William Augustia Turner

15 June 1868–22 June 1951 (Age 83)
St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of William Augustia

When William Augustia Turner was born on 15 June 1868, in St. George, Washington, Utah Territory, United States, his father, William Augustia Turner, was 49 and his mother, Alice Truscott Boaz, was 35. He married Mary Crump on 29 June 1898, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 9, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 8, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 22 June 1951, in Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bluffdale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Augustia Turner
1868–1951
Mary Crump
1879–1972
Marriage: 29 June 1898
Virginia Turner
1912–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1898
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    William Augustia Turner

    Male1818–1910Male

    Female1833–1891Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1876 · St. George Tabernacle

Age 8

In 1876, the St. George Tabernacle was built. It was originally used for hosting church services and court hearings. Now it is used mainly for public events.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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.

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).

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

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Story Highlight

Louis (Lute) William Peterson and Margaret Emma Crump and Emily Grace Vawdrey from Early Families of Bluffdale, Utah 1996

Louis (Lute) William Peterson was born December 10, 1880 in South Jordan to Louis Peterson and Harriet Bills. Before he was five, his family moved to Bluffdale and in about 1902 they moved to Lark. …

Sources (3)

  • William Agustus Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Augustus Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • William Agustus Turner, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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