James David Turner

1888–1960 (Age 72)
Deer Park, Washington, Alabama, United States

The Life of James David

When James David Turner was born on 9 August 1888, in Deer Park, Washington, Alabama, United States, his father, David Luther Turner, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Emma Prine, was 43. He died on 12 December 1960, at the age of 72, and was buried in Deer Park, Washington, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Luther Turner
Margaret Emma Prine
David Luther Turner
John Albert Turner
Nancy E Turner
Mary A. Turner
George W Turner
Margaret Ellen Turner
Luda C. Turner
Charlie Bob Turner
James David Turner

Parents & Siblings

  • David Luther Turner


  • Margaret Emma Prine




  • David Luther Turner


  • John Albert Turner


  • Female1874–1943Female

  • Mary A. Turner


  • George W Turner


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 7

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • James Turner in household of David Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jimmi Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James D Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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