Warren Henry Turner

27 October 1898–30 December 1970 (Age 72)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Warren Henry

When Warren Henry Turner was born on 27 October 1898, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas W Turner, was 39 and his mother, Nancy E Turner, was 35. He married Esther Carroll on 19 November 1919, in Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Grafton Magisterial District, Taylor, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 December 1970, in Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pruntytown, Taylor, West Virginia, United States.

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Warren Henry Turner
Esther Carroll
Marriage: 19 November 1919
Naomi Elizabeth Turner
Warren Andrew Turner

Spouse and Children

19 November 1919
Grafton, Taylor, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas W Turner


    Nancy E Turner




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. 

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Warren H Turner in household of Thomas W Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Warren H Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Warren H Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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