Eliza Caroline Stanford

7 September 1895–30 May 1954 (Age 58)
Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States

The Life of Eliza Caroline

When Eliza Caroline Stanford was born on 7 September 1895, in Breckenridge, Stephens, Texas, United States, her father, John Marshall Stanford, was 49 and her mother, Caroline M Stanford, was 39. She married Newt Turner about 1913, in Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cheyenne, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Kiowa Township, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States for about 20 years. She died on 30 May 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Red Hill Cemetery, Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newt Turner
Eliza Caroline Stanford
Marriage: about 1913
Hetiwa Turner
Inez Lavena Turner
Dale Vurdin Turner
Dale Turner
Durwood Q. Turner
Wayne H Turner
Imo Jean Turner
Reba Cosette Turner

Spouse and Children

about 1913
Oklahoma, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Marshall Stanford





    M E Stanford



    J N Stanford


    Dewitt Stanford



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 6

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza C Stanford in household of John H Stanford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza C Turner in household of Newt Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Eliza C Turner in household of Newt Turner, "United States Census, 1930"

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