John Turner

1828–1856 (Age 28)
Ohio, United States

The Life of John

John Turner was born in 1828, in Ohio, United States. He married Charity A Rosier on 1 January 1850, in Clayton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 1 May 1856, at the age of 28, and was buried in West Union, Fayette, Iowa, United States.

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John Turner
1828–1856
Charity A Rosier
1832–1869
Marriage: 1 January 1850
Esther Jane Turner
1850–1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1850
Clayton, Iowa, United States
children

(1)

    Esther Jane Turner

    Female1850–1927Female

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 8

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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Sources (2)

  • John Turner, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Turner in entry for David W Ferrington and Esther J Rush Or Turner, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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