TURNER Family

First Generation

1. Alexander 'Alex'1 Turner (#27204) was born in Nc about 1803.

He married Margaret Unknown. (Margaret Unknown is #27203.) Margaret was born in Nc about 1799. At 42 years of age Margaret became the mother of Sarah Jane Turner in Ga, 23 Apr 1842.

At 38 years of age Alexander became the father of Sarah Jane Turner in Ga, 23 Apr 1842. NOTES ON ALEXANDER TURNER; Mollie Grant, P.O. Box 4, Hampton, Ark. 71744relates a story that in a typhoid epidemic in 1853, Alex Turner, hisFather, and two of his sons died within a two week period. They are probably buriedat Chambersville Cemetery, in un-marked graves. (There is no verification of this story at this time)

1850 Census, Dallas County, Ark...43 Moro Twp., researched by George Easterling, 714 West 7th St., Freeport, Texas..77541

On Nov 10 1853, Alex Turner filed an Affidavit for "Letters ofAdministration" on the ESTATE of NEIL TURNER, Deceased. He swears that Neil's widow, Martha Turner, and three children: "Daniel", "William Thomas", and MargaretPernulia" Turner are the only heirs to Neil's estate. (Valued at no more than twohundred dollars)

This leads one to believe that Neil may have been an older son of Alex,who was married, and head of household by 1850.

On Feb 17 1853 , a "Martha Turner"(42) married "William Williams" (53)

Alexander 'Alex' Turner and Margaret Unknown had the following child:

child 2 i. Sarah Jane2 Turner (#27202) was born in Ga 23 Apr 1842. Sarah died 20 Sep 1873 in Calhoun Co., Ar, at 31 years of age. She married James Henry Machen 3 Jun 1857. (James Henry Machen is #27198.) James was born in Jefferson Co., Al ? 30 Apr 1827. James was the son of Rowland 'Roland' Machen and Cinthy 'Cynthia' Taylor. James died 21 Aug 1887 in Chambersville, Calhoun Co., Ar, at 60 years of age. At 22 years of age James became the father of Mary Jane Amison Machen 1 Oct 1849. At 25 years of age James became the father of Mildred Virginia Machen 13 Feb 1853. At 31 years of age James became the father of Surelda Jane Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 2 Dec 1858. At 34 years of age James became the father of Synthia Katherine 'Katie' Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 2 Sep 1861. At 36 years of age James became the father of James Henry Machen II in Calhoun Co., Ar, 8 Jan 1864. At 39 years of age James became the father of Carolina Maryetta Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 5 May 1866. At 41 years of age James became the father of Ida Valandingham Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 15 Oct 1868. At 43 years of age James became the father of Harriett Margret Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 9 Mar 1871. At 46 years of age James became the father of Martha Elizabeth Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 27 Jul 1873. (See James Henry Machen for the continuation of this line.)

At 16 years of age Sarah became the mother of Surelda Jane Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 2 Dec 1858. At 19 years of age Sarah became the mother of Synthia Katherine 'Katie' Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 2 Sep 1861. At 21 years of age Sarah became the mother of James Henry Machen II in Calhoun Co., Ar, 8 Jan 1864. At 24 years of age Sarah became the mother of Carolina Maryetta Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 5 May 1866. At 26 years of age Sarah became the mother of Ida Valandingham Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 15 Oct 1868. At 28 years of age Sarah became the mother of Harriett Margret Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 9 Mar 1871. At 31 years of age Sarah became the mother of Martha Elizabeth Machen in Calhoun Co., Ar, 27 Jul 1873.

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