Name: William TURNBULL
Birth: 1808 in Knox County, Kentucky
Death: 15 FEB 1865 in Dora, Ozark, Missouri
Note: He and Uriah Wiley Russell were early justices of peace in Ozark
Note: County, Missouri
Note: Marriage, Indiana State Library, Marriage Records, Morgan Co.,IN
Note: 1840 Morgan Co.,IN Census,listing as William T.Bull.
Note: William Turnbull and his family came to Missouri about 1843.
Note: William Bull changed their name to Turnbull.
Note: 1850 Ozark Co.,Missouri Census, listing as William Turnbull. Dist. 45, p. 26
Note: William Turnbull 42 MW Farmer UN
Note: Polly Turnbull 25 FW KY
Note: Bartholomew Turnbull 14 MW IN
Note: Estella Turnbull 8 FW IN
Note: Minerva Turnbull 17 FW IN
Note: 1860 Ozark Co, MO census, Falling Springs, Family #9
Note: William Turnbull 52 MW Farmer KY
Note: Mary Turnbull 36 FW KY
Note: William T. Bull age 20-29 on page 167A in 1830 Monroe County, Indiana.
Note: William T. Bull bought land in Morgan County, Indiana, on 18 Jul 1837
Note: In the 1840 Morgan Co., IN, census he was listed on page 130 as William T. Bull, age 30-39.
Note: William Turnbull in 1850 Ozark Co., Missouri, listed on page 26, living near brothers Nathaniel & Nicholas Turnbull
Note: listed on page 22. William 52 and Mary 36 are listed in 1860 Falling Spring P.O., Ozark Co., Missouri, as household #
Note: Source Marvin Oaks:
Note: William Turnbull was born in Knox County, Kentucky and later moved to Morgan County, Indiana. He may have lived a while
Note: in Tennessee, since members of the family always believed that the Turnbulls were from Tennessee. It is believed that
Note: William Turnbull's first wife was a Childers. They had three children (Peggy, Minerva, and Bartholomew) and then Mrs.
Note: Turnbull died, leaving him with three small children.
Note: In 1839 William Turnbull married Mary Collins, the sixteen year old daughter of Isiah Collins. They had one child,
Note: Estella, and she was Mary's only child. (Mary married again after William's death). William Turnbull and his family
Note: came to Missouri about 1843.
Note: William Turnbull enlisted in the Union Army on the 17th of August, 1864. He served as a 1st Sgt. in Co. H., 46th Regt.
Note: of MO Inf. Vols. He died February 15, 1865 of small pox in Douglas/Ozark County, Missouri.
Note: Ten years after the death of William Turnbull, Mary Collins Turnbull married Simon David Parsons, and helped raise his
Note: seven children. She is remembered as a very good woman. The Parson children thought a great deal of her.
Father: John Bull TURNBULL II b: ABT 1770 in Beaufort County, South Carolina
Mother: Eleanor "Nellie" COLLINS b: 1783 in Washington, North Carolina
Jane CHILDERS b: ABT 1810 in Kentucky
in Knox County Kentucky
- Margaret TURNBULL b: 1831 in Indiana
- Bartholomew TURNBULL b: ABT 1831 in Indiana
- Nancy Minerva TURNBULL b: 25 JUN 1839 in Morgan County, Indiana
Mary "Polly" COLLINS b: 22 AUG 1822 in Clear Creek, Knox County, Kentucky
20 DEC 1839
in Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana
- Estella TURNBULL b: 7 JAN 1841 in Martinsville, Morgan Co., IN