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TURNER FAMILY STORYBOARD (1760-1862). Military 3 generations of my family have been in military services From ranks stretching from Private to Captain.

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1 TURNER FAMILY STORYBOARD ( )

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3 Military 3 generations of my family have been in military services From ranks stretching from Private to Captain Wars fought in, Civil War, Revolutionary War, and War of 1812.

4 John Turner Sr.( ) Fought in the Revolutionary War. Unsure of what rank he was. Married to Rebecca Gimblett ( ) From: Greenville, SC

5 Revolutionary War Dates Great Britain and American Result of Political American Revolution British thought they had the right to tax American colonist In return the Americans formed the Continental Congress

6 Greenville, SC during the Revolutionary War Since John Turner Sr. was in the military, he received land in Greenville County as a first come first serve basis. After the War John became some what of a business man and had farm land and cattle also.

7 William Turner ( ) Son of John Turner A Captain in the War of rd Albtons, South Carolina militia Married Elizabeth Barton From:Greenville, SC

8 War of 1812 Military conflict fought between the forces of the United States of America and those of the British Empire. Trade restrictions brought about by Britain's ongoing war with France. The Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and America's desire to expand its territory Nonetheless, many in the United States celebrated the War of 1812 as a "second war of independence," beginning an era of partisan agreement and national pride.

9 Elias Turner ( ) Son of William Turner Private in the Confederate Army. Married Emily Barton Fought in the Civil War Dead in the Battle of James Island-1862, located around Charleston, SC

10 Civil War (1861–1865) A civil war fought over the secession of the Confederacy. In response to the election of an anti-slavery Republican as President, 11 southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America "the Confederacy“. After four years of warfare, mostly within the Southern states, the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was outlawed everywhere in the nation.

11 Primary Sources "Family Tree." (online forum message). Nealy Genealogy. (accessed April 29, 2012). Ancestry.com, "William Turners War pension." Accessed April 29, Loyalist Institute, Accessed April 29, Ancestry.com, "Military Page." Accessed April 29, e0ff-4bae ce2f2416&tid= Military History Online, "military genealogy." Accessed April 29, e=South Carolina&B1=Search.

12 Secondary Sources Civil War, "Fort sumtner Attacked." Accessed April 29, Revolutionary War, "War Timeline." Accessed April 29, War of 1812, "Articles." Accessed April 29, History of Greenville, "History of Greenville." Accessed April 29, Sons of Confederate Army, Accessed April 29,


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