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Pioneers in Early Dawson, Forsyth & Gwinnett Counties in Georgia

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  • ID: I1290
  • Name: John "Little John" TURNER
  • Given Name: John "Little John"
  • Surname: Turner
  • Nickname: Little John 1 2 3 4
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 9 Aug 1813 in Spartanburg District, South Carolina 5 1 2 3 4
  • Death: 6 Jun 1885 2 3 4
  • Burial: Turner Family Cemetery, Dawson County, Georgia 2 4 3 6
  • Event: Name Note
  • Note: According to family members, John was called "Little John" because he was so huge. 4
  • Event: Census Report 1840 Lumpkin County, Georgia
  • Note:
    Enumerator: Reuben G. Anderson;  Roll: M704-45;  Image: 0245
    Dist: 130, Capt. Harbin's;  Line 30;  Page: 271
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       Males: 1 (0-5), 1 (20-30);
    Females: 3 (0-5), 1 (20-30);
    Slaves:
       Males: 0
    Females: 0
    Occu:  Agriculture 1
    1
  • _UID: 21A1148AAEA745C3B9DC85796661613BB37A
  • Change Date: 18 Apr 2005 at 19:52



    Father: Elias TURNER b: Abt 1784 in Spartanburg District, South Carolina
    Mother: Sarah Ann PRICE b: Abt 1774

    Marriage 1 Annie Irene GOSS b: 5 Apr 1814 in Pendleton District, South Carolina
    • Married: 19 Nov 1835 in Lumpkin County, Georgia 7
    • Event: Marriage Note
    • Note: The marriage license was issued Nov 18, 1835. 7
    • Change Date: 7 Apr 2005
    Children
    1. Has No Children Martha A. TURNER b: 15 Dec 1836 in Dawson County, Georgia
    2. Has Children William M. TURNER b: 15 Jan 1838 in Lumpkin County, Georgia
    3. Has Children Sarah C. TURNER b: 22 Nov 1839 in Dawson County, Georgia
    4. Has Children Malinda E. TURNER b: 14 Jul 1841 in Dawson County, Georgia
    5. Has Children John Wilson TURNER b: 18 Mar 1843 in Georgia
    6. Has No Children Benjamin Jackson TURNER b: 29 Dec 1845 in Dawson County, Georgia
    7. Has No Children Mary TURNER b: 1847
    8. Has Children Nathaniel Washington TURNER b: 20 Sep 1849 in Dawson County, Georgia
    9. Has Children Berry Benson TURNER b: Aug 1851 in Georgia
    10. Has No Children Andrew C. TURNER b: 3 Oct 1853 in Dawson County, Georgia
    11. Has Children Melicent Louisa TURNER b: 1855

    Sources:
    1. Media: Census/Tax
      Title: 1840 Lumpkin County, Georgia Census
      Publication: [primary source] Dahlonega, Georgia: 1840 [Electronic database on Ancestry.com]
      Date: 9 Oct 2004
      Page: Line 30;  Page: 271
    2. Media: Book
      Title: Cemeteries of Dawson County, Georgia
      Author: Teague, Gene E., and Reece. Miranda E.
      Publication: [primary source] Dawsonville, Georgia: Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society, 2002
      Date: 17 Jan 2003
      Page: p 209
    3. Media: Electronic database
      Title: "Descendants of Benjamin Goss," Hughes-Goss Family [Online Database]
      Author: Hughes, David, Compiler
      Publication: [secondary source] World Connect Project Database: Mar 15, 2001 (downloaded Jun 10, 2001) (http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=dghughes2&id=1155)
      Date: 10 Jun 2001
    4. Media: Book
      Title: Dawson County, Georgia Heritage 1857-1996 [LC #97-60549]
      Author: Dawson County Heritage Book Committee
      Publication: [secondary source] Dawsonville, Georgia: Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society and Don Mills, Inc. 1997
      Date: 15 Mar 2002
      Page: Article 806, "John 'Little John' Turner - Pioneer," p 245
    5. Media: Census/Tax
      Title: 1810 Spartanburg District, South Carolina Census
      Publication: [primary source] Spartanburg District, SC: 1810 [Ancestry.com electronic database: images of original documents]
      Date: 15 Apr 2005
      Page: Line 7, Page 406
    6. Media: Electronic database
      Title: "Harbin-Goss-Banks Family Data," Stevens, Reavis, Black, and Burke Ancestors [Online database]
      Author: Banks, Patricia, Compiler
      Publication: [secondary source] World Connect Project database, Apr 16, 2001. (Downloaded May 13, 2001) (http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?pp=GET&db=pbamks&id=I14995)
      Date: 6 Jul 2001
    7. Media: Court
      Title: Lumpkin County, Georgia Marriage Book A, 1833-1845
      Publication: [primary source] Dahlonega, GA: 1847
      Date: 16 Dec 2002
      Page: (page not numbered)

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