^ Captain Turner Christian +[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]

Male 1750 - 1832  (81 years)


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  • Name Turner Christian +  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Title ^ Captain 
    Birth 3 Jul 1750  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to Hall and Allied Families by John Andy Smith - Christian.
    Birth 11 Jul 1750  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11, 14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Birth 13 Jul 1750  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _MILT Aft. 1775 
    • According to "Hall and Allied Families" by John Andy Smith: "I think he was a Lieutenant attached to George Washington's Staff."
    History … 25 Apr 1787  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Turner accidentally shot and killed Anna on 25 April 1787 in VA. He was tried in court in Richmond for felonious murder of which he was acquitted. Records of the inquest on microfilm at the Library of Virginia.
    Legal … 6 Jun 1787  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • "In Court held in Goochland Co. at the Courthouse on Wednesday the Sixth day of June 1787 for the examination of Turner Christian who stands charged with feloniously murdering of his wife Ann Christian on the 25 day of April last past."
    Property & Possessions 5 Aug 1793  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "self." Earliest found record of T. H. Christian in Elbert Co. Also first Christian in Elbert Co. 
    Property & Possessions 9 Jul 1795  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "400A Dry Creek." 
    Property & Possessions 5 Sep 1796  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "12 in Family." 
    Property & Possessions 5 Mar 1798  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "Old Warrant 600A." 
    Property & Possessions Abt. 1820  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "Land Lot 141 Dist." [Or land lot 141, district 28, Early Co., actually awarded 26 Nov 1831] 
    Residence 1820  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1830  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Burial Apr 1832  Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7, 8, 14
    • Grave marked by D.A.R. Unveiled by Margaret Hall, daughter of Worley E. Hall. His is the only grave marked. Turner Christian, Georgia Guard, no date clear. No other graves marked.
    Property & Possessions 7 Apr 1832  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant "2 draws Capt. Wellam's Dist." Note this is the same date as his death date. 
    Death 7 Apr 1832  Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 14, 15
    Death 1833  Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Interesting …
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    ISSUE … 2 Feb 1858 
    • Unable to find any information linking Marian Christian to a Turner H. Christian of Indiana as in the Probate event. Indiana is problematic!
    Probate 2 Feb 1858  Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Letters of Administration Estate of Turner H. Christian to Marian M. Christian 1858. "… Turner H. Christian late of the State of INDIANNA Deceased died Intestate …"
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 1
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 1
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 2 - Copy
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 2 - Copy
    Title ^ Lieutenant 
    Person ID I24223463081  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Father Charles Christian + #, II,   b. Abt. 1710, Charles City, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef. 15 Feb 1784, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Mother Mary Leake + #,   b. 1715, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1764, Buckingham, Buckingham, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 49 years) 
    Marriage 1738  Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt. 1739  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Payne +,   b. Bef. 15 Sep 1753, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Apr 1787, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Marriage Abt. 1778  Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Alternate.
    Married 3 Jan 1778  Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 11, 13
    • (Marriage Bonds in Goochland County, The William and Mary Quarterly Vol. 7, No. 3 (Jan., 1899), pp. 197-200 (4 pages))
    Children 
     1. ^ Major Charles Woodson Christian +, I,   b. 11 Nov 1778, Goochland, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Apr 1854, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     2. William Payne Christian,   b. 17 Jan 1781, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Mar 1861, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years)
     3. Jesse George Christian,   b. Bef. 17 Dec 1782, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F1648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Family 2 Elizabeth Penn,   b. 9 Feb 1763, Goochland, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Abt. 1811, Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 47 years) 
    Marriage 6 Oct 1788  Amherst, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 13
    Children 
     1. Lilly Ann Christian,   b. Abt. 1808, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living
    Family ID F1654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID F6921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 3 Jul 1750 - Goochland, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 11 Jul 1750 - Goochland, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Jul 1750 - Goochland, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Abt. 1778 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1778 - Goochland, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - 25 Apr 1787 - Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLegal … - 6 Jun 1787 - Goochland, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 6 Oct 1788 - Amherst, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "self." Earliest found record of T. H. Christian in Elbert Co. Also first Christian in Elbert Co. - 5 Aug 1793 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "400A Dry Creek." - 9 Jul 1795 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "12 in Family." - 5 Sep 1796 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "Old Warrant 600A." - 5 Mar 1798 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "Land Lot 141 Dist." [Or land lot 141, district 28, Early Co., actually awarded 26 Nov 1831] - Abt. 1820 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1820 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1830 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - Apr 1832 - Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty & Possessions - Land Grant "2 draws Capt. Wellam's Dist." Note this is the same date as his death date. - 7 Apr 1832 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 7 Apr 1832 - Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1833 - Dewy Rose, Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 2 Feb 1858 - Elbert, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    AncestryDNA DNA Circle
    AncestryDNA DNA Circle
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 1
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 1
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 2 - Copy
    Marion McDonald Christian. page 2 - Copy
    1st Lieut. Turner Christian of Goochland  Co, VA
    1st Lieut. Turner Christian of Goochland Co, VA
    Turner Christian & Anna Payne
    Turner Christian & Anna Payne
    Turner Christian
    Turner Christian
    Turner Christian Cemetery, Dewy Rose, Elbert Co., Georgia, USA
    Turner Christian Cemetery, Dewy Rose, Elbert Co., Georgia, USA
    Gwen Pulliam in Turner Christian Cemetery.
    Gwen Pulliam in Turner Christian Cemetery.
    Gwen  Pulliam at grave of 4th great-grandfather Turner Christian.
    Gwen Pulliam at grave of 4th great-grandfather Turner Christian.
    Marlin Pulliam at grave of 4th great-grandfather Turner Christian.
    Marlin Pulliam at grave of 4th great-grandfather Turner Christian.
     Turner Christian
    Turner Christian
    Rev. War Soldier
    Rev. War Soldier
    Turner Christian - June 6, 1787
    Turner Christian - June 6, 1787
    Turner Christian (1750-1832) and Anna Payne (1762-1787) -- marital history
    Turner Christian (1750-1832) and Anna Payne (1762-1787) -- marital history
    Turner Christian Military Headstone (RWS)
    Turner Christian Military Headstone (RWS)
    Turner Christian - 1750 - 1832  Headstone
    Turner Christian - 1750 - 1832 Headstone
    Turner Christian - Elbert Co., GA Property Tax - 1815
    Turner Christian - Elbert Co., GA Property Tax - 1815
    Turner Christian - Application for military headstone for no name cemetery in Elbert Co., GA
    Turner Christian - Application for military headstone for no name cemetery in Elbert Co., GA
    Turner Christian
    Turner Christian
    Revoluntionary War Soldier Memorial
    Revoluntionary War Soldier Memorial

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