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Sarah (Hyland) Turner (bef. 1634 - 1688)

Sarah Turner formerly Hyland
Born before in Tenterden, Kent, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 6 Jan 1652 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MAmap
Descendants descendants
Died after age 54 in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2009
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The Puritan Great Migration.
Sarah (Hyland) Turner migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Sarah was baptised 9 March 1633/4 at Tenterden, Kent, England, the daughter of Thomas Hyland.[1]

She married, at Scituate, Plymouth Colony,[2] 6 January 1651/2, Thomas Turner of Scituate.[3] Thomas Turned died November 1688.[4]


Source for date and location as event as "Death: 1688 in Scituate," Plymouth, Massachusetts, Colonies of England, America. Relatives: Thomas Hiland (Father) and Deborah (Mother). Children: Charles Turner, Elizabeth Turner, Ephraim Turner, Grace Turner, Humphrey Turner, Josiah Turner, Mary Turner, Nathan Turner, Thomas Turner and Eunice Buck. [Note: NEHGR 66:67 reports her husband died in 1688. Did she also die that year?


  1. "Hyland" in "Genealogical Research in England,' The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 66 (1912):64 (baptism), 67 (in child list); digital images, InternetArchive.
  2. Hiland-Turner 1652 marriage record in Scituate register, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"; database with images, : FamilySearch; cites "... FHL microfilm 007009271"; marriage date as indexed is "7 Jan 1652," but the day cannot be read from the image.
  3. "Hyland" in "Genealogical Research in England,' The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 66 (1912):67 (in child list); digital images, InternetArchive.
  4. "Hyland" in "Genealogical Research in England,' The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 66 (1912):67 (in child list); digital images, InternetArchive.


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Here is her marriage source: 6 Jan 1692 [note: date is from accurate transcription of original image: other dates are incorrect]

"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 November 2020), Sarah Hiland in entry for Thomas Turner, 7 Jan 1652; citing Marriage, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston; FHL microfilm 007009271. Jeremy

posted by Jeremy Stroud
Thank you, Jeremy,

The marriage date appears to have been updated in the index, now reads "7 January 1652." I could not read the day in the image. I left the date in the narrative as 6 January 1651/2 and used the NEHGR article as the date reference.

The FamilySearch film roll header says "Town of Scituate," so I added your source as a reference for the location.

Does that work for you? --Gene

posted by GeneJ X
Sarah emigrated to New England sometime before 1637 with her parents, and therefore falls within the scope of the Puritan Great Migration Project. PM, please continue to manage as you were previously and the addition of some reliable sources would be appreciated.

Jen, for PGM

posted by Jen (Stevens) Hutton