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John Wesley Turner

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hudson, Columbia, New York, USA
Death: Died in Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Chauncey Turner and Hannah Redfield
Husband of Sarah Louisa Fausett
Father of Laura Ann Turner; Harriet Turner; Willard Turner; Charles Turner; John Turner and 3 others
Brother of Julie Ann Turner and Mary Ann Turner

Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About John Wesley Turner

(son of Chauncey Turner and Hanna Franklin Redfield). Born November 21, 1832, Avon-on-Hudson, New York. Came to Utah with father.

   Married:	Sarah L. Fausett December 1, 1852, at Provo (daughter of William Fausett of Kentucky and Matilda Bucher, of West Virginia, pioneers September, 1851, Rosewell Stevens company). She was born February 15, 1835.
   Their children:
           Sarah L. born September 11, 1854, married Silas Allred;
           John Franklin born January 9, 1856, died;
           George William born March 2, 1859, died;
           Charles Henry born August 8, 1861, married Eliza Haws;
           Laura Ann born October 22, 1863, married William M. Roylance;
           Harriet Maria born October 10, 1865, married Alvin Brinton;
           Clarissa Matilda born December 2, 1867, married John Stubbs;
           Willard Chauncey born October 15, 1870, died;
           Eugene F. born June 13, 1873, died;
           Eva Diantha born April 17, 1876, died.
   Family home Provo, Utah.

Member 42nd quorum seventies; missionary to Canada, 1855-57, and Las Vegas, 1857-58. Sheriff of Utah county 16 years, 1884-1900; city marshal; USA deputy marshal. Farmer; merchant. Died January 20, 1895. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 76
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1219
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John Wesley Turner's Timeline

1832
November 21, 1832
Hudson, Columbia, New York, USA
1853
December 1, 1853
Age 21
Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
1854
September 11, 1854
Age 21
Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
1856
1856
Age 23
Utah Territory
1863
October 22, 1863
Age 30
Provo, Utah, Utah, USA
1863
Age 30
Utah Territory
1866
1866
Age 33
Utah Territory
1868
1868
Age 35
Utah Territory
1871
1871
Age 38
Utah Territory
1876
1876
Age 43
Utah Territory