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George William TURNER3,1,2

15th Nov 18331,2 - 27th Sep 19152

Life History

15th Nov 1833

Born in Tennessee.1,2

27th Sep 1915

Died in Gainesville, Cooke, Texas.2

Paralysis, which had lasted for 5 months

29th Sep 1915

Buried in Burial Union Hill Cemetery, Cooke County, Texas


  • Dr George William Turner
    Birth Nov. 15, 1833 Monroe County, Missouri
    Death Sep. 27, 1915 Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas

    A doctor in Gainsville, TX.
    **Note: George's tombstone reports the birth date of Nov. 3, while hisson's family Bible sugests Nov. 15; his tombstone also reports aconflicting date of death. It's appearance suggests it was placed manyyears after his death, possibly 50 years later based on the style, andcould explain the date discrepancies.

    George was the son of Richard D. Turner & Margret Turner.

    He died at the age of 81 years at #7 Cloud Street, Gainsville, TX,from paralysis, which had lasted for 5 months. The informant on thedeath certificate was R. H. Turner. He may be the son of John H.Turner. There are conflilcting dates for George's death; his deathcertificate shows a death and burial date of Sept. 29, 1915. Hisobituary says he died on the 28th and he was buried on the 29th. [Andthe memorial here has a third date of death as 27 Sept]

    George married Sarah Frances Goodnight (buried at Union Hill); theyhad the following children: Mary Margret Turner Goolsby, FranklinPierce Turner, Martha Jane Turner Truitt, Victoria Isabell TurnerMiller, Turissa Georgia Ann Turner (buried at Union Hill), RichardEdward Turner, David William Turner, and Marcus Lafayette Turner.

    Richard D Turner (1807 - 1893)
    Margaret Turner (1811 - 1885)

    Spouse Sarah Frances Goodnight Turner (1837 - 1906)

    Mary Margret Turner Goolsby (1857 - 1897)
    Victoria Isabell Turner Miller (1867 - 1955)

    John H Turner (1836 - 1914)
    Solomon S Turner (1849 - 1929)
    Jasper Newton Turner (1850 - 1931)

    Burial Union Hill Cemetery, Cooke County, Texas

    Created by Alice Huitt Preston Nov 14, 2003
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #8087122,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8087122


  • 1. 1850 Federal Census, Chickasaw County, Mississippi
    • 30 September, Eastern Division, page 642 (scan 626), Hse/Fam # 214
  • 2. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 3. 1860 Federal Census, Calhoun County, Mississippi
    • 25 September, Cherry Hill, page 163, Hse #1140, Fam #1156

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