turner, was 33 and his mother, Ella Bernard Hawkins, was 29. He married June Annette Crowley on 9 October 1948, in Louisiana, United States. He lived in Melville, Alamance, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 1 February 1976, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 48.

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John Lewis Turner
June Annette Crowley
Marriage: 9 October 1948

Spouse & Children

  • Male1927–1976Male

  • June Annette Crowley


9 October 1948
Louisiana, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 10

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 14

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • John Lewis Turner in household of Loraine Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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