Marion J. Turner

September 1897–before 1960 (Age 62)
New York, United States

The Life of Marion J.

When Marion J. Turner was born in September 1897, in New York, United States, her father, George Turner, was 37 and her mother, Lucy Jane Upham, was 36. She married Ralph Weston LaBagh on 4 October 1922, in Sullivan, New York, United States. She lived in Fallsburg, Sullivan, New York, United States for about 5 years and Fallsburgh, Fallsburg, Sullivan, New York, United States in 1940. She died before 1960, in New York, United States, at the age of 61.

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Ralph Weston LaBagh
Marion J. Turner
Marriage: 4 October 1922

Spouse and Children

4 October 1922
Sullivan, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings

    George Turner


    Lucy Jane Upham




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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Marion Labagh in household of Ralph Labagh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Turner in household of George Turner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marion Turner in household of George Turner, "United States Census, 1900"

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