James Nelson Turner

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Born in Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA on 21 Aug 1859 to James Albert Turner and Elizabeth Elden Minnis. James Nelson married Mary Jane Davidson and had 3 children. He passed away on 1 Jun 1932.

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Surname meaning for "Turner"

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.


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