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Commodore Turner (1823 - aft. 1880)

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Commodore Turner
Born in VAmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 26 Jun 2018
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Biography

Commodore was a boatman, on one of the last three boats to go down the river loaded with plank. The boats would travel to Harper's Ferry, dispose of their cargo, then sell the boat for lumber in it's construction and the boatman would walk back to their homes about a 100 mile trip.

1850 Census, Page County, VA. 20 Jul 1850, Comodore Turner, 31 yrs, boatman, living with Joseph Campbell family.

1860 Census, District 1, Page, Virginia. Commodore Turner M 46 Virginia; Isabella Turner F 26 Virginia; Clarinda Turner F 8 Virginia; Viranda Turner F 5 Virginia; Arthela Turner F 1 Virginia; Lydia Hansford F 14 Virginia.

1870 Census, Shenandoah Iron Works, Page, Virginia. Commodore Turner M 57 Virginia Boatman; Elisabeth Turner F 31 Virginia; Clarinda Turner F 17 Virginia; Arthelia Turner F 15 Virginia; George Turner M 13 Virginia; Virginia S Turner F 11 Virginia; William Turner M 9 Virginia; Annie L Turner F 1 Virginia.

1880 Census, Shenandoah, Page, Virginia. Commodor Turner Self M 65 Virginia; Elizabeth C Turner Wife F 42 Virginia; Clarinda Turner Daughter F 26 Virginia; George C Turner Son M 19 Virginia; Virginia L Turner Daughter F 17 Virginia; William S Turner Son M 15 Virginia; Laura H Turner Daughter F 11 Virginia; Andrew J Turner Son M 8 Virginia; Elizabeth C Turner Daughter F 4 Virginia; Henry J Turner Son M 2 Virginia.

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8DJ-HQ2 : 12 April 2016), Comodore Turner in household of Joseph Campbell, Page county, part of, Page, Virginia, United States; citing family 170, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M41R-LQY : 13 December 2017), Commodore Turner, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFPM-PZT : 12 June 2019), Commodore Turner, 1870.
  • "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRWT-QHD : 11 February 2018), Comodore Turner and Elizabeth Hansford, 27 Aug 1876; citing Page, Virginia, reference 28-8; FHL microfilm 33,392.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC5T-SYJ : 15 July 2017), Commodor Turner, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 61, sheet 355D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 1383; FHL microfilm 1,255,383.
  • "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRSP-M2T : 10 March 2018), Comadore Turner in entry for Turner, 02 Aug 1873; citing South Naked Creek, Page, Virginia, reference e 2; FHL microfilm 2,048,581.
  • Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVR7-6Y9T : 16 August 2019), Comadore Turner in entry for Jenna Lee Comer, 04 Sep 1920; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
  • "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVR4-HN6K : 16 August 2019), Comadore Turner in entry for Clarinda May, 22 Oct 1934; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Page, Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.
  • "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVRZ-1XRW : 16 August 2019), Camador Turner in entry for William Stewart Turner, 24 Jun 1947; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing Shenandoah, Page, Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.


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