Omah Elizabeth Turner

1895–1966 (Age 71)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Omah Elizabeth

When Omah Elizabeth Turner was born on 17 July 1895, in Missouri, United States, her father, John Ward J W Turner, was 41 and her mother, Jemima Katherine Hawk, was 36. She married William Lloyd Lyons before 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Amarillo, Randall, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 4, Randall, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 4 July 1966, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 70.

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Omah Elizabeth Turner
William Lloyd Lyons
Marriage: before 1920
Leota Turner

Spouse & Children

before 1920


  • Leota Turner


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  • Turner


  • Bessie Mae Turner


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World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 9

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 19

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Oman E Lyons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Omah Lyons in household of W L Lyons, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oma E Turner in household of John W Turner, "United States Census, 1910"

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