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Dorcas Harriet (Fish) Turner (1823 - 1877)

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Dorcas Harriet Turner formerly Fish
Born in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married after 22 Apr 1848 (to 17 Aug 1876) in Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USAmap
[children unknown]
Died in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified 20 Nov 2019 | Created 27 Nov 2013 | Last significant change: 20 Nov 2019
15:46: Bobbie (Madison) Hall edited the Biography, Death Date, Death Place and Status Indicators for Dorcas Harriet (Fish) Turner (1823-1877). (added death per death record in Falmouth VRs) [Thank Bobbie for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Contents

Biography

Birth

At Barnstable:
"The Children of James Fish & Thankful his wife viz.... Dorcas Harriet and Nancy Maria twins born September the 8th. 1823."[1]

Marriage

"Zena Turner of Falmouth & Dorcas H. Fisher of Barnstable. April 22d 1848."[2] They were first cousins.

Husband: Zenas L. Turner
Wife: Dorcas Harriet Fish
Type: Marr Intentions only - no marriage recorded
Date: 22 APR 1848
Place: Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts[3]

Death

At Falmouth:
"19 Dec 1877, Dorcus Turner, widow, age 53, cause unknown, resided & died Falmouth, born Falmouth, parents unknown."[4]

Burial

Inscription:
"Turner, Dorcas H wife of Zenas L Turner died Dec 19, 1877 aged 52y 3m"[5][6]

A photograph of her gravestone can be viewed at Find A Grave: Memorial #64987117.

Sources

  1. Vital Records of Barnstable, MA, Vol. 6:56, FHL film#0947062-3
  2. NEHGS Records of Barnstable, MA, from the Gustavus A. Hinckley Collection (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2001) VR's, 9:23
  3. Source: #S161
  4. Dorcus Turner, Falmouth, MA, Death Registration Vol. 292:11, entry #42 (1877), Massachusetts State Archives, Boston, Massachusetts
  5. Source: #S161
  6. Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 20 November 2019), memorial page for Dorcas H. Fish Turner (unknown–19 Dec 1877), Find A Grave: Memorial #64987117, citing East End Burying Ground, East Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Suzanna Ashworth (contributor 46819784) . (Includes gravestone photo)

See also:

  • Source: S161 Inscriptions Upon Stones in the Old Burying Ground in Falmouth, Mass, Record Type: Mounted clippings from the Falmouth enterprise of Oct. 17, 1903 to Dec. 17, 1904, Author: Smythe, Henry Herbert Publication: 1904 Repository: #R5 Call Number: call #E9 303.83
  • Repository: R5 Newberry Library Chicago Illinois
  • Source: S69 Ancestry Family Trees (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com). Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S70 Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp. Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005). Repository: #R1


Acknowledgments

Thank you to Brad Fisher for creating WikiTree profile Fish-1831 through the import of Charles Leston Fisher Jr Family Tree.ged on Nov 25, 2013.



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