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Michael Miles Turpin[1, 2, 3]

Male Est 1740 - 1794  (~ 54 years)


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  • Name Michael Miles Turpin 
    • This researcher does not concur with the statements that Michael Miles Turpin was the immigrant for this line. Henrico Deeds for 1726 show a Michael Turpin, a Thomas Turpin as witness in 1711, Philip Turpin (wife, Elizabeth) in 1719, another entry in Henrico from Thomas Turpin and Obedience to Thomas Jefferson dated 1722, Henry Turpin in 1716
    Born Est 1740  Henrico Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • References to Turpins in Charlotte Co. records indicate that some of the Turpins lived in Charlotte Co. in 1771.
    Christened Henrico Tax List 1787 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1794  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I547450431  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2016 

    Family Edith Mrs. Michael Miles Turpin,   b. Est 1740, Henrico Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1794, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John Miles Turpin,   b. Abt 1730, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. James Turpin,   b. Abt 176?, Prob Halifax Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary 'Polly' Turpin,   b. Abt 1765, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1805, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. Obediah Turpin,   b. Abt 1761,   d. 1844  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 27 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F518495051  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    1787 Tax List Henrico Co., Virginia and Richmond City: Giles Carter, Michael Turpin....
    1787 Tax List Henrico Co., Virginia and Richmond City: Giles Carter, Michael Turpin....
    1787-Tax-List.pdf

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://familysearch.org/search/record/results#count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3A%22John%20M%22~%20%2Bsurname%3ATurpin~%20%2Bspouse_givenname%3AElizabeth~%20%2Bspouse_surname%3ACarter~.
      Virginia Marriages 1785-1940
      Family Search.org
      John Turpin + Elizabeth Carter
      27 Feb 1797 Halifax, Virginia

    2. [S84] Rootsweb, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=annebw&id=I9052.
      Michael Miles Turpin
      Sex: M
      Death: ABT JAN 1794 in Halifax Co., VA
      Note: Lunenburg Co., VA, tithables 1783, Michal [sic], Obadiah Turpin, 7 property taxable, 4 tithable, 12 souls.
      Halifax Co., VA, Deed Bk 13, p. 181, Apr 20, 1785 from Joshua Adams of H, to Michael Turpin of the County of Lunenburg, for 500 lbs, a certain tract of land containing, by deed, about 274 acres in H on Banister River and Sandy Cr, and bounded by Chappell, Huddleston. Signed-Joshua (X his mark) Adams. Wit: James McCraw, Joseph Hunt, David Chisholm. Recorded May 19, 1785. Phebe, wife of the sd Joshua Adams, relinquishes her right of dower.
      Halifax Co., VA, tax lists (from Binns)
      1782: no Turpins
      1783: no Turpins
      1784: no Turpins
      1785: no Turpins [but Richard Carter, tailor, was tithed there that year]
      1786: Michael Turpin [Richard Carter was next door neighbor]
      1787: Michael Turpin, William Turpin
      1788: Michael Turpin, Obediah Turpin
      1789: Michael Turpin & two sons [not named in the tax list]
      Obediah Turpin
      1790: no Turpins
      1791: no Turpins
      1792: Michael Turpin
      Obediah Turpin
      John Turpin [first time]
      1793: Michael Turpin, Obediah Turpin
      John Turpin
      James Turpin [first time]
      1794: Edith Turpin [Michael died ca. 1793/4]
      James Turpin
      John Turpin
      1795: James Turpin, Edith Turpin
      1796: James Turpin
      John Turpin
      1797: John Turpin
      James Turpin
      1798: no Turpins
      1799: James Turpin
      1800: James Turpin, John Turpin
      1801: James Turpin, John Turpin
      1802: James Turpin, John Turpin
      1803: John Turpin, James Turpin
      1804: John Turpin
      1805: John Turpin
      1806: John Turpin
      1807: James Turpin, John Turpin
      1808: missing from Binns
      1809: John Turpin
      1810: John Turpin, James Turpin [Halifax Co. isn't indexed in 1810 census on ancestry.com]
      1811: John Turpin
      1812: John Turpin, James Turpin [last time]
      1813: John Turpin, William Turpin
      1814: John Turpin,
      1815: John Turpin
      1816: John Turpin, Thomas Turpin, Josiah Turpin
      1817: Thomas Turpin, John Turpin
      1818: John Turpin
      George Turpin [first time], Thomas Turpin, Josiah Turpin
      1819: Thomas Turpin, George Turpin, Thomas Turpin, Josiah Turpin, John Turpin
      1820: Thomas Turpin, Josiah Turpin
      John Turpin [only male Turpin enumerated in 1820 Halifax Co. census], George Turpin
      1821: John Turpin, Josiah Turpin
      Halifax Co., VA, Will Bk 3, p. 96, Will of Michael Turpin of H, very sick and weak of body but of perfect mind,
      To my wife Edith--all my stock and my household furniture and the land which lies the other side of the creek, during her natural life, and then to descend to my sons John and James. I also give my wife the mill and half the profit (the other half to son Obediah Turpin).
      To my son Obediah Turpin--the remainder of the land. If the rent of the land does not pay for the land at the end of 4 years, then each of the boys before mentioned to pay equally what is due.
      Executors: sons Obediah, John and James.
      Signed--Michael (+his mark) Turpin. Wit--Allen Whitehead, Benjamin Clements, Josiah (+his mark) Shelton. The will of Michael Turpin dec'd was OR at H Court of Jan. 27, 1794.
      Proof that Michael was also known as Miles:
      Halifax Co., VA, Deed Bk 16, p. 713, Sep 26, 1796 from John Turpin of H, to James Powell of H, for 75 lbs, all that tract of land left him by his decd father's will, on Sandy Cr & Banister [River], which said land is now in the actual possession of his mother, [Edith] Turpin, and so to remain during her natural life, as will appear by the will of her decd husband, Miles Turpin. But after the death of the sd Edith, sd land to belong to me. I therefore sell all my right to the land willed to me by Miles Turpin my decd father, to James Powell. Signed John Turpin. Wit: none. Recorded Sep 26, 1796.
      Marriage 1 Edith UNK
      Children
      James Turpin
      John Turpin
      Obediah Turpin
      Mary "Polly" Turpin

    3. [S78] Tax Record.