Louise Turner

12 September 1844–8 September 1924 (Age 79)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Louise

When Louise Turner was born on 12 September 1844, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Turner, was 34 and her mother, Ann Steed, was 31. She married William Van Orden Haight on 4 July 1861, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Farmington Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 8 September 1924, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Van Orden Haight
Louise Turner
Marriage: 4 July 1861
William Arthur Haight
Julia Ann Haight
Chauncey Henry Haight
Alice Louise Haight
Lillian Emma Haight
Grace Fannie Haight

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1861Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 11
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Mormon Pioneer

    Louise crossed the plains in 1857 with her parents, Henry and Ann Steed Turner in the Jesse B. Martin Company. See lds.org's Pioneer Overland Travel and the J. Willard Marriot Library Digital Newspap …

    Sources (26)

    • Louisa Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Louise Haight in household of Wm V Haight, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Louise Turner in entry for Willian Arthur Haight, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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