Thomas Carter Turk

19 December 1923–10 February 1963 (Age 39)
Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Carter

When Thomas Carter Turk was born on 19 December 1923, in Texas, United States, his father, Thomas Carter Turk, was 28 and his mother, Ludie Lorene Snyder, was 18. He lived in Roscoe, Nolan, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 February 1963, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Carter Turk
1895–1984
Ludie Lorene Snyder
1905–1998
Thomas Carter Turk
1923–1963

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1927
Age 4
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives
Age 6
Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 12
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Gloucestershire), Dutch, and German (also Türk): from Middle English, Old French turc, Middle High and Low German Turc ‘Turk’, from Turkish türk. In theory this could be an ethnic name but, both in England and northwest Europe, it is generally a nickname for a person with black hair and a swarthy complexion or a cruel, rowdy, or unruly person. The Dutch and German surname also represents a house name, derived from the use of a picture of a Turk as a house sign. It is also found as a nickname for someone who had taken part in the wars against the Turks.2 English: from a medieval personal name, a back-formation from Turkel , misanalyzed as containing the Old French diminutive suffix -el.3 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Tuirc, a patronymic from the byname Torc ‘boar’.

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

Possible Related Names

Turcotte
Turkington
Turco
Tuerk
Turkel
Turchin
Turke

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Turk Jr. in household of Tom C Turk, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas C Turk in household of Thomas C Turk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Carter Turk, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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