Henry Turner

11 March 1810–23 April 1893 (Age 83)
Mathon, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Turner was born on 11 March 1810, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Turner, was 46 and his mother, Lucy Allen, was 36. He married Ann Steed on 7 June 1835, in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and New York City, New York, United States in 1855. He died on 23 April 1893, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Turner
Ann Steed
Marriage: 7 June 1835
Emma Irene Turner
Rose Hannah Turner
Henry Turner
Fanny Turner
Anne Turner
Louise Turner
Jane Turner
Alice Turner
Charles Henry Turner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1835Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 17
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 33
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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

    Henry Turner crossed the plains with his wife and daughter at age 46 in Jesse B. Martin's 1857 Company.

    Sources (48)

    • Henry Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Henry Turner in entry for Thomas Turner and Elizabeth Campbell, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Henry Turner in entry for Charles Henry Turner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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