Edwin George Turner

Male21 March 1901–December 2000

Brief Life History of Edwin George

When Edwin George Turner was born on 21 March 1901, in Essex, Ontario, Canada, his father, Harry Judson Turner, was 33 and his mother, Mary Victoria Whittle, was 27. He married Jeannette Bell Campbell on 7 February 1925, in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in December 2000, in Leamington, Essex, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 99.

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Edwin George Turner
Jeannette Bell Campbell
Marriage: 7 February 1925
Harry Nares Turner
Douglas Campbell Turner

Sources (8)

  • Edwin Gor Donsed W Turner in household of Harry J Turner, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Edwin George Turner, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Edwin G Turner, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1925Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)

    1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

    Age 5

    Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

    1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

    Age 33

    Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

    1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

    Age 42

    George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.

    English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .

    English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

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

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