James Daniel Turner

1843–1916 (Age 72)
Walker, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Daniel

When James Daniel Turner was born on 24 June 1843, in Walker, Alabama, United States, his father, John Kimbrough Turner, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Thompson, was 19. He had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Sally Ann Elizabeth Wood. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Hill, Texas, United States in 1900 and Hill, Texas, United States in 1910. He died on 21 February 1916, in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Hillsboro, Hill, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Daniel Turner
Sally Ann Elizabeth Wood
John Orman Turner
James Thomas Turner
Walter Turner
Minnie Estelle Turner
William Henry Turner Sr.
Edward M Turner
Anna Lee Turner
Bess L Turner

Spouse & Children

  • Male1843–1916Male

  • Sally Ann Elizabeth Wood




+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1843–1916Male

  • Martha Jane Turner


  • Robert T Turner


  • William H Turner


  • John Orman Turner


+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 6

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

Story Highlight


He married Sallie Wood January 28, 1868. OBITUARY : To Comrade James D. Turner, a member of Hill County Camp, No. 166, U. C. V., the final summons came on the 21st of February, 1916 at his home, in t …

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Sources (3)

  • Jas D Turner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Turner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James P Turner, "United States Census, 1880"

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