Omer Turner

1893–1960 (Age 66)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Omer

Omer Turner was born on 11 October 1893, in Arkansas, United States. She married Earnest Harris on 14 August 1909, in Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States. She died on 18 March 1960, in Blythe, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Omer Turner
1893–1960
Earnest Harris
1889–
Marriage: 14 August 1909

Spouse & Children

  • Female1893–1960Female

  • Earnest Harris

    Male1889–Male

MARRIAGE
14 August 1909
Hot Spring, Arkansas, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 11

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Omer Harris in household of Earnest Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Omer Harris in household of Ernest D Harris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Omer Harris, "United States Census, 1940"

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