Oma M Turner

1902–1984 (Age 82)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Oma M

When Oma M Turner was born in 1902, her father, George Turner, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Mcdaniel, was 25. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with William Goebel Deaton. She lived in Crockettsville, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 6, Boyle, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 26 February 1984, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 82.

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Oma M Turner
William Goebel Deaton
Leona Deaton
Almona Deaton
Faye Deaton
William Baker Deaton Jr
George Brantley Deaton
Adrian Lee "Junior" Surber

Spouse & Children



  • Leona Deaton


  • Almona Deaton


  • Faye Deaton


  • William Baker Deaton Jr


  • George Brantley Deaton


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1904 · The Black Patch War

Age 2

From 1904-1909, the Black Patch War took place. This was a war between about 30 counties in southwestern Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee. The war was mostly over the Dark Fired Tobacco that was produced in the area during this time.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 24

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • Oma Deaton in household of William Deaton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oma Turner in household of George Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Oma Turner Deaton in entry for George B Deaton and Costello Shadran, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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