Marion Faye Turner

17 April 1923–5 December 1971 (Age 48)
Hocking, Ohio, United States

The Life of Marion Faye

When Marion Faye Turner was born on 17 April 1923, in Hocking, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Shannon Turner, was 34 and his mother, Daisy Ethel Shadwick, was 35. He married Violet June Murphy on 2 April 1942, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Hamilton Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 5 December 1971, in Allen Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 48.

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Marion Faye Turner
Violet June Murphy
Marriage: 2 April 1942

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2 April 1942
Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

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 · The Neutrality Act

Age 14

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marion Turner in household of Shannon Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion F Turner, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Marion Turner, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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