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James Turner

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Southampton County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Warren County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Warren County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Turner and Rebecca Turner
Husband of Ann Turner; Marian Turner; Ann Turner and Elizabeth Turner
Father of Rebecca Badger
Brother of Hannah Davis; John Turner; Joseph Turner; Mary Mayfield and Mary Polly Matson

Occupation: Plantation Owner,Governor and Senator for North Caroloina
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Immediate Family

About James Turner, Governor, U.S. Senator

Marriages

Marriage 1: Ann Willis, b.1762 Glouster Co., Va.; Married: in Warren County, North Carolina; No children

Marriage 2: Mary Anderson b: c. 1766 in North Carolina; Married: 1793 in Warrentown, Warren County, North Carolina

Children:

  1. Rebecca Turner b: 5 JAN 1799 in Warren County, North Carolina
  2. Mary Turner b: 1800 in Warren County, North Carolina
  3. Thomas Turner b: ABT 1794 in Warren County, North Carolina
  4. Sally Turner b: ABT 1795 in Warren County, North Carolina
  5. Daniel Turner b: 1796 in Warren County, North Carolina
  6. Ann Turner b: ABT 1798 in Warren County, North Carolina

Marriage 3: Ann Cockran b: c.1766; Married: Oct. 6, 1803 in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine; No chilidren

Marriage 4: Elizabeth Park b: c. 1766 in Bute County, North Carolina; Married: 21 JUL 1810 in Warren County, North Carolina

Children:

  1. Sally P. Turner b: ABT 1790 in Warren County, North Carolina
  2. Ann Turner b: ABT 1790 in Warren County, North Carolina

Biography

James Turner (North Carolina politician):From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

James Turner (December 20, 1766 – January 15, 1824) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1802 to 1805. He later served as a U.S. senator from 1805 to 1816.

Turner was born in Southampton County, Virginia; his family moved to Warren County, North Carolina in 1770. Raised in a family of farmers, Turner served in the North Carolina volunteer militia during the American Revolutionary War in 1780. He served under Nathanael Greene alongside Nathaniel Macon, with whom he formed a lasting friendship and political alliance.

Politics

In 1798, Turner was elected to the North Carolina House of Commons; he served there from 1799 to 1800, and served in the North Carolina Senate from 1801 to 1802.

Governor

In 1802, the General Assembly elected John Baptista Ashe governor, but he died before he could assume office; Turner was chosen in his place and sworn in on 5 December 1802. He served the constitutional limit of three one-year terms and, at the end of this time as governor, was elected to the United States Senate when Montfort Stokes resigned before serving the term to which he had been elected.

U.S. Senator

Turner served as a senator for eleven years, re-elected to a second term in 1811, resigning due to ill health in 1816. During his time in office, he supported the administration of James Madison during the War of 1812.

Personal Life, Death,Legacy

Turner was married three times; first to Marian Anderson in 1793 (they had four children), then to Ann Cochran in 1802, with no children, and finally to Elizabeth Johnston in 1810 (resulting in two children). Turner died in 1824 and is buried on his "Bloomsbury" plantation in Warren County. In addition to Bloomsbury, he owned a second home, "Oakland," in present-day Vance County.

His son Daniel Turner served in the US House of Representatives from 1827 to 1829.

Link:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Turner_(North_Carolina_politician)


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Turner

James Turner (December 20, 1766 – January 15, 1824) was the 12th Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1802 to 1805. He later served as a U.S. senator between 1805 and 1816.


Turner was born in Southampton County, Virginia; his family moved to Warren County, North Carolina in 1770. Raised in a family of farmers, Turner served in the North Carolina volunteer militia during the American Revolutionary War in 1780. He served under Nathanael Greene alongside Nathaniel Macon, with whom he formed a lasting friendship and political alliance.


In 1798, Turner was elected to the North Carolina House of Commons; he served there from 1799 to 1800, and served in the North Carolina Senate from 1801 to 1802. In 1802, the General Assembly elected John Baptista Ashe governor, but he died before he could assume office; Turner was chosen in his place and sworn in on 5 December 1802. He served the constitutional limit of three one-year terms and, at the end of this time as governor, was elected to the United States Senate when Montfort Stokes resigned before serving the term to which he had been elected.


Turner served as a senator for eleven years, re-elected to a second term in 1810, resigning due to ill health in 1816. During his time in office, he supported the administration of James Madison during the War of 1812.


Turner was married three times; first to Marian Anderson in 1793 (they had four children), then to Ann Chocran in 1802, with no children, and finally to Elizabethg Johnston in 1810 (resulting in two children). Turner died in 1824 and is buried on his "Bloomsbury" plantation in Warren County. In addition to Bloomsbury, he owned a second home, "Oakland," in present-day Vance County.

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James Turner, Governor, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1766
December 20, 1766
Southampton County, Virginia, United States
1799
January 5, 1799
Age 32
Warren County, North Carolina, United States
1824
January 15, 1824
Age 57
Warren County, North Carolina, United States
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Warren County, North Carolina, United States