Alice Turner

23 July 1848–30 June 1879 (Age 30)
Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice

When Alice Turner was born on 23 July 1848, in Great Malvern, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Turner, was 38 and her mother, Ann Steed, was 35. She married Arthur Stayner Sr. on 3 November 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 30 June 1879, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Stayner Sr.
Alice Turner
Marriage: 3 November 1875
Henry William Stayner
Albert Charles Stayner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 November 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 6
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 7
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    1858 · The city is named
    Age 10
    The city was renamed from North Cottonwood to Farmington.

    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 (6)

    • Alice Turner, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Alice Turner in household of Wm R Rice, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Alice Turner in household of Henry Turner, "United States Census, 1870"

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