Jessie McClelan Turner

3 September 1887–27 July 1917 (Age 29)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Jessie McClelan

When Jessie McClelan Turner was born on 3 September 1887, in Missouri, United States, his father, James Jasper Turner, was 39 and his mother, Millie Ellen Atkinson, was 29. He lived in Baker Township, Gove, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 27 July 1917, in Ness, Kansas, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

James Jasper Turner
Millie Ellen Atkinson
Charles W Turner
Effie Ethelinda Turner
Lewis Andrew Turner
Henry Cleveland Turner
Jessie McClelan Turner
Alice Rosabelle Turner young
Felix Albert Turner young
Jasper Edmond Turner infant
Myrtle Mae Turner
Mary Ellen Turner
Julia A Turner infant

Parents and Siblings

    James Jasper Turner


    Millie Ellen Atkinson




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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Jessie Tuner in household of James Tuner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie M Turner in household of Jasper Turner, "United States Census, 1910"

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