Anne Turner

2 May 1842–22 December 1900 (Age 58)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Anne

When Anne Turner was born on 2 May 1842, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Turner, was 32 and her mother, Ann Steed, was 29. She married Dr. William Stratford Walker on 15 March 1867, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855 and Aston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 22 December 1900, in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. William Stratford Walker
Anne Turner
Marriage: 15 March 1867
William Henry Walker
Rose Mary Walker
Lucy Mabel Walker
Algie Jennie Walker

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1855 · First schoolhouse built
Age 13
A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
1858 · The city is named
Age 16
The city was renamed from North Cottonwood to Farmington.

Name Meaning

(1997: 112377;2007: 250774; 2010: 348627)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 .

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

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Annie Turner Walker

Annie Turner Walker My mother, Annie Turner Walker was born in Malvern, England, May 2, 1843. At the age of sixteen she joined the Church of Jesus Christ of L.D.S. and soon after she immigrated to Ut …

Sources (22)

  • Anne Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Anna Walker in household of N J Walker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Annie Turner in entry for Algie Jennie Walker Ford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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