Omer Eugene Turner

1920–1970 (Age 50)
Barnes, Sheffield Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Omer Eugene

When Omer Eugene Turner was born on 1 July 1920, in Barnes, Sheffield Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Amassa Beryl Turner, was 30 and his mother, Lily Margaret Miller, was 23. He married Violet Payne Turner on 2 September 1944, in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Sheffield Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in November 1970, at the age of 50, and was buried in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Omer Eugene Turner
Violet Payne Turner
Marriage: 2 September 1944
Douglas N Turner

Spouse & Children

2 September 1944
Sebastian, Arkansas, United States


  • Douglas N Turner


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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 3

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 15

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Homer Turner in household of Beryl Turner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Omar Eugene Turner in entry for Douglas N Turner, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Omer E Turner, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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