Person:John Turton (8)

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Name John Turton
Gender Male
Birth? West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England

This is the John Turton who was named in the will of Luke Johnson as "uncle John Turton of West Bromwich, county Stafford, gent".

  1.   Turton of West Bromwich, in Grazebrook, H. Sydney (Henry Sydney). The heraldic visitations of Staffordshire: made by Sir Richard St. George, Norroy, in l6l4, and by Sir William Dugdale, Norroy, in the years l663 and l664. (London: Mitchell and Hughes, 1885), p 291.
  2.   Willett, Mary. A history of West Bromwich. (West Bromwich: Free Press Co., 1882).
  3.   Will of Luke Johnson, in Virginia Magazine of History and Biography. (Richmond, Virginia: Virginia Historical Society), vol XI, No 4 (April 1904).

    Communicated by Mr. Lothrop Withington, 30 Little Russell street, W. C, London
    (including " Gleanings " by Mr. H. F. Waters, not before printed.)
    Luke Johnson of Virginia, planter. Will 25 June 1659; proved 1 August 1659. To my uncle John Turton of West Bromwich, county Stafford, gent, and James Carie, citizen and salter of London, my executors, 20 s. To Elizabeth, the wife of said James Carie, 20 s. To friends Mr. John Banester and Elizabeth his wife, 40s. To my loving godson John Banister, son of John Banister of Yorke River in Virginia, planter, one cowe. To my godson Robert Bryen, son of Robert Bryen of Virginia, planter, one cowe. Residuary legatee: Anne Johnson, my wife. Executors: my uncle John Turton and friend James Cary. Witnesses: Richard Morton, Pr. Stedman, servant to Thomas Russell, scrivenor. (Pell, 450.)