Mary Effey Turner

Female11 June 1871–

Brief Life History of Mary Effey

When Mary Effey Turner was born on 11 June 1871, in Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, John Turner, was 39 and her mother, Rachael Nichols, was 37. She lived in Knox, Vinton, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John Turner
1832–1894
Rachael Nichols
1834–1894
Alfred Turner
1853–1929
James Lewis Turner
1855–1933
Rebecca Farmer
1857–1943
John S Turner
1859–1935
Beatty Dallas Turner
1861–1943
Malthus E Turner
1863–1935
Charles E Turner
1865–
Mary Effey Turner
1871–
Luther Bolen Turner
1874–1931

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  • Effey Turner in household of John Turner, "United States Census, 1880"

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 31

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.

English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .

English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

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

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