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John Motley Morehead

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John Motley Morehead

29th Governor of North Carolina


    James Turner

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    • Great-grandfather of John Motley Morehead — 4th Generation
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    • BY 21 Oct 1773 
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    • Halifax County, Virginia 
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    • BEF 30 Jan 1733 
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    • Some sources suggest that James Turner is the son of Thomas Turner and Martha Taliaferro, daughter of Richard Taliaferro. I have not seen any evidence to support this.

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  • Sources for James Turner

    • 2 Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850, 30 JAN 1733, Land record for father-in-law Isaac Norman.
    • 3 Virginia, Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850, 02 FEB 1730/1, Land record for Isaac Norman and James Turner.
    • 4 Bradshaw, G. S. , Mrs. Kerenhappuch Turner: A Heroine of 1776, Greensboro, North Carolina: The Guilford Battle Ground Company (1902), 4.
    • 5 Garber, Virginia Armistead , The Armistead Family, 1635-1910, Richmond, VA: Whittet and Shepperson (1910), additional data p. 4.
    • 6 Morehead, John Motley (III) , The Morehead Family of North Carolina and Virginia, New York: Privately printed (1921), 38-43.