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

Samuel Turner

Male Abt 1704 - 1764  (~ 60 years)


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  • Name Samuel Turner  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1704  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Nov 1764  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I003512  Tree1
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 

    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 F01419  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Verlinda McPherson,   b. Abt 1720, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1753, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1736  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Zephaniah Turner,   b. 19 Sep 1737, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Zephaniah {Addl Records} Turner,   b. 19 Sep 1737, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1794, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Hezekiah Turner,   b. 23 Jul 1739, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Woodville, Rappahannock County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Dorcas Turner,   b. 21 Apr 1741, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     5. Deborah Turner,   b. 25 Jan 1743/44, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1809, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
     6. John Beale Turner,   b. Abt 1745, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1795, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     7. Martha Turner,   b. 21 May 1748, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1831, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     8. Mary Elizabeth Turner,   b. 28 May 1750, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Delaplane, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     9. Samuel Turner,   b. 9 Jun 1752, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1761, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 8 years)
     10. Elizabeth Turner,   b. Bef 1753, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1797 and 1801, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 44 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F02732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne MNU Turner,   b. Bef 1737, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1755, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years) 
    Married Abt 1753  Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Turner,   b. 29 Dec 1754, Trinity Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1827, Muskingum County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F02733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary Price,   b. Abt 1699, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1773, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married Abt 1755  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F02734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      TURNER, SAMUEL, Charles Co,, planter. 9 Sep, 1761 3 Nov 1764
      Wife Mary (exclusive of 1/3 of personal estate), 3 Negroes, Sam, Frank and Rachel. wife to relinquish claims by right of dower to tract., "Turners Forrest", 1/3 of personal estate to wife and remainder to my children: Zephaniah (eldest son), Hezekiah, Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Anna and Mary and John Beal Turner. That daus., Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Mary and Anna have a place of abode on "Turners Forrest" when living single,
      Son Zephaniah, ex,
      Wit: Isaac Campbell, Henry Reeder, Alexander Wilkinson Mcpherson, MCW 33.5
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      Samuel Turner 86.189 CH 921.13.10 Dec 20 1764 Feb 22 1765
      Appraisers: T. McPherson, Daniel McPherson.
      Creditors: John Craig for John & James Jamieson, Robert Mundall for John Glassford & Co.
      Next of kin: Hezekiah. Turner, Dorcas Dyson.
      Executrix: Zephaniah Turner
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      Samuel, Turner 4.144 D CH 1037.14.0 Oct 2 1765
      Sureties: Robert Hooe, Alexander McPherson.
      Distribution to; Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to children (equally): Zephaniah,
      Hezekiah, Dorcas, Deborah, Martha, Anna, Mary, John Beal.
      Executor: Mr. Zephaniah Turner.
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      Samuel Turner -- b. ; d.9-9-1761, Will proved 11-3-1764 at LaPlata, MD; m. [1] Verlinda McPherson, daughter of Alex & Elizabeth McPherson. (Letter dated 3-6-1906 from F. Brooke Matthews, Charles County, Maryland Register of Wills, to Augusta True , notes a will of Alex. McPherson dated 1762, leaving property to grand-daughter Doris (possibly Dorcas) Turner [2] Mary Beale (Widow of Charles Beale. She had two children by this previous marriage; (1) Mary Beale who M. her new half-brother, Zephania Turner, and (2) John Beale who was unmarried, became Fauquier County Clerk, and died in 1795; -- Lived at Turner's Forrest, Charles County, Maryland.
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      second wife could be JESSICA SUZANNE LONG however... Text: TURNER FAMILY OF Charles County, Maryland & Fauquier County, Virginia CA 1700, By Robert Adams Gaebler, Oak Park, IL , has Verlinda McPherson.

      Marriage 2 JESSICA SUZANNE LONG
      Children
      Zephania TURNER b: 19 SEP 1737 in (Charles), MD
      Hezekiah TURNER b: 23 JUL 1739 in (Charles), MD
      Dorcas TURNER b: 21 APR 1741 in (Charles), MD
      Deborah TURNER b: 25 JAN 1743/44 in (Charles), MD
      Martha TURNER b: 21 MAY 1748 in (Charles), MD
      Anna TURNER b: 29 DEC 1749 in (Charles), MD
      Mary E TURNER b: 28 MAY 1750 in (Charles), MD
      Samuel TURNER III b: 9 JUN 1753
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      John Dyson, Sr. 67.513 CH 458.11.3 Sep 6 1759 Nov 15 1759
      Appraisers: Samuel Turner, Justinian Cooksey.
      Creditors: Robert Horner, Samuel Swann.
      Next of kin: Elisabeth Horrell, Margaret Dent.
      Executors: (not given).
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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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      DYSON, JOSEPH, Charles Co. 1 Jan, 1769 10 NOV, 1769
      Wife: Dorcas Dyson, 1/3 pte of estate.
      Dau. Winefred Dyson.
      To son Thomas Andrew Dyson, lands that I possess to him; If he shd. decease without male issue, lands to be divided between sons Aquilla Dyson and Samuel Turner Dyson; one cow marked In the proper mark of Mary Turner, widow of Samuel Turner, these I give him In lieu of 2 heifers his grandfather Dyson left him.
      To son Aquilla Dyson, 1 slave, but in case the hrs. of John Chunn shd. recover sd. slave from son Aquilla Dyson or his guardian, then Aquilla to be made equal, which with my 3 children: Winefred, Mary and Samuel Turner Dyson, out of their 3 different parts; but in case the hrs, of John Chunn shd. not recover sd. slave from Aquilla. or his guardian, to dau. Mary Dyson a slave. Mentioned 4 children: Winefred, Aquilla, Mary and Samuel Turner Dyson.
      I will that sons Thomas Andrew Dyson and Aquilla, be put under nephew Bennett Dyson, and he to be their guardian until 21,
      Exs: Wife Dorcas Dyson, and nephew Bennett Dyson.
      Wit: James Craik, Those Reeves, Sam Turner. 37.388
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      Daniel Beaden 37.107 CH 22.12.6 Jul 9 1748 Aug 25 1748
      (also Daniel Baden)
      Appraisers: Samuel Turner Charles Love.
      Creditors: John Boarman, Sofier Mackdanel.
      Administratrix: Jane Baden.
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      Ignatius Simms 86.8 CH 326.8.3 Apr 4 1764 Oct 15 1764
      Appraisers: Baker Brooke, Samuel Turner, Jr.
      Creditors: Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Daniel Jenifer for John Mitchell.
      Next of kin: James Sims, Jesse Coyne.
      Executrix: Mary Simms.
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      Charles County Land Record Book L#3, 1761-1765; Page 434. Mar 15, 1764 from Samuel. Turner Sr of CC, planter, to William Turner Sr of CC, for 12 2 shillings and 1 penny and 1200 lbs of crop tobacco and for divers other good causes, part of a tract of land in CC called Turners Addition, bounded by Petreys Branch, containing about 61 ..acres. Signed - Sam: Turner. Wit - Dan of St. Thos. - Jenifer*, Josias Hawkins*. Recorded Mar , 1764.

  • Sources 
    1. [S044876] Turner Family.

    2. [S044775] Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume: 8.

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