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Sarah Tupper Turner

Sarah Tupper Turner

Female 1865 - 1937  (~ 72 years)

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  • Name Sarah Tupper Turner 
    Born Feb 1865  Fredericton, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 10 Oct 1937  Santa Cruz, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Sarah (1865-1938) married George White, a barber, c1900. They lived for a few years in Montreal, before moving to Ottawa where son Leslie Turner White was born in 1903. By 1911 they were in Winnipeg. In 1915, they emigrated to Cleveland, where in 1920, they were living on East 98th Street in Ward 24, and George was a barber. After George's death there in November, 1920, Sarah moved back to Ottawa to live with her sister Myra Cox and husband John and his sister Florence and niece Frieda. In 1921 they were living at 281 Laurier Avenue. Sometime thereafter, they moved to Glendale, California. They later lived in Santa Cruz where Sara died in 1937. Her son, Leslie Turner White, and his family, were also living in Glendale as their neighbours. Leslie Turner was a photographer at the time, and later became a noted author in the U.S. with about 20 published books to his credit.
    Person ID I1513  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 George Whitfield White,   b. 15 Jul 1863, Bathurst, New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1920, Cleveland, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married Abt 1900 
    Children 
     1. Leslie Turner White,   b. 12 May 1903, Ottawa, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1967, Saluda, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F1157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    John Turner (1824-1911) and Agnes Nicholson (1825-1894)
    John Turner (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


  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Familysearch.org, California Death Index, 1930-1939, page 7375; file no. 68395.

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