Susannah Turner1

F, #930, b. circa 1823, d. 1866
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Terisha Turner
FatherTerisha Turner1,2 b. 1780, d. b 7 Dec 1861
MotherSusan Foster1
ChartsDescendant Chart (Box)


Samuel C. Kerne b. c 1816, d. 1895
Last Edited5 Sep 2020
     Susannah Turner was born circa 1823, daughter of Terisha Turner and Susan Foster, in Virginia.3,4 She was also known as Susan P.2

     Susannah Turner married Samuel C. Kerne on 19 April 1842 in Pike County, Missouri.5

     On 7 December 1861, Thomas Turner, administrator of the estate of Terrisha Turner deceased, came to Court in Pike County, Missouri, to make a final settlement of this estate. He was found to be indebted to said estate in the sum of $402.68 and was ordered to distribute to each heirs or set of heirs the sum of $378.09 and also as follows:
Thomas Turner = $378.09
John C. Turner = 378.09
George F. Turner = $378.09
Robert C. Turner = $378.09
Jane Graves = $378.09
Julia Ann Wells - $378.09
Eliza Cunningham = $378.09
Susan P. Kerne = $378.09
George B. Turner guardian for the use of John Turner, William Turner and Edward Turner, minors jointly the sum of $378.09. I do not know who the father was of these minors was or how George B. Turner was related.2

     Susannah Kerne died in 1866.
     Find A Grave does not have a burial listing for her as of 3 Feb 2019.1

Census and Occupation

DateEnumeration and OccupationLocation
1850as Susan and 27 years of ageClarksville, Pike County, Missouri4


  1. [S523] Turner, Louise Patton Richardson. Some Turners of Virginia (Tulsa: L. P. R. T., 1965), page 9 . This book is not as well documented as one would like, however, it displays more research effort than one usually finds in books of this period on family genealogy.
  2. [S6270] "Missouri Probate Records, 1750-1998: Pike, 1859-1865, vol. C-D, " images, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch (Provo, Utah), entry for Terrisha Turner, decd. by Thomas Turner, 7 Dec 1861, page 383, : image 238 of 725, accessed 5 Sep 2020.
  3. [S523] Turner. Some Turners of VA, page 9. Says he was born in 1822.
  4. [S5959] "1850 United States Federal Census," index and images, ( Operations Inc: (, accessed 5 Sep 2020, entry for Samuel Kerne, 1850, Clarksville, Pike, Missouri; citing roll 409, page 217B, family 786, image 3 of 7; citing original data from the National Archives MIcrofilm Publication M432.
  5. [S3854] "Missouri, Marriages, 1750-1920," index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (FamilySearch:, entry for Samuel C. Kerne and Susan Turner, 19 Apr 1842; citing Pike,Missouri; FHL microfilm 974,634, accessed 18 Aug 2016).