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Mary Ida Turner

Mary Ida Turner

Female 1887 - 1981  (94 years)

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  • Name Mary Ida Turner 
    Born 04 Sep 1887  Aylmer, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Dec 1981  Victoria, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 04 Jan 1982  Victoria, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Ida (1887-1981) lived for many years with her brother Louis and parents in Ottawa. She was employed in the Civil Service as a stenographer and clerk. After her father died, she lived with her mother and sister Amy and Amy's two children. In 1949, she went to California to live with her sister Kit and then moved with her to Tulerosa, New Mexico. In New Mexico, she married Rossell Johnson. He died in 1968. In the early 1970s she was living in Vero Beach, Florida. Some years later, she moved to Victoria to live with her nephew Roly de Grosbois. She died there at the end of 1981, four months after her sister Amy.
    Person ID I1391  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  [3
    Family ID F1968  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rossell Andrew Johnson,   b. 22 Jul 1897, Midland, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1968, Tularosa, Otero, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1948 
    Family ID F1046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rossel and Ida Johnson
    Rossel and Ida Johnson
    Ida Turner Johnson
    Ida Turner Johnson
    Ida & Rossell Johnson
    Ida & Rossell Johnson
    Ida Turner
    Ida Turner
    Ida Turner, Ruth de Grosbois, Emma, Amy & Kit
    Ida Turner, Ruth de Grosbois, Emma, Amy & Kit

    Histories
    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

    Francis Ebenezer Turner (1853-1927) and Emma Lapointe (1856-1955)
    Francis Ebenezer Turner (1853-1927) and Emma Lapointe (1856-1955)
    Frank Turner, born in Fredericton, worked in the family stagecoach business before becoming a railroad engineer in Ottawa. In marrying Emma Lapointe in 1876, Frank formed the first link to our extensive French Canadian heritage.

    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 37-53, 267-269 and 197-211


    Albums
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family
    Frank Turner and Emma Lapointe family (55)

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Familysearch.org, British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986.

    2. [S59] Roland deGrosbois.

    3. [S101] Turner family bible.