William Kinder Turner

21 October 1825–7 October 1900 (Age 74)
Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William Kinder

When William Kinder Turner was born on 21 October 1825, in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Turner, was 42 and his mother, Ann Kinder, was 35. He married Ann Johnson on 28 February 1848, in Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Election Precinct 11, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 7 October 1900, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Kinder Turner
Jane Harverswon Howarth
Marriage: 5 April 1867
John Moroni Turner
William David Turner
Amos Howarth Turner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1867South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (22)

    • William Turner in entry for William David Turner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • William Turner in household of William Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • William K. Turner in entry for Amos Howarth Turner and Edna Smith Steffensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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