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Family Records of Turner County Georgia

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This information has been scanned from John Ben Pate's book, History of Turner County.  I tried to profread entries, but may have missed some scanning errors.

LATER PIONEERS FROM 1865-1888 

 
AVERY: 
D. F., J. C., and G. C. Avery, three brothers, came here in 1872. 

BASS: 
Zack Bass from Sumpter County about 1873. Children: H. C. (Clay), J. Logan, Wesley T., Zack T., Mrs. E. T. (Rebecca) Israel, and Mrs. Talley (Sudie) Horn. 

H. C. Bass. Children: Homer, Addison, Council, Mrs. Rob- ert (Corra) Brock, and Mrs. Dan Brown. 
Wesley Bass married Miss Royal. Several children. 

J. Logan Bass married Miss Royal. Several children. After her death, married again. Several children.

BARFIELD: 
Coleman M. Barfield married Jackie Ann Barfield and came here in the early 80's. Children: Green, A. J., C. M., Vera, A. H., Lee, Mrs. Lillie Passmore, Mrs. Eula Smith, and Mrs. Orah Eldridge. 

BROWN: 
Ebenezier Brown married Mary Young. Children: Ben, Ed, Mrs. Dan Wiggins, Mrs. Sam Epperson, Mrs. Martin Dunn. Mrs. Daisy Barfield, and Mrs. Mel Cromer. 

BASS: 
Charles Bass. Children: Realeas, Ed, Mrs. J. H. Pate, and Mrs. Dan Clements. 

Accus Bass. Children: Jesse, Quinn, and Mrs. Elias D.,Whiddon. 

BRYAN: 
W. M. Bryan came about 1888. Several children. W. R., Rosebud, Willie, and Ethel. 

BARFIELD: 
Deering Barfield (1890). One son, Wesley Barfield. 

COLEMAN: 
F. K. Coleman came about 1883. Children: J. A., J. L., C. R., W. A., Silas, Mrs. Joe Watson, Mrs. John Davis, and Mrs. Ben Watson.

COCHRELL: 
H. W. Cochrell. Children: W. T., Benj. H., S. T., H. W. Jr., Mrs. John Scovill, Mrs. Wade Merritt, Mrs. G. K. Wilcox, and Mrs. J. W. Spencer. 

COOPER: 
Dr. G. W. Cooper (D. D. S) came here in 1897. Children: William H., R. C., George B., and Rebecca. 

GILMORE: 
J. H. Gilmore married Fannie Murray and came here about 1892. Children: R. C., W. S., Mrs. P. C. Everett, Lilian, and Mrs. Grant Roberts. 

R. C. Gilmore, first wife, Augusta Kemp. Children: Mrs. Nellie Rogers, Mrs. B. H. Piper, Mildred, Mary, Faye, and Norma. 

W. S. Gilmore married Leslie Mims. Children: Eleanor and W.S.,Jr. 

GEOGHAGAN, 1889: 
J. S. Geoghagan married Oxford Holliman in 1892. Children: Two nephews, Lamar and J. S. Jr.

Lamar Geoghagan married Lena Belle Zorn. Children: Grace, Lamar, Jr., Anne, Earl, and Bettie.

Joseph S. Geoghagan married Clara Peacock. Children: Roy, Calvin, Dorris, James, J. S., Jr., and Harold. 

HOBBS: 
Henry Hobbs married Mrs. Samantha Barfield and came from Macon County in the 80's. Children: Tebe F., Mrs. Rosa Sumner, Mrs. Nancy Dowdy and two step-daughters, Mrs. Cole Barfield and Mrs. Green L. Fountain. 

HORN: 
Richard Horn (in 1830). Children: Richard, Henry, Aaron, Greenberry, and Tollie. 

HOLLIMAN: 
Henry Holliman came in 1888. Children: Mrs. J. S. (Oxie) Geoghagan, Mrs. J. M. Rainey, Mrs. Annie Saucer, and one son, Walter. 

HUDSON: 
P. R. Hudson married Marion Jackson. Children: Mrs. Dorothy Talbert and Russell. 

McELMURRAY: 
J. E. McElmurray married Sarah Toole and came here in 1911. Children: J. E., Jr., T. L., C. E., M. P., M. J., Gladys, G. 0., Mrs. M. B. Simmons, Mrs. J. J. Oneal, Mrs. Rosa McGlammery, Mrs. Lois Brown, and Mrs. Sarah Brown. 

C. E. McElmurray married Anna McCall. Children: Anna Clair, Mary Linda, Jamie Caroline, and C. E., Jr. 

Rosa McGlammery. One child, Lovelia. 

MASSEY: 
W. M. Massey (came in 1885). Children: Rev. William H., Rev. R. M., Lonnie, J. M., J. D., and Mrs. J. M. Courtoy. 

McNAIR: 
W. O. McNair married Josephine Phillips and came here in 1901. Children: R. A., R. L., F. A., and Mrs. Frank (Hilda May) Tuggle. 

R. A. McNair married Berta Tomlinson. Children: Thelma, Louise, Evelyn, R. A., Jr., Otho F., and Earl. 

R. L. McNair married Eveleen Eubanks. Children: Hazel, Robert, Harrell, W.O., Calvin, and Gene. 

McMURRIAN: 
T. H. McMurrian married Cathem Hammond. Children: Clark, M. M., Mrs. Lillian Vance, and Mrs. Ola Zorn. 

NEWTON: 
D. J. Newton (came about 1880). Child: Enos, etc. 

Jake Newton came about the same time (1880). Child: Mrs. Jake Ross. 

ROYAL: 
C. L. Royal (came as early as 1880). Children: C. F., C. L., D. C., Mrs. B. E. Smith, Mrs. B. F. Cochrell, Mrs. H. N. Porcher, Mrs. J. E. Gardner, Mrs. Will Searcy, and Mrs. A. B. Freeman. 

ROBERTS: 
Thomas C. Roberts came here in 1874. Children: John M., George, Ella, Mrs. M. Rainey, and Mrs. John Davis.

John M. Roberts married Susie Ramey. Children: G. T., Elbert, Mrs. Lizzie Durham, Mrs. Jennie Ambrose, Mrs. Julia Dimsdale, Mrs. Ida Cribb, and Mrs. John (Francis) Winn. 

G. T. Roberts married Lilian Hobby. One child, Hazel. 

SHIVERS: 
Barney H. Shivers married Emmerline Bass and came here in 1870. Children: D. Newton, S. M. (Dock), Henry B., and Mrs. Jesse Bass. 

D. N. Shivers first married Tiney Ponder. Children: James, Burrell, Forrester, Reason, Estell, Emmie, Nancy, and Edna. His second wife was a Miss Eldredge. 

S. M. (Dock) Shivers married Mary Bailey. Children: John H., Silva, Maggie, Bertha, Emma, Rosser, Lee, and Maybelle. 

SOUTHWELL: 
John Southwell came here about 1872; married Mary Jane Low. Children: William, Benjamin, Thomas, Carlton, and George. 

TURNER: 
Dr. W. J. Turner married Julia Cawley and came to Ashburn in 1895. Children: Lynn and Mrs. Hazel Kerns. 

SUMNER: 
Jack Sumner came about 1878-80. Children: Hence, Horace, Thomas, James, Thelma, Elwood, and others. 

WARD: 
John T. Ward came in 1885. Children: W. Pat., J. E., Mrs. A. L. Hobby, Mrs. A. L. Massey, and Mrs. J. E. Dupree. 

ZORN: 
Elijah Zorn came from Upson County in 1886. Children: John, Jeff, Emmett, Elijah A., A. F., Jas. T., Mrs. William Massey, and Mrs. W. T. Smith. 

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