James Carter Turbyfill

Brief Life History of James Carter

When James Carter Turbyfill was born on 10 May 1869, in Elk Park, Avery, North Carolina, United States, his father, James Pinkney A Turbyfill, was 33 and his mother, Lovina Elizabeth Laws, was 37. He married Ella C Franklin in 1893. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cranberry Township, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Cranberry, Avery, North Carolina, United States in 1950. He died on 15 September 1959, at the age of 90.

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James Carter Turbyfill
Ella C Franklin
Marriage: 1893
Julius Edward Turbyfill
Franklin Turbyfill
George C Turbyfill
Ida C Turbyfill
Nola Turbyfill
Joseph Greenberry Turbyfill
Hassie Mae Turbyfill

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  • James C Turbyfill, "United States 1950 Census"
  • James C Turbyfill, "Find A Grave Index"
  • James Turbyfill in entry for Joe Berry Turbyfill and Martha Moody Brinkley, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Turberville .

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

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