James David Turner

1904–1966 (Age 61)
Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of James David

When James David Turner was born on 28 August 1904, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James D Turner, was 25 and his mother, Jane Ann Crossley, was 24. He died on 27 June 1966, in Lawrence, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James D Turner
1879–
Jane Ann Crossley
1879–1949
Mabel G Turner
1903–1962
James David Turner
1904–1966
Stanley Turner
1909–1944
Chester Turner
1912–1985
Charles Turner
1913–1988
Arline Turner
1918–1984

Parents & Siblings

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(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 2

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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 (1)

  • James D Turner in household of James D Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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