(Research & Sketch by Audrey (Shields) Hancock, 7/16/2017
Meshack Turner III, son of Meshack S. Turner & Sarah "Sally" Farmer, was born in Georgia. He married Sarah "Sary" Hickman Tucker, daughter of John Tucker & Mary Ann Campbell. She was born 24 March 1801 in North Carolina. (ash)
Meshack Turner and Sarah Tucker applied for marriage license on 17 July 1818 in Jasper County, Georgia and signed by Robert Robey CCO. They were married 21 July 1818 by John Sturdevant, JP. (Source: Marriage Record)
One Meshack Turner family was enumerated in Lincoln Co., GA on 7 August 1820 Census. Males: 2 (under 10y); 1 (26-44y); 4 (45y &+); Females: 1 (16-25y) plus slaves.
Enumerated in 1830 residing in Washington Co., Indiana was Meshack Turner (50-59y) & other males: 1 (under 5y) & 1 (5-9y). Females were listed as 1 (under 5y), 1 (5-9y) & 1 (20-29y). Also enumerated on the same page: John, Enos, & James Tucker families.
In 1840 we find Meshack Turner (50-59y) enumerated in Johnson Co., IN with other males: (1 (5-9y); 1 (10-14y), 1 (15-19y). Females were enumerated in these brackets: 1 (under 5y); 1 (10-14y); 1 (15-19y); 1 (40-49y).
By 1850 the Meshack Turner family resided in Liberty Township, Tipton County, IN with Meshack, 61y, b GA; Sarah, 49y, b NC; James, 24y, b NC; Nancy, 18y, b NC; & Louisa, 13y, b NC.
On 29 June 1860 Meshack Turner was 70y b Ga & Sarah H., 59y, b NC were still living in Liberty Township, Tipton Co., IN. Residing with them was their widowed daughter, Louisa (Turner) Jordan 23y, b IN, and gs/John C. Jordan, 2y, b IN.
Meshack Turner died 9 Nov 1860 in Tipton County, IN. He is buried Sharpesville Cemetery, Tipton Co., IN. (Source: Turner Cemetery: Find A Grave Memorial# 16362322)
In 1870 Tipton Co., IN Census, 69y old Sarah H. Turner is enumerated residing with her son-in-law (James Nehemiah Richards) & daughter (Louisa Richey [Turner] Jordan-Richards and the Richards family, & 17y old Naoma Turner.
The widow, Sarah Hickman (Tucker) Turner died 1 November 1876 in Tipton County, Indiana, USA. She was buried in the Sharpesville Cemetery in Tipton County, Indiana. (Source: Turner Cemetery: Find A Grave Memorial# 16362326)
1. Censuses: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1950, 1860, & 1870.
2. Sharpesville Cemetery, Liberty Township, Tipton County, IN (FindaGrave.com)
3. Marriage Record (FamilySearch)
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