Kate Gertruder Turner

1924–2006 (Age 81)
Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States

The Life of Kate Gertruder

When Kate Gertruder Turner was born on 4 September 1924, in Ottumwa, Wapello, Iowa, United States, her father, Edwin Joseph William Turner, was 22 and her mother, Marjorie Geraldine Edgington, was 19. She lived in Center Township, Wapello, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 22 January 2006, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Burlington Memorial Park, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States.

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Edwin Joseph William Turner
Marjorie Geraldine Edgington
Irwin Andrew Turner Turner
Alvin John Turner
Kate Gertruder Turner
Darrell Eugene Turner

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 2

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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)

  • Kate Turner in household of Edward Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kate G Turner in household of Edwin J Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Kate G John, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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