He appears to have deserted his wife and children; his location was unknown at the time of his father's will. He may have been a farm hand in 1880 Boonville, Cooper Co MO; he was listed as 60 VA Va VA widowed.
In 1850 there was another Wilson Turner, 30 VA, married to Mary Turner, living in St Louis Co MO. In 1860 there were two Wilson Turners in MO, 42 and 45, one married to Mary, with no children, and one married to Emma, with five children named Wallington children.
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Date: 15 FEB 2009
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Text: Family data, Greensville P. Turner Bible; original owned in 1984 by Col. Robert G. Turner (400 Eastview Terrace SW, Blacksburg VA 24060).
Text: Marriage Bonds of Franklin Co VA, 1780-1858, by Marshall Wingfield, reprinted Baltimore, 1973, p 227. This book gives date of marriage as 19 Aug 1811; the actual record, per Ramona Duff, states 1815.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Wilson C by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Wilson C: