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James Turner, Jr.

Birthplace: Caroline, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Bedford, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Turner and Sarah Turner
Husband of Mary (Admire) Turner
Father of Richard James Turner; Mary Hampton; Ruth (Turner) Hurt; Elijah Turner; Nathan Turner and 2 others
Brother of Thomas Turner; Lewis Turner; Frances Turner; Richard Turner; Robert Turner and 1 other

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About James Turner, Jr.

James TURNER was born 1710 in Caroline Co., VA, Royal Colony. He d. 1793 in Bedford Co., VA according to a published genealogy cira 1940 by Walter Hopkins of Richmond, Virginia and others at about the same time, James' line came from England and apparently was not related to the John/Shadrack line of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia which were believed from Scotland. However, more recent research in the Caroline County Order Books leads several researchers to connect the families. James married (1 ) Mary ADMIRE (?) about 1730.

Sources: Leftwich-Turner - Letter from Barbara Turner Ed monson, Chico, Ca -- Bedford Co., VA Court Records -- Bedford Co., VA Deed Bk 7 FHL 30556, p. 347 , p. 227 -- Henshaws Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy - 17 Dec 1757 - Mary, wife of James Turner received by request -- Probate and Will of John Phelps of Bedford Co., VA -- Bedford Co., Will Book 5 p. 40 (Admire's will)

Records of James Turner; married Sally Leftwich. Ancestral File - shown be Ref 1 International Genealogical Index - shown be Ref. 2 Bedford Co., VA Court of Common Pleas - shown by Ref. 3 Bedford Co., VA Tax Lists 1782-1795 - shown by Ref. 4

3 - May 1754 to clear a road; Dec 1754, juror; Jan and Mar 1755, juror; Jan 1755 deed of memorial to J. Turner Jr. from John Eckols - Oct 1755 allowed 9 days for attendance at court; Jan 1756 allowed payment of tobacco as witness; Mar 1756 debt case against John Harvie; May 1756 and May 1760 - Grand Juror; Mar 1762 mentioned; Mar 1765 appointed survey of a road; July 1769 juror; Nov 1769 Surveyor of Phelps Road; May 1771 J. Turner Sr, defendant and cosignee in case against Nathan Turner; Jul 1772 James Sr, Admiah and Isaiah Turner to view a road; Aug 1772 James Turner to clear a road; Sept 1772 ref to James Turner's road; Nov 1777-gr anted administration of estate of Jesse Turner; Oct 1778 undertook estate duties for Frances Pollard, deceased; Oct 1781 mentioned; Apr 1782 Court payment for his providing 200 pounds of beef for troops in Commissary during Revolutionary War _______________ James Turner,Junior,Va Land, 6-27-1764,Southampton County,286a on the north side of Meherrin river adjoining James Bird,patent 35,page 527

James Turner,Va Land,8-12-1788,Southampton County,301a In the Parish of Saint Luke Beginning at the mouth of the Halfway branch, adjoining Jacob Turner,John Reid and extending, Grants 17,Page 637

James Turner,Va Land,6-27-1764,Southampton County,260a on the North side of Meherin river adjoining his own land,Patent 36,Page 571

James Turner, Va Land, 8-20-1760,Southampton County,270a on the North side of Meherrin river adjoining his own and Lawrence Smiths land,patent 33,Page 840

James Turner,Va Land,7-15-1760, Southampton County,145a Beginning on the North East side of Flatt Swamp,adjoining his own land, and Coxs swamp,Patent34, Page 654

James Turner,Va Land,5-12-1759,Lunenburg County,440a on the North side of Goose creek beginning just below the mouth of Mobberley's creek,patent 34,page 264

James Turner,Va Land,9-25-1746, Isle of Wight County,50a on the South side of Meherrin river beg.g &c. on the bank of Meherrin river ,a corner of William Deloches land,Patent 24,Page 513

James Turner,Va Land,5-25-1734,Isle of Wight County,100a on the North side of Meherrin river,Patent 15,Page 230

James Turner,Va Land,9-17-1731 Isle of Wight County, 330a on the north side of Meherrin river, adjoining his own land.Patent 14, Page 349

James Turner,Va Land,9-5-1723,Isle of Wight County, 245a on the North side of Meherrin River, Adjoining his own land, Patent 11, p. 256

James Turner,Va Land,12-30-1789,Greenbrier County,94a on the New river and including a place known by Wheaks Improvements,Grants 21,1789-90,Page 486

James Turner,Va Land,9-10-1760,Brunswick County,1300a on the South side of Meherrin river,Patent 34,1756-62,Page 724

James Turner,Va Land,6-29-1739,Brunswick Co., 138a on the South side of Meherrin river,Patents 18,1738-39,page 345

James Turner,Va Land,2-14-1761,Bedford County,480a on the North side of Goose creek,Patent 34,1756-62,Page 835

1782 tax paid for James Turner and James Turner Jr.

Sept 1782 - James Turner mentioned; Feb 1783 Jame s Turner, gentleman mentioned; Mar 1783 James Turner Jr. ap pointed commissioner for three years; May 1783 James Turne r Sr. report of road; May 1783 James Turner Sr. qualified as comm. of tax according to law;

1783 tax paid by James Turner Jr. and Sr.

Aug 1783 - James Turner mentioned; Spet 1783 James Turner - juror; Mar, Jul and Aug 1784 - James Turner a juror;

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James Turner, Jr.'s Timeline

Caroline, Virginia, United States
Age 18
Age 19
Caroline Co VA
Age 20
Bedford, Bedford, VA, USA
Age 21
Bedford County, VA
Age 22
Age 28
Age 28
Age 37
Caroline County, VA
July 22, 1793
Age 83
Bedford, Virginia, United States