Patrick Giovanni Battista Turtora Turner

24 March 1898–7 September 1960 (Age 62)
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Patrick Giovanni Battista

When Patrick Giovanni Battista Turtora Turner was born on 24 March 1898, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Rock Tasturer, was 28 and his mother, Marne A Tasturer, was 28. He married Amelia Keppel on 26 October 1920, in Brooke, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Stowe Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 September 1960, in McKees Rocks, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Giovanni Battista Turtora Turner
Amelia Keppel
Marriage: 26 October 1920
Rocco Turtora/Turner
Rose Marie Turner/Turtora
Betty Jane Turner
Ruth Turner
Lucille Turner
Loretta M. Turner
Norma Jean Turner
Joseph Richard (Butchy) Turner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1920Brooke, West Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 6
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 18
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Italian Salvatore, Aniello, Sal, Agostino, Angelo, Antonio, Canio, Carmine, Ciro, Gioia, Luigi, Marco.Italian:from a personal name derived from tortora ‘turtle dove’ (from Latin turtur, genitive turturis), symbolizing innocence and purity. See Turtle 2.

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

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    Pat Turner

    Very short story. My grandfather was born in 1898 but wanted to enlisted in the army in 1917. At that point in time, you had to be 21 yrs old to enlist. Battista/Pat used 1896 as his birth year so …

    Sources (11)

    • Battisto Turtora in household of Domonick Valicenti, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Patrick Turner in entry for Andrew Kushner and Loretta Turner, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Battista Turtoro, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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