Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of Ruth PRILLAMAN (167) & Stephen TURNER

516. William TURNER. Born in 1834.

517. Sarah Ann TURNER. Born in 1836.

Sarah Ann married John P. TURNER, son of Josiah Hunter TURNER Sr. (7 Dec 1784-22 Feb 1866) & Drucilla Pricey PHILPOTT (22 Jul 1791-9 Feb 1871). Born on 8 Feb 1828. John P. died on 19 Jun 1862; he was 34.

Appears on page 146, Franklin County Census of 1850, age 22, in the household with his parents..

518. George W TURNER. Born in 1838.

George W married Mirian.

519. Elizabeth TURNER. Born in 1840.

Elizabeth married Edward PHILPOTT. Born abt 1838. . .

Pension Application dated Aug 26, 1902; physician Dr. Dillard. Enlisted Aug 28, 1863, in Co. B, 57th VA Regiment. Source: Pension Application of Soldier, Library of VA Ed was the son of John Wren Philpott (his mother was a Dillon) and could "play the fiddle mighty well" according to Vida (Hurt) King. She particularly remembered his rendition of Boneparte's Retreat. Her son Harry Lee King has the bow to Mr. Philpott's fiddle. Ed Philpott married Bett Turner, daughter of Stephen and Ruth (Prillaman) Turner. Another Edward Philpott Jr shows up on the roster of the 24th VA Infantry Regiment. (Notes of Rebecca Dyer)
See letter of Oct 11, 1863, from Christian Snidow Prillaman

520. Mary L TURNER. Born in 1842 in Henry County, Virginia.

On 20 Nov 1867 when Mary L was 25, she married Samuel P. SHUMATE, son of Wesley SHUMATE & Josephine PYRTLE (abt 1815-), in Henry County, Virginia.14 Born on 24 Apr 1841 in Henry Co. VA. Samuel P. died in Henry Co. VA on 2 Sep 1913; he was 72. . .

They had the following children:
i.W. D.
iv.Silas (1877-)

521. Matilda V. TURNER. Born in 1844.

Matilda V. married Newsom Tarleton EGGLETON, son of Thomas EGGLETON (25 Jul 1796-12 Dec 1849) & Dorothy S. "Docia" PACE (1799-abt 1 Jun 1891). Born in 1840.

They had the following children:

522. Benjamin F. TURNER. Born in 1849 in Franklin County, Virginia.

On 23 Mar 1874 when Benjamin F. was 25, he married Martha J. PHILPOTT, daughter of John PHILPOTT, in Henry County, Virginia.14 Born abt 1853 in Henry County, Virginia.

523. Martha Jane TURNER. Born on 9 Jul 1852. Martha Jane died on 20 Oct 1935; she was 83. Resided in Log House now owned by Dr. Harry Lee King, Jr.

In 1880 when Martha Jane was 27, she married James Alexander TURNER, son of James Overton TURNER (1 May 1816-13 Dec 1864) & Sarah "Sallie" CAHILL (14 Mar 1818-1888). Born on 9 Jan 1850. James Alexander died on 26 Aug 1916; he was 66.

They had one child:
i.James Dana (1893-1953)

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