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  • ID: I162
  • Name: Elijah Sr. TURNER 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1772 in ,Rutherford Co.,NC
  • Death: 12 Aug 1859 in ,Union Co.,SC
  • Burial: 1859 Ellis/Turner Cemetery,Spartanburg Co.,SC



    Father: Henry TURNER 1 b: 1745 in ,Unknown Co.,NC?
    Mother: Wife? UNKNOWN

    Marriage 1 Edith Jane SARRATT b: 1778 in West Board Rv.,Spartanburg Co.,SC
    • Married: BEF 1797 in ,Union Co.?,SC
    • Divorced: N
    • Note:
      Source: FG 028.001, by Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. (prsjr@aol.com)
      Elijah TURNER, b. c1772 s/o Henry TURNER, NC
      Wife: "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, b. c1778 d/o John & Nancy (MORGAN)
      1. 1st Son: John TURNER, b. c1797 m. c1821 Susannah HOPPER, 4Ch
      2. 2nd Son: Mathias TURNER, b. c1800 m. c1830 Anna RIPPY, 13Ch
      3. 3rd Son: L. Allen TURNER, b. *1801 m. *1826 Levina PETTY, 14Ch
      4. 1st Dau: Silvy TURNER, b. c1805 m. c1827 Elijah POPE, 5Ch
      5. 2nd Dau: Matilda TURNER, b. c1806 m. c1828 Carter POPE, 6Ch
      6. 3rd Dau: Nancy TURNER, b. *1809 m. c1831 Charles E. ELLIS, 8
      7. 4th Dau: Arrney TURNER, b. c1811 m. c1833 Zack A. HOPPER, 0Ch
      8. 4th Son: Ross B. TURNER, b. *1815 m. *1841 Mariah McBRAYER, 11c
      9. 5th Dau: Sally TURNER, b. c1818 m. c1840 1) David R. ELLIS, 8
      m. *1858 2) John M. TURNER, 0
      10. 5th Son: Phillip V. TURNER, b. c1820 m. c1842 Nancy LANCASTER, 6
      11. 6th Son: Elijah, Jr. TURNER b. *1822 m. c1844 Lucinda HUMPHRIES, 8
      * Confirmed dates!
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "E" 1797-1802, pg162-163
      On 10 Sep. 1797
      Richard CANNON of Union Co., SC. conveys to Elijah TURNER, age 25
      (same) for consideration (omitted) some 120 acres of land laying
      on the "Reedy Branch" on "Pacolate waters"
      Wit. Timothy HANEY;
      Wit. Sarah HANEY.
      Recorded: 13 Feb. 1798
      [No listing H/H of R. CANNON or Timothy & Sarah HANEY ..prs]
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "E" 1797-1802, pg163-164
      On 11 Sep. 1797
      Elijah TURNER, <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg247
      age 25 bought 100 acres of land in Pinckney District
      (Union Co.) at "Pacolate Waters"; Part of Grant 01 Aug. 1785 to
      Turner KINDERICK. <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg248
      (Kinderick family of Rutherford Co., NC.)
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "F" 1797-1802, pg181-182
      On 24 Jan. 1799
      Elijah TURNER <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg247
      sold 80 acres of land to
      John CRITTENDON <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg247
      of Pinckney Dist., Union Co., SC;
      Wit: Charles CRITTENDON, <---Not Listed 1800 Census Union Co.
      John TURNER, <---These are Brothers NOT sons John b. c1797
      Mathis TURNER; <---These are Brothers NOT sons Mathias b. c1800
      Recorded 04 Jan. 1799 (of Rutherford Co., NC)
      Elijah TURNER in 1800 Census, Union Co., Pg247 20110-00110
      H/H Elijah TURNER, (26 to 45) <---Could be our Elijah
      Female (26 to 45) <---Unknown
      Female (16 to 26) <---Could be Edy SARRETT
      Male (16 to 26) <---Unknown
      Male (10 Under) <---Could be John
      Male (10 Under) <---Could be Mathis
      Our Elijah TURNER family in 1800.
      H/H Elijah TURNER, age 28, b. c1772 (26 to 45)
      Wife: "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, age 22, b. c1778 (26 to 45)
      1st Son: John TURNER, age 03, b. c1797 (10 Under)
      2nd Son: Mathias TURNER, age 00, b. c1800 (10 Under)
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "I" pg184
      On 27 Nov. 1801
      Elijah TURNER <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg247
      sold 100 acres and 112 acres of land to
      Richard COLE <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg249
      of Union Dist.
      Wit: John CRITTENDON; <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg247
      Wm. SMITH; <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg237
      George HICKS. <---Not Listed 1800 Census Union, Spb; York
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "G" 1803-1818, pg339
      On 22 Nov. 1803
      Elijah TURNER
      age 31 bought 100 acres of land laying
      "on Certain Mill Creek called Long Branch from
      Wm. McBRAYER, Sr. <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg248
      Wit: John SARRATT, <---F-I-L Listed 1800 Census Spartb. Co. Pg169
      John GILMORE <---Listed 1800 Census Union Co. Pg221
      D. M. CAY; <---Not Listed 1800 Census
      Recorded: 19 Sep. 1805
      The Elijah TURNER in 1810 Census, Union Co., Pg270 12010-30010
      matches up with Our Elijah TURNER family in 1810.
      H/H Elijah TURNER, age 38, b. c1772 (26 to 45)
      Wife: "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, age 32, b. c1778 (26 to 45)
      1st Son: John TURNER, age 13, b. c1797 (10 to 16)
      2nd Son: Mathias TURNER, age 10, b. c1800 (10 to 16)
      3rd Son: L. Allen TURNER, age 09, b. *1801 (10 Under)
      1st Dau: Silvy TURNER, age 05, b. c1805 (10 Under)
      2nd Dau: Matilda TURNER, age 04, b. c1806 (10 Under)
      3rd Dau: Nancy TURNER, age 01, b. *1809 (10 Under)
      Union Co., SC. Deed Book "G" 1803-1818, pg354; Indenture #467
      On 09 Dec. 1811
      Elijah TURNER, age 39 bought 58 acres of land adjoining
      Elijah TURNER, <--Self was already living there!
      John GILMORE, <--of Rutherford Co., NC.
      William CAMP; <--of Rutherford Co., NC m. Rebecca WOFFORD
      Wit: Wm. CATLETT,
      Peter HARRIS,
      Daniel GILMORE; <--s/o John GILLMORE above!
      Recorded: 18 Jan. 1812.
      NOTE: NO RECORD FOUND WHERE ELIJAH SOLD THIS LAND IN UNION Co., SC.
      Spartanburg, SC. Deed Book "Q" 1819-1859, pg369-372
      On 07 Jun. 1719 (sic 1819)
      Elijah TURNER of York Co., SC.
      bought 547 acres of land in three parts from
      William HOLOWAY of Spartanburg Co., SC.
      1. 290 acres sold by Joseph CHAMPON to William HOLOWAY
      2. 290 acres; border
      NW of William HOLOWAY,
      NE & SE William DAVIDSON and
      E. NE, N Side S-Vacant;
      Grant to William HOLOWAY; excepted that William HOLOWAY
      sold to Anthony SARRATT
      on S side of Halfway Bridge (this leaves 70 acres) and
      3. 187 acres sold by Robert MELOORE to William HOLOWAY.
      Wit: Fendal M. ROBERTSON
      Charles COOPER.
      Wit. oath Fendal M. ROBERTSON to Joseph CAMP.
      Dower renounced Nancy HOLOWAY to ....?
      Elijah TURNER in 1820 Census, Spartanburg Co., Pg280 300101-23010
      H/H Elijah TURNER, (45 Over) <---Could be our Elijah
      Female, (26 to 45) <---Could be our Edy SARRATT
      Male, (16 to 26) <---Could be our L. Allen
      Female, (10 to 16) <---Could be our Silvy
      Female, (10 to 16) <---Could be our Matilda
      Female, (10 to 16) <---Could be our Nancy
      Female, (10 Under) <---Could be our Arrney
      Male, (10 Under) <---Could be our Ross B.
      Female, (10 Under) <---Could be our Sally
      Male, (10 Under) <---Could be our Phillip V.
      Male, (10 Under) <-- Unknown
      Our Elijah TURNER family in 1820.
      H/H Elijah TURNER, age 48, b. c1772 (45 Over)
      Wife: "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, age 42, b. c1778 (26 to 45)
      1st Son: John TURNER, age 23, b. c1797 (16 to 26) Mar. prior 1820
      2nd Son: Mathias TURNER, age 20, b. c1800 (16 to 26) Mar. prior 1820
      3rd Son: L. Allen TURNER, age 19, b. *1801 (16 to 26)
      1st Dau: Silvy TURNER, age 15, b. c1805 (16 to 18)
      2nd Dau: Matilda TURNER, age 14, b. c1806 (10 to 16)
      3rd Dau: Nancy TURNER, age 11, b. *1809 (10 to 16)
      4th Dau: Arrrney TURNER, age 09, b. c1811 (10 Under)
      4th Son: Ross B. TURNER, age 05, b. *1815 (10 Under)
      5th Dau: Sally TURNER, age 02, b. c1818 (10 Under)
      5th Son: Phillip V. TURNER, age 00, b. c1820 (10 Under)
      F-I-L John SARRATT in 1820 Census, Spartanburg Co., Pg281
      Elijah TURNER in 1830 Census, Spartanburg Co., Pg318
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      H/H Elijah TURNER (50 to 60)
      Female (50 to 60)
      Female (15 to 20) <---Could be our Arrney
      Male (15 to 20) <---Could be our Ross B.
      Female (10 to 15) <---Could be our Sally
      Male (10 to 15) <---Could be our Phillip V.
      Male (10 to 15) <---Unknown
      Our Elijah TURNER family in 1830.
      H/H Elijah TURNER, age 58, b. c1772 (50 to 60)
      Wife: "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, age 52, b. c1778 (50 to 60)
      1st Son: John TURNER, age 33, b. c1797 (30 to 40) Mar. prior 1820
      2nd Son: Mathias TURNER, age 30, b. c1800 (30 to 40) Mar. prior 1820
      3rd Son: L. Allen TURNER, age 29, b. *1801 (20 to 30) Mar. prior 1830
      1st Dau: Silvy TURNER, age 25, b. c1805 (20 to 30) Mar. prior 1830
      2nd Dau: Matilda TURNER, age 24, b. c1806 (20 to 30) Mar. prior 1830
      3rd Dau: Nancy TURNER, age 21, b. *1809 (20 to 30) Mar. prior 1830
      4th Dau: Arrrney TURNER, age 19, b. c1811 (15 to 20)
      4th Son: Ross B. TURNER, age 15, b. *1815 (15 to 20)
      5th Dau: Sally TURNER, age 12, b. c1818 (10 to 15)
      5th Son: Phillip V. TURNER, age 10, b. c1820 (10 to 15)
      6th Son: Elijah, Jr. age 08, b. *1822 (05 to 10) Wasn't b. 1822
      Spartanburg, SC. Deed Book "V", pg498
      In 1830
      Elijah TURNER
      of Spartanburg Co. bought 521 acres of land
      on "Sarrett Creek" from
      Samuel LOWRY of York Co. <---Listed 1820 Census York Co. Pg300
      Wit: Aaron WILKINS, <---Listed 1840 Census York Co. Pg279
      Anothy SARRATT; <---Nephew s/o John & Nannie (MORGAN)
      Recorded 1835
      Spartanburg, SC. Deed Book "V", pg588 On 06 Jun 1835
      Elijah TURNER of Spartanburg Co. sold 226 acres of land to
      John TURNER (1st Son)
      Wit: David ELLIS, <---Son-In-Law Mar Sally TURNER
      Carter POPE. <---Son-In-Law Mar Matilda TURNER
      Recorded 1836
      David & Sally (TURNER) ELLIS liv 1840 Spartb. Co. Pg154
      Carter & Matilda (TURNER) POPE liv 1840 Spartb. Co. Pg 079
      Spartanburg, SC. Deed Book "Y", pg385
      In 1835
      Elijah TURNER of Spartanburg Co. "Deed of Gift" to
      Elijah TURNER, Jr. <----6th Son)
      Wit: John TURNER <----1st Son),
      Phillip TURNER <----5th Son).
      Elijah TURNER in 1840 Census, Spartanburg Co., Pg075
      (Need Record)
      Mrs. Edith "Edy" (SARRATT) TURNER, died 04 Dec. 1844, at the age of
      66 years, in Spartanburg Co., SC.; Buried in the Ellis/Turner Cemetery
      Grassy Pond, Spartanburg Co. SC. Located on present day 150 Hwy, 3
      miles from Gaffney, Cherokee Co., SC. in the Grassy Pond Community
      Elijah TURNER in 1850 Census, Spartanburg Co., Pg247b #13
      Elijah 78 years, b. North Carolina <----Note!
      Neighbors: L. GREEN; Nobel SARRATT; G. SARRATT; Benjamin GREEN;
      Elijah, Jr. TURNER; M. GLOVER; John TURNER; W. LEMONS
      A. ELLIS; John ELLIS.
      "Orbit" from the Carolina Spartan issue of Thur. 18 Aug. 1859
      SAD ACCIDENT
      "We learn that Mr. Elijah TURNER, near Grassy Pond, SC, was killed
      on Friday last [12 Aug. prs], by being thrown from his horse, while
      returning from church. He was eight-six years of age, a man of
      considerable wealth, and much respected. Mrs. ELLIS, his daughter,
      was in company with him. Her mule took flight and scared her fathers's
      horse. Mrs. ELLIS' thigh was broken."
      [It's unclear which daughter was with her father 3rd Dau Nancy married
      Charles H. ELLIS and 6th Dau Sarah "Sally" married David R. ELLIS, both
      would be Mrs. ELLIS mention above. ..prs]
      1859 Spartanburg Co., SC. Estate papers File #2589 Elijah TURNER left
      a Last Will & Testament (LW&T) dated 13 Aug. 1857 [2 years before his
      death ..prs] Recorded seven days after death on 18 Aug. 1859
      Executors: (1st Son) John TURNER
      (3rd Son) L. Allen TURNER
      Wit: Wm. M. FOSTER;
      Bryant BONNER;
      Luther BONNER.
      Legatees:
      1. (1st Son) John TURNER;
      2. (2nd Son) Mathias TURNER;
      3. (3rd Son) L. Allen TURNER;
      4. (1st Dau) Silvy (Turner) Pope;
      5. (2nd Dau) Matilda (Turner) Pope;
      6. (3rd Dau) Nancy (Turner) Ellis;
      8. (4th Son) Ross B. Turner;
      9. (4th Dau) Sarah "Sally" (Turner) Ellis;
      10. (5th Son) Phillip V. Turner;
      7. [4th Dau Arrney (Turner) Hopper <---Was NOT listed d. *1845
      11. [6th Son Elijah TURNER, Jr. <---Was NOT listed d. c1879
      NOTE: On 04 Mar 1858, Elijah TURNER prepared a "Codicil" to his LW&T
      in which he leaves his (4th Dau) Sarah "Sally" (TURNER) ELLIS, TURNER
      [Now remarried to John M. TURNER ..prs] only $100 and the remainder of
      her part to her children;
      Wit: Bryant BONNER;
      P.P. GOFORTH
      G.W. BONNER
      It is believed that Elijah TURNER, Sr. is buried the Ellis/Turner Cemetery
      Grassy Pond, Spartanburg Co. SC. Located on present day 150 Hwy, abt 3
      miles from Gaffney, Cherokee Co., SC. in the Grassy Pond Community although
      no head stone has been found by this writer. ...prs
      BUFFALO BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS: Found in the Baptist Historical Collection
      at Furnman University & there are records in the secured vault at the
      C & S Bank, in Gaffney, Cherokee Co., SC. Located abt one mile South of the
      North Carolina state line, that show Elijah TURNER was a member, Deacon,
      and a delegate to the Broad River Baptist Association for many years.
      Second Source: Helen B. Smith, 2736 Henry St. Augusta GA. 30909; Letter to
      this writer Jul. 20, 1991. prs
      End of File. ..prs
    Children
    1. Has Children John TURNER b: 1797 in ,Union Co.,SC
    2. Has Children Thias TURNER 1 b: 1800 in ,Union Co.,SC
    3. Has Children Lawrence Allen TURNER b: 23 Sep 1801 in ,Union Co.,SC
    4. Has Children Silva J. TURNER b: 1805 in ,York Co.,SC
    5. Has Children Matilda TURNER b: 1806 in ,York Co.,SC
    6. Has Children Nancy TURNER b: 11 Sep 1809 in ,York Co.,SC
    7. Has No Children Arrney TURNER 2 b: 1811 in ,York Co.,SC
    8. Has Children Ross B. TURNER b: 30 Mar 1815 in ,Spartanburg Co.,SC
    9. Has Children Sarah TURNER b: 1818 in ,Spartanburg Co.,SC
    10. Has Children Phillip V. TURNER b: 1820 in ,Spartanburg Co.,SC
    11. Has Children Elijah Jr. TURNER 2 b: 16 Sep 1822 in ,Spartanburg Co.,SC

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