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William Turner (abt. 1730)

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William Turner
Born about in Providence, Providence, Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Cranston, Providence, Colony of Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died [date unknown] in Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United Statesmap
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William was born about 1730 in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Joshua Turner and Freelove Westcott.[1][2]

He married Anne Westcott, daughter of William, in September 1753.[3][4] William and Anne settled in Glocester, Rhode Island, where they both died. In about 12 years starting in 1754, William and Anne had at least 6 recorded children, namely Stukely (1754), Joshua (1755), Lydia (1758), Freelove (1763), William (1766) and Abigail.

William Turner passed away in Glocester, Rhode Island


  1. Pg. 179, History and Genealogy of the Ancestors and some Descendants of Stukely Westcott, by Roscoe L. Whitman, 1932
  2. Representative Men and Old Families of Rhode Island, Pg. 2328, Turner
  3. Pg. 180, History and Genealogy of the Ancestors and some Descendants of Stukely Westcott, by Roscoe L. Whitman, 1932
  4. Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, Vol. 02, Providence County: Births, Marriages, Deaths, Pg. 27 "Cranston Marriages"

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