Alfred E Turner

21 August 1911–September 1985 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life of Alfred E

When Alfred E Turner was born on 21 August 1911, in New York, United States, his father, Howard Frederick Turner, was 36 and his mother, Jessie Edwards, was 30. He married Lillian Martin Botsford on 17 May 1934, in Chenango, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in September 1985, in Greene, Greene, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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Alfred E Turner
Lillian Martin Botsford
Marriage: 17 May 1934
Philip Ralph Turner
Edward Martin Turner

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17 May 1934
Chenango, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 6

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Age 20

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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  • Alfred E Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alfred E Turner in household of Fred H Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alfred E Turner in household of Howard F Turner, "United States Census, 1920"

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