Lewis Emmitt Turner1,2,3

M, #7711, b. 5 March 1838, d. 20 February 1925
RelationshipGreat-grandnephew of Terisha Turner
FatherWilliam Spencer Turner4,3 b. c 1792, d. b 20 Dec 1852
MotherFrances Jane Cheatwood4,3 b. c 1811, d. 25 Jan 1890

Family

Julia Askew Turner b. 6 Nov 1840, d. 24 Mar 1928
Children
Last Edited21 Jul 2021
     Lewis Emmitt Turner was born on 5 March 1838, son of William Spencer Turner and Frances Jane Cheatwood, in Virginia.1,4,3 He was also known as Louis.4

     Lewis and Julia Askew Turner obtained a marriage license on 16 May 1860 in Amherst County, Virginia.5,6

     Lewis Emmitt Turner died of a Cerebral hemorrhage at his home on 20 February 1925 at age 86 near New Glasgow, Amherst County, Virginia,1,7,8,9 and was buried in Turner Family Cemetery, Amherst County, Virginia.1,3

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
185010 years of ageEastern District, Amherst County, Virginia10
186022 years of age and living in his mother's household with his wifeAmherst County, Virginia11
Farmer11
187032 years of age (but indexed as 52). Also living in his household were Alexander Wood, age 20, white, farmhand; Ida Ross, Mulatto, age 12, domestic servant; and Claiborn Page, Black, age 13, domestic servantTemperance Township, Amherst County, Virginia12
Farmer with real estate valued at $1,50012
1880as Louis, 43 years of age and living with his mother and wife, Julia, in his mother's householdTemperance Township, Amherst County, Virginia4
Farming4
190062 years of age and married for forty years. Also living in his household were three Black boarders: Mildred Jackson, age 30 and her two daughters, Bertha, age 6; and Roselma, age 1Temperance Township, Amherst County, Virginia13
Farmer13
191072 years of age, married fifty years and living between Jefferson Daniel Turner, his son, and Edgar L. Turner, his other sonTemperance District, Amherst County, Virginia14
Farmer14
192082 years of ageAmherst County, Virginia15
Farmer15

Citations

  1. [S305] Boxley, Mary Frances, compiler. Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Amherst Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985), page 174.
  2. [S2945] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR7Q-BSM, entry for Lewis E. Turner and Julia Turner, 1860, Amherst County, Virginia, accessed 22 Sep 2020).
  3. [S6281] "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:QVRW-MR9W, entry for Lewis Emmitt Turner, 20 Feb 1925; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Amherst, Virginia, United States, entry #, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, accessed 22 Sep 2020).
  4. [S5336] "1880 United States Federal Census," digital images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com: n.p.image 43 of 43 ), entry for Frances Turner, 1880, Temperance, Amherst, Virginia; citing roll 1353, page 291C, family 363, accessed 22 Sep 2020.
  5. [S2945] "VA Marriages, 1785-1940," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XR7Q-B91, Lewis E. Turner and Julia Turner, 16 May 1860; citing Amherst Co., Virginia, reference Mar Reg 2 p 45; FHL microfilm 30,311, accessed 5 Aug 2016).
  6. [S6295] "Amherst County, Virginia, Marriage Register, 1854-1900," images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch, Provo, Utah): accessed 20 Oct 2020, entry for Lewis E Turner and Julia Turner, 1860, at https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L9XF-F8XT .
  7. [S1827] Amherst County Heritage Book Committee, compiler. Amherst County, Virginia Heritage (United States: Walsworth Publishing Co., c1997), page 238.
  8. [S6281] "VA Death Certificates, 1912-1987," FamilySearch, Lewis Emmitt Turner, 20 Feb 1925; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2012); citing , Amherst, Virginia, United States, entry #51, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond, accessed 22 Sep 2020.
  9. [S6039] "Newspapers.com," index and images, (Ancestry.com: (Provo, Utah), accessed 20 Jan 2021, entry for Lewis Turner, The Times Dispatch (Richmond, Virginia), issue of 24 Feb 1925, page 16, image 16 of 16.
  10. [S5499] "1850 United States Federal Census," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M88G-QWG ), entry for William Turner, 1850, Amherst county, part of, Amherst, Virginia, United States; citing family 720, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), accessed 24 Sep 2020.
  11. [S5507] "United States Census, 1860," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4B1-CJ4 ), entry for Frances Turner, 1860, Amherst, Virginia; citing page 77, family 572, FHL Microfilm 805,332, accessed 3 Dec 2020.
  12. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFL6-BLV ), entry for Lewis E Turner, 1870, Temperance, Amherst, Virginia; citing page 35, family 256, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D. C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL Film 553,132, accessed 22 Sep 2020.
  13. [S5503] "United States Census, 1900," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMFD-VXJ ): accessed 22 Sep 2020), Lewis Turner, Temperance District (south part), Amherst, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14, sheet 11A, family 189, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,699.
  14. [S5516] "United States Federal Census, 1910," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MPGN-VPJ ), entry for Lewis E Turner, Temperance Magisterial District, Amherst, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 17, sheet 11A, family 188, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1621; FHL microfilm 1,375,634, accessed 3 Feb 2021.
  15. [S5479] "Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920," digitized microfilm, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, National Archives (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MJNN-XZJ: accessed 3 Feb 2021), Louis E Turner, 1920, Amherst, Virginia, sheet 15A, family 951, FHL microfilm 1,821,879.
  16. [S6292] "Amherst County, Virginia Death Register, 1853-1896," image, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch ( Provo, Utah: accessed 10 Oct 2020), entry for Wm Hyram Turner, 1885, at https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details?page=1&place=393422&lifeEvent=102899&rmsId=TH-267-11122-64214-91&imageIndex=151&singleView=true.
  17. [S6292] "Amherst Co., VA Death Reg., 1853-1896," FamilySearch, Anna Lea Turner, 1883, accessed 10 Oct 2020 at https://www.familysearch.org/records/images/image-details?page=1&place=393422&lifeEvent=102899&rmsId=TH-267-11122-64214-91&imageIndex=137&singleView=true.
  18. [S6048] "Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014," index and images, (Ancestry.com: (Provo, Utah), accessed 12 Feb 2021, entry for Jefferson Daniel Turner, 1947, Amherst County, Cert. No. 1947005972, image 165 of 464.
  19. [S6048] "VA Death Recds., 1912-2014," index and images, Ancestry.com, entry for Edgar Lewis Turner, 1965, Appomattox County, State File No. 65 025831, image 331 of 499.
  20. [S6361] "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1943," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:unknown cd3, entry for Edgar Lewis Turner and Roberta Ewers, 22 Nov 1905; citing Marriage, Amherst, Virginia, United States, Circuit court clerk offices, Virginia, accessed 12 Feb 2021).
  21. [S6361] "VA County Marr. Recds., 1771-1943," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6CB6-R88M, Woodson Morris Turner and Annie Lou Johnson, 15 Feb 1913; citing Marriage, Amherst, Virginia, United States, Circuit court clerk offices, Virginia, accessed 28 May 2021).

George Arthur Howl1

M, #7712, b. 29 July 1850, d. 6 May 1879
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Terisha Turner
FatherGeorge W. Howl2 d. b 4 Jan 1851
MotherMildred Frances Turner2 b. 10 Feb 1822, d. 9 Jun 1885
ChartsDescendant Chart (Box)
Last Edited28 May 2019
     George Arthur Howl was born on 29 July 1850, son of George W. Howl and Mildred Frances Turner, in Amherst County, Virginia.1

     George Arthur Howl died on 6 May 1879 at age 28 in Amherst County, Virginia,1 and was buried in Turner Cemetery, Bailey-Kent Section, Galts Mill Farm, Amherst County, Virginia.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
187019 years of age and living in his mother's householdAmherst Township, Amherst County, Virginia3
Farm Hand3

Citations

  1. [S305] Boxley, Mary Frances, compiler. Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Amherst Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985), page 175.
  2. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFLX-JFQ ), entry for Mildred F Howl, Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, United States; citing p. 22, family 159, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,132, accessed 13 Jul 2016.
  3. [S5500] "1870 US Census," George A Howl in household of Mildred F Howl, Amherst, Amherst, Virginia, United States; citing p. 22, family 159, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 553,132, accessed 13 Jul 2016 at ( https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFLX-JFQ ).

William Dillard1

M, #7713, b. 4 March 1797, d. 1880
FatherCaptain James Dillard2 b. 29 Oct 1755, d. 4 Apr 1832
MotherJane Starke2 b. 12 Dec 1759, d. 3 Sep 1843

Family

Sarah S. Christian b. c 1804
Child
Last Edited3 Dec 2020
     William Dillard was born on 4 March 1797, son of Captain James Dillard and Jane Starke.1,2

     William Dillard, 26, married Sarah S. Christian on 17 November 1823 in Amherst County, Virginia. But, the index source says his father is John Dillard.3

     On 5 May 1830, Terisha Turner of Nelson County conveyed to Narcissa E Dillard, wife of James S. Dillard, of Bedford County, and their current and future children land and slaves consisting of one tract in Nelson County adjoining the land of Major Charles Yancey containing 50 acres, one fifth part of all the land in the county of Amherst of which James London died seized or prossessed and which said one fifth was converyed by Obediah Henderson and wife to the aforesaid James S. Dillard by deed with sundry horses, cattle, hogs, sheep, plantation utensils, household and kitchen furniture with all its increase and profits to Stephen Turner and William Dillard having Executors and Adminstration forever in trust for the uses and puposes for the support and maintenance of the said Narcissa during her natural life and for the support and maintenance and education of the children she now hath or may have for as long as said children shall be underage and unmarried or for any other cause in the opinion of the said trustees. When the children severally arrive at age or marry, the said trustees shall have power and authority at thier discretion, but shall not be compelled against their judgment, to advance to each Child so coming or age or marrying a reasonable proportion of the property aforesaid to be held by such child in his or her own right provided that such advance shll not exceed in value what each child would be then entitlted to if the whole property were then equally divided between the Mother and all the children.4

     On 30 November 1844, William Dillard, father of the bride witnessed the marriage bond of Terisha Washington Dillard and Mary Elizabeth Dillard at Amherst County, Virginia.5,6,7

     William Dillard died in 1880 in Amherst County, Virginia,1 and was buried in Dillard Graveyard, near Riverville, Amherst County, Virginia.
     Find A Grave does not have a burial listing for him as of 20 Jan 2019.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
187078 years of age. Also living in his household was a farm hand, William O'Bryant, age 23Amherst Township, Amherst County, Virginia8
Farmer with real estate valued at $6,2308

Citations

  1. [S305] Boxley, Mary Frances, compiler. Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Amherst Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985), page 98.
  2. [S109] Sweeny, Leonora Higginbotham. Amherst County, Virginia in the Revolution 1773-1782, Including Extracts from the "Lost Order Book" (c1951; reprint Greenville: Southern History Press, Inc., 1998), page 124.
  3. [S2945] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRQ2-B74, entry for William Dillard and Sarah S. Christian, 17 Nov 1823; citing Amherst, Virginia, reference 273; FHL microfilm 30,273, accessed 5 Aug 2016).
  4. [S6488] "Amherst County, Virginia Deed Book T, 1829-1832," images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: Provo, Utah), entry for Terisha Turner to Narcissa E Dillard, 5 May 1830, pages 91-92l|https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLD-1QMK-2?i=71&cat=282807, at unknown cd3, accessed |5 Mar 2021).
  5. [S412] Davis, Rev. Bailey Fulton. Marriages of Amherst County, Virginia 1801-1854 (Amherst: B.F.Davis, 1965), page 12 D; citing original Register, page 389 . However, this source also stated the certificate of marrage was appended to the bond which is definitely is not.
  6. [S6294] "Amherst County, Virginia, Marriage Register, 1763-1853," image, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch (Provo, Utah): accessed 18 Oct 2020), entry for Terisha W. Dillard and Mary Elizabeth Dillard, 1844, at https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9XF-NZ87?i=677 .
  7. [S6296] "U. S., Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970," index and images, Ancestry. com Operations, Inc., (Provo, Utah) accessed 21 Oct 2020, entry for Col. James Dillard, 1791-1866, National No. 72382; State No. 1631, Virginia Society. Incorrectly states they were married 4 May 1844.
  8. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFL6-XKM ), entry for William Dillard, 1870, Amherst, Amherst, Virginia; citing page no 68, family 490, FHL Microfilm 553,132, accessed 3 Dec 2020.
  9. [S412] Davis. Amherst Co VA Marr 1801-1854, page 12 D; citing original Register, page 389.

Willis H. Dillard1

M, #7714, b. 7 February 1837, d. 17 October 1888
RelationshipGreat-grandnephew of Terisha Turner
FatherJohn Dillard2 b. 11 Jan 1795, d. 1858
MotherNancy Farrar Turner2 b. 1793, d. 17 Oct 1878

Family

Mariah W. Lyon b. c 1840
Last Edited20 Oct 2020
     Willis H. Dillard was born on 7 February 1837, son of John Dillard and Nancy Farrar Turner.1

     Willis H. Dillard and Mariah W. Lyon obtained a marriage license on 9 December 1861 in Amherst County, Virginia.2

     Willis H. Dillard, 24, married Mariah W. Lyon on 18 December 1861 in Amherst County, Virginia.2

     Willis H. Dillard died on 17 October 1888 at age 511 and was buried in Dillard-Hylton Cemetery, Amherst County, Virginia.1

Citations

  1. [S305] Boxley, Mary Frances, compiler. Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Amherst Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985), page 100.
  2. [S6295] "Amherst County, Virginia, Marriage Register, 1854-1900," images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch, Provo, Utah): accessed 20 Oct 2020, entry for Willis H Dillard and Mariah W. Lyon, 1861, at https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9XF-FZYZ .

Sarah S. Christian1,2

F, #7715, b. circa 1804

Family

William Dillard b. 4 Mar 1797, d. 1880
Child
Last Edited3 Dec 2020
     Sarah S. Christian was born circa 1804 in Virginia.3

     I suspect her father may have been Turner Christian, widower, who took out a marriage bond on 6 Oct 1788 with Elizabeth Leak, widow, the daughter of Philip Penn with John Christian, Wm. Loving Jr, Joseph Gayne, Absalom Stinchcomb as security and witnesses.4

     Sarah S. Christian married William Dillard, 26, son of Captain James Dillard and Jane Starke, on 17 November 1823 in Amherst County, Virginia. But, the index source says his father is John Dillard.2

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
187066 years of ageAmherst Township, Amherst County, Virginia3

Citations

  1. [S305] Boxley, Mary Frances, compiler. Gravestone Inscriptions in Amherst County, Virginia (Amherst: Amherst Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, 1985), page 98.
  2. [S2945] "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRQ2-B74, entry for William Dillard and Sarah S. Christian, 17 Nov 1823; citing Amherst, Virginia, reference 273; FHL microfilm 30,273, accessed 5 Aug 2016).
  3. [S5500] "United States Census, 1870," index and images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFL6-XKM ), entry for William Dillard, 1870, Amherst, Amherst, Virginia; citing page no 68, family 490, FHL Microfilm 553,132, accessed 3 Dec 2020.
  4. [S6294] "Amherst County, Virginia, Marriage Register, 1763-1853," image, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch (Provo, Utah): accessed 12 Oct 2020), entry for Turner Christian and Elizabeth Leak, 1788, at https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99XF-NCYY .