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Turpin, William

Born: 1797-12-29 Kentucky

Died: 1865-10-02 Sangamon County, Illinois

Flourished: 1831-1865 Sangamon County, Illinois

A brother of Woodford Turpin, William came to Sangamon County, Illinois with his mother and siblings in 1831 and settled near Loami in the western part of the county. Turpin was a farmer and he never married.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 730; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 217; Gravestone, Campbell Cemetery, Loami, IL.