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Louis Joseph Adelard Turner

Louis Joseph Adelard Turner

Male 1885 - 1964  (79 years)

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  • Name Louis Joseph Adelard Turner 
    Born 22 Feb 1885  Hintonburg, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1964  Aylen Lake, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Louis (1885-1964) followed George and his father into railroading as a fireman and engineer with Canada Atlantic, Grand Trunk and CNR. Louis lived in Ottawa all his life. He was a violinist and an inventor, with an early version of the automobile automatic transmission to his credit. Louis' wife Laura Dent died in 1918. Their two children predeceased her in 1912 from drowning in the Rideau Canal. Louis remarried Clara Boegel in 1921 and they had 10 children. After Clara died in 1944, Louis married Mildred Peebles, a long-time family friend. Louis died in 1964.
    Person ID I1380  Cullen family tree

    Father Francis Ebenezer Turner,   b. 19 Jun 1853, Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1927, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Emma Anastasia Lapointe,   b. 31 Mar 1856, Notre Dame du Portage, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1955, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 02 May 1876  Edmunston, N.B. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Laura Jean Dent,   b. 05 Nov 1887, Rockland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Nov 1918, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 21 Jul 1906  Sainte Famille, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Harold Dent Turner,   b. 11 May 1907, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1912, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [natural]
     2. Louis Albert Turner,   b. 22 Feb 1910, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1912, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1013  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clara Mary Boegel,   b. 22 Oct 1899, St.Clements, Wellesley Twp, Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1944, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 05 Jul 1921  St. Clements, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary Eileen Turner,   b. 04 Apr 1922, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 2011, Gatineau, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     2. John Bernard Turner,   b. 14 Apr 1923, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1988, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
     3. Rita Caroline Turner,   b. 10 Jul 1924, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2008, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     4. Chloe Margaret Turner,   b. 25 Sep 1925, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 2014  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     5. Katherine Maureen Turner,   b. 23 Jan 1927, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2014  (Age < 86 years)  [natural]
     6. Clara Mary Turner,   b. 20 Apr 1928, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 2014, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     7. Theresa Helen Mary Turner,   b. 22 Aug 1930, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2014  (Age < 83 years)  [natural]
     8. Louis Francis Joseph Turner,   b. 19 Feb 1932, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1993, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     9. Living
     10. Sheilah Anne Turner,   b. 09 Apr 1936, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1936, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Family ID F1024  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mildred Amelia Peebles,   b. 08 Mar 1897, Appleton, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1986  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 05 Jul 1945  Canadian Martyrs Church, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F1035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    The Drowning of Harold and Albert Turner 1912
    The Drowning of Harold and Albert Turner 1912
    Lou Turner's 2- and 5-year-old sons drowned in the Rideau Canal in 1912.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 4, pp 212-214

    My Uncle Lou Turner
    My Uncle Lou Turner
    Lou Turner was a railroad engineer, a violinist and inventor, with an early version of the automobile automatic transmission to his credit. This memory was written by his nephew Roland de Grosbois.

    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, Appendix 7, pp 253-262

    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Frank and Emma Turner Family Photo Album
    Excerpt from A Melding of Cultures Ancestors of George Turner and Bernadette Joanis Volume 1 Our Turners: Canadian Transportation Pioneers, Mark Cullen, Vancouver, 2013, pp 54-61

    Additional photos courtesy of Steve de Grosbois


    Albums
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family (22)
    Louis Turner Album
    Louis Turner Album (4)

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Turner family bible.

    2. [S55] Rep. de Mariages Comte Ottawa-Carleton 1873-1986 Club de Genealogie deLongueuil, 402.

    3. [S113] Ancestry.ca lOntario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928, Waterloo County, 1921, Page 1145.

    4. [S57] Ancestry.ca Drouin Collection.