Oma Lovell Turner

1913–1997 (Age 83)
Boaz, AL

The Life of Oma Lovell

Oma Lovell Turner was born on 29 August 1913. She married John B. Brock in 1932. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 1 Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 15 March 1997, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hillcrest Cemetery, Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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Oma Lovell Turner
John B. Brock
Marriage: 1932
Veston Brock
Julie Fay Brock
Julian Ray Brock
Roland Edward Brock
Harold Kent Brock

Spouse & Children

Jacksonville Al.


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The 167th Infantry Regiment

Age 4

The 167th Infantry Regiment of the Alabama National Guard was assigned to the 42nd “Rainbow Division” in World War II. The 167th fought in 5 major campaigns and served at the front longer than any other U.S. Regiment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a maker of objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from Anglo-Norman French torner (Old French tornier, Latin tornarius, a derivative of tornus ‘lathe’). The surname may also derive from any of various other senses of Middle English turn, for example a turnspit, a translator or interpreter, or a tumbler.2 English: nickname for a fast runner, from Middle English turnen ‘to turn’ + ‘hare’.3 English: occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, Old French tornei (in origin akin to 1).

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lovelle Brock in household of Julian B Brock, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Omie Lovell Turner in entry for Roland Edward Brock and Shirley Pearl Parris, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Oma Lovell Turner in entry for Donald Eldridge Heathcock and Vivian Maxine Brock, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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