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

John Turner

Male Abt 1621 - Aft 1677  (~ 56 years)

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  • Name John Turner 
    Born Abt 1621  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft Feb 1676/77  Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029125  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 

    Father Virginia Turner 
    Family ID F13850  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Sarah Turner,   b. 1643, MD or VA or England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F17759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1690-1691; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 125 (contd) Court held 11th March 1690/1.
      1. JOHN TURNER came into Court and confessed. Judgment unto Capt. GEORGE BRENT for the sum of four hundred pounds of Tobacco in Cask Therefore tis ordered that John Turner shall make present payment of the said sum .
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 16:32:25
      Family Tree Maker Online: Genealogy Library.com: Early Virginia Immigrants, 1623 -1666 , Page 335

      Turner, John, 1653, by Francis Hale, (???) Co.
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://www5.familytreemaker.com/cgi-bin/texis/find/search30/?query=wills+o f+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia+james+monroe&db=online&areas=10&head=onl ine&booknum=&category=&words=wills+of+westmoreland+county%2C+virginia&firs t=james&last=monroe&cmd=context&i
      URL title: The Washington Ancestry and Records of the McClain, Johnson and Forty Other Colonial American Families, Volume 1, Page 167
      Westmoreland County Deeds, Wills, Patents,

      &c. from 1661 to 1662, p. 46 dorso]:

      APPOMATTOX VESTRY. Wee whose names are here underwritten were made Choice of as Vestry men by ye Parish of Appomattox & have taken ye oath of Alegiance & Supremacie & doe subscribe ye following words: as, I doe Acknowledge my self a true sonn of ye Church of Engld so I doc beleeve ye Articles of faith there professed & oblige myself to bee Conformable to ye Doctrine & Dicepline there taught & established. Dated this 3d. of July 1661


      The Rebellion known as Bacon's Rebellion had it's beginnings in 1675 and was ended early in 1677 in Virginia, however, the year of the actual conflict was in 1676. Sometimes referred to as the precursor to the American Revolution, it is ironic that it was exactly 100 years before a rebellion would be launched that succeeded in independence from Great Britain. Listed below are the names of over 100 individuals who took part in the Rebellion. There are, without a doubt, many hundreds not listed herein. * Notes individuals executed for their participation in Bacon's Rebellion.

      Turner, John (James?)
      Contributed by: James Hughes

      URL: http://vagenweb.rootsweb.com/hening/vol02-26.htm#page_547
      URL title: Hening's Statutes at Large
      Att a Court Marshall held at Green Spring the 24th day of January 1676-7.

      Present, Sir William Berkeley Knt. Governor and capt. genl. of Virginia.
      Co'll. Bacon,
      Co'll. Ballard,
      Co'll. Ludwell,
      Co'll. Claiborne, Co'll. West,
      Co'll. Hill,
      Co'll. Ramsey,
      Major Page.

      James Crewes being brought before the court for treason and rebellion against his most sacred majestie, and pleading nothing in his defence, and the court being very sencible that the said Crewes was a most notorious actor, aydor and assistor in the rebellion; therefore the court are unanimously of opinion, and doe adjudge him guilty of the accusation: Sentence of death therefore past upon him to returne to the prison from whence he came, and from thence (on Friday next) to be carryed to the gallowes, there to be hanged by the neck untill he be dead. Jas. Crewes.
      The same accusation ( of James Crewes) against Wm. Cookson; and sentence of death accordingly past upon him. Wm. Cookson.
      The same accusation ( of James Crewes) against John Digby; and sentence of death accordingly past upon him. John Digby.
      The same accusation ( of James Crewes) against Wm. Rookings; and sentence of death accordingly past upon him. Wm. Rookings.
      The same accusation ( of James Crewes) against Wm. West; and sentence of death accordingly past upon him. Wm. West.
      The same accusation ( of James Crewes) against Jno. TURNER; and sentence of death accordingly past upon him. Jno. TURNER.
      Henry West being found guilty of treason and rebellion against his majestie; but for that he hath not been so notorious as the rest, the court have thought Henry West banished.
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 11:16:47

      Next entry on pages 74 (54-55). These presents witnessed that I William Pattison in consideration of a Bill of five (missing) pounds of tobacco already received which was in consideration of a servant entertained by Richard Lawson who called himself John Turner (missing) by the said Lawson employed in his service, I do by these presents demise released and discharge the said Lawson his heirs and assignees from all damage or demand whatsoever for or concerning (missing) entertaining or employing the said servant. Witness my hand this (missing) twenty days hence whe(missing) Pattison acquit the said (missing) aforesaid. Signed William Pattison. Witnesses Richard Lee and Edward Kemp.

      James Hughes 2006-04-30 10:46:38
      Hening's Statutes at Large


      Nathaniell Bacon the younger, Edmund Cheesman and William Hunt, who were principall actors in the said rebellion, and are deceased, nor to Thomas Hansford, Thos. Wilsford, Wm. Carver, Wm. Drummond, James Crewes, John Johnson, George ffarloe, Thos. Younge, Thomas Hall, Henry Page, James Wilson, John Baptista, William Cookson and John Digby, nor any or either of them who were alsoe great ayders and assisters in the said rebellion and were taken in open armes, and before the country was setled were tryed and deservedly adjudged to death by the right honourable the governour and a councell of warre, and accordingly executed, nor to William West or JOHN TURNER WHO WERE ALSOE TAKEN IN OPEN REBELLION, AND ACCORDINGLY TRYED BY A COUNCELL OF WARR, AND ADJUDGED TO DEATH, BUT BEFORE EXECUTION BROKE PRISON AND ARE ESCAPED, nor to William Rookins, who was taken in open rebellion, and accordingly tryed by a councell of warre and adjudged to death, but before execution dyed in prison, nor to Richard Lawrence, Thomas Whaley and John fforth, who were principall actors in the said rebellion, and are filed {Fled} from justice, not dareing to abide their tryall, all which aforesaid persons were notorious actors and abettors in the aforesaid horrid rebellion against the kings majestie, but that they and every of them and their estates, reall and personall, shalbe, and are out of this present act excepted and foreprized, according to an act of this assembly for that purpose passed this present assembly, and alsoe except out of this present act Giles Bland, Anthony Arnold, Rich ffarmer, Richard Pomfrey, John Iles, Robert Jones, Robert Stokes, John Whittson and William Scarborough who were all lately convicted for horrid treasons and rebellions against his most sacred majestie, and all accordingly executed, (but Robert Jones,) which said severall persons and their estates are alsoe out of this present act wholly excepted and foreprized. Provided alsoe that this act nor any thing therein contained shall extend to give any other benefitt to Thomas Goodrich, senr. Benjamin Goodrich, Robert Holden, Thomas Gordon, Stephen Mannering, John Taylor, Anthony Hamilton, Richard Barton, Joseph Hardidge, and all those that were in the garrison in armes against the kings majestie and his governour and government here, with the said Barton and Hardidge, also cert'n persons who were executed; and certain others who escaped. Certain other pers's excepted from pardon, for the reasons expressed and did not willingly and readily surrender up themselves when they were summoned thereto by captain Thomas POWELL, nor to Richard Thomson, Dominick Rice, John Bagwell, William Potts, John Richens, Arther Long, Thomas Lushington, Robert Weekes, Charles Death, John Lawson, John BROWNE and Mathew Sadler, who were all notorious actors in the said rebellion, but that they and every of them shall suffer and undergo such paines, penalties and punishments not extending to life, as by an act or severall acts of the said present grand assembly, or by order or orders, awards or judgments of the right honourable the governour and councell already hath passed, or shall for that purpose passe, nor to James Lanquester who being an active rebell, was taken in armes and committed to prison in the height of the rebellion, and upon his submission and takeing the oath of allegiance, was by the right honourable the governour pardoned and released, and after that entered himselfe a souldier under the command of major Robert Beverley, and soone after run a way from his coullers and became an active rebell, and is since fled and escaped not daring to abide a legall tryall.
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 10:57:23
      Tennessee Cousins, Page 407

      ALEXANDER HENDERSON, with EDWARD EPPES JOHN TURNER, JOHN HUNT and a certain HUGH WILLIAMS were among the headrights used by JOHN LANDMAN, on May 22, 1650, when he patented 650 acres, also on the South side of the RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER. (Nugent p. 197).
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 11:12:27
      The Maryland Calendar of Wills, Volume I

      Allen, James, Patuxent River, 8th Nov., 1653; 22nd Nov., 1653.
      Yephania Smith, ex. and sole legatee.
      Test: John Turner, Wm. Stockdall. 1. 53
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 11:23:23
      Descendants of George Weedon

      From the late John Horatio Nelson:

      On May 10, 1659 Francis Hale made a deed of gift to "Sarah Weedon, daughter unto John Turner" and on May 11, 1659 John Turner made a deed of gift to his daughter Sarah Weedon. As George and Sarah Weedon appear in later records as man and wife, it is certain that George Weedon married Sarah Turner, daughter of John Turner, and it appears very likely about May 1659. As John Washington witnessed the deed of gift from Hale to Sarah Weedon, mention of the document is made by Mr. C.A. Hoppin in his volume, The Washington Ancestry, p. 154. The actual manuscript recording is in Westmoreland County Court Order Book 1653-59, p. 130.
      James Hughes 2006-04-29 16:41:16
      jh note:[John Turner is listed]

      URL (Click on link) http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=34&last=&g_p=P3&collect ion=LO Patent
      Title Hale, Francis.
      Publication 25 November 1653.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Virginia State Land Office. Patents 1-42, reels 1-41.
      Related See also the following surname(s): Hail.
      Note Location: County location not given.
      Description: 400 acres on the north side of Horne Harbor.
      Source: Land Office Patents No. 3, 1652-1655, p. 34 (Reel 2).
      Stafford Co VA Order Book 1692-1693; THE ANTIENT PRESS
      Page 304 (contd). Court held 15th September 1692
      212. JOHN TURNER humbly complaining sheweth that your Petr. being arrived to the age of three score years and upwards and being very sick and weakley insomuch that he is not capable of getting his Livelihood Therefore humbly prays an order to be Levy free according to the usual Custom and manner of this Countrey. And the Court having taken the same into their most Judicious and Charitable consideration doe accordingly order Therefore tis ordered that John Turner shall be fully and freely discharged from Paying any further Levies of this Countrey+

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