Ollie Salome Turner

1891–1984 (Age 93)
Alexander, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ollie Salome

When Ollie Salome Turner was born on 7 February 1891, in Alexander, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ellis Leander Turner, was 30 and her mother, Charity Roxanna Keziah, was 28. She married Henry Lafayette Hallman before 1910, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Wittenberg Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States for about 54 years. She died on 31 March 1984, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Ollie Salome Turner
Henry Lafayette Hallman
Marriage: before 1910
Elva Rebecca Hallman
Paul Norman Hallman
Ralph Turner HALLMAN

Spouse & Children

before 1910
Rowan, North Carolina, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Ellis Leander Turner


  • Charity Roxanna Keziah




  • David Emanuel Turner


  • Oma D Turner


  • Junius P Turner


  • Female1891–1984Female

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 25

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Ollie S Hallman in household of Henry L Hallman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ollie Hallman in household of Henry L Hallman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ollie S Turner in household of Ellis L Turner, "United States Census, 1900"

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