Claudia Ida Ginn

1 June 1878–29 November 1948 (Age 70)
Banks, Georgia, United States

The Life of Claudia Ida

When Claudia Ida Ginn was born on 1 June 1878, in Banks, Georgia, United States, her father, Wiley Jackson Ginn, was 31 and her mother, Mary Avaline Parks, was 24. She married Charles Ransom Turner in 1893. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Easley Twp, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Greenville Township, Greenville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 29 November 1948, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in West View Cemetery, Easley, Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ransom Turner
Claudia Ida Ginn
Marriage: 1893
Lester Eugene Turner
Sadie Elizabeth Turner
Thearon Edwin Turner
Troy Cleveland Turner
Claud Ruth Turner
Evelyn Mamie Turner Posey
Asilee Turner

Spouse and Children




    Sadie Elizabeth Turner


    Thearon Edwin Turner


    Troy Cleveland Turner


    Claud Ruth Turner


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Wiley Jackson Ginn


    Mary Avaline Parks






    Blanche Ginn


    Mamie Ginn


    Johnnie Lee Ginn


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 15

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McGinn , an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Finn ‘son of Fionn’.2 English: from Middle English gin ‘trick’, ‘contrivance’, ‘snare’, a reduced form of Middle English engin ( see Ingham 2), hence a metonymic occupational name for a trapper or a nickname for a cunning person.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claudia Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claudie I Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claudie Turner in household of Charles R Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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