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Martha Millicent (Yates) Turner (1823 - 1886)

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Martha Millicent Turner formerly Yates
Born in Scott County, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Macon County, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 5 May 2019
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Martha Millicent Yates was born Jul 28 1823 in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky to John Marshall Yates and Virginia Christian [1]

At the age of 10, she moved to Missouri with her parents, locating in Randolph County, Missouri [1]

Martha Yates was married to Elijah Turner Feb 21 1844 [2] [1]

In 1853, they moved to Macon County, Missouri.[1]

Martha died Feb 28 1886 in La Plata, Macon, Missouri[1]

Martha is died with other family members in New Harmony Cemetery, Sue City, Macon, Missouri [1]


1870 - La Plata, Macon, Missouri [3]
Elijah Turner Male 51 Tennessee
Martha M Turner Female 47 Kentucky
John M Turner Male 25 Missouri
Mary A Turner Female 21 Missouri
Frances E Turner Female 19 Missouri
Charles O Turner Male 17 Missouri
Robt B Turner Male 15 Missouri
Paul M Turner Male 11 Missouri
Elijah T Turner Male 10 Missouri
Martha E Tiller Female 8 Missouri


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Find A Grave, database and images (accessed 05 May 2019), memorial page for Martha Millicent Yates Turner (28 Jul 1823–28 Feb 1886), Find A Grave: Memorial #21075127, citing New Harmony Cemetery, Sue City, Macon County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Leon Barton (contributor 46904326) .
  2. "Missouri Marriages, 1750-1920," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Elijah Turner and Martha Yates, 21 Feb 1844; citing Randolph,Missouri; FHL microfilm 975,183.
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Elijah Turner, Missouri, United States; citing p. 10, family 66, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,289.


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