Thelma Elizabeth Turner

1898–1970 (Age 71)
Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thelma Elizabeth

When Thelma Elizabeth Turner was born on 15 April 1898, in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Henry Turner, was 36 and her mother, Mary Anna Campbell, was 36. She had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Homer Laure Clifton. She lived in Bowerston, Monroe Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Rumley Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 January 1970, in Steubenville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Thelma Elizabeth Turner
1898–1970
Homer Laure Clifton
1893–1951
Clyde Henry Clifton
1921–1994
Thelma Pauline Clifton
1922–2006
Velma Grace Clifton
1922–2013
Marian E Clifton
1923–1996
Homer Clifton
1925–1983
Paul Allen Clifton
1926–1993
Clarence Moe Clifton
1930–1988
Robert A Clifton
1934–1990
Elizabeth Ann Clifton
1937–1939

Spouse & Children

children

(9)

  • Clyde Henry Clifton

    Male1921–1994Male

  • Thelma Pauline Clifton

    Female1922–2006Female

  • Velma Grace Clifton

    Female1922–2013Female

  • Marian E Clifton

    Male1923–1996Male

  • Homer Clifton

    Male1925–1983Male

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • James Henry Turner

    Male1861–1935Male

  • Mary Anna Campbell

    Female1862–1940Female

siblings

(4)

  • Clyde Chambers Turner

    Male1891–1918Male

  • Female1898–1970Female

  • Lina Lillian Turner

    Female1900–1977Female

  • Mary Anna Turner

    Female1907–1975Female

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 7

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1917

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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)

  • Thelma A Clifton in household of Homer F Clifton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thelma Clifton in household of Homer L Clifton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thelma E Turner in household of James H Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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