Jane Turner

25 April 1847–25 August 1920 (Age 73)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Jane

When Jane Turner was born on 25 April 1847, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Turner, was 37 and her mother, Ann Steed, was 33. She married Joseph Smith Van Fleet on 10 May 1860, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States for about 60 years. She died on 25 August 1920, in Riverside, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (3)

Do you know Jane? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Van Fleet
1844–1900
Jane Turner
1847–1920
Marriage: 10 May 1860
Joseph Alanson Van Fleet
1865–1912
Annie C Van Fleet
1877–
Henry Van Fleet
1867–1868
Sylvia Beatrice Van Fleet
1868–1939
Charles Dewey Van Fleet
1871–1936
Horace Adelbert Van Fleet
1874–1898
Fanny Charlotte Van Fleet
1876–1949
Alla May Van Fleet
1879–1936
Rhoda Ann Van Fleet
1882–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1860Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 8
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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

    Sources (23)

    • Jane Vanfleet, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Jane Turner in entry for Alla May Van Fleet Richards, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jane Vanfleet, "United States Census, 1900"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.