John Linwood Turner

1887–1956 (Age 69)
Marion, South Carolina, United States

The Life of John Linwood

When John Linwood Turner was born in August 1887, in Marion, South Carolina, United States, his father, Alexander Turner, was 28 and his mother, Rose Ellen Hatchel, was 28. He had at least 1 son with Ruth B Brown. He lived in McMillen Township, Florence, South Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 25 August 1956, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Florence, South Carolina, United States.

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John Linwood Turner
Ruth B Brown
Baron O Turner

Spouse & Children



  • Baron O Turner


Parents & Siblings

  • Alexander Turner


  • Rose Ellen Hatchel




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • John Turner in household of Alexander Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Johnie Linwood Turner, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Johnnie L Turner, "Find A Grave Index"

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