Sunday, July 18, 2010

Thomas Turney 1719-1783 Martha Lyon 1723

Thomas Turney
Born abt 1719 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Parents Thomas Turney and Abigail Welles
Married Martha Lyon 28 Dec 1746 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Died: 21 Jan 1783 Connecticut
Sources

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270


Book:  History and Genealogy of the Old Families of Fairfield  Vol 1 page 976

Marriage record from Book Fairfield Vital Records
Martha Lyon
Born abt 1726 Fairfield, Connecticut
Parents Samuel Lyon and Hannah Dickerson
Died 1765 Fairfield, Connecticut
Buried
Sources

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 263, 270

Marriage:  Book:  Fairfield Vital Records page 84

CHILDREN

Elizabeth Turney
Born 10 Jul 1748 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married Isaac Seeley son of Nathaniel Seeley and Rebecca Hubbell abt 1768 Connecticut
Children:  Rebecca Ozias, Isaac, William, John, Polly
Died 1836
Sources
Birth: Connecticut, Births and Christenings AND IGI Film 0002959 Batch 7450373

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270

Benjamin Turney
Born 25 Mar 1750 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married Eunice (Sarah?) Lyon Jul 1771 Connecticut
Children: Ozias, Zalmon
Died aft 1790
Sources
Birth: Connecticut, Births and Christenings AND IGI Film 0002959 Batch 7450373
1790 US Census Ballston, Saratoga, New York

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270

Eunice Turney headstone
Eunice Turney
Born 19 Jan 1752 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married Daniel Cable 22 Nov 1769 Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut
Died 17 Sep 1818 New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut
Buried:  Gaylordsville Cemetery, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut
Sources

Birth: Connecticut, Births and Christenings
Birth: IGI Film 0002959 Batch 7450373

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270

*Thomas Turney (the 'turncoat')
Born 2 Mar 1754 Fairfield Township, Fairfield, Connecticut
Fled to Long Island, New York to join the Loyalists in 1776.  He was said to have 'joined the enemy' (18 May 1781 Fairfield Town Records) and was not mentioned in his father's will.
Married Amy Coy 15 Nov 1792 Gagetown, Queens, New Brunswick, Canada
Children: Jerusha, Amasa, Mary, Sarah, Martha, Thomas, Levina, David, Nelson, Elizabeth, Amy, Margaret, Frances
Died 23 Mar 1840 Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
Sources
His joining the Loyalists:  Generations Newsletter Vol 55-62 page 30
Birth: Connecticut, Births and Christenings AND IGI Film 0002959 Batch 7450373

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270

Hannah Turney

Born 17 Mar 1756 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married 1) Aaron Whitney 17 January 1769 Fairfield, Connecticut
Children:???
2) Eliphalet Wheeler by 1783
Children:  Abby (there were more children:  the US census of 1790 for Weston, Fairfield, Connecticut, indicates 2 males under age 16, 1 male over and 3 girls in Eliphalet Wheeler household.  They didn't distinguish ages for females.  
Note about Eliphalet: In book Maritime Connecticut in the Revolution, page 198 his name appears on the "List of the Government Guard" of men that served May and June 1777 at the Salisbury Furnace.
Died 1809
Sources 
Ancestry.com
Marriage to Aaron (see info. above):  Book:  Early Connecticut Marriages page 99
Birth:  Fairfield Vital Records Vol 1 page 135
Family member researching this name:  Alan Wheeler (email upon request - with his permission)
Birth: Connecticut, Births and Christenings AND IGI Film 0002959 Batch 7450373

Online Book:  Lyon Memorial:  Families of Connecticut and New Jersey by Louise Lyon Johnson, Samuel R. Winnans (Jr.) page 270

Sally Turney Odell headstone

Sarah (Sally) Turney

Born 1758 Fairfield, Connecticut
Married William Odell abt 1778
Children: Olive, Martha, Jerusha, Nehemiah, William, Harry, Sally
Died 1832 New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut

Buried: Center Cemetery, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut
Sources
Headstone: 
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=46805585
Daughter of the American Revolution Magazine 1913 Vol 43-45 page 125


Martha Turney Gilbert headstone
Martha Turney
Born abt 1760 Fairfield, Connecticut
Married Thaddeus Gilbert son of Thaddus Gilbert and Deborah Winton
Children:  Banford, Thaddeus,  
Died 11 Jun 1822 New York
Buried Spencertown Cemetery, Columbia, New York
Sources
Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=19914496
http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.connecticut.counties.windham/3496.1.1.1.1.1.1/mb.ashx








Jemima Turney
Born 28 May 1762 Fairfield, Connecticut
Married Daniel Hall abt 1780
Children:  Tabitha, Mabel, Turney, Alanson, Zalmon, Alban, Benjamin
Died 24 Jan 1821

Buried Long Hill Cemetery, Trumbull, Fairfield, Connecticut
Sources
Mentioned: http://connecticut-genealogy.blogspot.com/2010/06/francis-hall-descendants.html

Headstone: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21137289

David Turney
Birth 19 January 1765 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
Married: 1) Parthenia Johnson 10 January 1787 Weston, Fairfield, Connecticut
David Turney headstone
Children:  Thomas, James, Albert, Abiah, David, Alson, Roswell, Zalman, Martha, Willis, Emeline, Caroline, Sally
2) Clarissa Johnson Gilbert 1816 Connecticut
No children
Died 25 Jul 1829 Fairfield, Connecticut
Buried: Union Cemetery, Easton, Fairfield, Connecticut
Sources
1790 US Census
1820 US Census
Connecticut Town Birth Records
Connecticut Death Records
Ancestry.com





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