Oma Pearl Turner

1891–1962 (Age 71)
Eaton, Delaware, Indiana, United States

The Life of Oma Pearl

When Oma Pearl Turner was born on 3 March 1891, in Eaton, Delaware, Indiana, United States, her father, William Martin Turner, was 50 and her mother, Margaret M White, was 36. She married William Bafford Bacon on 24 December 1907, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 9 March 1962, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71.

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Oma Pearl Turner
William Bafford Bacon
Marriage: 24 December 1907
William Eugene Bacon
Martha Edith Sappenfield Bacon
Helen Lucile Bacon
Barbra Ellen Bacon

Spouse & Children

24 December 1907
Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States


  • William Eugene Bacon


  • Martha Edith Sappenfield Bacon


  • Helen Lucile Bacon


  • Barbra Ellen Bacon


Parents & Siblings

  • William Martin Turner


  • Margaret M White




  • Anna E Turner


  • Nancy Jane Turner


  • David Turner


  • Ida May Turner


  • Maggie M Turner


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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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 15

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Oma P Bacon in household of William V Bacon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oma Bacon in household of William Bacon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oma P Turner in household of Martin Turner, "United States Census, 1900"

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