The name ‘Turner’ originates from England and Scotland. it is an accupational name for a maker of small objects of wood, metal, or bone by turning on a lathe, from the Anglo Norman French word ‘torner’ (derived from the Old Flemish word ‘tornier’ and Latin word ‘tornarius’, a derivative of ‘tornus’ meaning lathe). It was also an occupational name for an official in charge of a tournament, from the Old Flemish word ‘tornei’. Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Turner’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘Aylbricht le Turnur’, from the City of London, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definately determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Joseph Turner’ from Norfolk, England. He Sailed from the Port of Hull, on the 10th of July 1774 aboard the ship named ‘The Kingston Packet’, arriving on the 17th of July 1774 and settling in Norfolk, Viginia. ‘Edward Crawford Turner’, of Columbus , Ohio. was the Prosecuting Attorney for the Frank… Coat of arms: Varié argent an…
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