Turner, Samuel (of Oakland, IL)

Born: 1821-XX-XX Kentucky

Died: 1865-07-13 Coles County, Illinois

Flourished: Oakland, Illinois

Son of Fountain Turner, Samuel Turner was a farmer in Coles County, Illinois. In January 1846, he married Elizabeth Jane Wiley. By 1850, the couple had three children and owned $600 in real estate.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Coles County, IL, 108; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Coles County, 8 January 1846, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; The History of Coles County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 606; Gravestone, Ashmore Cemetery, Coles County, IL.