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Where did the French Turrentine family come from? What is the French Turrentine family crest and coat of arms? When did the Turrentine family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Turrentine family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Turenne, Turraine, Turrenne, Durenne, De Turenne, Torene, Torraine, Toraine, Torenne, Touraine and many more.
First found in Savoy (French: Savoie) in the Rhône-Alpes region of the French Alps, where this illustrious family held a family seat since ancient times.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Turrentine research. Another 473 words (34 lines of text) covering the years 1399, 1495, 1548, 1646, 1698, 1611, 1675, 1645, 1658, 1800, 1833, 1838 and 1763 are included under the topic Early Turrentine History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Turrentine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Torrenes, aged 33; settled in New Orleans in 1822.
- William F. Turrentine, American politician, Republican Presidential Elector for Kansas in 1972
- Lloyd I. Turrentine, American politician, Mayor of Escondido, California (1957-1959)
- J. A. Turrentine, American politician, Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Alamance County in 1881
- Thomas Walter Turrentine Jr. (1928-1997), American swing and hard bop trumpeter of the 1940s to 1960s, brother of Stanley Turrentine
- Stanley William Turrentine (1934-2000), known as "Mr. T" or "The Sugar Man", an American jazz tenor saxophonist
- William F. Turrentine, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Kansas, 1972
- W. D. Turrentine, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1924
- Lloyd I. Turrentine, American politician, Mayor of Escondido, California, 1957-59
- J. A. Turrentine, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Alamance County, 1881
- Howard Boyd Turrentine (1914-2010), United States federal judge who held a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
- Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
- D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
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- de la Porte, A. Tresor Heraldique. Paris: F. Casterman, 1864. Print.
- Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
- Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
- Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
- Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
- De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
- Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
The Turrentine Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Turrentine Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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