Turner Family Genealogy
Turner Family Genealogy

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Details for Turner Family
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1. Arthur Turner - was born in England.

Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Edward Turner was born in 1633 in Middletown, CT and died on 4 Apr 1717 in Middletown, CT . See #2. below.
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2. Edward Turner - was born in 1633 in Middletown, CT and died on 4 Apr 1717 in Middletown, CT . He was the son of Arthur Turner.
Edward married Mary Sanford on 25 Oct 1656 in Milford, New Haven, CT.. Mary was born about 1630 in Boston, MA. She was the daughter of Richard Sanford. She died in Milford CT .

Edward - - The Turners have a long history in Connecticut and a number of them fought in the Revolutionary War.
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i.  Edward Turner Jr. was born on 4 Sep 1664 in Milford, New Haven, CT. and died in 1698 in Guilford, New Haven, CT .

Edward - married Sarah Ha;;, daughter of Richard Hall & Mary Anthony - 2 children.
ii.  John Turner was born on 8 Aug 1669 in Middletown, Ct and died Dec 1755 in Hartford, Ct . See #3. below.
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3. John Turner - was born on 8 Aug 1669 in Middletown, Ct and died Dec 1755 in Hartford, Ct . He was the son of Edward Turner and Mary Sanford.
John married Suzanne Merrill. Suzanne was born on 20 May 1677 in Hartford, Ct. She was the daughter of John Merrill and Sarah Margaret Watson. She died on 8 Sep 1773 in Hartford, Ct . (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  John Turner was born on 5 Aug 1703 in Hartford Ct. See #4. below.
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4. John Turner - was born on 5 Aug 1703 in Hartford Ct. He is the son of John Turner and Suzanne Merrill.
John married Abigail Richards. Abigail was born on 11 Oct 1702 in Hartford Ct. She was the daughter of Thomas Richards and Mary Parsons. She died after 9 Apr 1726 .
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Jebediah Turner was born on 27 May 1733 in Hartford Ct and died on 19 Nov 1819 in Franklin, Del Co, Ny . See #5. below.
----- Fifth Generation -----
5. Jebediah Turner - was born on 27 May 1733 in Hartford Ct and died on 19 Nov 1819 in Franklin, Del Co, Ny . He was the son of John Turner and Abigail Richards.
Jebediah married Rachel Thompson. Rachel was born on 22 Dec 1737. She was the daughter of Caleb Thompson and Rebecca Hickok. She died on 17 Oct 1771 . (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Asa Turner was born on 4 Jun 1765 in Watertown Ct and died on 27 Nov 1847 in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY. . See #6. below.
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6. Asa Turner - was born on 4 Jun 1765 in Watertown Ct and died on 27 Nov 1847 in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY. . He was the son of Jebediah Turner and Rachel Thompson.
Asa married Isabel Ketchum about 1787. Isabel was born about 1765. (Sources: - 1)

Asa - In 1778 when he was 13, the Revolutionary War was going on and he enlisted. He served several posts between 1778-1782.
 
By 1847 he was living with daughter Louisa Jones in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY. He died on November 27, 1847 and was buried in Stockton, Chautauqua Co., NY.
 
One of his granddaughters was Josephine B. Mix (nee Dexter), a 19th Century Woman Physician of the Medical College of New York City.
 
Asa Turner has a plaque at Turner's Corner's ie Old Baptist Road and 8th Concession, at the Baptist Church, Sidney Township, Hastings Co. He had land just a few settlements (farms) away. The plaque was placed by the Gov't of Ontario commorating his work in founding many Baptist Churches in Upper Canada. (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Gideon Turner was born in 1787 in Franklin, NY.
ii.  Benjamin Turner was born in 1793 in Canada.
iii.  Pamela Ketchum Turner was born on 2 Sep 1805 in Sidney, Hastings, Ontario, Canada and died on 1 May 1883 in Elmwood Illinois .
Pamela married Miles Jones Jr. on 6 Nov 1822 in Ellery, Chautauqua, Ny. Miles was born on 6 Nov 1794 in Otis, Mass.. He was the son of Miles Jones Sr. and Mehitable Adams. He died on 8 Feb 1885 in Elmwood Illinois .

Pamela -

DIED.

 
At the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Jas. Venn, in Elmwood, on Tuesday morning, May 1st 1883, Mrs. Pamilia K. Jones, wife of Mr. Miles Jones, aged 77 years 7 mos, 19 days.
 
She was a native of Sidney township, near Belleville, Canada, where she was born Sept 13, 1805. At the age of five she accompanied her parents to the state of New York, and was married there to Miles Jones, Nov 26, 1822. and continued there until 1835; five children then living, two deceased. Went at that date back to Canada; there remained till the family removed, in the fall of 1860 to Elmwood, Ill. where she has resided to the time of her death.
 
Mrs. Jones was one of those estimable wives and mothers who are always ready and willing to perform any known duty. She took special pains to bring up her children according to her best feeling of duty to them and was thorough and industrious in all household duties. Before and after marriage she had taught school for short periods chiefly to accomodate her neighbors. This disposition to oblige was her marked charactersitic all her life. Forty years ago she joined the Baptist church, and since she came to Elmwood had been an honoured member of the Congregational church. For over 30 years she has been an invalid, and on the 1st of May, after six days futher suffering she passed away, in hope of a happy reunion with all she loved, in the heavenly home. She leaves behind her aged husband, 11 years her senior, and five children -- Mrs. J. A. Vandervoort, Mrs Wm. Douglas, W. W. Jones, D. B. Jones and Mrs. Jas. Venn.
 
Funeral services were conducted at Mr Venn's, Wednesday afternoon, May 2d, by Rev. L. R. Royce. and remains interred in Elmwood Cemetery.

See Jones family for children.
iv.  Louisa Turner

Louisa - married Mr. Jones.
v.  H. G. Turner was born on 4 Jul 1808 in Canada.

H. - married Polly Hutchins about 1835.
Sources:
1 Tod's Slice of the Web - Jones page Tod Marshall Web: http://todmar.net/ancestry/jones_main.htm

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