A Guide to the Turner Family Genealogy Papers, c.1980s Turner Family Genealogy Papers Ms1994-002

A Guide to the Turner Family Genealogy Papers, c.1980s

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1994-002


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Collection Number
Turner Family Genealogy Papers, c.1980s
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Turner family

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Scope and Content

Genealogical information about the Turner family of Snowcreek in Franklin County, Virginia. Meshack Taylor (1819 or 1820-1877) served in Company E of the 64th Virginia Regiment during the Civil War. Collection includes a photocopy of a letter written by Turner to his wife Sallie from Farrow Grounds near Norfolk, Virginia, on April 13, 1862. Also includes a genealogy compiled by Helen Turner of Lawton, Oklahoma, on The Turners of Snowcreek, which consists of transcripts of wills, research notes, Meshack Turner's Civil War record, and family trees of the Turner descendants.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865