Thelma Jean Turner

1918–2014 (Age 96)
Edenhope, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Thelma Jean

Thelma Jean Turner was born in 1918, in Edenhope, Victoria, Australia. She married Ernest Leslie Joseph Tansey in 1938, in Victoria, Australia. She died on 10 July 2014, in her hometown, at the age of 96.

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Thelma Jean Turner
Ernest Leslie Joseph Tansey
Marriage: 1938

Spouse & Children

Victoria, Australia

World Events (8)


Age 0

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 0

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.

Age 32

Australian troops sent to Korea.

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.

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