Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Edward Turner

Male 1703 - 1773  (70 years)


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  • Name Edward Turner  [1
    Born 1703  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 May 1773  St. Mary's County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003496  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 

    Father Samuel Turner,   b. 1675, Turner's Forest, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1746/47, Turner Forest, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Lydia Dent,   b. 1676, Ye Cool Springs, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Oct 1746, Turner Forest, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1701  St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F01413  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Wilson,   b. 1711, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1781, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1728  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Turner,   b. Feb 1728/29, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 14 years)
     2. Lydia Turner,   b. 13 Dec 1731, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1801, St. Mary's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 69 years)
     3. Samuel Turner,   b. 7 Oct 1733, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1810, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     4. Edward Turner,   b. 24 Aug 1735, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1743, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     5. William Turner,   b. 20 Sep 1737, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1802, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Randolph Turner,   b. 20 Sep 1739, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     7. Joshua Turner,   b. 14 Jul 1741, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1825, Henry County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Mary Turner,   b. 9 May 1743, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Charles Turner,   b. 21 Apr 1745, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     10. Joseph Turner,   b. 1 Mar 1745/46, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1813, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     11. Elizabeth Turner,   b. 7 Nov 1748, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Susannah Turner,   b. 1749, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Eleanor Turner,   b. 1751, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     14. Sarah Turner,   b. 1753, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edward may have been born about 1692 instead of 1703

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      TURNER, EDWARD, St. Mary's County, planter. 14 Jan 1772; 1 May 1773
      To son Samuel Turner, tracts, "Watsons Choice," 249 acres, "Hingaton," 50 acres., "Partners Purchase" in Charles County, 50 acres.
      To son William Turner, tract "Turners Forrest," Charles County, 116 acres and one negro and childs part of moveable estate,
      To son Randolph Turner, tract "Saint Vincent," Charles County, 50 acres.
      To wife (unnamed) dwelling plantation during her lifetime at her death to my son Charles Turner, also to wife Negro man Guyer Negro woman Lucy and Negro woman Valentine, and a child's part of moveable estate.
      To son Joshua Turner, Negro boy James and childs part of moveable estate.
      To son Charles Turner, ex., mulatto Hannah and a horse,
      To my six sons and my six daus., moveable estate.
      Wit: James Eden; George Goldie; Charles Reeves; Thomas Goldsmith,
      Codicil: To son Randolph, Negro boy Charles.
      To son Samuel, my mulatto child William Shaw.
      To dau. Betsey, bed,
      To dau. Sally, bed.
      To Nelly, bed.
      To wife - as Negro woman Valentine I gave her is dead I give her my Negro girl Jean.
      Son, Charles to allow all my daus. to live with him as long as single and my sister Myshall as long as she lives.
      To son Joseph, Negro girl Rebecca.
      Wit: Geo. Goldie; John Goldsmith, 39.343
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      Children of Edward Turner and Eleanor Wilson are:

      i. John Turner was born 11 FEB 1728/29 in Maryland, and died 5 AUG 1743.
      ii. Lydia Turner was born 13 DEC 1731 in Charles County, Maryland, and died BEF. 1801 in St. Mary's County, Maryland She married Samuel Maddox 1748 in Charles County, Maryland. He was born 1727.
      iii. Sarah Turner was born 1733, and died BET. 1734 - 1827.
      iv. Edward Turner was born 24 AUG 1733, and died 2 SEP 1743.
      v. Samuel Turner was born 7 OCT 1733.
      vi. William Turner was born 20 SEP 1737 in Possibly Maryland, and died 1801. He married Rhoda Dent.
      vii. Randall Turner was born 30 SEP 1739, and died BET. 1740 - 1829. He married Elizabeth Adams BET. 1755 - 1780. She was born BET. 1730 - 1750.
      viii. Joshua Turner was born 14 JUL 1741 in St Charles County, Maryland, and died 27 MAR 1825 in Henry County, Kentucky. He married Mary Anne Maddox 3 DEC 1791 in Culpeper County, Virginia by Reverend John Pickett.. She was born 4 JAN 1759 in Maryland.
      ix. Mary Turner was born 9 MAY 1743, and died BET. 1744 - 1837.
      x. Charles Turner was born 21 APR 1745, and died BET. 1746 - 1835.
      xi. Joseph Turner was born 1 MAR 1745/46, and died BET. 1748 - 1837.
      xii. Elizabeth Turner was born 7 NOV 1748, and died BET. 1749 - 1842.
      xiii. Susannah Turner was born 1749, and died 1805. She married John Carpenter BET. 1762 - 1780. He was born BET. 1735 - 1750.
      xiv. Eleanor Turner was born 1751, and died BET. 1752 - 1845.
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      Edward Turner -- d. 1773+; m. Eleanor Wilson; -- She was his 2nd cousin. She was Lived near Leonardtown, St. Marys County, MD. Owned property in both St. Marys and Charles Counties, MD. Will has codicil dated 5-1-1773, showing he lived until then at least.
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      Cadle, John, planter, Charles'Co., 4th July, 1744; 14th Aug., 1744.
      To son Robert, heir at law, "Evans Reserve" where he now lives.
      To wife Anna, extx., dwelling plantation. At her death to pass to daus. Mary, Elizabeth and Abigail as long as they remain single. At their marriage sd. plantation to go to testator"s sons Robert and Edward.
      To wife Anna, entire personal estate. At her death to be divided among child. afsd.
      Test: Edward Turner, Catharine Short, James Short. MCW 23,545.
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      TURNER, SAMUEL, Charles Co. 29 Oct, 1746
      Child.: EDWARD, JOHN, SAMUEL, RUTH, MICHA,
      LYDIA TURNER wife; Edward Son,, exs.
      Wit: Jos. Glaze, Samuel Glaze, Timothy Dement. MCW 24. 513
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      MONTGOMERY, PETER, Charles Co. 16 Jan. 1752 26 Dec. 1754
      To son Francis Montgomery, 1 sh.
      To son John Montgomery, I sh.
      To son Peter Montgomery, 56 a.
      To son Joseph Montgomery, 56 a.
      To wife Margitt Montgomery the plantation I now dwell upon, 112 a.,and after her decease to son William Montgomery.
      To dau Mary Magdilen Higdon and son Elisha Montgomery, all remaining part of land.
      To son James Montgomery, 1 sh.
      To son Richard Montgomery, feather bed and covering, and cow.
      Wife, Margitt, extx.
      Wit: Edwd. Turner, Jacob Moreland, John Hunt. 29.307
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      Joseph Gardner 20.313 CH 79.0.8 Feb 19 1734
      Appraisers: James Middleton, Edward Turner.
      Creditors: Francis Montgomery, Peter Mitchell.
      Next of kin: Michael Garner, Samuell Garner.
      Administratrix: Mary Gardner.
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      John Dent 17.243 CH 95.11.2 Jun 8 1733 Jun 12 1733
      Appraisers: John Burch, John Chunn.
      Creditors: Benjamin Edwards, John Haw.
      Next of kin: George Dent, Edward Turner.
      Administratrix: Catherine Dent.
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      Charles County Circuit Court, Land Records, Liber D#2, Page 19
      22 Oct 1712; Recorded at request of Edward Turner:
      17 Oct 1712; Indenture from John Warren, Gent., to Edward Turner; lease of 150 acres called WARREN'S DISCOVERY; /s/ John Warren; wit. Ubgatt Reeves, Alex. Contee
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 251.
      At the request of Samuel Amery of CC, the following bond was recorded this May 24, 1731.
      I, Edward Turner of CC, planter, bind myself to Samuel Amery of the same parts, planter, in the penal sum of 200 current money of Great Britain, this Dec 1, 1730. Sd Edward Turner has married Elinor Wilson, one of the daughters & co-heirs of John Wilson, late of CC, decd, whereby the right of inheritance to one moiety of sd Willson's estate, both real & personal, did of right devolve. Now if Edward Turner & his heirs begotten of sd Elinor, shall, from today, forever acknowledge to be satisfied with the one moiety of sd John Willson's lands, lying & being as follows, viz, part of a tract of land called Watsons Choice, divided by a line drawn north 71 degrees east beginning in a swamp on the NW side of the plantation on sd land at a red oak blazed on the 3 sides and running through the sd tract, and sd Edward is content with that part whereon sd plantation is, being to the southward of the sd division line & contains 237 acres; one other tract of land called Higgistone, containing 47 acres, and the one moiety of 400 acres taken up by John Wilson & Jno Chunn Sr in partnership, if, as afd, sd Edward Turner and his heirs do forever quitclaim to all of sd Jno Willson's land he died possessed of, and be fully satisfied with the above named lands, then this bond to be void. Signed - Edward Turner. Wit - Jno Chunn Jr, Andrew Chunn.
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      Charles County Land Records, Liber M#2 Page 262.
      At the request of George Dement of CC, the following [lease] was recorded this Jul 6, 1731.
      Jan 7, 1730 from Edwd Turner of CC, planter, to George Dement of the same parts, planter, the lease of all that messuage of land in cc, being part of a tract of land called Watson's Choice, bounded by a swamp on the west side of sd tract, a small branch commonly called Cherries Branch, containing about 137 acres. Also one other tract of land called Higgistone, lying in CC, containing 47 acres. To have and to hold, from the 1st day of this instant Jan to the full term of 15 years, paying the 1st year 600 lbs of tobacco in 1 cask on sd plantation, and 800 lbs of tobacco per year for every year after, during the rest of the term, by each Feb 10. George agrees to build one good and substantial outside chimney and closet to the dwelling house on sd plantation, and will put good and substantial cover on sd dwelling house. George may not sell or make away with or dispose of any timber on or belonging to sd lands any further than cask to pack such tobacco as shall be made on d lands. If there is not sufficient timber on sd lands for the plantation's use, he may get timber off the adjacent land belonging to Edward. Signed - Edward Turner. Wit - James Amery, John Chunn Jr, Jno Fendall*. This deed was acknowledged by Edward Turner and Elinor, his wife.
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      From: Ginger Williams [mailto:ginwillevwill@yahoo dot com]
      Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 6:23 PM
      Subject: MD Families

      I have MD families that went to Rowan County, NC thru my mother. Such as: Jo. Turner & Millicent King ( he the son of Wm Turner & Rhoda Dent; Wm the son of Edward Turner & Eleanor Wilson & I thought Edward's father & mother might be Samuel Turner & Lydia Dent. Of course, I have the info on Edward Turner & Mary Smith & also Arthur Turner. I also have info on Dent, King, Johnson, Hatch & Wilson.

      A book on the Ark & Dove says Jerome Hawley's bro. Wm inherited his estate & a spinster dau of Jerome filed a claim to her father's estate after Wm's death. I know other people have claimed that Mary Haley that might have married Jo. Wilson was a decendent from Jerome. As regards Mary Haley, while reseaching in MD records I came a upon a Edward Connery (#398) d. 1676 whose widow Mary m. (2) Clement Haley (Raley?) d. 1694 (#1079) Ch: Eliz. & Mary (#84). Unfortunately, I failed to note book. I also have Hyde"s that might be from MD who intermarried with Thompson's, Ryley's & Kellow's.
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      Charles County Land Record Book O#3, 1765-1770; Page 296. 1, Edward Turner of St. Mary's County, planter, for 20 have sold to Zephaniah Turner of CC, to present all disputes that may arise relating to my right to a tract of land called St. Anne, lying in CC, and for divers other good causes, l have given sd Turner all that part of the tract of land afd, formerly called St Anne and now included in the lines of a later tract in CC called Turner's Addition, at present occupied by sd Zephaniah. Signed Nov 4, 1767 - Edwd Turner. Wit - Zach: Pond, Thos Bond (St. Mary's Co JPs), This deed was acknowledged in St. Mary's Co. Certified by Benjamin Young, Clk. Recorded Nov 25, 1767.
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County, Maryland Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 299-81: WARRENS DISCOVERY: 280 acres; Possession of - 280 Acres - Warren, John; Surveyed 31 July 1683 for Humphrey Warren: Conveyance notes - John Warren son of Humphrey Warren
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 364-14: ST. ANNE: 100 acres; Possession of - 100 Acres - Turner, Samuel: Surveyed 15 April 1672 for Dennis Husculaw at the N.N.E. bound tree of BOW: Other Tracts Mentioned: BOW; TURNER FOREST; ; Conveyance notes - Included in TURNER FOREST folio 419, 22 June 1720, ,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Piccawaxen or Wm&Mary: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 374-14: WATSONS CHOICE: 250 acres; Possession of - 250 Acres - Wilson, John: Surveyed 16 Jan 1664 for Richard Watson in the woods adjoining to the land of Edward Swann called EAGLETON: Other Tracts Mentioned: EAGLETON; WILSONS CHOICE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.}, Included in RESURVEY OF WILSONS CHOICE, 24 Sept 1713 folio 387 {mm Note: this was really WATSONS CHOICE RESURVEY, Watson originally had land and Wilson was in possession of the tract.},,
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 387-70: WATSONS CHOICE RESURVEY: 480 acres; Possession of - 480 Acres - Wilson, John : Re-Surveyed 24 July 1713 for John Wilson beginning at a Locust post set up in the room of a bound White Oak the first boundary of said WATSONS CHOICE standing on the South side the White Oak branch of Piles Fresh, pat 10 July 1714: Other Tracts Mentioned: WATSONS CHOICE; {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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