James Thomas Turner

1893–
Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James Thomas

When James Thomas Turner was born in 1893, in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Turner, was 47 and his mother, Jane Jones, was 45. He lived in Coseley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

George Turner
1846–
Jane Jones
1848–
Levi George Turner
1869–1874
Ellen Turner
1873–
Joseph John Thomas Turner
1874–
George Edward Jones Turner
1876–
Mary Elizabeth Turner
1879–
Samuel Turner
1881–
William Henry Turner
1883–
Elijah Turner
1885–
Nancy Jane Turner
1888–1969
James Thomas Turner
1893–

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 11

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 31

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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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Sources (2)

  • James Turner in household of George Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • James Thomas Turner in household of George Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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