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Old 07-29-2013, 04:05 AM
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Hello, my grandmother and other relatives were born and raised in Midway Bullock Alabama. I'm looking for anyone that are Turner Descendents. My great-grandmother name is Leatha Turner-Pruett (born abt 1885 in Midway Ala. Her father is Abe Turner (Born abt 1843 in Alabama) he has a brother Eli Turner (born abt 1852 in Alabama. Please contact if you think we are related or someone you know is. Thank you much.
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:23 AM
Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Might try CD people search or google genealogy forums for the surnames you're looking for.
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Old 08-09-2013, 07:13 AM
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My paternal grandmother's maiden name was Turner. I haven't gotten too far in mapping out my tree yet but she lived in Pennsylvania not Alabama. Not sure where her family is from yet though.
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Old 08-13-2013, 01:22 PM
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I have a Moses Turner who was born in SC, moved through GA, and settled near Tampa, FL. He married an Olive, and their children, born between 1810-1837, were named Susan, Sarah, Moses Jr., Olive, Harriett, Aaron, Ann, and Jane. See if any of those names fit. The jump to AL wouldn't have been out of the question.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:39 PM
Location: Columbus, OH
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I am related to the Turners around (north) Mobile, AL. I don't recall an Abe or Leatha appearing in my tree, but hopefully my info might help. My line starts with George and Mary Turner who came over from England (Lancashire) between 1825-1830, no idea where they first landed but they ended up settling in what is now Turnerville, AL. They had 4 sons, Honor(b.1825), Right (Wright)(b.1840), George (b.1831) & William (b.1843). From Right and his wife Franny (Francis Susan Cravey) came their children John (b.1865), Hugh Jacob (Sr. b1879), Honor Right(b.1870), William Frank(b.1874), & Laura(b.1868). From Hugh Jacob and his wife Fannie (Saphronia Morris) came their children Ida Mae(b.1908), Mamie Beatrice(b.1905), Ruby(b.?), Sara Elizabeth(b.?), Evelyn(b.1916), Hugh Jacob Jr(b.maybe 1900 or so), John David(b.?), & William ("Buster")(b.?). From Hugh Jacob Jr and his wife Mattie Jeanette Davis came my dad and his brother and sister. I know sometimes random or odd names can help to so here's some other children in the line that might help.... kids born 1892-194:Ever/Maude, Allen, Sarah, Wright, Dewey, Mack, Hester(male), Pete, Joe, William Frank, Florence Gertrude. .... Kids born 1896-1905: Lilla, Lula, Laura, Victus (female). There's of course more from the female children, married last names contain Lewis, Smitherman, Gartman, Langan, & Maherg.
I really hope something here ends up helping. Feel free to contact me if you want any additional info on a particular line.
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Old 10-16-2013, 02:11 PM
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Are you the poster on Ancestry.com? Are you AA? That would have narrowed down possible responses.

I would suggest https://familysearch.org/ or Turner Family Genealogy Forum I was able to find several distant cousins on the genforum message boards. Most of my ancestors have been here since the 1600s so it's a colossal pain to weed through all the info. (Those folks put rabbits to shame in the breeding department.)

Genforum allows you to narrow your search down within the Turner forum itself so there's less to weed through. Try "African American" or first names in the search box. From what I've observed, there seems to be a migration pattern moving on to TX or east to GA. You may hit on some kin in those states.

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Old 10-16-2013, 08:18 PM
Location: Canada
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I assume this is the family in 1900:

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