William Robertson Turnbull, 19242004 (aged 80 years)

Name
William Robertson /Turnbull/
Birth July 3, 1924 45 28
Citation details: William Robertson TURNBULL, T013/M09
Source: LT GEDCOM
Citation details: Marriage: William Robertson TURNBULL and Victoria Coleen EKRON (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJY-G9Q1-Y?cc=2821281 : 1 May 2020), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 24 Oct 2020
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 5 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression i…

The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century. Source: Wikipedia

War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 21 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II)
Occupation
farmer
1958 (aged 33 years)

Citation details: Marriage: William Robertson TURNBULL and Victoria Coleen EKRON (1958), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSJY-G9Q1-Y?cc=2821281 : 1 May 2020), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 24 Oct 2020
Death of a maternal grandmotherJessie Hill
December 5, 1958 (aged 34 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Jessie ORPEN (1870-1958), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3165854 : accessed 13 Oct 2018
Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 36 years)
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: [Wi…

Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand. Source: Wikipedia

Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 36 years)

Note: South Africa becomes a republic. Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_in_South_Afr…

South Africa becomes a republic. Source: Wikipedia

Death of a fatherRichard Christian Dick Turnbull
November 16, 1969 (aged 45 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Richard Christian TURNBULL (1879-1960) and Amy Eulalie ORPEN (1896-1976), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3165866 : accessed 13 Oct 2018
Death of a motherAmy Eulalie Orpen
July 21, 1976 (aged 52 years)

Citation details: Gravestone: Richard Christian TURNBULL (1879-1960) and Amy Eulalie ORPEN (1896-1976), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3165866 : accessed 13 Oct 2018
Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 65 years)

Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1990_in_South_Africa)
Death of a wifeVictoria Colleen Ekron
April 1, 1992 (aged 67 years)

Source: LT GEDCOM
Historical Event
First General Elections
April 27, 1994 (aged 69 years)
Note: Source: [Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_general_election,_1994)
Burial of a fatherRichard Christian Dick Turnbull

Citation details: Gravestone: Richard Christian TURNBULL (1879-1960) and Amy Eulalie ORPEN (1896-1976), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3165866 : accessed 13 Oct 2018
Burial of a motherAmy Eulalie Orpen

Citation details: Gravestone: Richard Christian TURNBULL (1879-1960) and Amy Eulalie ORPEN (1896-1976), http://www.graves-at-eggsa.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3165866 : accessed 13 Oct 2018
Death July 18, 2004 (aged 80 years)