Amy Elizabeth Turner

5 December 1891–1985 (Age 93)
Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amy Elizabeth

When Amy Elizabeth Turner was born on 5 December 1891, in Hartlepool, Durham, England, United Kingdom, her father, Aaron Turner, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Ann Stronghair, was 25. She married Robert J Clark in 1912, in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England. She lived in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in 1985, in Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England, at the age of 94.

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Robert J Clark
Amy Elizabeth Turner
Marriage: 1912

Spouse and Children

Barrow in Furness, Lancashire, England

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Ann Stronghair




World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 10

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 17

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 27

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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).

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

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  • Amy Turner in household of Aaron Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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