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James Turner Morehead

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James Turner Morehead

12th Governor of Kentucky

    Kerenhappuch Norman

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    • Great-grandmother of James Turner Morehead — 4th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 11 
    • Mother:
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1712 
    • Birth Location:
    • Virginia 
    • Christening Date:
    • Christening Location:
    • Death Date:
    • BY 14 Jan 1804 
    • Death Location:
    • North Carolina 
    • Burial Date:
    • Burial Location:
    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 30 Jan 1733 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Children:

    • Elizabeth Turner

      Mary Turner (Ahnentafel No:5 )

    • Notes: 
    • Heroine of the Battle of Guilford Court House

      There are plenty of secondary sources that give Kerrenhappuck's birth year as around 1692. However this seems unlikely given that she is also said to have had a daughter as late as 1742. She also is said to have died around 1804 which would make her over 100 years old. All are possible, just unlikely.

      Kerenhappuch's birth estimate of 1712 is based on a couple of things. First, a 1733 Spottsylvania County land record where her father Isaac Norman gifted 100 acres to "James Turner, my son-in-law, planter, and Kerenhappuch Turner, my daughter, of ye said County." So she was definitely married before 30 JAN 1733. Second, it's also based on some of her children likely being born from the mid-1730s to early 1740s.

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