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Elizabeth Patience "Betsy" Turner[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female Abt 1812 - Aft 1880  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Patience "Betsy" Turner 
    • Elizabeth Patience 'Betsy' Turner is probably named for her Grandmother, Betsy Wade.
    Born Abt 1812  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1880  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12908  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2018 

    DNA Tests  1 person has linked a DNA test to Elizabeth Patience "Betsy" Turner 

    Father William Turner,   b. 1773, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1813, Maury County Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Mary Nancy LeGrand,   b. 9 Oct 1778, Lunenburg Co., Virginia (Halifax today) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1864, Forsyth, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1798  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F518495280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William George "Buck" dna Carter,   b. 1808, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Halifax Estate Records Date Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1829  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Turner Carter,   b. Abt 1830, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1860, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
    +2. Nancy Emeline Carter,   b. 20 Dec 1832, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1906, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. William George Carter,   b. 1837, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1865  (Age 28 years)
     4. Nannie M. Carter,   b. 1838, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +5. Caroline Graves Carter,   b. 19 Oct 1839, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1926, Caswell Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +6. Martha Booker Carter,   b. 26 Dec 1843, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1932, Durham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +7. Elizabeth A. "Mary" Carter,   b. 1832, Paces, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +8. Edward Willis Carter,   b. 7 Mar 1848, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1941, Cunningham, Person North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +9. George Turner dna Carter, alias Gravitt,   b. 8 Nov 1850, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1940, Paces, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F4019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Death Certificate George Turner Carter
    Death Certificate George Turner Carter
    Marriage License
William George 'Buck' Carter
Elizabeth P. Turner
    Marriage License William George 'Buck' Carter Elizabeth P. Turner
    Marriage Lic Wm. Carter + Betsy Turner.jpg
    U S Virginia Census Halifax Co., Mt Carmel William [George 'Buck'] Carter, Elizabeth [Patience 'Betsy' Turner] Carter; George, Martha, William [Green, Sr.] Carter, Joseph A. [my grandfather] James, Martha, George
    U S Virginia Census Halifax Co., Mt Carmel William [George 'Buck'] Carter, Elizabeth [Patience 'Betsy' Turner] Carter; George, Martha, William [Green, Sr.] Carter, Joseph A. [my grandfather] James, Martha, George
    1880 United States Federal Census for Buck.pdf
    Death Cert. Caroline Carter Kirby, d/o William George 'Buck' Carter and his Wife, Elizabeth Patience 'Betsy' Turner
    Death Cert. Caroline Carter Kirby, d/o William George 'Buck' Carter and his Wife, Elizabeth Patience 'Betsy' Turner
    North Carolina, Deaths, 1906-1930 for Buck Carter.pdf
    1880 US Census showing William 'Buck' Carter and Wife, Elizabeth P. Turner [proves he did not die in 1880 as shown on Ancestry records.
    1880 US Census showing William 'Buck' Carter and Wife, Elizabeth P. Turner [proves he did not die in 1880 as shown on Ancestry records.
    1880 United States Federal Census for Elisabeth Carter.pdf
    Halifax Marriage Records for Catherine McCannon and Thomas Carter, Mary Hobson and William Carter, and Buck and Betsy Turner Carter.
    Halifax Marriage Records for Catherine McCannon and Thomas Carter, Mary Hobson and William Carter, and Buck and Betsy Turner Carter.
    Halifax Marriages 1808-31 Carter .jpg
    Halifax Co., VA Marriages for Thomas Carter and Catherine McCannon, Mary Hobson and William Carter, and Buck and Besty Turner Carter
    Halifax Co., VA Marriages for Thomas Carter and Catherine McCannon, Mary Hobson and William Carter, and Buck and Besty Turner Carter
    Halifax Marriages 1808-31 Carter Pg 23.jpg
    Marriages of Carters in Halifax Co., Virginia Index
    Marriages of Carters in Halifax Co., Virginia Index
    12982HalifaxIndxMarageMale-Carter.pdf
    General Index to Marriages - Halifax County, Virginia Males; Thomas Carter and Mary Powell; Prisley Carter & Oney WAddell; George Carter & Elizabeth Smith; Robert Carter & Unity Cook; Lemuel and Patsey Powell, Lemuel & Martha Miles; Richard H. Carter and Nancy T. Powell; George Carter & Elizabeth Cole; Richard & Catherine Brandon, Etc.
    General Index to Marriages - Halifax County, Virginia Males; Thomas Carter and Mary Powell; Prisley Carter & Oney WAddell; George Carter & Elizabeth Smith; Robert Carter & Unity Cook; Lemuel and Patsey Powell, Lemuel & Martha Miles; Richard H. Carter and Nancy T. Powell; George Carter & Elizabeth Cole; Richard & Catherine Brandon, Etc.
    GenIndxMarragesHalifaxMales-Carter8.jpg
    Death Certificate-Caroline Kirby (nee Carter)
    Death Certificate-Caroline Kirby (nee Carter)
    dkirbycarolineg.jpg
    Death Certificate 
George Turner Carter
    Death Certificate George Turner Carter
    dcGeorgeTurnerCarter.jpg

  • Notes 
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5YT-X45
      Father of Elizabeth Turner
    • Marriage Record for Elizabeth Turner and William Reynolds says father of the bride, William Turner.
      Marriages of Halifax Co., Virginia Bassett Historical Center; Bassett, Virginia
      2 Oct 1798 William TURNER and Nancy LeGrand. Sur. James Vaughan who consents for Nancy as her guardian stating her father, James LeGrand had removed from this county and state leaving her in his care. Married 9 Oct. by Rev. Hawkins Landrum p.41

  • Sources 
    1. [S84] Rootsweb, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=gwenbj&id=I2026859, 2013.
      William TURNER
      Birth: 1773 in Halifax, VA
      Death: 21 DEC 1813 in Maury, TN

    2. [S84] Rootsweb, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=carolcox299& id=I9795.
      Marriage First Wife
      Children
      William Turner b: 17 May 1792 in Probably Richmond, North Carolina
      Anthony Turner b: Abt 1794
      Marriage 2nd (Mary) Nancy Legrand b: Abt 1775 in Halifax, Virginia
      Married: 2 Oct 1798 in Halifax County, Virginia
      Children
      James Legrand Turner b: 9 Sep 1799 in Probably Richmond, North Carolina
      Elizabeth Turner
      Wade Hampton Turner
      John Turner
      Nancy Turner
      Wenford Turner

    3. [S84] Rootsweb, http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=txaggies&id= I9795.
      A settlement of the papers of James T. Sandford, guardian of the heirs of William Turner, deceased
      Rent of the Mills $170
      Rent of the Cleared Land $12
      State of Tennessee
      Maury County
      Pursuant to an Order of said Court directed to us James Black and John Miller two of the acting Justices of the Peace of said County to settle the guardianship of James T. Sandford guardian of the heirs of William Turner, deceased we find on settlement due from said heirs to said guardian since his last settlement up to his date the sum of eighteen dollars and a further sum due said guardian from said Hiers on his last settlement the sum of four hundred and seventeen dollars found (? pound) and 1/2 cents making the whole due from said heirs of William Turner, deceased to their guardian James T. Sandford the sum of four hundred and thirty five dollars found (? pound) and 1/2 cents which is due said guardian at this date, all which is submitted to your Worships. July the 22nd 1819 (or 1814) No. 1 paid Nancy Wade for boarding James S. Turner $25.00
      No. 2 paid Nancy Wade for boarding Hampton Turner $25.00 No. 3 paid Nancy Wade for boarding Elizabeth Turner $25.00 No. 4 paid Nancy Wade for boarding and clothing William Turner $25.00 No. 5 paid Nancy Wade for boarding and clothing John Turner $25.00 No. 6 paid Nancy Wade for boarding and clothing Wenford. Turner $25.00 No. 7 paid Nancy Wade for boarding and clothing Nancy Turner $25.00 No. 8 paid Nancy Wade for boarding and clothing Anthony Turner $25.00
      ===
      http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=: 3209958&id=I633006365
      On page 246 of the Maury County Deed Books 1807-1817, book "F" its says:
      "Tripartite made January 14, 1815 between William Yancy, administrator of the estate of William Turner, deceased, of the first part, Dabney Wade and Nancy his wife, formerly Nancy Turner, widow and relict of the said William Turner, of the second part and Anthony I. Turner, of the third part. Nancy Turner and Dabney Wade are indebted to Yancy, the administrator. Make Trust Deed to Anthony I. Turner. Wit: P.R. Booker, John M. Goodloe signed by William Yancy, adm. Estate of William Turner, Dec'd, Dabney Wade and his wife Nancy Wade, A.I. Turner On page 284 of the Maury County Deed Books 1807-1817, book "D" its says: Dabney Wade - Rubin Smith, Guardian for Sarah Wade, recorded 26 June 1827. In July 1822, Smith was solicited by Mrs. Nancy (Turner) Wade, relict of Dabney Wade, deceased to take guardianship for her daughter, Sarah Wade. Jacob Scott was administrator of estate of Levisey Wade, deceased, from whom the Little Legacy was to paid me as guardian in October. Between July and October court the child died and Scott refused to pay saying he did not know to whom the legacy should go. Smith asks court to appoint commission to make settlement.
      ===
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=turner&GSiman=1& GSbyrel=in&GSdyrel=in&GSst=45&GScnty=2484&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GSsr=41&GRi d=54107363&df=all&
      William Turner
      Birth: 1773
      Halifax County
      Virginia, USA
      Death: Dec. 21, 1813
      Maury County
      Tennessee, USA
      Family links:
      Parents:
      James Turner (1741 - 1809)
      Children:
      William Turner (1794 - ____)*
      Burial:
      Turner Family Cemetery
      Maury County Tennessee, USA

      +++++++++++
      HintsAncestry Hints for William TURNER
      Ancestry.com Ancestry.com
      Father James TURNER b: ABT 1742, Spotsylvania, VA
      Mother: WYATT b: ABT 1742

      Marriage 1 Nancy LEGRAND b: ABT 1778

      Married: 02 OCT 1798 in Halifax, VA

      Children

      Has Children James Legrand TURNER b: 09 SEP 1799 in Richmond, NC
      Has No Children Anthony I. TURNER b: 12 OCT 1812 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children Hampton TURNER b: ABT 1800 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children Elizabeth TURNER b: ABT 1802 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children John TURNER b: ABT 1806 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children Winifred TURNER b: ABT 1808 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children Nancy TURNER b: ABT 1810 in Maury, TN
      Has No Children William TURNER Jr. b: ABT 1804 in Maury, TN
      http://genforum.genealogy.com/turner/messages/3387.html

      William Turner(son of James Turner) married Nancy LeGrand in Halifax Co., VA in 1798. (Nancy was the granddaughter of the Huguenot immigrant Pierre LeGrand of Manakintowne, VA.) They had at least one child, a son James LeGrand Turner, who was born in 1799 in Richmond Co., NC. By 1807 this family was in Maury Co., TN. William and Nancy were both believed to be dead by 1814. James LeGrand Turner married 1st to a Miss Kitchens (no children), and married 2nd to Julina Sessums in TN on Christmas Day, 1824. They had 15 children who were born in TN, AL, and TX. James LeGrand Turner became a Medical Doctor at some point in his life, and he died in Bastrop County, TX in 1870. Did he have siblings? Where did his marriages occur? Did the first wife die in childbirth? Who were Julina Sessums parents? If you can add or subtract anything to/from this please contact me.

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/turner/messages/9403.html
      I don't know anything about the Alsup family except that James LeGrand Turner's 2nd, 3rd, and 4th children married into that line. That usually indicates that the two families were extraordinarily close--in fact they may have made two or more migrations together. Maybe TN to AL, and it sure looks like they moved from AL/MS to TX together.
      I believe that the name Sanford originated from the marriage of James Turner II's sister to a Robert Sanford. I'm pretty sure this couple and their family moved from NC or VA to Maury Co., TN to be near James Turner II and his family.

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/turner/messages/9363.html
      I have what is undoubtedly the same Harriet LeGrand Turner, b. TN 7 Apr 1830, m. J. Alsup. I didn't have her place of death but I'm sure not surprised that it was in Bastrop Co., TX. Harriet was the fourth child of Dr. James LeGrand Turner b. NC 9 Sep 1799 d. 9 Dec 1870 in Alum Creek, Bastrop Co., TX and his wife Julina Sessums b. 5 Jun 1808 in Raleigh, Wake Co., NC. d. 3 Oct 1876 in Alum Creek, Bastrop Co., TX. (Both are buried in unmarked graves in the Alum Creek Cemetery.) Dr. Turner was reputed to be the first M.D. in Bastrop County. It seems likely that Harriet was born in Lauderdale Co., TN inasmuch as her parents are listed as residents there in the 1830 US Census.
      James. L. Turner was the son of William Turner b. 1771 Halifax Co., VA and his wife Nancy LeGrand b. Halifax Co., VA 1771/74. This coupole was married in Halifax Co., VA 4 Oct 1798. I believe this family, along with several relatives, moved to Maury Co., TN about 1808. William died there in 1812/13, and I'm not certain what happened to his wife. The mystery I am trying to solve is whether there were other children besides James LeGrand Turner. I'm certain this couple was alive from the time of James L. 's birth to 1812 and there are no children known to me. Most couples of that day would have had 6 or 8 during that time period of 12 years.
      William was the son of James Turner who was born in what was then Orange Co., VA in about 1842. He was the only son of James Turner b. Spotsylvania Co., VA about 1710 and his wife Kerenhappuch. She was born in the same country in about 1716 to Isaac Norman, Jr. and his wife Frances Courtney. Kerenhappuch became a revolutionary war heroine by virtue of her services as a nurse at the battle of Guilford County Courthouse, NC. in 1781. Her son James was Capt. in the Virginia Militia and he was gravely wounded in the battle. A grandson was also wounded. Kerenhappuch nursed them both as well as other soldiers who were wounded.

      http://genforum.genealogy.com/turner/messages/9360.html
      Hello W.B.,
      I have a Harriet LeGrand Turner (b.1830 Maury Co. Tn. - d. Bastrop Co. Texas ) who in my family was said to be a descendant of James Turner (b. 1710 Va. - d. 1780 Halifax Co., Va.) Harriet married James Sanford Alsup Sr. I don't know if this helps you, but if you have information regarding the existance of Harriet LeGrand as the daughter of James Turner, Or any other Turner I would appreciate knowing - as I need further information on my Turner line.
      Nancy from New Mexico

    4. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, Find A Grave Memorial# 54107363.

    5. [S3] Mary Frances Reynolds Eggleston, http://eggisland.com/reynolds/getperson.php?personID=I547450968&tree=reynolds1.
      See Notes for Turner line information