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William Edward Turner

William Edward Turner

Male 1862 - 1944  (82 years)

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  • Name William Edward Turner 
    Born 21 May 1862  Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Nov 1944  Breakeyville, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • William (1862-1844) had a successful career as a railroader with Intercolonial Railway and CNR. He and wife Francina Cameron had 10 children. They lived in Rivière-du-Loup, before moving to the Levis area about 1900 and later transferring to Montreal with CNR. Their five sons all worked in railroading. William returned to Breakeyville, a village on the Chaudiere River south of Quebec, a few years before his death in 1944.
    Person ID I1502  Cullen family tree

    Father John Turner,   b. 31 Jul 1824, Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1911, Winnipeg, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Agnes Nicholson,   b. 09 Jun 1825, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1894, Rivière du Loup Station, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 31 Dec 1847  St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, Fredricton York County, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F523  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Francina Adelaide Cameron,   b. 21 Oct 1864, Green Bay, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1933, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1883  Methodist Church, RiviËre du Loup, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Helen Turner,   b. 18 May 1884, Riviere du Loup Station, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1884, Riviere du Loup Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     2. George Layfield Turner,   b. 01 Oct 1885, Riviere du Loup Station, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1948, Montreal, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
     3. William Lindsay Turner,   b. 16 Oct 1887, Rivière du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1942, Danville, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. John Richard Bellamy Turner,   b. 25 Apr 1890, Riviere du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1975, North Vancouver, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     5. Francis Cameron Turner,   b. 22 Apr 1892, Riviere du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1981, Natick, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
     6. Allan Rainey Turner,   b. 16 Mar 1894, Riviere du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1984, Lindsay, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     7. Gladys Elizabeth Turner,   b. 22 Mar 1896, Rivière du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1978, Danville, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Lillian Irene Turner,   b. 02 Jan 1898, Riviere du Loup , Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1974, West Vancouver, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     9. Patricia Alma Turner,   b. 17 Mar 1900, Point Levis, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Mar 1969, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     10. Myra Florence Turner,   b. 04 Nov 1902, Hadlow, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1986, West Vancouver, British Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1146  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William E. Turner c1900
    William E. Turner c1900
    Francina Cameron (?) January 17 1895
    Francina Cameron (?) January 17 1895
    This is likely a photo of Francina Cameron, wife of William Edward Turner. In the Musée du Bas-Saint-Laurent cyberphotos archive, the photo is catalogued as "M. W. Turner" of Rivière-du-Loup. In all photos of females; the "M" stands for Mille or Madame. As far as is known, the only W. Turner in Rivière-du-Loup at the time was William Edward.
    William E. Turner 1942
    William E. Turner 1942

    Histories
    Turner, John (1824-1911) and Agnes Nicholson (1825-1894)
    Turner, John (1824-1911) and Agnes Nicholson (1825-1894)
    John Turner, our great-great grandfather, was a colourful horseman and stage operator for more than 50 years in New Brunswick and the Temiscouata region of Quebec.

    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 23-36, 179-195 and 265-267


    Albums
    Turner, John and Agnes Nicholson family
    Turner, John and Agnes Nicholson family (18)

  • Sources 
    1. [S150] 1881 Census.

    2. [S2] Marjory McGillivray Waters OLA, Page 126.

    3. [S57] Ancestry.ca Drouin Collection.