George  Turner

George Turner (1825 - 1884)

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George Turner
Born in Cheshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Manchester, Lancashire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile last modified | Created 23 May 2017
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Emigration 2 May 1848 Immigration 12 June 1848 arrived in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania aboard the Willm Penn. Traveled with wife Marg't Turner age 20 and sister Sarah Turner 19. All native of England, Destination Philadelphia, had five packages. George was a cotton dressor. Marg't no occupation, Sarah listed as sister of G. Turner

Also on board was a Noah Turner age 45, native of england, blacksmith, destination pennyslvania, four packages. (page 2)[1]

Naturalization - Petition for citizenship 1 Sept. 1852 Declaration was made at the Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas Delaware County, Pennsylvania[2]

22 Jun 1860 North Ward, Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania Dwelling 534 family 514 page no 69 & 70 stamped page 142 & 143 George Turner age 35 male occupation - frister?  ?rister birth place Eng Anna F Turner age 8 female born PA Wm J age 6 male born PA James age 4 male born born PA[3]

1870 Census 197 district North ward Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania Hannah 18, William 16, James 14 and Laura Brabec age 47, Venia Brabec age 20. Lauras keeping house. All others work in cotton mill

1880 census lived with his daughter, Hannah and her husband Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania 1117 Potts Street. Edward Mcalear 28 Hannah Mclear 28 Mary Mclear 5 Charles Mclear 3 George Turner 65 James Turner 24[4]

1880 -1881 he and son James boards at 1019 Potter St. Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania. Both were beamer.[5]


  1. Naturalization Papers, certificate obtained from Delaware County PA.
  2. Naturalization Papers, certificate obtained from Delaware County PA.
  3. Year: 1860; Census Place: Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania; Roll: M653_1105; Page: 142; Image: 145; Family History Library Film: 805105
  4. 1880 U.S. census, Delaware, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Chester, enumeration district (ED) 022, dwelling 228, family 240; digital images, Ancestry 
  5. city directory, Chester City Directory

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