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William Turner (1733 - 1814)

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William Turner
Born in Fairfax Co. VAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Fairfax Co. VAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Belleville, Wood Co., WVmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Dec 2010
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William and Sarah had 8 Turner children: Lewis Ellzey, John Wheeler, Nancy Ann, William Jr., Sarah (m. Thomas Beatty), Thomas, Vincent, Thomasin Ellzey. William migrated to Belleville, Wood Co., WV by 1808 with at least 2 of his children: Thomas Turner and Thomasin Ellzey Ellzey.


  • 6 May 1733 birth date: from the bible of his son Edward Turner
  • 5 June 1753 married Sarah Ellzey: Marriages of Some VA Residents, Doris Padgett
  • 1754 - William received a gift by deed from his father Fielding dated 15 Jul 1754. It was approximately 200 acres and later sold to Moses Hopwood. It was the year William turned 21. (Fairfax Co. Deed Book C)
  • 1793 - mentioned in the will of his father Fielding Turner: Loudoun Co., VA probate records
  • about 1803 wife Sarah Ellzey Turner died: Fairfax Co. court records
  • migrated to Wood Co., WV by 1808: History of WV Old and New, James M. Callahan
  • died 26 May 1814 in Belleville, WV: American Friend newspaper, Marietta, OH; see


Other possible sources: Turner Family History by Vemba Turner Pugh and J. T. Pugh and will of Lewis Ellzey (Capt.) 1 Oct 1786, probated 19 Dec 1786, Fairfax, VA

Gwen SEARLES, 3867 cilma circle west valley city UTAH 84128 DNA Kit #71182 is through Fielding Turner b 1706 Northumberland Co. VA, d1794 Loudoun Co. VA. He is thought to have had 2 or 3 wives--the last being Winifred Hawley (lineage of Kit 11893). Lineage from the newest testee is from Fielding's first wife, believed to be named Ann. Line of Descent -

  • Fielding Turner b 1706 Northumberland Co. VA d 1794 Loudoun Co. VA
  • William Turner b 1733, d 1814
  • Thomasin Ellzey Turner b 1773 Fairfax Co. VA d 1850 Fabius Twp. Marion Co. MO m. Mary Ann
  • Robert E. Turner b 1801 VA d 1886 Harrisonville, Meigs Co. OH m. Elizabeth Bradfield
  • William Presley Turner b 1838 Harrisonville, Meigs Co. OH, d. 1923, Harrisonville, Meigs Co. OH m. (1) Henrietta Gorslin
  • Delbert Mansfield Turner b 1872 Harrisonville, Meigs Co. OH d 1956 Meigs Co. OH m. Cora E. Hull
  • Henry Clinton Turner b 1904 Harrisonville, Meigs Co. OH d 1990, Middleport, Meigs Co. OH

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On 12 Jan 2015 at 11:37 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Turner-3381 and Turner-844 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same birth date, same parents, consistent death dates

On 17 Dec 2014 at 15:21 GMT Pam Sulzer x wrote:

Turner-1564 and Turner-3381 do not represent the same person because: William Turner's mother has not been proven to be Anne Lewis.

On 13 Dec 2014 at 16:48 GMT Bob Tonsmeire wrote:

Turner-3381 and Turner-1564 appear to represent the same person because: Same name, same father's name, same birth date and state

William is 16 degrees from Jim Angelo, 16 degrees from Willis Carrier and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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