Shirley Mae Turman

13 May 1938–2003 (Age 64)
Lowell, Cochise, Arizona, United States

The Life of Shirley Mae

When Shirley Mae Turman was born on 13 May 1938, in Lowell, Cochise, Arizona, United States, her father, Samuel Alfred Turman, was 25 and her mother, Mabel Elizabeth Johnson, was 24. She lived in Supervisorial District 1, Cochise, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died in 2003, at the age of 65.

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Samuel Alfred Turman
Mabel Elizabeth Johnson
Shirley Mae Turman

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 3

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 18

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name from Middle Dutch turre, torre ‘tower’ + man ‘man’, or possibly a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a tower.2 Variant of German Thurmann ( see Thurman ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Shirley M Turman in household of Sam Turman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Shirley Mae Turman, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"
  • Shirley Mae Turman, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

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