Martha Mae Turnbull

27 November 1887–July 1985 (Age 97)
Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Martha Mae

When Martha Mae Turnbull was born on 27 November 1887, in Woodstock, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, her father, Adam Dalgliesh Turnbull, was 50 and her mother, Martha Chance, was 20. She married Norman Tilley on 25 December 1906, in Paris, Brant, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oxford, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Brant, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died in July 1985, in Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 97.

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Family Time Line

Norman Tilley
1886–1985
Martha Mae Turnbull
1887–1985
Marriage: 25 December 1906
Claude Maurice Tilley
1909–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 December 1906
Paris, Brant, Ontario, Canada
children

(1)

    Claude Maurice Tilley

    Male1909–1992Male

Parents and Siblings

    Adam Dalgliesh Turnbull

    Male1837–1912Male

    Female1867–1956Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 19

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 47

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 56

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

Northern English (chiefly Northumbrian) and Scottish: variant, altered by folk etymology, of Trumble , on theory that it denoted a nickname for a man thought to be strong and brave enough to turn back a charging bull, from Middle English turn(en) ‘to turn’ + bul(l)e ‘bull’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Turnbell in household of Adam Turnbell, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Martha Turnbull, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Martha Turnbull, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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