Francis Turner

Francis Turner

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Francis Turner
Born about in County Cork, Irelandmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about in Albermarle Co. Virginiamap [uncertain]
Died in Patrick Co., Virginiamap
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Private Francis Turner served in the Revolutionary War in Capt. Phillip Lee's Company of the Third Va. Regiment. He enlisted Feb. 26, 1776 and spent part of the winter of 1777 at Valley Forge, Pa. He re-enlisted Dec. 23, 1777 in the Light Horse Fourth Dragoons, under Capt. George Gray. He was honorably discharged Feb. 1779. He was granted 100 acres of land for his service on 9-13-1783. Below is the source for some of this data.


http://valleyforgemusterroll.org/muster.asp

Patrick Co. Probate Records

(26 October 1804)

The last Will and Testament of Francis Turner decd. was exhibited in Court & furthur. Proved by the Oath of Bennett Houchings & the same was O.R. by the Court. Adam Turner, John Turner & James Turner the Exortors of the last Will and Testament of Francis Turner Decd. appeared in Court and Qualified according to law and entered into bond with sufficient security for their Performance as Exortors. and acknowledged the same accordingly.


Will: October 01, 1803, BOOK 1 PAGES 73,73A,73B PATRICK CO.,VIRGINIA.

Item: Will of Francis Turner, being on perfect sense but weak in body... I give and lend unto my beloved wife during her natural lifetime, the land and plantation I now live on lying below a line beginning at a small branch south of Smith River at Thomas Flower's corner to Burnetts Santee place, also all the slaves and their increase excepting Bolin. To my daughter Esther Pilson to have the twenty two pounds her husband William Pilson owes me for a mare, also to have a hundred pounds bond due me from Rowan and Scott. If Bolin is living at my death, he is to be sold and the price of him equally divided between the children of the said daughter. Son Adam Turner, one negro, my still and all vessells and at his mother's death one negro girl. I lend him a negro boy until his son Francis arrives at the age of 21, then to him. If Francis should die, then sell him and divide the money amongst his brothers and sisters. To son James Turner, the original survey he now lives on (175 acres) also 2 tracts in Montgomery County containing 399 acres, and at his Mother's death three slaves. To my son John Turner, the part of the tract I now live on lying above the line described earlier, two negros at his mother's death, and I lend him 1 negro until his son Francis reaches age 21. To my sons Adam, James, and John Turner and my son in law Robert Rowan all that part of land lying on the Blue Ridge except 250 acres belonging to Robert Rowan. This contains 1223 acres and to be equally divided. To my daughter Betsy Rowan at her mother's death all the part of the plantation that was to my wife. To my dear wife during her natural lifetime all the house furniture, farming tools with all stock that be on hand after Ester Pilson is paid. I leave ten pounds cash to support supplies or members of the Old Presbyterian Denomination at $4.00 per year. Executors: sons Adam, James and John Turner Witness: William J. Mayo, Bennet Houchins, William Hancock, Richard Thomas, and Alexander Lackey Returned October court 1804


Francis Turner Residence 1780 uploaded.


Revolutionary War Bounty Land Grants P. 539 Turner, Francis, Va. Private 13 Sept. 1783 100 acres

---1808 Jan 18 - Patrick Co, Va Will Bk 1:153 Estate sale of FRANCIS TURNER, DEC'D made by consent of ELIZABETH TURNER. Bonds on following: JOHN TURNER, Malacha Parmer, Wm. Thompson, JAMES TURNER, Wm. Harris Jr, Samuel Harris, Richard Nowlin, Richard Sharp, James Farrel, George Lackey & RICHARD PILSON. Total: 138 lbs, 6 shillings, 6 pence. ---1816 Dec Court - Patrick Co, Va - Will Bk 1:163-4: Estate Sale of FRANCIS TURNER, dec'd by Adam, James and John Turner, Executors. Balance due each legatee: $253.91; PAID ADAM TURNER FOR KEEPING HIS MOTHER 3 YEARS & 3 MONTHS, $150. ---1817 Sep Court Order Bk 2: ADAM TURNER appt. Admr. of ELIZABETH TURNER, dec'd."

Compiled by Charles Leon Harris from Abstracts of Virginia Deed Book No. 1, 1791-1801 published by T.L.C. Genealogy <tlc-gen.com>. Patrick Co., Va.

Big Spring Branch of Jill Creek 669

Thomas BONDRANT; William ROBERSON; Darby RION/RYAN; Francis TURNER

Blue Ridge, also referred to as Main Mountain or The Mountain

At Rock Castle Creek 264, 470 Thomas GARRISON; Thomas JORDEN; John TUGEL; Francis TURNER

Goblintown Creek USGS Charity & Philpott Lake

16, 111 Richard COLLYAR; Isham CRADOCK; William MARTAIN; Abram ROUDEN/ROWDEN; TENERSON; Francis TURNER;

Jill Creek USGS Woolwine 221, 348, 546, 554, 662, 669, 701

Woolman STUDHAM; Francis TURNER

Marshy/Mossy Branch of Jacks Creek near Jill Creek 479, 669, 701

Thomas BONDRANT; Anney, David MORGAN/MORGIN; David, William ROBERSON; Darby RION/RYAN/RYON; Francis TURNER

Rock Castle Creek USGS Woolwine & Charity 19, 142, 143, 190, 256, 264, 282,

353, 470, 549, 653, 663, 667, 694, 695

Adam, Francis, James TURNER; Smith River USGS Woolwine, Charity & Philpott Lake 22, 30, 71, 72, 117, 157, Francis, James, John TURNER

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  1. Entered by John Wilson, Apr 6, 2013

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