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

John Dent Turner

Male Abt 1720 - Aft 1781  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name John Dent Turner  [1
    Born Abt 1720  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1781  Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003511  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 1 Elizabeth Glaze,   b. Aft 1720,   d. Aft 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 26 years) 
    Married Bef 1746  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • marriage not proved
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F02726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Barker,   b. 3 Jan 1724/25, St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1779, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 55 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1762  St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F10874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • placed here as wife of Sarah Barker because Hezekiah Turner also moved to Fauquier Co. Va
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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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      Charles County Maryland Land Record Liber Z#2, 1744-1753; Page 209.
      At the request of Joseph Glaze, the following deed was recorded on Feb 3, 1747[/8].
      Jan 18, 1747[18] from John Turner of CC, to Joseph Glaze of CC, for 10,500 lbs tobacco, a parcel of land containing about 100 acres, being part of a tract of land called Turners Forrest, formerly called Bow, & bounded by a tree that sd John Turner himself bounded, containing and laid out for about 100 acres. Signed - John (1 his mark) Turner. Wit - Geo: Dent, George Dent Jr. Elizabeth, wife of the said John Turner, released her dower.
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      Thomas Athey, planter, Prince George's Co, MD pounds 44.15.2; Aug 26, 1762: Legatees, Mary Athey, Sarah Athey, Lucy Athey; extx. Sarah Turner, wife of John Turner (ABB 3.163)
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1749-1752; Liber PP {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 74. At the request of John Turner the following Deed was recorded September 26, 1750
      Indenture made August 29, 1750; Between Charles Carroll, Esq of the City of Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland of one part and John Turner of PGCo of the other part. Whereas Daniel Carroll by his last will and testament bearing date April 12, 1734 did will and authorize Charles Carroll party to this deed to sell all his lands which should not in any one tract exceed 500 acres and Whereas Daniel Carroll had a right to a moiety of the land. Witnesseth that Charles Carroll in consideration of 40 pounds sterling money paid by John Turner has sold part of a tract called "Seckerleys Tenement" being part of "Stones Delight" containing 72 acres. Signed Charles Carroll in the presence of James Dickson, Charles Carroll and acknowledged before Charles Carroll
      {mm: Prince George's Land Records 1730-1733 - Liber Q, Page 434; Indenture, 25 Nov 1731, 72 acres part of Stone's Delight called Sekerly's Tenements of William Sekerly}
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1763-1767; Liber TT {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 37. At the request of James Hawkins the following Deed was recorded June 18, 1763
      Indenture made June 4, 1763; John Dent Turner, planter in consideration of 52 pounds sterling money of Great Britain paid by James Hawkins, planter has sold part of a tract called "Seckerleys Tenement" being part of "Stone's Delight" containing 72 acres and beginning at a bounded ash the 2nd tree of William Deirego's part and being the same land as by a lease from Notley Rozer to Ralph Lanham bearing date April 29, 1724, also by a deed of conveyance from Charles Carroll to John Dent Turner bearing date August 29, 1750. Signed John Dent Turner in the presence of and acknowledged before John Contee, John Stone Hawkins and at the same time Sarah Dent wife of John Dent Turner relinquished her right of dower
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      Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records 1774-1780; Liber CC 2 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 673. At the request of John Webster the following Deed was recorded October 4, 1779
      Indenture made April 8, 1779; John Turner and Sarah Turner his wife of the colony of Virginia in consideration of 125 pounds common money of the state paid by John Webster of PGCo has sold to him during her life the third part of a parcel called "Atheys Choice" laid off by Peter Dent containing 67 2/3 acres. Signed John Turner, Sarah Turner in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Clagett, William Lyles, Jr, and at the same time Sarah Turner w/o John Turner relinquished her right of dower. {Sarah Barker widow of Thomas Athey married John Dent Turner in St. John's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland on September 24, 1762}
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      Fauquier Co Va Minute Book 1781-1784, p 4
      Fauquier County Court 26th of March 1781
      - For reasons to the Court appearing, it is ordered that JOHN TURNER (at the PIGNUT) be discharged from paying County Levies
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 419-300: TURNERS FORREST: 450 acres; Possession of - 450 Acres - Turner, Samuel: Including 2 tracts, the one originally called BOW and the other ST. ANNE RESURVEYED for Samuel Turner, 22 June 1721.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BOW; ST. ANNE RESURVEYED; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},
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      1642-1753 Rent Rolls Charles County MD Hundred - Newport: Rent Roll page/Sequence: 419-300: TURNERS FORREST: 450 acres; Possession of - 450 Acres - Turner, Samuel: Including 2 tracts, the one originally called BOW and the other ST. ANNE RESURVEYED for Samuel Turner, 22 June 1721.: Other Tracts Mentioned: BOW; ST. ANNE RESURVEYED; ; Conveyance notes - {mm Note; not identified to a specific Hundred. Location identified by watercourse or nearby tract.},

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    1. [S044876] Turner Family.

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