John Leslie Turner

1871–1971 (Age 99)
Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Leslie

When John Leslie Turner was born on 19 September 1871, in Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, United States, his father, Wyatt Turner, was 25 and his mother, Rebecca Tyus Jarrett, was 20. He married Ida Sanford on 28 October 1903, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Fulton, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3 Hickman, Fulton, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 15 April 1971, in Hickman, Fulton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Hickman, Fulton, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Leslie Turner
1871–1971
Ida Sanford
1875–1963
Marriage: 28 October 1903
Alcie Turner
1898–
Celester Turner
1901–
Clara Turner
1902–2002
Lillian Turner
1904–
Cattie Turner
1906–
Larence or Lawrence Turner
1907–2000
Alcie Turner
1908–
Sanford Turner
1910–1982
Clara Turner
1910–
Allen Turner
1913–
Wyatt Turner
1915–2001
Thomas W Turner
1919–1968
Bert Turner
1920–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 October 1903
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States
children

(13)

  • Alcie Turner

    Female1898–Female

  • Celester Turner

    Female1901–Female

  • Female1902–2002Female

  • Lillian Turner

    Female1904–Female

  • Cattie Turner

    Female1906–Female

+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Wyatt Turner

    Male1846–1923Male

  • Rebecca Tyus Jarrett

    Female1851–1927Female

siblings

(9)

  • Mollie Turner

    Female1870–1962Female

  • Male1871–1971Male

  • Alice Turner

    Female1873–1933Female

  • Turner

    Male1877–Male

  • Bud Turner

    Male1877–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 21

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 27

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Lers Turner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leslie Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leslie Turner, "United States Census, 1940"

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