Person:Lewis Turner (4)

Lewis Abner Turner
d.AFT. 1866 Simpson Co., MS
  1. Lewis Abner Turner1785 - AFT 1866
  • HLewis Abner Turner1785 - AFT 1866
  • WAjesta KennedyBET 1801 - 1802 - AFT 1880
m. 24 JUL 1817
  1. John Lewis Turner1822 - AFT 1863
  2. John Turner1824 -
  3. Hamilton Turner1826 - 1903
  4. Melinda TurnerBET 1828 - 1829 - BEF 1870
  5. Elizabeth Turner1833 -
  6. Melissa Turner1834 -
  7. Narcissa TurnerABT 1834 -
  8. William J Turner1834 -
  9. Narcissa Turner1837 -
  10. Adjusta TurnerBET 1840 - 1842 - 1930
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][4] Lewis Abner Turner
Gender Male
Birth[5][6] 1785 Laurens Dist., SC
Marriage 24 JUL 1817 Clarke Co., ALto Ajesta Kennedy
Census? 1850 MS Simpson Pg. 292
Death? AFT. 1866 Simpson Co., MS
Alt Birth[4] Laurens Co., SC
Alt Death[4] Simpson Co., MS

[Desc 5 John Kennedy from 2728129.ged]

Subject: Fw: Lewis Turner Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 17:06:32 -0800 From: "Brenda Parker" <> To: "Pat Turner" <geniepat@@earthlink.n et>

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From: "Mark Turner" <> To: <> Sent: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 11:04 AM Subjec t: Re: Lewis Turner > Brenda, > Thanks for including me in the information th at you have looked up. I > noticed that no Emiline was listed living with John Turner in the 1860 > census. This may confirm the story that my 83 yr old cousin told me during > the Christmas Holidays. He had heard that John T urner's house burned down > and killed some members of John's house. After this, they moved to Texas. > Could it have been Emaline? I wonder if Pat has heard or have knowledge of > any of this? > > A message for Pat: > I have searched and searched for information about Lewis Turner's family. I > have a lot of information, but nothing to confirm my beliefs. We all know > that Lewis's father was Champ Turner and records show that Lewis was born > around 1785 in Laurins County, S.C. I believe Lewis is buried in the old > Thames-Turner Cemetary on the Griffith property. I recall seeing a > tombs tone with L. Turner on it when I was a child, but I did't know who it > was at the time. Its been 20 years since I was in the area, and at that > time, cattle had destroyed several of the tombstones. I hope to go to the > ceme tary and take some pictures with my wife's new digital camera soon. If > I do, I will try to email them. > > It is my belief that Lewis's father was Champness Turner, who married > Elizabeth Wisdom (daughter of Thomas Wisdom and Martha Lewis. I have > emailed some of the Wisdom family, Bonnie Reach, who has no information on > Champ's and Elizabeth's family.) Champness was the son of a John Turner > (possibly John Turner who died in Halifax County, V A in 1764.) Champness is > listed in Halifax Co.'s census during the 1780's . He is listed as living in > Laurens County, SC in the 1790 & 1800 census , and bought land from the > Richard Turner Estate. He is listed in the Abbeville Co. , SC census in > 1810. That is the last census that I can locate him. His brother Thomas, > who died around 1823, mentioned him in his will as living in Green County, > AL. This all corresponds to family history of how Lewis married Ajusta > Kennedy (1817) in Clarke Co., AL after having moved to AL from GA and SC. > Lewis appears to have been 32 yrs old when he married. I wonder if he had > been married before? > I have not found any mention of Champness's children. George Turner, my > cousin, also told me that Lewis had other family members that lived in > Mississippi, one, around the Brookhaven, MS area. Lemarcus Turner did live > in that area during 1830' s. He had a son named Christopher Champ Turner, > came from Alabama, and la ter moved to Texas around the same time as John > Turner. This may be more than just a coincidence. I hope some of this > may help you if you do any more research. Somebody, somewhere, has bound to > have some info!! > > Brenda, please forward this to Pat. I have accidentally deleted her email. > > Thanks, > > Mark Turner > > > > > _______________________________ __________________________________

[Desc3 John Kennedy from cookwc.ged] Family from 1850 Simpson Co, MS census, p 292

  1. Mark Turner <>, forwarded by Brenda Parker < e-mail message.
  2. International Genealogical Index,
  3. 1870 United States Census, Mt. Zion PO, Simpson Co, MS, p. 13 (285).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Anc Abner Turner from 2867079.ged.

    Date of Import: Dec 6, 2008

  5. Roll 381, Copy 432 FHLC number 433593, age 65, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, not shown as owning anyslaves, illiterate.
  6. 1850 MS Census Simpson County, Pg. 292 (3).