Ruth Turner

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ChartsAncestors of Cecil Andrew Smith
Ruth Turner, daughter of James Turner, was born at Bedford Co., Virginia, say 1725.1

Ruth married Moses Hurt, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Virginia, say 1745.2

James Turner came and settled in Bedford County, Virginia at an early period: he was possessed of considerable real estate. In 1761 he made deeds conveying to his children and sons-in-law tracts of land in severalty: his wife, no doubt, had departed life as she did not unite in the conveyances. He died in 1793.

Names of his children:
Ruth Hurt, wife of Moses Hurt.
Mary Hampton, wife of John Hampton.
Isaiah Turner.
Admire Turner.
Elijah Turner.
Nathan Turner,
James Turner.2


Moses Hurt b. 1720, d. bef. 28 Jul 1806
  • James Hurt3 b. say 1746
  • Apphia Hurt+3 b. say 1748, d. bef. 23 Aug 1813
  • Elisha Hurt3 b. say 1750
  • Nathan Hurt3 b. say 1752
  • William Hurt3 b. say 1754
  • Littleberry Hurt3 b. say 1756
  • Bathsheba Hurt3 b. say 1758
This person was last edited on19 Jan 2017


  1. [S1330] Estimated from probable date of marriage (1745).
  2. [S1361] "Virginia Records," The Turner Family Magazine unknown volume (Jan 1916), at 86, further cited as "Virginia Records."
  3. [S1065] Bedford County, Virginia, Will Books, 1763-1914; General Indexes, 1754-1976, 3:121, FHL microfilm 1941023, further cited as Bedford Co., VA Wills.