Rose Hannah Turner

6 May 1837–7 January 1922 (Age 84)
Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rose Hannah

When Rose Hannah Turner was born on 6 May 1837, in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Turner, was 27 and her mother, Ann Steed, was 24. She married William Albert Young on 25 March 1863, in San Joaquin, California, United States. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 7 January 1922, at the age of 84.

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William Albert Young
Rose Hannah Turner
Marriage: 25 March 1863

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  • Marriage
    25 March 1863San Joaquin, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English t(o)urnour, turner ‘turner’ (Old French to(u)rn(e)our), mainly denoting someone who fashioned small objects of wood, metal, or bone on a lathe, but also a variety of other occupations, including turnspit and translator or interpreter. This surname may have become confused with Toner . In North America, it is also very common among African Americans.English: occasionally perhaps a nickname from Middle English turn-hare, a compound of Middle English tournen ‘to turn, direct, steer’ + hare ‘hare’, a name for someone in charge of the greyhounds in hare coursing or an exaggerated compliment for someone who could run fast. See also Turnbull .English: perhaps also from Middle English t(o)urn(e)our ‘jouster, one who takes part in a tournament’ (Old French tornoieor, tournoieur).

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Rosehannah Turner in household of Henry Turner, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Rose Turner, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Rose Young, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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