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Josiah Hunter Turner Sr. (1784 - 1866)

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Josiah Hunter Turner Sr.
Born in Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Franklin county, Virginia (USA)map
Descendants descendants
Died in Franklin county, Virginia (USA)map
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-Biography-

-Sources-

  • "My Southern Family: A genealogical study of historical Southern families", by Becky Bass Bonner & Josephine Lindsay Bass (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mysouthernfamily/):
    • Josiah Hunter Turner - Birth: 7 Dec 1784,Virginia - Death: 22 Feb 1866,Franklin Co,Virginia
    • Drusilla Price Philpott - Marriage: 11 Mar 1810,Franklin Co,Virginia

Biography

Josiah was the son of William Turner, who fought in The Revolutionary War, and Jane Hunter. Josiah was the grandson of Shadrach Turner, Revolutionary War Patriot. He married Drucilla Price Philpott, a descendant of Edward Philpott I, (c. 1600-1679), who came from England to Maryland in 1650. Josiah and Drucilla were married March 11, 1810 (Marriage Bond) in Franklin County, Virginia.

By: Rebecca Prillaman , great, great, great grand daughter http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=105771342

Sources

Biography

Josiah Turner was born 7 December 1784 at Virginia. He was a son of William Turner and Jane Hunter.

On 11 March 1810, at Franklin County, Virginia, a marriage bond was recorded for Josiah Turner and Drucilla Philpott. (Note: This fact is supposedly recorded in Franklin County, Virginia marriage bonds but source could not found for verification.)

On the 1820 U.S. Census, Josiah Turner appeared as Head of Household at Franklin County, Virginia.[1] His household included:

1 male age 26-44
1 male age 16-25
3 males under age 10
1 female age 26-44
3 females under age 10
1 female slave

Three persons in the household were engaged in commerce.

On 24 July 1826, Josiah Turner was named as a legatee in the distribution of the estate of Drucilla’s father at Roane County, Tennessee (Roane County Estate Book B, 1829-1837, page 34).[2] During this time period, it was common for a husband to receive a distribution on behalf of his wife.

On the 1830 U.S. Census, Josiah Turner appeared as Head of Household at Franklin County, Virginia.[3] His household included:

1 male age 40-49
1 males age 15-19
1 male age 10-14
2 males age 5-9
2 males under age 5
1 female age 30-39
2 females age 15-19
1 female age 5-9
1 female under age 5
5 male slaves

On 2 April 1838, at Meigs County, Tennessee, Alexander Philpot, Barton Philpot and Adison Rigg gave Power of Attorney to Josiah Turner for registration in Franklin County, Virginia (Meigs County Probate records, 1836-1847, page 43).[4]

On the 1840 U.S. Census, Josiah Turner appeared as Head of Household at Franklin County, Virginia.[5] His household included:

1 male age 50-59
2 males age 15-19
1 male age 10-14
2 males age 5-9
1 female age 40-49
1 female age 20-29
7 slaves

Nine persons in the household were employed in agriculture.

Josiah Turner appeared as Head of Household on the 1850 U.S. Census at Franklin County, Virginia. He was listed as a 66-year old farmer with real estate valued at $1000. He was living with his wife, and three children.[6]

Josiah Turner appeared as Head of Household on the 1860 U.S. Census at Franklin County, Virginia. He was listed as a 75-year old farmer with real estate valued at $3000, and personal estate valued at $15,615. He was living with his wife, and four others who appear to be a daughter and three grandchildren.[7]

Josiah Hunter Turner died 22 February 1866 at Franklin County, Virginia. The place of his burial is unknown.[8]

Sources

  1. Josiah Turner household, 1820 U.S. Census, Franklin County, Virginia population schedule, page 34 (alphabetical), National Archives micropublication M33-136, no enumeration date.
  2. "Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:2:77TV-B7QJ?cc=1909088&wc=M6QQ-GPD%3A179705301%2C179867501 : 22 May 2014), Roane > Estate records, 1802-1842 > image 137 of 436; county courthouses, Tennessee.
  3. Josiah Turner household, 1830 U.S. Census, Franklin County, Virginia population schedule, page 95 (alphabetical), National Archived micropublication M19-192, no enumeration date.
  4. "Tennessee Probate Court Books, 1795-1927," images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S7WF-S6NC-X9?cc=1909088&wc=M6QQ-MTL%3A179635801%2C179758301 : 22 May 2014), Meigs > Probate records, 1836-1847 > image 20 of 164; county courthouses, Tennessee.
  5. Josiah Turner household, 1840 U.S. Census, Franklin County, Virginia population schedule, page 313 (alphabetical), National Archives micropublication M704-559, no enumeration date.
  6. Josiah Turner household, 1850 U.S. Census, Franklin County, Virginia population schedule, page 153B lines 39-42 and page 154A line 1, dwelling 1388, family 1392, National Archives micropublication M432-944, enumerated 13 November 1850.
  7. Josiah Turner Sr. household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin County, Virginia population schedule, South Western District, page 82, lines 18-22, dwelling 570, family 568, National Archives micropublication M653-1346, enumerated 3 August 1860.
  8. Find a Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, memorial number 105771342.


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On 15 May 2016 at 12:58 GMT Richard Dickson (3) wrote:

Turner-10297 and Turner-13624 appear to represent the same person because: The year of birth differs by a year but father, mother, wife and death date are the same



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