James Delbert Turner

1907–1956 (Age 48)
Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of James Delbert

When James Delbert Turner was born on 5 June 1907, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Moroni Turner, was 38 and his mother, Martina Elizabeth Hobley, was 27. He married Helen A. Adams on 30 November 1928, in Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 28 April 1956, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Delbert Turner
1907–1956
Helen A. Adams
1911–1968
Marriage: 30 November 1928
James Delbert Turner Jr
1929–2014

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 November 1928
Davis, Utah, United States
children

(1)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 1

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 16

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 D Turner in household of John M Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James D Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James D Turner, "United States Census, 1940"

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