Effie Turner

25 June 1883–2 April 1964 (Age 80)
Bourbon, Crawford, Missouri, United States

The Life of Effie

When Effie Turner was born on 25 June 1883, in Bourbon, Crawford, Missouri, United States, her father, Charles Turner, was 30 and her mother, Catharine Ann Moore, was 24. She married Clarence Barney Johnston on 1 December 1906, in St. Charles, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 10, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 2 April 1964, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Barney Johnston
Effie Turner
Marriage: 1 December 1906
Louretta Alma Johnston

Spouse and Children

    Clarence Barney Johnston



1 December 1906
St. Charles, Missouri, United States


    Louretta Alma Johnston


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Turner


    Catharine Ann Moore





    Nannie A Turner



    Fannie Ellen Turner


    Ruth Turner


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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 12

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 (3)

  • Effie Johnston in household of Lucian L Brothers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Effie Johnston in household of Clarnce B Johnston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Effie Johnston in household of Clarence B Johnston, "United States Census, 1920"

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