John Turner

17 June 1843–19 April 1906 (Age 62)
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Turner was born on 17 June 1843, in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, John Turner, was 20 and his mother, Margaret Fotheringham, was 20. He married Agnes Shepard Montgomery on 10 February 1864, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 April 1906, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Turner
1843–1906
Agnes Shepard Montgomery
1847–1927
Marriage: 10 February 1864
John Turner
1864–1865
Stillborn Turner
William Lindsay Turner
1866–1953
Robert Turner
1869–1942
Levi Turner
1871–1931
Agnes Turner
1871–1937
Moroni Turner
1873–1921
Margaret Fotheringham Turner
1875–1955
John Muir Turner
1877–1954
James Lowery Turner
1880–1951
Mary L. Turner
1882–1903
Joseph C. Turner
1884–1949
Turner
1887–1887
Josie E Turner
1889–1963

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1864Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 4
    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.
    1863
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Trinder
    Toner
    Tarner
    Turney

    Story Highlight

    Biography from the book “How Beautiful Upon the Mountains” Wasatch County Daughters of the Utah Pioneers

    My Great Great Grandpa Turner became very close friends with William Lindsay naming his 1st living son after him!🤩

    Sources (28)

    • John Turner, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Turner in entry for Agnes S. Montgomery Turner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Turner, "United States Census, 1900"

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