James Elmore Turrell

Male2 May 1883–16 March 1961

Brief Life History of James Elmore

When James Elmore Turrell was born on 2 May 1883, in Sugar Run, Wilmot Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Henry Turrell, was 32 and his mother, Rowena Eliza Horton, was 32. He married Anna Rebecca Henninger on 10 October 1910, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in West Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Noxen, Noxen Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 16 March 1961, at the age of 77, and was buried in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Elmore Turrell
Anna Rebecca Henninger
Marriage: 10 October 1910
Mary Louise Turrell
James Henry Turrell
Robert Milton Turrell

Sources (10)

  • Ellmon J Turrell in household of James H Turrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J. Elmore Turrell, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • James E Turrell, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1910Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 3

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


    Age 21

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern and East Anglia):

    most frequently an Anglo-Norman French pronunciation of Thorold (Old Norse Thóraldr, from the elements Thórr ‘Thor’ + valdr ‘power, rule’). This name and that in 2 may have become confused with Tyrrell .

    from Middle English T(h)urild (Old Norse Thórhildr, Thorild, the latter a rare woman's name from the divine name Thórr ‘Thor’ + hildr ‘battle’).

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

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