Lalah M Turner

7 June 1907–14 December 1996 (Age 89)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lalah M

When Lalah M Turner was born on 7 June 1907, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Charles Binden Turner, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ellen Kivett, was 32. She married Elmer James Barber on 18 August 1929, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States in 1910. She died on 14 December 1996, in Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Elmer James Barber
Lalah M Turner
Marriage: 18 August 1929

Spouse and Children

18 August 1929
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Binden Turner





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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lalah M Turner in household of Charles B Turner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Lalah Barber in entry for Mrs Louila York Liberty Turner, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Lalah Margaret Turner Barber, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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