Willie Albert Turman

7 January 1895–4 September 1912 (Age 17)
Double Branches, Wayne Co., Tennessee

The Life of Willie Albert

When Willie Albert Turman was born on 7 January 1895, his father, James Knox Polk Turman, was 50 and his mother, Mary Jane Mollie Dixon, was 33. He lived in Civil District 12, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 8, Wayne, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 4 September 1912, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in McGlamery Cemetery, Wayne, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knox Polk Turman
1844–1918
Mary Jane Mollie Dixon
1861–1946
Anna Camilla Turman
1882–1954
John Franklin Turman
1885–1968
Mae Belle"Mae" Turman
1887–1952
Lillie Van Buren'Violet' Turman
1889–1911
James Blaine Turman
1891–1958
Wilburn Boyd Turman
1893–1945
Willie Albert Turman
1895–1912
Eugene Clifford Turman
1896–1967
Elijah Carl Turman
1899–1984
Mary Elsie Turman
1901–2001

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World Events (7)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 3

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 6

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Willie A Tureman in household of Jas. K Tureman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert Turman in household of J P Turman, "United States Census, 1910"

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