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Robert Turner (1712 - 1785)

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Robert Turner
Born in Gloucester County, New Jerseymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Gloucester, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Gloucester, New Jersey, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jun 2014
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Robert married Abigail Burne, daughter of Mary Burne, on 8 Jan 1738 at Gloucester, New Jersey.[1]

Abstract of will

1783, March 2. Turner, Robert, of Deptford, Gloucester Co., will of. Son Ebenezer, £5. Son, John, £1. Son, Michal, £1. Son, Joseph, £1. Son, Meriall, £1. Son, Benjamin, my plantation. Daughter, Margret Carter, £1. Daughter, Mary Eslack, £1. Daughter, Elizabeth Dilks, £1. Daughter, Sarah Styles, my bed. Daughter, Susanah Porch, 10 shillings. Executors--sons, Ebenezer and John. Witnesses--Daniel Carter, William Dilkes, Judah Heritage. Proved Sept. 5, 1785.
1785, Sept. 6. Renunciation by Ebenezer Turner. Witnesses--Robert Turner, Jr., and Phebe Turner.
1785, Sept. 8. Inventory, £2.1.11, made by Daniel Carter and John Duffield. Lib. 17, p. 467.[2]

Research Notes

P. Husted has his father as John Turner, d. aft. 1691.


  1. New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980
  2. Robert Turner. Calendar of Wills 1781-1785. Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey, Vol. XXXV, p. 403

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On 5 Dec 2017 at 20:14 GMT Saundra Stewart wrote:

Turner-20911 and Turner-9386 appear to represent the same person because: This is the same Robert Turner that married Abigail Bourne/Burne in Gloucester New Jersey on 08 Jan 1738

Robert is 22 degrees from Dave Rutherford, 20 degrees from John Wayne and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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