William Thora Turner

William Thora Turner (1928 - 2010)

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Mr. William Thora (Billy) "Billy" Turner
Born in Calhoun County, MS, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Descendants descendants
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)], [private daughter (1950s - unknown)], , [private son (1950s - unknown)], , , [private daughter (1960s - unknown)] and [private son (1970s - unknown)]
Died in Calhoun County, MS, USAmap
Turner-10931 created 7 Jan 2015 | Last modified | Last edit: 6 Sep 2017
13:23: Deborah (Turner) Dunn edited the Biography for Billy Turner. [Thank Deborah for this]
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Biography

William Thora was born on July 21st 1928 in Banner, Calhoun County MS, where he lived when he passed away from a massive heart attack on June 12th 2010 at his home in the Lantrip Community. William Thora Turner aka Billy Turner was a name sake for his great grand father. Billy's parents were William Harold Turner and Cora LuJean Luttrell Turner. He was the oldest of three children born to this union. His school years consisted of Yoconna School in Lafayette County, MS, Banner School, Banner, Calhoun County, MS until the schools consolidated and he graduated and received his High School Diploma from Bruce High School in Bruce, Mississippi. He was a mechanic, welder, and farmer. He raised cattle and was retired from Memphis Hardwood Company in Bruce, MS. He was a model citizen and community missionary, helping the elderly and needy in the area. He had a love for animals and was an example for many. A family man that was highly respected by friends and family.


Sources

  • "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMB6-T5Q : accessed 6 May 2015), William T Turner in household of William H Turner, Beat 3, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0010, sheet 1A, family 10, line 46, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1140; FHL microfilm 2,340,875. "
  • "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYL1-B99 : accessed 6 May 2015), Billie Turner in household of Harold Turner, Beat 3, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7-11, sheet 10B, family 199, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2011. "
  • "freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~turnerdna/group7.html."
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JGYZ-RJ4 : 20 May 2014), William T Turner, 12 Jun 2010; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing)."
  • "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6H-2MT7 : 23 September 2015), Billy Turner in entry for Jean Turner, 1955; citing School enrollment, , Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson. "
  • "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6H-25VL : 23 September 2015), Billy Turner in entry for Kathy Turner, 1957; citing School enrollment, , Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson. "
  • "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6H-L3D3 : 23 September 2015), Billy Turner in entry for Debbie Turner, 1957; citing School enrollment, , Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson. "
  • "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK6H-L3D7 : 23 September 2015), Billy Turner in entry for Randy Turner, 1957; citing School enrollment, , Calhoun, Mississippi, United States, Mississippi Department of Archives & History, Jackson. "

See also:

updated bio This is a listing of the Turner DNA matches on Family Tree William T. Turner is Kit # 14043 That of descendant of William T. R. Turner other DNA matches are of James "Jim" Turner and Littleberry Turner, both brothers to the William T. R. Turner. Other results are matches, but we have not found the common ancestor. Still a work in progress.


Turner Surname Project Ancestor List

Individual ancestries are being been made available for research and cannot be guaranteed for accuracy by the Turner DNA project. They are the submissions of the individual DNA participants. All data should be independently confirmed.

Group 7 – Pumpkin

  1. 14043 cct Deborah Dunn ddunncalhoun@yahoo.com

John Turner b est 1790s SC d bef 1850 GA or AL m Sarah Canks/Hanks Wm Thora Turner b 7/14/1825 SC d 8/7/1879 Pontotoc Co. MS m Lucinda Haywood b GA Elisha Thora Turner b 6/8/1863 AL d 11/4/1953 Calhoun Co. MS m Lula Ada Tutor Wm Harold Turner b 5/3/1901 Pontotoc Co. MS d 2/11/1986 Calhoun Co. MS

  1. 17945 cct Darrell Turner bbdturner@aol.com

John Turner b est 1790s SC d bef 1850 GA or AL m Sarah Canks/Hanks James Turner b 5/8/1823 SC d 1898 Calhoun Co. AL m Nancy Williams John Holloway Turner b 12/1854 Benton Co. AL d 8/22/1921 Calhoun Co. AL Wm Curtis Leonard Turner b 6/1878 Calhoun Co. AL d 9/20/1947 Calhoun Co. AL

  1. 28634 cct Edward Turner edturner01@hotmail.com

William P. Turner b c1827 NC d aft 1900 Houston Co. TX m Mary C. Proctor in Sumter Co. AL William P. Turner Jr. b c1862 TX d bef 1900 prob. Houston Co. TX m Laura Corder Abner Proctor Turner b 10/11/1885 Crockett, Houston Co. TX d 3/10/1968 Greenville, Hunt Co. TX m Iona Hartley Leonard A. Turner b 12/22/1913 Crockett, Houston Co. TX d 9/1/1961 Texas City, Galveston Co. TX

  1. 37926 cct Viola Turner violaast@yahoo.com

James Turner b c1814 KY d bet 1860-70 Jefferson Co. IN m Nancy Burch/Birch George W. Turner b 6/11/1844 prob. Jefferson Co. IN d 5/31/1930 Jennings Co. IN m (2) Elnora Taylor Charles Henry Turner b 8/24/1887 Jennings Co. IN d 12/14/1948 Bartholomew Co. IN m Opal Kennedy

  1. 50187 cct Jack Turner jpt707@cox.net

Samuel Turner b c1782 NC d bef 1860 Adair Co. MO m Charlotte Morgan John D. (?Dunbar) Turner b 1811 Henry Co. KY d c 1889 St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. MO m (3) Malinda Elizabeth Thompson L. G. (Lynn or Linzie Grimes) Turner b 2/26/1875 St. Joseph, Buchanan Co. MO d 1/18/1929 Pratt, Pratt Co. KS m Laura May Porter John Porter Turner b 5/28/1911 Pratt, Pratt Co., KS d 1/28/1997 Naples, Collier Co. FL m Marjorie Elizabeth Anstrand

  1. 62932 cct Randolph L. Turner overbyte@usit.net

John Turner b ? d 1761 Isle of Wight Co. VA George Turner b est 1725 Isle of Wight Co. VA d 1783/84 Isle of Wight Co. VA m Priscilla “Seller” Lewis Turner b 12/13/1756 Isle of Wight Co. VA (Rev. Soldier) d 4/5/1837 Isle of Wight Co. VA m (2) Elizabeth Batten Armstrong Turner b 1/2/1799 Isle of Wight Co. VA d 7/3/1877 Isle of Wight Co. VA m Mary Ann Seeds Andrew Jackson Turner b 12/31/1849 Isle of Wight Co. VA d 5/8/1920 Isle of Wight Co. VA m Fanny Rachael Jones Andrew Deshazor Turner b 4/4/1884 Isle of Wight Co. VA d 5/28/1941 Elizabeth City Co. VA m Emma Mae Turner Randolph Lee Turner Sr. b 2/9/1917 Isle of Wight Co. VA d 10/20/1978 Hampton, VA

  1. 143320 cct Mike Warren mike11345@aol.com

John Turner b est 1790s SC d before 1850 GA or AL m Sarah Hanks/Canks Littleberry Turner b 3/13/1831 Gwinnett Co. GA d 1/10/1914 Heflin, Cleburne Co. AL m Lydia Tennison Richard Presley Turner b 3/10/1865 AL d 7/26/1950 Westpoint, Troup Co. GA m Mary R. “Molly” Spinks Joe Alvin Turner b 5/2/1887 d 5/14/1953 m Willie Mae Bell Davis Woodrow Wilson Turner b 3/29/1920 AL d 1/17/1970



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    DNA Tested
    Billy Turner's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Billy or other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
    • Billy Turner: Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 37 markers, haplogroup R1b1b2, Ysearch WHCAS, FTDNA kit #14043

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    On 6 May 2015 at 08:49 GMT Vincent Piazza wrote:

    "United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VYL1-B99 : accessed 6 May 2015), Billie Turner in household of Harold Turner, Beat 3, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 7-11, sheet 10B, family 199, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2011.

    On 6 May 2015 at 08:46 GMT Vincent Piazza wrote:

    "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMB6-T5Q : accessed 6 May 2015), William T Turner in household of William H Turner, Beat 3, Calhoun, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0010, sheet 1A, family 10, line 46, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1140; FHL microfilm 2,340,875.



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