Ann Turner

20 January 1827–6 February 1901 (Age 74)
Birse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Turner was born on 20 January 1827, in Birse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Turner, was 43 and her mother, Isabel Smith, was 43. She married James Robb on 20 January 1846, in Birse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Byker, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 6 February 1901, in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in West Weber Cemetery, West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Robb
Ann Turner
Marriage: 20 January 1846
Jane or Jennie Robb
Isabelle Robb
Isabella Robb
Elizabeth Robb
Ann Robb
James Robb
John Robb
Jessie Robb
Margaret Robb
Alexander Charles Robb

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 January 1846Birse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 20
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.

    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

    The Settlement of Weber County

    James Robb and his wife, Ann Turner Robb, left Scotland for America in 1868 with five of their seven children, including Elizabeth. William Marwood Purrington immigrated from England to America at th …

    Sources (28)

    • Ann Turner, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950" (1827)
    • Ann Robb in household of James Robb, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Ann Turner, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910" (1847)

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